Centennial of the Tenth Judicial Circuit
2011 Presentations


Creation Of The Tenth Judicial Circuit And Its Boundaries Over The Last 100 Years
Presenters: The Honorable Angela Cowden
Patrice Behnstedt, Assistant Public Defender
Speaker: Dr. Canter Brown
Sponsor: William J. Lobb, P.A. and Howell and Thornhill, P.A.
February 10, 2011
Gender, Justice And Bias
Presenters: Howardene Garrett, Assistant Public Defender
Patrice Behnstedt, Assistant Public Defender
Torea Spohr, Assistant Public Defender
Speaker: Judith E. Koons, Professor of Law
Barry University School of Law
Sponsor: Trakas & Thornhill, PA
March 24, 2011
Emerging Hispanic Diversity In The Tenth Judicial Circuit
Presenters: Hispanic Bar Association
The Honorable Peter F. Estrada
The Honorable Reinaldo Ojeda
Sara Reyes, Assistant Public Defender
Angela R. Pulido, Esquire
Gilberto Colon, Jr., Esquire
Alan L. Perez, Esquire
Speaker: Florida Supreme Court Justice Jorge Labarga
Sponsor: Colon & McNelis, P.A. and Lilly, O’Toole & Brown
May 12, 2011
History Of The State Attorney’s Office Of The Tenth Judicial Circuit
Presenters: Hope Pattey, Assistant State Attorney
Mr. Sam Cardinale
Ms. Mary Reckeweg
Speaker: The Honorable Jerry Hill, State Attorney
Sponsor: Defense Lawyers Association
June, 9, 2011
Virgil Hawkins Bar Association, Inc. “A Walk In The Life Of Jim Crowed Attorneys In The Sunshine State”
Presenters: The Honorable Karla Foreman Wright
Harold Bennett, Esquire
Nicholas Merriweather, Assistant State Attorney
Speaker: Dr. David H. Jackson, Jr., Ph.D., Professor of History,
Chairman History Department, Florida A&M University
Sponsor: Virgil Hawkins Bar Association, Inc.
June 10, 2011