The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida is pleased to invite you to its Fifth Biennial Bench and Bar Conference. The Conference offers a unique opportunity to interact with the judges of the Southern District of Florida while earning CLE credits and networking with colleagues.
The theme of this year's Conference is “You Only Live Once (YOLO): How Judges and Lawyers Can Be Their Best.” The Conference will begin with a plenary session that directly addresses this theme, followed by breakout sessions on a variety of legal and practice subjects in the context of the YOLO theme.
Breakfast and lunch will be served, and the day will conclude with a cocktail reception.
Registration is now open. Registration will be online and by credit card only.
CLE Credits: General 6.5, Ethics 1.5, Technology 3.0
When & Where
|Southern District of Florida Bench & Bar Conference|
|Friday, May 12, 2017|
Registration starts at 7:45 am
The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood
3555 S. Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019
|7:45 am||Registration and Continental Breakfast|
|8:45 am||Introductory Remarks|
|9:00 am||Plenary Session|
|10:30 am||Morning Break|
|10:45 am||Morning Breakout Sessions|
|Noon||Proceed to Grand Ballroom|
|12:15 pm||Lunch and Keynote Speaker|
|1:30 pm||Afternoon Break|
|1:45 pm||Afternoon Breakout Sessions|
|3:00 pm||Afternoon Break|
|3:15 pm||Large Breakout Sessions|
|4:45 pm||Cocktail Reception|
Lunch and Keynote Speaker
Dave Barry is a Pulitzer Prize winning American author and columnist, who wrote a nationally syndicated humor column for the Miami Herald from 1983 to 2005. He has also written numerous books of humor and parody, as well as comedic novels.
Important Parking Information for Conference
Your registration fee includes self-parking only.
Valet parking is available at your own expense at a special rate of $20.
For self-parking: Please park in the Diplomat Resort’s self-parking garage which is located across the street from the Diplomat Resort. You will be provided with a parking voucher when you check-in at the Conference.
For valet parking: Please proceed to the front of the Diplomat Resort. Valet parking is not included in your registration fee and is at your own expense.