CLE in Havana, Cuba!

A car on the streets of Havana.

Join your fellow members and friends as they CLE in CUBA!

When: February 27th – March 1st, 2020
Where: Plaza Hotel in Havana, Cuba

Contact: Manatee County Bar Association for details
Phone: (941) 741-4091 or email:

Download Full Itinerary Here (PDF 566kb)


Price Total Price for the full Cuba CLE program: $1398 pp in Dbl. Single room: $ 1548.

Sign up quick before prices go up!

Estimated round trip air TPA-HAV = $358 + Visa $ 75 Children receive a discount of 40% off!

Terms $500 deposit to secure your space

Full payment due 60 days prior to departure

Yes, this trip is open to family and friends! The tour operator will be taking non-CLE recipients to local markets, etc. during the CLE.


61 days or more prior to departure, full refund less processing fee ($250)

60 days to 31 days prior to departure date 50% refund

30 days to 0 days prior to departure date NO refunds

*photo courtesy of www.maketimetoseetheworld

For more information or to register Please contact Graceann at

Diversity & Inclusion Symposium – CLE Event

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.


Panel Discussion: l to r: Judge Williams, Judge Isom, Judge Hill-Harvey, and Attorney Perez

Speakers: l to r: Lori Dorman, Judge Williams, Judge Isom, Judge Hill Harvey, Alex Perez