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New Lawyer Training Program 2014

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The OCBA's popular New Lawyer Training Program: The Fundamentals of Practice in Orange County, is now accepting applications. Program dates: Aug. 1 & 2. 
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JNC News

Aug. 22 - Deadline. The Ninth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission announces a circuit court vacancy in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court resulting from the resignation of the Honorable Chief Judge Belvin Perry. Applicants must have been a member of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years and must be a registered voter. The person appointed must be a resident of either Orange or Osceola County at the time that he/she assumes office. Applications may be downloaded from The Florida Bar’s website and are also available from the office of the chair.

Judicial Candidate Information

The Florida Bar website shows the voluntary disclosure forms submitted by candidates for judicial office. The forms include self-reported information about the candidates' career, education, civic involvement, and why they believe they would be good a good judge. See

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You still have time to renew your OCBA membership! Renew online - it's convenient! Just login and you'll be directed to your online renewal statement. If you have questions, please contact 407-422-4551, ext. 225.

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Nicholas A. Shannin, Esq.

Starting each message,
An original haiku.
Poetic license!

The second rule from the classic movie Roadhouse (the subject of a future professionalism-related message) is simply this: Take it outside.

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