New Chair’s Remarks – June 2006

Francesca Russo-Di Staulo

ILS Chair (2006-2007)

NEW CHAIR’S REMARKS-JUNE 2006 (Boca Raton Resort & Club)


Dear Executive Council Members, and fellow executive committee members, thank you. I want to thank each and every one of you for granting me the honor and privilege of serving as Chair of the International Law Section for this upcoming year.


When I think of the long line of accomplished, dedicated and dynamic men and women who have preceded me and have already served as Section Chairs, I am truly humbled for Read more

2005-2006 ILS Annual Report

Click here to view the 2005-2006 Florida Bar International Law Section Annual Report.

2006 ILS Budget – Statement of Operation

Click here to view the 2006 ILS Budget – Statement of Operation.

Chair’s Welcome Message (2005-2006)

John H. Rooney, Jr.

ILS Chair (2005-2006)

I want to thank each of you for giving me this opportunity to serve as Chair of the International Law Section for the 20052006 term. Our Section, year after year, has built on the efforts and accomplishments of a dedicated team of volunteers committed to raising the profile of Florida as a venue for providers of international legal services. You have worked tirelessly to provide an impressive array of quality programs that permit each of us to acquire needed skills and to stay current in our chosen areas of practice. I would be remiss in not pointing out one of those accomplishments: The new ILS section webpage, which can be found at Take a look at it and let us know what you think.

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Chair’s Annual Report (2004-2005)

Lucius Smejda

ILS Chair (2004-2005)

This year we focused on improving our internal functioning and organization as well as expanding our international outreach programs. The Chairs objectives included primarily to establish solid and efficacious foundations for the continued movement of our Section towards world wide dynamism. Read more

Chair’s Greeting (2003-2004)

David S. Willig

ILS Chair (2003-2004)

As I embark on the year ahead for the chair’s mandate, as I survey all that I may behold within the International Law Section, I see that it is good. As both a participant and an observer over a number of years, I’ve seen many members come and go. In no particular order, I can attest that only a handful remain active over the entire course of a career, and fewer still throughout Section history. These would include, of course, none other than Read more