United States District Court for the
Southern District of Florida's
Bench and Bar Conference

Please join us for the Fifth Biennial Southern District of Florida Bench and Bar Conference.

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Event Information

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

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When & Where

Southern District of Florida Bench & Bar Conference
Friday, May 12, 2017
Registration starts at 7:45 am

The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood
Convention Center
3555 S. Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019
 
7:45 amRegistration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 amIntroductory Remarks
9:00 amPlenary Session
10:30 amMorning Break
10:45 amMorning Breakout Sessions
NoonProceed to Grand Ballroom
12:15 pmLunch and Keynote Speaker
1:30 pmAfternoon Break
1:45 pmAfternoon Breakout Sessions
3:00 pmAfternoon Break
3:15 pmLarge Breakout Sessions
4:45 pmCocktail Reception
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Conference Location

The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood
Convention Center
3555 S. Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019
(954) 602-6000
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The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood

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Lunch and Keynote Speaker

Dave Barry
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.

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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.

*This Conference is hosted by the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, in conjunction with the Broward, South Florida and Palm Beach Chapters of the Federal Bar Association.