Coffey Burlington was proud to host District Judge Beth Bloom and Magistrate Judge Alicia Valle at its offices on Thursday evening, November 6, 2014.  The occasion was the annual kickoff event for the Women Lawyers Initiative of the South Florida Chapter of the Federal Bar Association.  Judge Bloom gave remarks to the group about her career and perspectives on practice and women in the law, and afterwards was presented her ceremonial gavel by chapter president Candace Duff.