PBCBA BAR BULLETINS pbcba_bulletin_JulAug 2019

PALM BEACH COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION BULLE IN WWW.PALMBEACHBAR.ORG | OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE PALM BEACH COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION Board of Directors Installed Congratulations to our Board of Directors who were recently sworn into office by Chief Judge Krista Marx during the 97th annual Installation Banquet, which was held at the Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach on June 1st. Front Row L to R: Carla Tharp Brown, Executive Director; Grasford Smith; Julia Wyda; Greg Huber, Immediate Past President; Jessica Callow, President; Chief Judge Krista Marx; Dean Xenick, President- Elect Standing Back Row L to R: Lindsay Demmery; Jack Rice; Andrea Lewis; Scott Perry, YLS President; Scott Smith; R. Wayne Richter, NCS President; Jean Marie Middleton and Lee McElroy PBCBA to Honor Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Pariente During September Luncheon Register Now PalmBeachBar.org | JULY/AUGUST 2019 Judicial Profile by William B. Lewis Judge Sarah Willis Judge Sarah Willis’ career has been defined by a deep-rooted commitment to public service. First as a special victims unit (SVU) prosecutor and then as a magistrate, Judge Willis has worked to promote the cause of justice in the Palm Beach County community. Now, as a recently elected Circuit Court judge, she continues that mission. (Continued on page 13) Sponsorship Opportunities Available Please join us for a special luncheon on Wednesday, September 18th honoring Florida Supreme Court Justice Barbara Pariente on her retirement. The program takes place from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the West Palm Beach Marriott. President's Message page 3 Installation Banquet page 10 Judicial Profile Corner page 13 Jurist of the Year page 25