Skip Pita to Give the Medical Malpractice Update at FJA Annual Convention
For the second consecutive year, Howard K. “Skip” Pita will be speaking at the annual convention of the Florida Justice Association. As a member of the Medical Malpractice Committee, Pita will be presenting the case law update on medical malpractice. The convention will take place in June at The Breakers Resort in Palm Beach. The FJA will be providing attendees with a variety of informational seminars and valuable presentations.
WHAT: The Florida Justice Association Annual Convention
WHEN: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 through Saturday, June 14, 2014
WHERE: The Breakers Palm Beach
One South County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480
COST: Various Packages Available
FJA Group Rate Available for Hotel Accommodations
Preliminary Agenda Offerings
● Opening Night Reception
● Advanced Trial Skills Seminars
● Annual Review: Notable Cases and Statutes
● General FJA Membership Meeting
● Justice Luncheon
● FJA Elections
● Presidential Luncheon
● Civil Litigation for Paralegals and Legal Assistants
About Skip Pita
Trial lawyer Howard K. “Skip” Pita is a Top Lawyer, as recognized by the South Florida Legal Guide. In 2011, he was named as a top 100 trial lawyer by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. Having successfully advocated for multimillion dollar jury verdicts, Skip has taught lawyers seminars on delivering persuasive closing arguments. Holding licenses in Florida state and federal courts, Skip is a respected member of the Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers, the American Trial Lawyers Association, and the Miami-Dade County Trial Lawyers Association. He serves on the Florida Justice Association Board of Directors and is a member of the Medical Malpractice and Membership committees.
About Shannon Del Prado
Shannon Del Prado is a recognized top lawyer by the Miami Herald. Her first trial concluded in a $485,000 jury verdict and her top performances have earned her a place in the Million Dollar Advocate Forum. In 2010, she was elected as a board member of the Miami-Dade Justice Association. Licensed in Florida state and federal courts, Del Prado is a member of the Florida Association of Women lawyers, as well as the American Trial Lawyers Association. She serves as co-chairperson of the Florida Justice Association Diversity Committee.
The Florida Justice Association
The Florida Justice Association strengthens the state’s civil justice system by promoting the rights of Florida citizens. The organization ensures that individuals have adequate access to state courts and a fair chance to seek the outcomes they desire. The FJA also seeks to protect consumers by working for higher corporate ethical principles. With historical roots dating back to the Civil War, the association advocates in the Florida legislature, as well as several other political arenas to safeguard the rights of Floridians and champion their judicial needs.
The FJA convention offers a comprehensive review of the past year’s accomplishments, along with an opportunity to prepare and plan for the year ahead, all while networking with other legal professionals from across the state!
Contact the FJA CLE Department at (850) 521-1097 to make your reservations today!