Past Events

Art Law & Litigation Conference

On November 30, 2016, the South Florida Chapter hosted the Federal Bar Association’s First Annual Art Law & Litigation Conference. Panelists ranged from artists to gallerists, and general counsel to federal judges.


35th Annual Federal Judicial Reception

The South Florida Chapter was proud to host its 35th Annual Federal Judicial Reception. The event was attended by over 700 guests, including over 20 federal judges of the Southern District of Florida and other courts.


2015 Annual Awards and Installation Dinner

On Friday, September 25, 2015, at the JW Marriott Marquis, the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association held its 2015 Installation Dinner. The event drew a fabulous turnout from our judiciary and local bar, and honored several chapter members who have dedicated their time and energy to our organization and the legal profession.


Having It All: A Forum On Balancing Life and the Ethical Practice of Law

The February 19th panel discussion was the kick-off event for the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association's new "Women Lawyers Initiative."


President Gelpi's Recent Visit to Miami


The 9th Annual Kozyak Minority Mentoring Picnic

The 9th Annual Kozyak Minority Mentoring Picnic was held at Amelia Earhart Park in Hialeah, Florida on Saturday, November 10, 2012.


October 2012 Bankers Club Luncheon

On October 10, 2012, the Federal Bar Association's South Florida Chapter hosted a panel discussion titled Narrowing the Field, which featured current and past chairs of Florida's state-wide Federal Judicial Nominating Commission and its Southern District Conference.


CREC Approved Legislative Changes

Please review the list of legislative changes that the Code and Rules of Evidence Committee has approved. The Florida Bar mandates that, before consideration by the Board of Governors and then the legislature, the proposed legislative changes must be circulated among the Bar committees and sections for comment. Therefore, please review these proposed changes and provide any comments by November 12, 2012. We intend to present the the changes to the Board of Governors at their December meeting. Send all feedback and comments to federalbar.southflorida@gmail.com.


2012 Annual Awards and Installation Dinner

This year's FBA Awards & Installation Dinner took place on September 13, 2012, at the JW Marriot Marquis. The Dinner neared maximum capacity and exceeded previous attendance records by more than 100 guests. Guests raved about the new venue for the event.


September 2012 Boardroom Lunch

The South Florida Chapter held its fourth Boardroom Lunch of the summer on September 13, 2012. The lunch featured Wifredo “Willy” Ferrer, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida.


August 2012 Boardroom Lunch

The South Florida Chapter held its third Boardroom Lunch of the summer on August 8, 2012. The lunch featured Judge Kathleen Williams of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.


July 2012 Boardroom Lunch

For 2012, the South Florida Chapter scheduled four "Boardroom Lunches" during the summer months. The lunches are free, but admission is limited to FBA members.


June 2012 Boardroom Lunch

For 2012, the South Florida Chapter scheduled four "Boardroom Lunches" during the summer months. The lunches are free, but admission is limited to FBA members.


May 2012 Bankers Club Luncheon

Each year, the Federal Bar Association's South Florida Chapter hosts luncheons at Bankers Club in downtown Miami in January, March, April, May, October, and November. This month's speaker was the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeal's newest member, Judge Adalberto Jordan.


April 2012 Bankers Club Lunch

This month we featured Magistrate Judge Jonathan Goodman, whose entertaining and enlightening topic was "Rock & Roll Music in Judicial Opinions."


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