Osceola County Bar Association Blog

Osceola County Bar Association – 5th Annual Gala

This April the Osceola Bar hosted the Fifth Annual Osceola Bar Gala. We changed the format from a formal sit down dinner to a casino night. The evening saw Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, and lots of dancing for more monopoly money. Kissimmee Bay offered a wonderful...

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Benefits of Joining the Chamber of Commerce

The Kissimmee/Osceola County Chamber of Commerce Back in 1924, local merchants in Kissimmee, Florida decided to form an organization dedicated to advocating for a better business environment and promoting a higher quality of life in Osceola County. Over the years,...

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Florida Bar Opposes Term Limits for the Judiciary

The Florida Bar opposes term limits for any state court judges in Florida, either on the trial or appellate bench. The Bar’s Board of Governors unanimously approved the recommendation of its Legislation Committee to adopt an official legislative position opposing...

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Orlando City Soccer

Orlando City’s Inaugural MLS Season and Soccer in Central Florida   The Orlando City Lions started their road to the MLS back in 2010 as part of the USL Pro league. In their four years in USL Pro, the Lions won two championships and finished three seasons on top....

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President’s Address to the Osceola Bar

Members of the Osceola Bar: Happy New Year! Thank you for allowing me to lead the Osceola County Bar Association in 2016. For those of you that do not know me, my name is Celia Thacker; I’m an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Kissimmee. As a fourth generation...

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President's Address to the Osceola Bar

Members of the Osceola Bar: Happy New Year! Thank you for allowing me to lead the Osceola County Bar Association in 2016. For those of you that do not know me, my name is Celia Thacker; I’m an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Kissimmee. As a fourth generation...

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How Can you Travel to Cuba?

How Can you Travel to Cuba?

In a statement issued by President Obama on December 17, 2014, he stated "Today, the United States of America is changing its relationship with the people of Cuba." In that same statement, President Obama stated he instructed Secretary Kerry to immediately begin...

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Osceola Bar Hosts a Health and Wellness Tea

Osceola Bar Hosts a Health and Wellness Tea

According to an article published by CNN News lawyers are 3.6 times more likely to suffer from depression than non-lawyers.[note]Why Are Lawyers Killing Themselves?, Rosa Flores, CNN News http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/19/us/lawyer-suicides/index.html (Jan. 20,...

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A Panel of Canaries

A Panel of Canaries

What is professionalism? The Florida Bar defines it as "the pursuit and practice of the highest ideals and tenets of the legal profession. It embraces far more than simply complying with the minimal standards of professional conduct. The essential ingredients of...

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Osceola Bar Hosts Fourth Annual Gala

Osceola Bar Hosts Fourth Annual Gala

On Saturday, March 28, 2015, the Osceola County Bar Association hosted the Fourth Annual Osceola Bar Gala at Royal St. Cloud Golf Links. Beautiful, cool weather greeted our guests as they arrived dressed to the nines for the evening. Our 140 guests included attorneys...

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