Clearwater Bar Foundation

Support of these projects is made possible by generous donations
from Clearwater Bar members and friends.

  • $47,000 to CBA’s Student Legal Intern Program (2007-2015)
  • $16,000 to Enterprise Village, Pinellas Education Foundation
  • $15,000 to Finance Park, Pinellas Education Foundation
  • $2,500 to Fred Minnis Bar Association Scholarship Fund
  • $1,000 to Stetson's Judge Susan Schaeffer Scholarship Fund
  • $2,500 for Teen Court Scholarship
  • $800 for Law Day Poster, Essay & Speech Contest prizes
  • $1150 to Successes Unlimited Women & Youth Law Fest
  • $750 to Criminal Justice Academy Mock Trial Team
  • Fireworks Night at Bright House Field Fundraiser
  • Cheryl Smith-Kahn Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • YWCA Hispanic Center Legal Clinics
  • Ross Norton Recreation Center Legal Clinics
  • Clearwater Bar's Living Wills Project
  • Gulfcoast Legal Services Pro Bono Efforts
  • Young Lawyers Division Holidays in January
  • Holiday Party to Benefit Local Charities
  • Salvation Army Bell Ringing Project
  • Representing the Pro Bono Client Training Seminar
  • Excellence in Pro Bono Awards
  • Law student scholarships to Canakaris Inn of Court
  • Law student scholarships to Barney Masterson Inn of Court
  • Hurricane & Tsunami Relief

Foundation Lapel Pin


The Clearwater Bar Foundation is raising funds to continue its 20+ years of support of
Enterprise Village Law Office at Pinellas Education Foundation’s Stavros Institute.

Members and friends of Clearwater Bar Foundation who donate $100 or more in support of this effort will receive a stylish lapel pin, featuring the blue, gold and white Foundation logo pictured above. Donors will be listed in Res Ipsa Loquitur, on the website, and in emails and publications. Click here for details.The Clearwater Bar Foundation is the charitable arm of the Clearwater Bar Association. In the past few years the Foundation has ramped up its fundraising and project support.

10-10 Campaign
Join fellow colleagues in a pledge to contribute $10 for each year admitted to practice for the next 10 years.

Click here for more details.

Hon. Linda R. Allan Alan S. Gassman Kristine M. Reighard
Jennifer A. Burns Bridget A. Heptner Charles A. Samarkos
Colleen A. Carson Steven E. Hitchcock
Joshua T. Chilson Bryan B. Levine James R. Stearns
David Robert Ellis Sarah J. Manthey Robert L. Tankel
Michael J. Faehner Gale H. Moore
Joan M. Vecchioli
Karen E. France F. Wallace Pope, Jr.  

2015-2016 Clearwater Bar Foundation Trustees


Jennifer Burns
Kristine M. Reighard
Staack & Simms, P.A.
900 Drew St.
Suite 1
Clearwater, FL 33755
441-2635, fax 461-4836


Sherrie L. Broadway-Rendon
Synovus Bank
32845 US Highway 19
Palm Harbor, FL 34684
451-4358, fax 786-3376


David Robert Ellis
David Robert Ellis, P.A.
275 N. Clearwater Largo Rd.
Largo, FL 33770

518-6544, fax 518-9743


Shpresa Idrizi
Shpresa Idrizi, P.A.
3005 State Road 590
Suite 202
Clearwater, FL 33759

Jaime Rodriguez Girgenti
Wagstaff Law Office
161 14th Street NW
Largo, FL 33770


Jennifer Burns
Jennifer A. Burns
Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett, P.A.
250 N Belcher Rd.
Suite 102
Clearwater, FL 33765
443-1562, fax 449-0258


Evan G. Frayman
Harper, Kynes, Geller, Greenleaf & Frayman, P.A.
1253 Park Street
Suite 200
Clearwater, FL 33756

799-4840; fax 797-8206


Scott E. Schiltz
Scott E. Schiltz, PL
1968 Bayshore Blvd.
Dunedin, FL 34698
216-6966, fax 216-6967


Ann Paxton
PDR Certified Public Accountants
29750 US Highway 19 North
Suite 101
Clearwater, FL 33761
785-4447, fax 784-5491


Robert D. Eckard
Law Office of Robert Eckard & Associates, P.A.
3110 Alternate U.S. 19 N
Suite A
Palm Harbor, FL 34683
772-1941, fax 771-7940

Steven E. Hitchcock
Special Needs Lawyers, P.A.
901 Chestnut St.
Suite C
Clearwater, FL 33756
443-7898, fax 631-0970

Executive Director:

Karen E. France
Clearwater Bar Foundation
800 Drew Street
Clearwater, FL 33755
461-4869, fax 461-0063
















































The Clearwater Bar Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and as such donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. The Foundation holds charitable solicitation permits
from the State of Florida and Pinellas County.


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