Martin County Bar Association Monthly CLE Luncheons

We hold monthly CLE luncheon meetings from August through April typically on the third Friday of each month. and in May (second Friday of the month) at Monarch Country Club in Palm City.  There are no meetings in June or July. We feature guest speakers at most meetings, as well as CLE credits.  MCBA membership dues include the luncheon and CLE credit at no charge.  RSVP for each lunch is due by the Friday prior to the meeting date.  You may RSVP by emailing  Guests are welcome to attend (there is a $30 guest fee for lunch).

Contact us at 772-220-8018 or via email to RSVP

*Guests who RSVP are responsible for the guest fee even if they do not attend

NEW LOCATION:  Monarch Country Club, 1801 SW Monarch Club Drive, Palm City
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m

MCBA Monthly Luncheon CLE's

August 20, 2021 Tom Barnett - United Lex


1.0 General

1.0 Technology 

 Cold Cucumber Dill Soup, Rolls with Butter. 

Parmesan Chicken Salad:  Grilled Romaine Lettuce, Craisins, Red Onion, Croutons, Champagne Vinaigrette topped with Baked Parmesan Chicken.

Italian Lemon Cake with Berry Drizzle

September 17, 2021 Florida Supreme Court Justice Jamie Grosshans


1.0 General

 Carrot Ginger Soup, Rolls with Butter

Asian Marinated Chicken Salad with Grilled Watermelon, Pickled Red Onion, Candied Nuts and Asian Dressing

Dessert - Chef's Choice

October 15, 2021 Barry Richard, Greenberg, Taurig, P.A.


1.0 General

 House Salad with dressing selections, rolls with butter;

Chicken Penne Pasta Primavera: Penne pasta with Grilled Chicken, Grilled Vegetables in a light alfredo sauce.

Dessert:  Chocolate Mousse

November 19, 2021 Judge Robert L. Luck, US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit


0.5 General

House Salad with Dressing Selections, Rolls with Butter

Roasted Sliced Turkey & Gravy, Mashed Potatoes and Broccoli

Dessert:  Carrot Cake 

December 17, 2021

Edwin T. Bell, MBA, IDM Fellow, Director of Racial Justice, Equity & Inclusion, National Center for State Courts


1.0 General

1.0 Bias Elimination

 Caesar Salad, Sliced Herb Roasted Pork Loin with Mushroom Gravy, Herb Roasted Potatoes, Honey Glazed Carrots.  Rolls with Butter.

Dessert:  Apple Pie

January 21, 2022 Ambassador Tatiana Gfoeller-Volkoff


1.0 general

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup; Rolls with Butter; Par 3 Salad

Dessert:  Bookies & Brownies

February 25, 2022

Michael Tanner, Esq.,

Florida Bar President


1.0 General

1.0 Professionalism

Roasted Apple Salad with Mesculin Salad Mix, Almonds, Craisins and Cinnamon Dressing; Five spice Chicken Served on a Vegetable Fritter, butter Pecan Crusted Sweet Potato Casserole topped with a Sweet Corn and Coconut Burre Mania Sauce. Rolls and Butter

Desert: Toasted Coconut Pineapple Ice Cream with a Macadamia Cookie Crumble

March 11, 2022

Honorable Burton C. Conner

Chief Judge 4th DCA


1.0 General 

Creamy Tomato Basil Bisque; Rolls with Butter; Monarch Wedge Salad - romaine wedge, tomato, cucumber, red onion, croutons with Seared Shrimp; Blue Cheese Crumbles (on the side); Balsamic or Ranch Dressing.

Desert:  Italian Lemon Cake with Berry Drizzle

April 15, 2022 Honorable Aileen M. Cannon, US District Judge  

 House Salad with Dressing; Vegetarian Lasagna, Garlic Bread

Desert: Cheesecake with Berry Drizzle

May 6, 2022

Adam Schwartz, MCBA 2021--22 President

Hon. Charles Schwab, 19th Judicial Circuit Chief Judge


 Spinach Salad withMandarin Oranges, Pecans, Red Onion, Croutons; Dressing selections; Mojo Pulled Pork; Mac-n-Cheese; Green Beans, Rolls with Butter.

Desert:  Chocolate Mousse