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FJA 2012 Annual Convention

Renowned Attorney Speaking at FJA Annual Convention

Don Keenan of The Keenan Law Firm in Atlanta, GA and a nationally known attorney for the Reptilian theory with David Ball, will give a four-hour lecture at this year's FJA Annual Convention. Mr. Keenan will speak on the Advanced Trial Skills Seminar from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm, June 14, 2012, and will give a presentation on the “Reptile 2012.”

The Advanced Trial Skills Seminar is filled with speakers who are well-known attorneys throughout Florida who will give presentations from June 13th - June 15th at the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort Golf Club & Spa. You can register for the seminar by clicking here and to view the complete seminar agenda.

On June 15th a seminar with personal injury updates will be available for
paralegals and legal assistants. Credit will be available through NALA and NFPA.  To see the paralegal agenda and to register, click here. For three or more paralegals/legal assistants attending from the same firm, a discounted registration fee is available.

The Annual Convention has an abundance of social events to network with other attorneys in a casual atmosphere such as the Meet the FJA Board of Candidates Reception on June 13th, the Welcome Reception presented by FJ PAC and EAGLE on June 14th and the Dessert Reception on June 14th, sponsored by Todd E. Copeland & Associates, Inc.

To enjoy breakfast with other attorneys and to hear a great presentation by Sheila Birnbach, make plans to attend the Women's Caucus Breakfast on June 14th. Sheila is a seasoned professional trainer and an executive coach. Her Maryland-based company, Birnbach Success Solutions, partners with organizations of all sizes and industries, as well as life-long individual learners, to achieve peak performance.

The Justice LuncheonDemocracy at Stake, Merit Retention 2012 – is a “must attend” for everyone who wants to protect a fair and impartial system of justice. Invited: Florida Supreme Court Justice R. Fred Lewis and Justice Peggy A. Quince.

If you want to help give FJA President Fred Cunningham a proper goodbye, then make plans to attend the Annual Dinner from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm on June 14th. The dinner is sponsored by Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Coral Gables Trust. Help us say, "Hello" to the 2012-2013 FJA President Gary Farmer by attending the Presidential Luncheon at Noon on June 15th. To purchase tickets for all social events, see the Convention Schedule of Events.

Don’t forget to make your reservation at the resort by 6 pm, May 14, 2012. Call (239) 394-2511 or Marriott Reservations at (800) 228-9290 to make your reservation at the FJA Group Rate of $199 for a standard room.

If you have any questions about the FJA Annual Convention, please contact the FJA CLE Department at (850) 521-1097 or by sending an email.