Demystifying the Judicial Application and Nomination Process at the Federal and State Levels

Tampa Bay Lawyers Chapter


  • Prof. Joseline Hardrick, Professor of Law, WMU-Cooley Law School
  • Jeanne T. Tate, Managing Partner of Jeanne T. Tate, P.A.
  • Charbel Barakat, Vice President and Chief Counsel, Florida Regions, D.R. Horton, Inc.
  • Lara Tibbals, Of Counsel, Hill Ward Henderson
  • Bernie Jacques, Senior Director, Big Brother Big Sisters of Tampa Bay
  • Hon. Michael Hooi, County Court Judge, 13th Judicial Circuit of Florida
  • Moderator: Hon. Virginia Hernandez-Covington, Senior Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida


  • $15 Members
  • $30 Non-Members


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