REGISTRATION CLOSED | Estate Planning Council of Broward Meeting - March 20, 2024

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Lauderdale Yacht Club, 1725 SE 12th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 33316
Speaker: Broward Circuit Court Judicial Panel



On March 20, 2024, at 5:30 PM for the March Dinner Event at the

Lauderdale Yacht Club, 1725 SE 12th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 33316



Presenting Honorable Judges 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.


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 Natasha DePrimo 

Bio: Undergraduate School: University of Miami Law School: University of Florida Frederick G. Levin College of Law Florida Bar Admission: 9/23/2005

Judge Natasha DePrimo has served on the Broward County bench since her appointment in 2018. She previously served as a Senior Attorney for the Florida Department of Transportation and as an Assistant State Attorney for three years. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Miami and her law degree from the University of Florida.

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