The MCBA was very excited to host Professor Mary Adkins, University of Florida Levin – College of Law, as she taught on the history of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission at the March membership meeting. Professor Adkins brought the 1966 CRC to life as she discussed her new book, “Making Modern Florida.” You may read the article in the Bradenton Herald here: http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/article141501264.html
The MCBA Diversity & Inclusion Committee held its first event on February 9th, 2017 at the MCJC! Appx. 80 attendees attended the Diversity & Inclusion Symposium which was moderated by Judge Charles Williams. Judge Claudia Isom, 13th Judicial District did a tremendous presentation addressing “Implicit Bias”, and a panel discussion followed which featured panelists Judge Karimu Hill-Harvey (retired, New Jersey) and Alan Perez, esq. Mallard Law Firm, Sarasota.