The Terrell • Hogan law firm’s own Bruce Maxwell was awarded the Jacksonville Bar Association’s Chair of the Year Award at the JBA Summer Judicial Reception & Swearing-In Ceremony for his continuing service to the Bench and Bar. The JBA President, this year Braxton Gillam, decides the recipient and takes into
consideration extra effort for the betterment of the Jacksonville Bar Association and the justice system its members serve. The JBA works through multiple committees that focus on professionalism in the practice of law, expanding the delivery of legal services, and serving the greater Jacksonville community.
Bruce chairs the Judicial Relations Committee and this year developed, in conjunction with President Gillam, the concept for the Judicial Reception & Swearing-In Ceremony held on June 17th. The committee has organized more Sidebar Lunches with the Judges than ever, and multiple CLE programs. These are the six programs so far this year:
November 12, 2013 Sidebar Luncheon with County Court Judges
January 14, 2014 Federal Magistrate Sidebar Luncheon
February 20, 2014 Magistrate Family Law Judges Sidebar Luncheon
March 19, 2014 Criminal Law Judges Sidebar Luncheon
April 24, 2014 Family Law Judges Sidebar Luncheon
June 19, 2014 Civil Judges Sidebar Luncheon
The First District Court of Appeals Sidebar Lunch is July 22. Attendance is from 20 – 45 at each program. The Judicial Relations Committee is also working to acquire mentors for the law students that have signed up.
“Bruce has experience, dedication and a caring attitude; those attributes make him an asset to every group he works with. This recognition acknowledges his excellent work,” said Wayne Hogan, president of Terrell • Hogan.