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 
Jean Marie Middleton  | Jean.middleton@palmbeachschools.org

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.


Remaining JRC Meeting Dates

  • January 11, 2024
  • February 29, 2024
  • April 11, 2024
  • May 23, 2024 

JUDICIAL TECHNOLOGY
JUDICIARY

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


  • Protecting the Integrity of the Judiciary Sub-Committee
  • Website/PR Sub-Committee
  • Judicial Liaison Sub-Committee
  • Judicial Profile Sub-Committee
  • Programming Sub-Committee
  • Judicial Luncheons Sub-Committee

COURTCOUNSEL

CourtCounsel is a free monthly brownbag lunch where attorneys who may not otherwise have spent significant time in the courthouse are able to join 2-3 judges for an informal discussion. The sessions are scheduled from 12:00 P.M. – 1:15 P.M. on the 3rd Friday of every month. A schedule of the different judges from varied Divisions who will be leading each month’s program will be available on the Bar’s Judicial Relations Committee webpage, along with the expected courtroom for that month. Government attorneys and small firm/solo practitioners are encouraged to attend. More experienced attorneys are welcome to join as space permits. Registration will be limited to 30 attorneys per session. The main topic for this session is “It All Starts with an Effective Written Motion…”The Judges in attendance for the next meeting are: Judge Maxine Cheeseman, Judge Joseph Curley and Judge Lisa Small. For details on this and other bar events, please visit www.palmbeachbar.org/calendar.


AVAILABLE SUB-COMMITTEES
  • Protecting the Integrity of the Judiciary Sub-Committee
  • Website/PR Sub-Committee
  • Judicial Liaison Sub-Committee
  • Judicial Profile Sub-Committee
  • Programming Sub-Committee
  • Judicial Luncheons Sub-Committee
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JUDICIAL PROFILES

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