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Last Chance to Register For The 2nd Annual Legal Eagle Competition

Open to all attorneys under forty practicing in the 11th Judicial Circuit and admitted to the Florida Bar for less than seven years. Judged by panels of sitting judges and private practitioners.

The 2nd Annual Legal Eagle Competition to benefit Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. is on August 3, 2013 at the University of Miami School of Law.

Kickoff Reception is on August 1, 2013.

Event Chairs: David Gersten, Blizin Sumberg    Jane Muir, Gersten & Muir P.A.

Facts and materials released 48 hours before the competition begins, and competitors will learn which side they will take on the morning of the competition. One day, single elimination competition. After the final round, a perpetual trophy contributed by Bilzin Sumberg will be presented to the winner at a Victory Celebration and Networking Reception for judges, competitors and supporters.

The event is intended to provide critical financial support to LSGMI, which annually provides services benefitting more than 30,0000 vulnerable clients, including women, children, seniors, veterans returning from combat, domestic violence victims, people with disabilities and individuals undergoing foreclosures or other loss of housing. The need for free legal services in our community has never been greater and continues to grow as the economic recovery stalls. The goal of the GenNext Initiative, a group of rising young professionals in our community, is to raise awareness about LSGMI’s mission and to provide support.

Visit the website for sponsorship opportunities and competition details.