Prior cfgalla board members

Prior CFGALLA Board Members

The Central Florida Gay & Lesbian Law Association would like to thank and acknowledge our members who have previously served as part of our Board of Directors.

  • Blaine McChesney, Esq. – former CFGALLA President
  • Laura M. Pichardo, Esq. – former CFGALLA Immediate Past President
  • Milton Acevedo, Esq. – former CFGALLA Treasurer
  • Matthew P. Tabakman, Esq. – former CFGALLA Secretary
  • Mary Meeks, Esq. – former CFGALLA Public Relations Director
  • Michael E. Morris, Esq. – former CFGALLA Social Director


Advisory Board Members 2011-2012

  • Merrell Bailey – former CFGALLA Treasurer
  • Peggy Bush – former CFGALLA Creative Director
  • Jessica K. Hew – former Secretary and Treasurer of the Orange County Bar Association, and current Vice President, and past President and Treasurer of the Orange County Bar Association Foundation
  • O. Kim Byrd – a CFGLLA member from the Tampa area and President-Elect of the National LGBT Bar Association);
  • Hon. Maura T. Smith – former Judge Ninth Judicial Circuit
  • Elizabeth F. Schwartz – serves on the Board of the Women’s Community Fund and is the recipient of the Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce 2005 Community Award