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Summer Series: Magistrate Judge Event

By Jacksonville Federal Court Bar Association |

Location: Courtroom 5B & 9th Floor July 25, 11am-1pm From search warrants to social security appeals, from grand jury returns to civil trials, the work of a U.S. Magistrate Judge is never boring. Watch a proceeding before Judge Patricia Barksdale and then join magistrate judges for a lunchtime discussion of the vast scope of… Read More »

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Summer Series: Naturalization Ceremony Event

By Jacksonville Federal Court Bar Association |

Location: 13th Floor & 9th Floor July 18, 10am-12pm Witnessing people take the Oath of Allegiance and become United States citizens is a moving and inspiring experience. Join an immigration officer for a discussion about the naturalization process, take a sample citizenship examination, observe a naturalization ceremony, and welcome some of our nation’s newest… Read More »

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Summer Series: Bankruptcy Judge Event

By Jacksonville Federal Court Bar Association |

Location: Courtroom 4A & 9th Floor July 10, 11am-1:30pm Most of us have had debt: credit cards, student loans, and medical bills. Sometimes, that debt becomes overwhelming. Bankruptcy helps people and businesses craft a plan to clear their debts and reorganize their financial lives. This event features a presentation on bankruptcy practice by Jason… Read More »

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Summer Series: District Judge Event

By Jacksonville Federal Court Bar Association |

Location: Courtroom 10B & 9th Floor June 25, 11am-1:30pm The Middle District of Florida is one of the busiest federal courts in the country. Attend an oral argument in a civil action before the Honorable Marica Morales Howard, U.S. District Judge, and then join Judge Howard for lunch and a discussion about the work… Read More »

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Summer Series: Grand Jury Event

By Jacksonville Federal Court Bar Association |

Location: Grand Jury Room & 8th Floor June 18, 3-4:30pm Grand juries are mentioned in the news, but their work is shrouded in secrecy. This event will give you an opportunity to learn about what occurs during grand jury proceedings, why they are outside the public eye, and the important role of a grand… Read More »

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Summer Series: Professionalism/ Etiquette Event

By Jacksonville Federal Court Bar Association |

Location: River Club June 10, 12-1:30pm Join us at the River Club for a formal lunch. Dine with judges to discuss courtroom decorum, modern-manners experts to learn about dining etiquette, and local lawyers to ask questions about business and law-firm etiquette.

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Summer Series: Circuit Judge Event

By Jacksonville Federal Court Bar Association |

Location: 13th Floor & 9th Floor June 5, 9am-1pm You likely practiced an oral argument in your appellate advocacy class or during a moot court competition; now listen to actual oral arguments by the pros! Watch cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and then meet with United States… Read More »

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Summer Series: Welcome/Clerking Event

By Jacksonville Federal Court Bar Association |

Location: Jury Room & Sweet Pete’s May 30, 4-6pm Welcome to Jacksonville! Join us at the federal courthouse to learn about the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the role of judicial law clerks and how to become one, the 2024 Summer Series, and some things you can do to… Read More »

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70 Years Later: Revisiting the Legacy of Brown v. Board of Education in Jacksonville

By Jacksonville Federal Court Bar Association |

May 29, Noon—1:30 p.m. Registration Closed May 17, 2024, marks the 70th anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education where the Court held “in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place.” Join us on May 29, 2024, as we convene… Read More »

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Twentieth Annual Honorable Ralph W. “Buddy” Nimmons, Jr. Federal Practice Seminar!

By Jacksonville Federal Court Bar Association |

Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 8:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Bryan Simpson United States Courthouse, 300 N. Hogan Street, Jacksonville This year’s seminar (with 4 hours of Florida CLE credit anticipated) features the following engaging speakers with a break-out session in the ceremonial courtroom: “Recent Developments & Hot Topics in Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility”… Read More »

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