expects that firms and agencies will include a link to the diversity website on their own sites to assist with recruiting.
's meetings with hiring partners and decisionmakers around Palm Beach County, PBCBA
frequently heard that employers were eager to recruit diverse attorneys, but did know the best means to go about it.
The PBCBA is a non-profit voluntary professional association of attorneys founded in 1922.
Prior to his election as PBCBA president, Howe served in several leadership roles for the organization, including serving as the Founder and Co-Chair of the PBCBA's Committee for Diversity and Inclusion, Chair of its Docent Training Program for Lawyers and Judges at the 1916 Historical Courthouse & Museum, and a member of its Professionalism Council.
"We hope the gifts will provide children a chance to play and forget their troubles for a short period of time, while at the same time they are in a safe, secure environment with their morn or dad," said Alicia Trinley, president of the YLS Pictured from the left is Patience Burns, PBCBA
executive director, along with young lawyers Kristina Candido, Jennifer DeSantis, and Grey Tesh.
Romani, who was president of the PBCBA during the 1991-1992 bar year, died almost two years ago.
"When God made my boss, he made an advocate with qualities of fairness shown to his opponents, a man of ethics who placed his clients before himself, one of dignity in losing as well as winning and a sense of pride to only give his best," said Linda Olson-Krupa in a letter that was included in the nomination packet submitted by the PBCBA. She worked as his legal assistant for 26 years.
Instead of quietly fading back into private practice after his one-year stint as PBCBA president, he became a member of The Florida Bar Board of Governors from 1993-1997.
Deckert also said the PBCBA
has gone to great lengths to make clear its opinions are only advisory and rendered to provide guidance to the candidates.
Pictured with Krieger is Ginny Neal, Law Day chair, and PBCBA
President-elect Greg Coleman.
"One of the missions of the Palm Beach County Bar Association is to give back to the community by using our skills as trained lawyers," said Amy Smith, PBCBA
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log onto www.palmbeachbar.org.