St. Petersburg Bar Foundation

Established in 2002, the St. Petersburg Bar Foundation is an independent organization committed to improving public understanding of the legal profession and the judicial system.





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  • 9th Annual Professionalism Seminar

    The Benefit of Candor and the Cost of Deception
    Presented in-person on March 30, 2023 from 12:30-5:30pm
    Supported by Friends of Mike & Marty

    Featured Speaker: Paul Tash, retired chairman of Tampa Bay Times & Times Publishing

    Panel Discussion:
    The Honorable Nelly Khouzam
    The Honorable Thomas Ramsberger
    The Honorable Pat Siracusa
    Frederick Layton Schaub
    Belinda B. Lazarra
    Joshua Magidson

    Skits: Attorneys and students illustrating challenges relating to conduct that is less than candid

    The 9th Annual Professionalism Seminar is focused on the importance of candor with the Court, clients, and opposing counsel.  With an emphasis on practical application, the seminar will train you on the interplay between your mindset and the risk of ethical liabilities in the practice of law. The seminar will be presented in three sections- first, keynote speaker, Paul Tash, retired chairman of Tampa Bay Times & Times Publishing, who will engage us on the tribulations of information warfare; video skits illustrating common “honesty” challenges faced by attorneys, and an expert panel discussing implications relating to a lack of candor. This program is designed for attorneys in all areas of practice.

    12:30pm – Lunch in the Mann Lounge

    1:30pm – Seminar in the Great Hall

    4:30pm – Reception in the Mann Lounge