Hispanic National Bar Association and JAMS Miami: Holiday cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, 6 p.m., JAMS, 600 Brickell Ave., Suite 2600, Miami. RSVP: email@example.com
Breakfast & Brainstorm: Discussion on Food and Drug Administration regulations, 7:30 a.m., Sandler, Travis and Rosenberg, 1000 NW 57th Court, Suite 600, Miami. Free. Register at www.strtrade.com/events-FDA-Inspections-Prepared.html
Dade County Bar Association: Monthly CLE luncheon, “Mediation vs. litigation—Do all roads really lead to Rome?” Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel and retired Judge Joseph P. Farina of JAMS, noon, Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami. Cost: members $50 ($45 in advance), nonmembers $55 ($50 in advance). Contact Joyce Dooley-Rodriguez at (305) 789-7598.
Miami Beach Bar Association: Installation luncheon for officers and incoming president, 11:30 a.m., De Rodriguez Cuba restaurant at the Hilton Bentley hotel, 101 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach. Cost: $45 judiciary, $50 members ($60 at door), $60 nonmembers ($70 at door), $400 tables of eight. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org
Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Miami-Dade chapter: Holiday celebration honoring Miami-Dade Circuit Judge John W. Thornton Jr. with the 2013 Theodore Klein Award; Julie Kay of the Daily Business Review with the 2013 Miami-Dade FAWL Amicus Award; and 2013 FAWL scholarship recipients. 31st annual Judicial Reception at 11:30 a.m., luncheon at noon, Epic Hotel, 270 Biscayne Blvd. Way, Metropolis Ballroom, 14th floor, Miami. Cost: judiciary complimentary, FAWL members/government employees $75; non-FAWL members $85. RSVP to email@example.com by Dec. 5.
Gay and Lesbian Lawyers Network: Holiday party and fundraiser for Cal Steinmetz, 6 p.m., Blue Martini at the Galleria Mall, 2432 E. Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Suggested donations: $10. Go to www.glln.org
Center for Jewish Ethics: Jewish ethics and real estate, with Rabbi Dovid Schoen, dean of the Center for Jewish Ethics; Jimmy Tate, president and co-owner of Tate Capital; and Sergio Rok, president of Rok Enterprise, 8 p.m., home of Michael and Sylvia Kanoff, 3500 Flamingo Drive, Miami Beach. Cost: $25. 1 CLE participatory credit for attorneys, 1 CPE hour in TB for accountants. Register at www.sfcje.org
Estate Planning Council of Greater Miami: Workshop by Barry Givner of First National Bank of South Miami, “Silver lining playbook for difficult to administer trusts” and dinner presentation by Paul Roman of Hankins Northwood Roman Wenzel, “Planning for assisted reproductive technology,” 5:30 p.m., Bankers Club, One Biscayne Tower, 14th Floor, 2 S. Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Cost: free members, $65 nonmembers. RSVP at RSVP@epcmiami.org or call (305) 357-2082.
Family Court Services: Lunch & Learn, “Parenting coordinators are here to stay! What attorneys and judiciary need to know to ensure optimum results in their family law cases” with Helenann Shapiro, Ana Martin Lavielle and Javier Perez-Abreu, noon, 11th Floor Conference Area, Courthouse Center, 175 NW First Ave., Miami. RSVP at http://fcslunchandlearnjan2014.eventbrite.com
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