Estate Planning Council of Broward's April 20, 2023 Dinner Event

Date: Thursday, April 20, 2023
Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Tower Club Fort Lauderdale, 100 SE 3rd Ave, One Financial Plaza, Regions Bank Bldg., 28th Floor, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 33394
Speaker: Broward Circuit Court Judicial Panel


On April 20, 2023, at 5:30 PM for the April Dinner Event at the

Tower Club, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  

Presenting Honorable Judges Nicholas Lopane 

Honorable Judge Nicholas Lopane

Undergraduate School: Boston University.  Undergraduate Degree: Political Science/Classics
Law School: Florida State College of Law.   Prior Positions: Office of the Attorney General; Goren, Cherof, Doody, Ezrol and Cirullo; General Magistrate. Florida Bar Admission: 9/1/1994.   Community Involvement: Lector, St. Anthony’s Church, Fort Lauderdale, Florida;    – Member, Advisory Board, Broward Children’s Center. – Board Member, Advisory Board, HANDY (Helping Abused and Neglected. Dependent Children).   – Member, Broward County School Board Advisory Council;   – Member, Rotary Club.  – Broward County School Board – STARS Academy- Mentor
– Former Volunteer, Wildlife Care Center.   – Former Volunteer, Broward County Big Brothers/Big Sisters
– Sponsor, Weston District VIII Community Councils’ “Christmas in July”.   – Member, St. Thomas More Society for Lawyers.  – Board Member, Italian-American Lawyers Association. – Board Member, Italian-American Cultural Center
– Board Member, Advisory Board, HANDY (Helping Abused and Neglected. Dependent Children)
– Children’s Services Council, Rating Board Member, 2004. – Mentor, HANDY “Fighting Chance” Boxing and Fitness Club for children in the dependency system. 


Honorable Judge Kenneth Gillespie

Gillespie received his associate degree from St. Johns River Community College in 1988, his bachelor's degree from Florida Memorial University in 1990, and his J.D. from Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 1995. He was admitted to the Bar in 1996.  Gillespie began his legal career in 1996 as an assistant state attorney in Broward County. He worked in that capacity until 1999, when he became a U.S. Senior Trial Attorney for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. In 2004, he became a Broward County General Magistrate, a position he held until he joined the circuit court in 2009.


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