TBPA June 2023 In-Person CLE Lunch & Learn Event

  • Thursday, June 15, 2023
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • at The University Club, 38th Floor, 201 N. Franklin St., Tampa, FL



TBPA Monthly Membership CLE Luncheon


Thursday, June 15, 2023, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: The University Club


SPEAKER: Anthony J. Gonzalez, Jr., of Byrd and Gonzalez 

TOPIC:  Tort Reform and How it Affects Florida Citizens 

(Qualifies for 1 CLE Unit - Substantive)


Please complete your online RSVP no later than
Friday, June 9, 2023 (RSVP Deadline)

at www.tbpa.org (indicate your entrée selection online),
and pay online with your payment. 
At this time, TBPA is accepting only online payments by the stated RSVP Deadline. 

IN-PERSON COST:   Members:  $25.00 / Guests: $30.00 


Entrée Choices:

Regular Entrée:  Chili-Lime Grilled Chicken topped with Mango Salsa over rice 

Vegetarian Entrée  Chili-Lime Tofu topped with Mango Salsa over black beans and rice

Dessert:  Chef's Choice of Mini Dessert or assorted brownies and cookies

Entrées served with Salad, Rolls, Iced Tea, Coffee and Mini Dessert.  (No Substitutions Please) 

(Please note the listed entrées may change without notice due to supply chain constraints)


University Club Attire Requirement: The University Club asks that attendees adhere to their attire requirements of business casual to semi-formal while attending the TBPA function at The University Club. The Club asks that no t-shirts, tennis shoes, flip-flops, shorts, or blue jeans be worn. If any of these items are worn, you may be turned away by The University Club and no refunds will be offered or given.  Jackets are encouraged, but not officially required.  It is quite common to see formal wear in the restaurant since they are fortunate to be visited often for special occasions.  Please note that modifications to dress code will be made for any person with a medical condition.

TBPA is no longer accepting reservations via email or mail. 

TBPA reserves the right to change/substitute luncheon speakers, topics or entrées as necessary due to unexpected circumstances. Cancellations for paid-in-full reservations prior to the RSVP Deadline will be refunded.  After the RSVP Deadline, no refunds will be provided and payment in full will be due regardless of attendance. Cancellation correspondence MUST be sent to monthlycle@tbpa.org.

PARKING: Please note that parking in the Fort Brooke parking garage (corner of Whiting & Franklin) is at the rate of $2.00 per hour, unless otherwise updated by the Fort Brooke parking garage.  The University Club does not validate parking.  On the third floor of the parking garage, take the walkway to One Tampa City Center. The University Club is on the 38th floor.



Anthony J. Gonzalez, Jr. 

Byrd and Gonzalez 


Anthony is a member of The Florida Bar, the United States District Court (Middle District of Florida) and the United States Court of Appeals (Eleventh Circuit). He is also a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, Florida Justice Association, and Tampa Bay Trial Lawyer Association. Anthony served as a member of The Florida Bar Civil Trial Law Certification Committee

Born in Tampa, Anthony has been part of the Tampa community his entire life. After law school he began practicing as a criminal defense lawyer, and then represented insurance companies in matters of insurance, personal injury and wrongful death claims for 17 years. Today, he represents only individuals who have been injured as a result of the fault of others, and in matters of criminal defense. Anthony is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Florida Bar, and is rated AV by Martindale Hubble the highest rating available to attorneys nationally. He has lectured at seminars in his area of practice. Anthony has tried cases throughout the state of Florida since 1986.

Anthony resides in Tampa with his wife Linda and two sons. Outside of the practice of law, Anthony is a co-owner of a cardio fitness gym, where is enjoys instructing strength and conditioning and boxing for fitness classes.

As one of the founding members of Byrd & Gonzalez, P.A., Anthony is proud of the firms aggressive, responsive and ethical representation of its clients. Particularly paying attention to the clients’ needs, and prompt resolution of claims resulting in the firm’s excellent reputation in the communities served.

Contact Information: 


TAMPA, FL 33607
Toll Free: (877) 352-HURT
Local: (813) 281-8801


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As part of your TBPA Membership Benefits, we are back to holding in-person Monthly CLE and Annual Seminar Events. At this time, we are not able to provide recorded versions of the Monthly CLE Events due to the costs and logistics associated with recording and storage. Should this change in the future, we will let you know.

Please let us know if we can serve you in other benefit opportunities. If you are not yet a TBPA Member, we welcome you to join and enjoy our many benefits! Please reach out to our Membership Chair via membership@tbpa.org if you have questions. We hope to see you soon at an upcoming TBPA Event!

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