Upcoming Meeting Schedule
Annual Florida Bar Convention
June 26-29, 2013
Boca Raton Resort & Club
The Appellate Practice Section Meeting Schedule — Thursday, June 27, 2013
9:00 AM - 10:30AM
Appellate Practice Committee Meetings
Grand Ballroom J
10:30AM - 12:30PM
Appellate Practice Executive Council Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Appellate Anniversary Dinner
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
9:00 PM - 10:30PM
Addison Ballroom East/West
Click here for more information about The Florida Bar's Annual meeting including information regarding reservations and convention registration.
APS Tallahassee Outreach CLEs — May 9, May 21 and June 5, 2013
The Tallahassee Outreach Committee is holding three CLE seminars in May and June 2013:
- On May 21, Michael Ufferman of the Michael Ufferman Law Firm will present Criminal Appeals & Postconviction during a one-hour lunch CLE at The Florida Bar's Annex from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
- On June 5, Judge Stephanie Williams Ray of the First DCA, Meredith Charbula of the Attorney General's Office, and Christine Davis Graves of Carlton Fields will present a panel discussion on Preparing for Oral Argument — A View From Both Sides of the Bench from 3:30 until 4:30 at the First DCA's Multipurpose Room. A reception sponsored by Fox & Loquasto and TLH Consulting Group, LLC, will immediately follow the panel discussion from 4:30 until 6:00 p.m. All the First DCA judges and Florida Supreme Court justices are invited to attend the reception.
The cost for each CLE is $20 for APS members and $25 for nonmembers. To make a reservation to attend, please send a completed copy of the Registration form and your check made payable to The Florida Bar to:
Mary Ann Obos
The Florida Bar
651 East Jefferson Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300
For more information, contact Mary Ann Obos at firstname.lastname@example.org or 561-5630 or Wendy Loquasto at email@example.com or 425-1333.
Click HERE for the Tallahassee CLEs Registration Form.
Hot Topics in Appellate Practice — May 17, 2013
Hyatt Riverfront, 225 East Coastline Drive, Jacksonville, Florida, 32202, (904) 588-1234
This seminar is designed to provide an update of issues currently affecting appellate practice in the state of Florida. This CLE is structured to give trial and appellate practitioners a view from sitting appellate judges.
Click here to register for the Hot Topics in Appellate Practice CLE
Practicing Before the Supreme Court — Thursday, June 6, 2013, at The Florida Supreme Court
The lessons learned from attending this unique program, sponsored by the Appellate Practice Section, the Criminal Law Section and the Government Lawyer Section, can be applied to any judicial process. It is a full-day event held at Florida's Supreme Court building which provides the opportunity for you to interact with the Justices of the Florida Supreme Court. This Seminar will begin with an observation of an oral argument, followed by a discussion of the arguing attorneys involved in the case. The Justices will join the seminar for a question and answer discussion concerning the practice before the Court. Breakfast and lunch are included in the registration and the seminar will include sessions on oral arguments, ethical responsibilities, jurisdictional briefs, merits briefs and amicus briefs. This is a live presentation in which there is no audio or video recording.
Click HERE for more information and to Register.
Space is limited and pre-registration is required due to security procedures. To attend as a Government Lawyer Section member, Appellate Practice Section member, or Criminal Law Section member, the cost is only $185; non-section members cost is $215; full-time faculty or full-time law students pay $123; or if you are eligible for the fee waiver, the cost is $30.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call Joseph C. Mellichamp at 850-414-3781. Although seating is limited, we hope to see you at the Seminar!
Joseph C. Mellichamp, III (Program Chair)
Office of the Attorney General
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Appellate Practice Section Twentieth Anniversary Dinner — June 27, 2013
Ruth's Chris Steak House Boca Raton
225 Northeast Mizner Blvd, Boca Raton, Florida 33432
APS Members: $70.00 per person
APS Non-Members: * $100.00 per person
RSVP Deadline: June 10, 2013**
Before June 10, 2013, please complete the
Please make checks payable to
The Florida Bar.
*Note that Non-Members desiring to join the APS,
may simply register and pay the Annual Dues and
immediately enjoy all APS benefits, including
APS Members $70/person dinner cost above.
**Registrations after June 10, 2013 cannot be accommodated.
No "walk ins" can be accommodated due to spacing limitations.
Please register early to ensure your reservation.
No refunds will be processed after June 10, 2013.
Refunds requests received prior to that date will incur a $25 administrative fee.
Click here to download the Registration Form
Your Appellate Practice Section's 2012/2013 Telephone CLE Schedule:
Click HERE for more information.