MISSION

to serve as a liaison between the Bar and the Judiciary; plan, implement and coordinate programs for better relations between the Bench and Bar, including the annual Bench Bar Conference, Judicial Lunch seminar series, judicial relations spokespersons who conduct in-person meetings with the judges, and the bi-annual judicial evaluations administered by the PBCBA. Provide information to the public to ease court access.

The JRC Committee is thankful for the everlasting impact that Judge Meenu Sasser had on this committee. She will always be remembered as a true leader of the Judiciary. (1970 – 2019)


Chair(s): 

Bridget A. Berry – berryb@gtlaw.com | 561.650.7900

Roger W. Feicht – rfeicht@gunster.com | 561.650.0729

Committees are a great way to get involved with your local bar association, network with your colleagues and become a leader in your legal community.


Bench Bar Conference – March 20, 2020
Co-chairs Salesia Smith-Gordon & Michael Pike 

  • Organizes the Bench Bar Conference, our biggest annual event, held in the Spring and attended by hundreds of attorneys and State and Federal Judges that discuss various topics that are relevant to new and veteran practitioners.  The all-day CLE Conference includes a luncheon with a keynote speaker and a presentation of the Sidney Stubbs Professionalism Award and the Judge Edward Rodgers Diversity Award.  The recent Conference included breakout seminars in the areas of commercial litigation, personal injury, family law, criminal law and a diversity session for law students, to name a few. Registration Information (not yet available).

Bench Bar Committee Meeting Dates: 

  • December 4, 2019
  • January 16, 2020
  • February 4, 2020
  • March 5, 2020

Judicial Technology

Judiciary
DIVISIONAL INSTRUCTIONS ARE FOUND ON EACH JUDGE’S WEBPAGE. PLEASE CHECK THE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE FILING MOTIONS OR SETTING HEARINGS


Other Helpful Links

UMC Coffee and Bagels with the Judges:

  • Join us for a series of fun, casual coffee hours meant to foster relationships and dialogue between the judiciary and members of the bar that take place just before Uniform Motion Calendar in the cafeteria at the Main Courthouse
  • Future Dates: 7:45am – 8:30am
    • Tuesday, December 10, 2019
    • Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    • Tuesday, February 11, 2020
    • Tuesday, March 10, 2020
    • Tuesday, April 14, 2020
    • Tuesday, May 12, 2020

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