Upcoming Programs – St. Petersburg Court

The St. Petersburg Court has several interesting upcoming cases, and students are more than welcome to attend for observation purposes!
(St. Petersburg Court is located at 545 First Avenue North, St. Petersburg)

January 20th begins voir dire for a tobacco case with Judge Day. The actual trial should begin January 25th in Courtroom G (2nd floor) and is expected to last 3 weeks

February 11, 9:00 the 2nd DCA will be hearing oral arguments in Courtroom A (4th floor)– just for the morning – that afternoon is an appellate seminar presented by the St. Petersburg Bar

February 22 begins voir dire for a probate trial with Judge Shames. The actual trial should begin February 23rd in Courtroom D (3rd floor) and is expected to last 3 weeks (very unusual for probate to have a jury trial)

March 1st begins voir dire for Bollea v. Gawker (2 constitutional issues – privacy v. press). The actual trial should begin March 7th in Courtroom A (4th floor) and is expected to last 2 weeks.