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The Florida Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism presents Never Contemplated, a candid discussion with female judges from across the state about gender bias, professionalism, and civility in the judicial system, hosted by Judge Hetal Desai. Disclaimer: The views expressed by the participants of this program are their own and do not represent the views of, nor are they endorsed by The Florida Bar, their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, or representatives. None of the content should be considered legal advice. As always, consult a lawyer.

The Florida Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism presents Never Contemplated, a candid discussion with female judges from across the state about gender bias, professionalism, and civility in the judicial system, hosted by Judge Hetal Desai. Disclaimer: The views expressed by the participants of this program are their own and do not represent the views of, nor are they endorsed by The Florida Bar, their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, or representatives. None of the content should be considered legal advice. As always, consult a lawyer.

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United States

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The Florida Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism presents Never Contemplated, a candid discussion with female judges from across the state about gender bias, professionalism, and civility in the judicial system, hosted by Judge Hetal Desai. Disclaimer: The views expressed by the participants of this program are their own and do not represent the views of, nor are they endorsed by The Florida Bar, their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, or representatives. None of the content should be considered legal advice. As always, consult a lawyer.

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@FLBarCFP

Language:

English


Episodes

You're Not an Island - Judge Meg Kerr

1/7/2022
In this episode, Judge Meg Kerr discusses her unique background and path to the Office of Judges of Compensation Claims, where she is assigned to Worker's Compensation cases. She emphasizes the importance of building relationships and making connections with colleagues and staff in order to be stronger professionally and to balance mental and emotional health and combat stress. References: The Florida Bar Mental Health and Wellness Center:...

Duration:00:34:19

Reputation is Everything - Judge Sheri Chappell

12/3/2021
In this episode of Never Contemplated, Judge Desai welcomes Judge Sheri Chappell who discusses the importance of mentoring and always striving to be above the adversarial process. https://www.floridabar.org/prof/pmentor/ https://home.innsofcourt.org/mentoring https://home.innsofcourt.org/AIC_PDFs/Mentoring/30245_Activity_Model_Mentoring_Program.pdf This podcast has been approved by The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Department for 0.5 hours of Professionalism CLE credit. Course...

Duration:00:33:14

Always Be Willing to Serve - Justice Jamie Grosshans

11/1/2021
In this episode of Never Contemplated, Judge Desai welcomes Justice Jamie Grosshans who is currently Florida's only sitting female Supreme Court Justice to discuss her path to the bench. This podcast has been approved by The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Department for 0.5 hours of Professionalism CLE credit. Course #5632.

Duration:00:37:46

Ambassadors for Civility - Judge Beth Bloom and Judge Robin Rosenberg

9/27/2021
Join us as we open Season Two with two amazing sisters on the bench. Our host, The Honorable Hetal Desai, explores the careers of Southern District judges, Beth Bloom and Robin Rosenberg who share their paths to the bench which led to their collaboration and development of the nationally recognized “Civil Discourse and Difficult Decisions” program. This podcast has been approved for 0.5 hours of Professionalism Credit. Course #5588. References: Civil Discourse and Difficult...

Duration:00:47:35

Lawyers Never Lose Their Appeal - Judges Miesha Darrough, Gisela Then Laurent, Daliah Weiss, Patricia Barksdale and Carolyn Bell

6/2/2021
Join us as we wrap up Season One with the ultimate legal professionalism #girlsquad! Our host, The Honorable Hetal Desai, delves deep into the careers of female judges who serve in The Florida Bar's Standing Committee on Professionalism (SCOP). Be inspired and motivation by the paths of Judges Miesha Darrough, Gisela Then Laurent, Daliah Weiss, Patricia Barksdale and Carolyn Bell. This podcast has been approved for 1.5 hours of General CLE Credit, 0.5 hours of Bias Elimination Credit, and 1...

Duration:01:27:33

You Have to Understand What You Are Fighting For - Judge Marcia Morales Howard

3/17/2021
Judge Howard shares her journey to the bench as well as her passion for performing Naturalization Ceremonies and promoting Civics education. This podcast has been approved for 1 hour of General CLE Credit, 0.5 hours of Bias Elimination Credit, and 0.5 hours of Professionalism Credit. Course #4600. References: Judge Marcia Morales Howard Honored with Hoeveler Judicial Professionalism Award, Judge Marcia Morales Howard honored by The Florida Bar, The United States Welcomed 50 New Citizens in...

Duration:00:31:55

You Cannot Be Afraid of Doing Things for the First Time - Judge Patricia Seitz

2/5/2021
The Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism welcomes Judge Patricia Seitz, the first female Florida Bar President to discuss how to shatter glass ceilings. This podcast has been approved for 1 hour of General CLE Credit, 0.5 hours of Bias Elimination Credit, and 0.5 hours of Professionalism Credit. Course #4501. References: Judge Seitz interview for the Center’s Historical Video Series; Pro Bono Matters website; Judge Patricia Seitz to Receive Distinguished Federal Judicial Service Pro...

Duration:00:50:42

Judge Jessica Costello--Mentors, Friendtors, and Advocates

12/16/2020
Judge Costello shares her journey to the bench and the importance of mentoring and giving back. Judge Costello's Twitter: https://twitter.com/JessGCostello Judge Desai's Twitter: https://twitter.com/JudgeDesai Florida Children and Youth Cabinet: https://www.flgov.com/cyc-members/ This podcast has been approved for 1 hour of General CLE Credit, 0.5 hours of Bias Elimination Credit, and 0.5 hours of Professionalism Credit. Course #4360. References: Florida Children and Youth Cabinet...

Duration:00:31:51

Encouragement and Support Makes a Difference--Judge Nina Ashenafi Richardson

11/18/2020
Judge Ashenafi Richardson shares her trailblazing story of being a first generation immigrant attorney and her path to the bench. This podcast has been approved for 1 hour of General CLE Credit, 0.5 hours of Bias Elimination Credit, and 0.5 hours of Professionalism Credit. Course #4315. References: Minorities in the Legal Profession, Florida Bar issue paper; Helping First-Generation Lawyers Thrive, Law Practice Today article; How She Did It: Judge Nina Ashenafi Richardson’s Path to...

Duration:00:34:12

Disagree Without Being Disagreeable - Judge Andrea Wolfson

10/14/2020
Judge Andrea Wolfson discusses the importance of civility, congeniality and community in the legal profession. REFERENCES: Friendship between Justices Scalia and Ginsberg: What we can learn from Ginsburg’s friendship with my father, Antonin Scalia - The Washington PostGinsburg And Scalia: 'Best Buddies' - NPRArticle about a Prison’s Book Club similar to the one referenced by Judge Wolfson: Success Inside and Out: A Program for Women in Prison - NAWJThis podcast has been approved for 1...

Duration:00:29:08

Make No Apologies—Judge Rachel Nordby

9/16/2020
The Florida Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism welcomes Judge Rachel Nordby to share her experience and advice on balancing family and the bench. This podcast has been approved by The Florida Bar Continuing Legal Education Department for 1 hour of General CLE Credit, 0.5 hours of Bias Elimination Credit, and 0.5 hours of Professionalism Credit. Course #4141. References: Justice, Interrupted, Bradwell v People of State of Illinois

Duration:00:34:13

This... is Never Contemplated

9/4/2020
From The Florida Bar's Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism comes a new podcast about gender bias in the judiciary and the practice of law.

Duration:00:03:02