News and Events

2015 Professionalism Award Nominations

Posted on: 09/04/2014 10:31 AM

Oct. 31, 2014 – Deadline. Nominations are now open for the OCBA’s most prestigious awards! Please consider nominating a colleague today! Click on links below for nomination forms.

Lawrence G. Mathews, Jr. Young Lawyer Professionalism Award (attorney practicing fewer than 15 years; William Trickel, Jr. Professionalism Award (attorney practicing 15 or more years); James G. Glazebrook Memorial Bar Service Award (jurist)

OCBA Social Events

Posted on: 10/06/2014 12:36 PM

Nov. 14, 2014 OCBA Night with the Orlando Magic. Reception at 5:30 p.m.; tip-off at 7:00 p.m. Amway Center. (Magic v. Milwaukee Bucks.) Two seating options available. Ticket deadline to be entered in special drawing: Nov. 7. For more information and to register, go to the OCBA Store.

Breakfast of Champions Sponsorship Opportunities

Posted on: 08/13/2014 4:49 PM

Nov. 6 - The Legal Aid Society's Annual Breakfast of Champions is coming up! Please consider sponsoring LAS's major fundraiser today! For details, contact Donna Haynes at 407-515-1850, or see the flyer!

The Florida Bar Board of Governors is Seeking Applicants for Two Directors

Posted on: 10/23/2014 11:15 AM

The Board of Governors of The Florida Bar is seeking applicants for the following vacancy to be filled during its January 30, 2015 meeting: The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors: Two lawyers to serve three-year terms, commencing July 1, 2015 on this 33-member Board of Directors which administers Florida's IOTA program. Directors shall be members of the Foundation during their term(s) as directors. Please see Press Release. Deadline to submit applications: December 12, 2014.

2015 Law Day Poster & Speech Contest

Posted on: 10/13/2014 12:47 PM

The OCBA Law Week Committee has sent invitations to all Orange County Public Schools regarding the 2015 Law Day Poster and Speech Contests. You may read the cover letter and review the Poster Contest and Speech Contest rules.The OCBA Law Day Luncheon will be held April 23, 2015. The Contest entries deadline is February 27, 2015.

Florida Bar Press Releases

Posted on: 09/02/2014 1:00 PM

Oct. 29 – Deadline: One attorney to serve a six-year term commencing on January 1, 2015 and expiring December 31, 2020. Please read the full press release, or download the application, or call The Florida Bar at 850-561-5757, to obtain the application form.

Nov. 7 - Deadline: The Florida Bar is seeking one attorney to served on the board of Florida Rural Legal Services and one attorney from each appellate district to serve on the Florida Realtor-Attorney Joint Commission. For details, please read the full press release.

Nov. 12 - Deadline: The Florida Bar is now accepting nominations for a variety of pro bono awards. Please see press release.

The Florida Bar has made information available to members of the community about the upcoming elections. Please read information here.

OCBA Store - Online!

Posted on: 01/04/2011 12:00 AM

Purchase CLEs, RSVP for OCBA luncheons, and register for select seminars online at the new OCBA Store. Plenty of discounts for OCBA members - simply use your login and password. If you don't have it, contact the membership department at or 407-422-4551, ext. 225.

Courthouse Access Cards Now Available!

Posted on: 01/08/2014 1:45 PM

Order your 2014-15 Courthouse Access Card today! Cards are good from Jan. 1, 2014 through Dec. 31, 2015. Fee: $75. Attorney application. Legal Support Staff application.

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