PBCBA BAR BULLETINS pbcba_bulletin_Oct. 2019

PALM BEACH COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION BULLE IN WWW.PALMBEACHBAR.ORG | OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE PALM BEACH COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION | OCTOBER 2019 The Committee for Diversity & Inclusion Presents The 10th Annual Legacy Celebration The Committee for Diversity and Inclusion invites you to its 10th anniversary celebration on Tuesday, November 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at BallenIsles Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens. Join us for a cocktail reception, dinner, plus you’ll hear from our inspirational keynote speakers including Evett Simmons, Esq. and Nikki Simon, Esq. Evett Simmons, Esq., is a past president of the National Bar Association and previously served as Chair of the American Bar Association Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the profession. She is an author, speaker and inspirer. Evett practices in Port St. Lucie with her firm Simmons, Finney, Solomon & Winfield, LLC. A special thank you for our confirmed sponsors to date, including Day Pitney, LLP; Salesia Smith-Gordon Attorney at Law; Scott Smith Injury Law; David C. Prather, Esq.; F. Malcom Cunningham, Sr Bar Association; Iberia Bank; Justice Barbara Pariente & Judge Fred Hazouri; Mathison Whittles, LLP; McCabe Rabin, P.A.; Sasser Cestero & Sasser and Visual Evidence. Please help us celebrate and support diversity by sponsoring this event. For more information on becoming a sponsor, please visit www.PalmBeachBar.org or contact Lynne Poirier at LPoirier@ PalmBeachBar.org. A portion of the proceeds benefit CDI's Diversity Internship Program. Inside the President's Message Larry Buck (pictured on the left) and Michael Slavin (pictured on the right) continue to spearhead the "Law in the Real World” course at the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) campus in Boca Raton. For the complete article written by Palm Beach County Bar Association President, Jessica Callow, please turn to page 3. MARK YOUR CALENDAR November 5th, 2019 CDI Legacy Celebration BallenIsles Country Club 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM December 5th, 2019 PBCBA Holiday Party & Silent Auction Kravis Center 5:30 PM - 7 :30 PM March 20th, 2020 Bench Bar Conference WPB Convention Center President's Message page 3 Diversity Corner page 9 Member Spotlight page 12 PBCBA CLE Library page 29