FAWL Summit 2018 Recurring Event

October 11 - 13, 2018
One Ocean Resort & Spa
1 Ocean Boulevard, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233

 The Florida Association for Women Lawyers
presents its
FAWL Summit 2018
Please join us for networking and CLE Programming
on Current Issues for Women Lawyers
and a Special Evening
Honoring Justices Barbara J. Pariente and  Peggy A. Quince
as we celebrate their legacy on Florida’s Highest Court
on October 12, 2018

One Ocean Resort & Spa
1 Ocean Boulevard, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233

October 11 – 13, 2018

Approved for 5.0 General & Bias Elimination CLE Credits, Intermediate Level
Click HERE to Download CLE Certificate of Accreditation


Thu Oct 11
5 – 7 p.m. Welcome to Jacksonville Reception
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Tables for 8 Dinners – Dutch Treat
Fri Oct 12
8 – 9 a.m. Breakfast
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Lactation Room Open
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. CLSMF Helpline on the Road
Pro Bono Legal Aid Mobile Call Center
9 – 9:50 a.m. Rainmaking for Women Lawyers: Turning a Mist into a Deluge
Moderator: Simone Marstiller, Gunster, Former Judge Florida’s First District Court of Appeal
Panelists:   Susan V. Warner, Fisher Broyles, Charmaine T.M. Chiu, Smith Hulsey & Busey, Kate Mesic, Law Offices of Kate Mesic, P.A.
10 – 10:50 a.m. Parental Leave: The Proposed Continuance Rule and Practical Strategies to Make it Work
Moderator:  Jennifer Shoaf Richardson, Jackson Lewis P.C.
Panelists: Lindsay Tygart, Coker Law, Amber Donley, Donley Law Firm, Christen E. Luikart, Murphy Anderson Law, Kelli Lueckert, Anderson Glenn LLP
10:50 – 11:00 a.m. Refreshment Break
11 – 11:50 a.m. Lessons Learned: Finding Joy & Achieving Confidence by Spreading Your Sunshine
Melanie S. Griffin, Managing Partner – Tampa Office, Dean Mead
12 – 2 p.m. Intersectionality Luncheon: Exploring the Experiences of Women of Color in the Legal Profession
Moderator: Kristin Norse, Kynes, Markman & Felman, P.A.
Panelists:  Melba Pearson, President of the Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association and Deputy Director for American Civil Liberties Union of Florida; Joni Poitier, Moseley Pritchard Parrish Knight & Jones, Janee Prince, Office of the Public Defender – Hillsborough County, Editor in Chief of Ms. JD; LaShawnda K. Jackson, President, Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter National Bar Association and Partner, Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell
*The Florida Bar provided partial funding for this Luncheon CLE
2:30 – 4:30 p.m. Grant Presentations
6 – 7:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Women of the Florida Supreme Court:
a Celebration honoring the Careers of Justice Barbara Pariente and Justice Peggy Quince
Sat Oct 13
8 – 10 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk with Team JWLA
(for those not attending the Board meeting)
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. FAWL Board of Directors Meeting


Individual Ticket Prices Click here to register



Full Summit Registration – includes Welcome Reception, Friday Breakfast, 5.0 hours of CLE, Friday Luncheon and Celebration Reception & Dinner, Saturday Breakfast
Early Bird (until 8/15) $350 $550
Regular (8/16 – 9/12) $400 $550
Late (after 9/12) $600 $750
Celebration Dinner Only $200 $200
Welcome to Jacksonville Reception Only $60 $60
CLE Only – Includes 5.0 hours of CLE & Lunch $100 $150
Government/Not-for-Profit/In-House $75 $75