Legal Calendar (Tampa edition)
April 8 - An employment law seminar, called "The ABC's of Managing Workplace Issues: Avoiding Lawsuits, Balancing Employee Expectations and Benefit Plans and Cutting Costs," and sponsored by Fowler White Boggs Banker begins at 8:15 a.m. Hyatt Regency Westshore, Tampa. (813) 228-7411, ext. 2261.
April 8 - Pinellas-Pasco Chief Judge David Demers is the guest speaker at the noon luncheon of the Clearwater Bar Association at the Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 461-0063.
April 12 - The Annual Beach & Bar criminal seminar, sponsored by the St. Petersburg Bar, begins at noon at the Sirata Beach Resort, 5300 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach. Speakers are David Ristoff, Denis deVlaming, David Abbey, William Burgess, Ronald Eide, Judy Estren and Bruce Bartlett. (727) 823-7474.
April 16 - Federal Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich is the guest speaker at the St. Petersburg Bar Association's noon luncheon where the Fourth Annual Gulf Coast Business Review and St. Petersburg Bar Professionalism Award will be given out. Mirror Lake Lyceum, 737 Third Ave., N. St. Petersburg. (727) 823-7474.
April 16 - The Hillsborough County Bar Association's Appellate Practice Section luncheon is at noon at The Tampa Club, 101 E. Kennedy Blvd. (813) 221-7777.
April 16 - Tampa attorney Scott Tozian will discuss ethical pitfalls for trial lawyers at a noon seminar sponsored by The Trial Lawyers Section of the Hillsborough bar at the University Club, One Tampa City Center. Other speakers include attorneys Chris Knopik, Joe Varner III and Stuart Markman. (813) 221-7777.
April 16 - "Pre-Emptive Strike" is the topic of a 1:30 p.m. St. Petersburg Bar Association seminar on the benefits of early mediation and why it can work for your client at the Mirror Lake Lyceum, 737 Third Ave., N., St. Petersburg. Speakers include U.S. Magistrate Mary S. Scriven and Joyce Eastridge, an economist. (727) 823-7474.
April 29 - The Clearwater Bar Association's annual judicial reception, hosted by the Young Lawyers Division, is at 5 p.m. at the Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater.
April 30 - American Bar Association President Dennis Archer is the guest speaker at the noon Law Day luncheon of the St. Petersburg Bar Association at the Mirror Lake Lyceum, 737 3rd Ave., N. (727) 823-7474.
May 7 - Attorney Catherine Kyres will discuss sexual behavior in the workplace at a 1 p.m. labor employment law seminar sponsored by the Hillsborough County Bar Association at the bar's office, 201 N. Franklin St., Suite 1750, 2nd floor conference room. Other speakers include Scott Fisher, Dennis M. McClelland and Sam Smith. (813) 221-7777.
May 14 - The Clearwater Bar's luncheon is at 11:45 a.m. at the Harborview Center, 300 Cleveland St., Clearwater. (727) 461-0063.
May 20 - The Hillsborough Bar presents a DUI update seminar at 1 p.m. at the bar's office at 201 N. Franklin St., Suite 1750, Tampa. Speakers include attorneys Victor Pellegrino, Eilam Isaak and 13th Circuit Judge Cheryl K. Thomas. (813) 221-7777.
June 4 - Advanced Civil Discovery is the topic of a seminar sponsored by the Institute for Paralegal Education at the Tampa Marriott Westshore, 1001 N. Westshore Blvd. (800) 793-5274.