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Got a question for a judge?

By Times Staff Writer
Published January 10, 2008



A panel of local judges will discuss "The Judicial System from the Judge's Perspective" and answer audience questions during the first session of the Clearwater Bar Association's 2008 People's Law School.

The program is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the fine arts auditorium of the Drew Street campus of St. Petersburg College.

The People's Law School will continue weekly at the college on Thursdays through April. Participants may attend as few or as many sessions as they wish, free of charge. No registration is required. For information, call 727 461-4869 or visit

The class schedule:

- Jan. 17, 7 to 9 p.m., How a Jury Trial Really Works.

- Jan. 24, 7 to 9 p.m., Criminal Law.

- Jan. 31, 7 to 9 p.m., Independent Court System.

- Feb. 7, 7 to 7:55 p.m., Condominium Law; 8:05 to 9 p.m., Landlord Tenant Law.

- Feb. 14, 7 to 7:55 p.m., Purchasing Real Estate; 8:05 to 9 p.m. Mortgages.

- Feb. 21, 7 to 9 p.m., To be announced.

- Feb. 28, 7 to 7:55 p.m., Construction Contracts; 8:05 to 9 p.m., Mechanic's Liens.

- March 6, 7 to 7:55 p.m., Consumer Complaints; 8:05 to 9 p.m., Mediation & Arbitration.

- March 13, 7 to 9 p.m., Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning.

- March 20, No class. Spring Break.

- March 27, 7 to 7:55 p.m., State of Our Circuit; 8:05 to 9 p.m., Small Claims.

- April 3, 7 to 9 p.m., Family Law.

- April 10, 7 to 9 p.m., Bankruptcy.

- April 17, 7 to 9 p.m., Contract & Business Law.

- April 24, 7 to 7:55 p.m., Identity Theft; 8:06 to 9 p.m. Graduation.


Reserve a vendor table for senior fair

The Hale Activity Center is looking for businesses and organizations to showcase their products and services for older adults at the 2008 Senior Awareness Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 25 at the center, 330 Douglas Ave.

Vendor tables are $50 and can be reserved by calling fair coordinator Mathew Eberius at (727) 298-3299 or by e-mailing him at

[Last modified January 9, 2008, 22:15:47]

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