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Congratulations to Charles Morehead and Gary Singer

Congratulations to BCBA President Elect Charles Morehead and Board Member Gary Singer on receiving the 2016 Award for Excellence in the Promotion of Board Certification for the weekly radio show “Legal News and Review.” The Board of Legal Specialization & Education (BLSE) created the Excellence Award to further advance the vision of the Supreme Court of Florida that the Certification program serve as a means to assist consumers in identifying qualified legal specialists and to... Read More

Congratulations to Juliet Roulhac

Congratulations to former BCBA Board Member and Corporate Partner (FPL) Juliet Roulhac, who was selected as a 2016 Gertrude Rush Honoree. She received the award at the National Bar Association’s 36th Mid-Year Conference. This award recognizes legal pioneers and their commitment to civil rights.

Diana Santa Maria presented FJA Award

Congratulations to Diana Santa Maria, BCBA member and Florida Board of Governors representative upon being presented with the Florida Justice Association 2016 Compassionate Gladiatrix Award. The award is presented to an individual who exemplifies “strength, skill, drive, and heart” and who can be described as an “unwavering advocate, a master of the trial, and a champion for victims.” In her acceptance address, Diana dedicated the award to all the Gladiators and Gladiatrixes who everyday go... Read More

Congratulations to BCBA Member Arlene Lakin

Congratulations to BCBA Member Arlene Lakin who has been elected to Broward County’s Agency & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) “Senior Hall of Fame!”  There will be a breakfast for Arlene and the other inductees on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.  The breakfast will take place at the Woodlands Country Club, 4600 Woodlands Blvd. in Tamarac.  If anyone is interested in attending the event, please contact Cheryl Morrow at (954)745-9567, ext.10206.

Broward County Judge Seat Finalist

Congratulations to the Six Finalist Named for Broward County Judge Seat! We are very proud of our BCBA members: Michael Davis, Jose Izquierdo, Michele Ricca, and Michelle Zeiger. Click here to read the article from Sun-Sentinel

New Courthouse Opening Mid 2016

Broward County’s new courthouse, the latest addition to the downtown Fort Lauderdale skyline, will be opening in mid 2016. The 714,000 square foot facility features 77 courtrooms, state-of-the-art security features, and Broward-themed artwork.

Technology & the Law, or Lack Thereof

On February 16, 2016, tech giant, Apple Inc., released a public statement in response to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s request that Apple create a “backdoor” to its iOS. As we all know, Apple is one of the most innovative companies when it comes to modern technology, specifically iPhone, Apple’s most sought after device. Apple uses encryption to protect users’ personal information stored on their iPhones. Using encryption to protect data within an iPhone means... Read More

Vacancy in the Seventeenth Judicial County Court

JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION Seventeenth Judicial Circuit JNC COMMISSIONERS Sidney C. Calloway Belinda M. Keiser David Keller, Vice Chair B. Russell Marcus William G. McCormick Terrence P. O’Connor Kevin P. Tynan Levi Williams Reggie P. Zachariah, Jr., Chair NOTICE OF JUDICIAL VACANCIES-INSTRUCTIONS As a result of the resignation of Broward County Judge Eric Marc Beller, there is a vacancy in the Seventeenth Judicial County Court, in and for Broward County, Florida. 1. Judicial applications for this... Read More