|Committee Preference Form|
DADE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
2016-2017 COMMITTEE PREFERENCE FORM
Please select committees in order of preference (i.e. 1 = first choice and 2 = second choice).
Every effort will be made to appoint you to the committee(s) you choose.
PLEASE BE CERTAIN TO PUT YOUR NAME, CORRECT ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER &
Please submit this form by July 31.
Jeffrey A. Rynor, President
If you have any questions, please call the Bar office – 305/371-2220
IMPORTANT NOTE: IF YOU WERE ACTIVE ON A COMMITTEE THIS PAST YEAR YOU MUST SUBMIT THIS FORM TO BE RE-APPOINTED.
DADE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
COURTS Subcommittees work directly with the various courts on procedural changes and special projects and may propose new legislation or rules changes. Most committees obtain CLE credit for their monthly meetings.
BANKRUPTCY LAW This committee provides attorneys practicing in this area worthwhile meetings, educational seminars and networking opportunities.
BULLETIN This is one of our most important Committees – the Bulletin is our primary way to communicate with members. Serve as Editors, write, obtain, and edit articles, and coordinate layout and publication.
BUSINESS LAW This committee is for members interested in business law, including financial services, securities, banking, and general corporate law practice areas, and will be offering educational seminars, discussion forums and networking opportunities.
BUSINESS OUTREACH This committee hosts informal networking events with non-law related professional groups to further DCBA’s legal outreach and networking.
CONSTRUCTION LAW This is an interesting, well organized, and active committee. Educational meetings, generally with guest speakers and CLE credit.
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION This committee will support initiatives and programs which encourage diversity, diversity training and dialogue among lawyers in Miami-Dade County. The committee is also charged with developing strategies and recommending policies that will increase diversity and inclusion in the Dade County Bar Association.
ENVIRONMENTAL & LAND USE Exceptionally interesting meetings and seminars on the latest issues affecting South Florida in this practice area..
FLORIDA REGISTERED PARALEGAL This new committee provides FRP members with networking, education and participation opportunities in the Association.
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS This is a new committee serving the needs of both private and public sector attorneys representing, and/or practicing before state, county and local governments and agencies. Will hosts several CLE events throughout the year as well as the annual Local Government Attorney Reception.
IMMIGRATION LAW This committee provides attorneys practicing in this area worthwhile meetings, educational seminars and networking opportunities.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY This committee hosts informative educational seminars and networking events for the sharing of information in the practice area of IP.
INTERNATIONAL LAW Lawyers interested in the international aspects of practice in our diverse community should join.
LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW This committee will provide networking and educational programs in this practice area including those with local, state, national and International clients.
LAW AND TECHNOLOGY This committee deals with proposals and issues involving technology and the law. They will also simplify and suggest the latest applications and use to help in the practice of law.
LEGAL AID & OFFICE OF PUBLIC SERVICE Proposes policy and programs to Board of Directors for Legal Aid Society and “Put Something Back” Volunteer Lawyer Programs. A most worthwhile committee.
MEMBERSHIP & MEMBER SERVICES Coordinate membership recruitment and propose new services for members.
PROFESSIONALISM is the watchword for our profession. Our Supreme Court has earmarked professionalism as a top priority. This committee works to raise the standards of practice and fair dealing.
REAL PROPERTY One of our most productive committees. The regular meetings attract practitioners of all fields because of the provocative and entertaining speakers.
SCHOOLS PROGRAMS Extremely important committee which coordinates and conducts award winning programs in public and private schools.
SECURITIES LITIGATION Addresses all facets of securities litigation, including shareholder litigation, investor fraud and broker-dealer arbitration, SEC and self-regulatory enforcement actions, and criminal securities matters. The Committee serves as a forum where securities litigation practitioners can meet, socialize, network and share ideas.
SOLO/SMALL FIRM This new committee is dedicated to the fastest growing segment of the profession and will offer networking and educational programs specifically designed for the solo/small firm practitioner.
The Bar works for you, so I solicit your ideas for programs and committees.