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

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 19, 2022

Joanna Greene

Martin County Mental Health, Juvenile and Drug Courts

Martin County Human Services 

   Bakes Stuffed Tomato. Grilled Chicken and Strawberry Salad:  mixed greens topped with grilled chicken, strawberries, grapes, mandarin oranges and feta with raspberry vinaigrette.  Rolls with Butter. Italian Lemon Cake.
September 16, 2022 Carolyn  Timmann, Clerk of Circuit Court & Comptroller    Carrott Ginger Soup.  Chicken Lettuce Wraps as a Salad:  Boston bibb lettuce, cabbage mix, chicken tenders tossed in Asian sauce with peanuts, cilatro, scallions, pickled onions and grilled watermelon.  Rolls with Butter.  Carrot Cake.
October 21, 2022

 Gary Lesser, Esq. The Florida Bar President

   Taco Salad:  Tortilla bowl filled with lettuce, tomato, cheese, chili, salsa, sour cream, guacamole and cilantro.  Black Beans and Rice served on the side.  Key Lime Pie.
November 18, 20022

 Laura Girlando

Director of Infant Mental Health

Tykes & Teens

   House Salad with Dressing Selection; Grilled Marinated Pork Chip topped with Apple Sauce and Blue Cheese Crumbles on the side.; Mashed Potatoes, Broccoli; Rolls with Butter. Berry Cobbler with Whipped Cream.
December 16, 2022

 Jenny Fields,

Martin County Property Appraiser

  Caesar Salad.  Champagne Chicken with Mushrooms and Peas. Rice Pilaf, Rolls with Butter. Apple Pie with Whipped Cream
January 20, 2023

 Hon. Charles A. Schwab

Meet & Greet w/the Judges

  Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Frittata:  Bacon, Spinach, Mushrooms, Red Bell Pepper, Cheddar Jack Cheese; Side Salad, Rolls with Butter; Chocolate Mousse
February 17, 2023

 Edwin Bell

Dir. of Racial Justice, Equity & Inclusion

National Center for State Courts

  Minestrone Soup; Black & Blue Chicken Salad:  Blackened Chicken, Tomato Wedgtes, Walnuts and Red Onion on Mixed Greens, Blue Cheese Crumbles (on the side); Rolls with Butter; Italian Lemon Cake
March 24, 2023

 Dr. Kristie DeBlasio, PhD, MA, CCATP

  Caesar Salad; Vegetable Lasagna with Garlic Bread; Cheesecake with Berry Drizzle
April 21, 2023

 Margaret "Peggy" Hewitt


  Italian Wedding Soup; Par 3 Salad; Rolls with Butter; Cookies and Brownies
May 12, 2023

 Jeffrey M. Friedman

President - MCBA

  Carrot Ginger Soup; Asian Marinated Chicken Salad with Grilled Watermelon, Pickled Red Onion, Candied Nuts and Asian Dressing; Rolls with Butter; Carrot Cake