PBCBA BAR BULLETINS pbcba_bulletin_Sept. 2019 - Page 27

YOUNG LAWYERS SECTION YLS Sidebar Series with Justice Luck On June 24, 2019 Florida Supreme Court Justice Robert J. Luck joined YLS members for a moderated conversation to discuss: His background and path through the judiciary; Circuit Court Tips (including war stories from his time as a practitioner and Circuit Judge, general Do's and Don'ts, how his view of the law shifted after taking the bench, and professionalism); and Appellate Tips (including preparing for success at oral argument, what makes a persuasive brief, formatting tips, steps for young lawyers to gain appellate experience, and significant law changing opinions). YLS Summer Highlights P BCBA YLS Member, Sarah Cohen, has been appointed by Gov. DeSantis to the Florida Bar Judicial Nominating Commission. Cohen of West Palm Beach is an attorney with Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County. Cohen is appointed from a list of nominees submitted by The Florida Bar for a term ending July 1, 2023. PBCBA YLS member, Santo DiGangi being sworn in as the Florida Bar YLD President. We’re proud of him as well as our other YLS members, Leslie Arsenault Metz, Masimba Mutamba, Stephanie Cagney and Sam Cohen who were all being sworn in as YLD board of governor members. Also being sworn in as Florida Board of Governors, were members, Sia Baker Barnes, Ron Ponzoli, Gary Lesser and Robin Bresky. PBCBA YLS member, Jen Lipinski, was presented with a Certificate of Recognition at the American Association for Justice Annual Convention in San Diego and will chair the organization’s New Lawyers Division for 2019-20. YLS Summer Happy Hour At Civil Society