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Organized 1970-71

    Welcome to the Business Law Section.

    The purpose of the Business Law Section of The Florida Bar is to provide an organization within The Florida Bar for members interested in corporation, banking, business, bankruptcy, computer and cyber law, anti-trust and franchise law, litigation and related areas of law, as well as to provide a forum for the discussion and exchange of ideas leading to the improvement of the laws relating to these areas of law.

    There are numerous substantive law committees within the Section, including Antitrust, Franchise & Trade Regulation, Bankruptcy/UCC, Bankruptcy Judicial Liaison Committee, Business Litigation, Corporations, Securities & Financial Services, Computer and Cyber Law, Intellectual Property, and State/Federal Judicial Liaison Committee.

    Member benefits include notification of and attendance at numerous year-round CLE's, including lunchtime CLE presentations (which can be attended in person or by telephone), participation at committee meetings, including participation in legislative initiatives, networking events, a copy of the Section's Annual Journal (updating Florida case law relevant to business law); and participation in special committee projects, including, among others, the Florida third party opinion practice; and revisions to Section 608 (the Florida LLC statute).

OFFICERS 2013-2014:

Honorable William Alva VanNortwick, Jr., Chair
First District Court of Appeal
2000 Drayton Dr.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0001
(850)487-1000
Fax: (850)921-4768
Email: nortwicw@1dca.org

Mr. Glen Alan Howard, Chair-elect
Milam Howard Nicandri Dees & Gillam, P.A.
14 E. Bay St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202-3413
(904)357-3660
Fax: (904)357-3661
Email: ahoward@milamhoward.com

RESOURCES:
PUBLICATIONS:
    Report on Standards PDF document opens in new window for Opinions of Florida Counsel of the Special Committee on Opinion Standards of The Florida Bar Business Law Section
    Quarterly Report

COMMITTEES:
    There are five substantive law committees within the Section. Bankruptcy/UCC, Business Litigation, Corporations, Securities & Financial Services, Computer Law, Intellectual Property.
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION:

[Revised: 12-11-2014]