FGBA News Posted October 25, 2016 by Tallahassee Bar Association



Natalie A. Kato speaks on Election Law. New Message from the President. Government Attorney of the Year Award Nominations are Closing. FGBA Announces Charity Film Night. Service Opportunities on Committees.

Natalie A. Kato,  a legislative, lobbying, governmental affairs, and election law practitioner with the firm Lewis, Longman, and Walker, will present “Election Law,” which will include checks and balances in Florida’s election law, an overview of what to expect on Election Day, and recent relevant election case law, on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, at noon, at the Capital City County Club, 1601 Golf Terrace, Tallahassee, Florida 32301. The cost is $15 for members, students, and legal support staff, and $20 for other guests. Vegetarian options are available.

Check out Notes from the President’s Desk, our monthly feature designed to keep you in loop about whats going on behind the scenes at FGBA.  Click here to access this month’s message.

Government Attorney of the Year Award Nominations are closing!  Each year, FGBA recognizes an outstanding attorney in government practice in Tallahassee.  Nominations this year are open to all attorneys in government practice.  Follow the links to access the announcement and nomination form. Nominations are due on November 1, 2016.

FGBA is pleased to announce our First Annual Charity Film Night.  Proceeds from the event will benefit legal education and legal aid in the Second Circuit.  The event will take place the evening of Saturday, December 10th, and includes a screening of the Academy Award winning legal comedy “My Cousin Vinny” at All Saints Cinema and a reception at a nearby venue. Tickets are $20 and will be made available first to FGBA members at our October CLE Luncheon. Limited patron sponsorship opportunities are available- email info@flagovbar.org for more information.

Our committees are getting underway.  There are still opportunities for participation on the Advocacy Committee and the Programming and Sponsorship committee.  If you are interested in an appointment to either committee or would like to know more about the process please email president@flagovbar.org.

Don’t forget to follow FGBA on Facebook and Twitter @FlaGovBar!  We love to see and promote the good work that Government Lawyers are up to out in the community. #LawyersAreTheCoolest