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PRO BONO SERVICE AWARDS NOMINATIONS DUE BY NOV. 3


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 27, 2010
CONTACT:
Dorohn A. Frazier, The Florida Bar,
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE:
(850)561-5764


Each year, the Florida Supreme Court and The Florida Bar give special recognition to lawyers, groups and a member of the judiciary who have freely given their time and expertise in making legal services available to the poor. The awards ceremony will be held at the Florida Supreme Court at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011. Nominations must be received by Nov. 3, 2010. Late received nominations will not be considered.

Nominations currently are being accepted in the following
award categories:

1. The Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award
2.
The Chief Justice's Law Firm Commendation 3. The Voluntary Bar Association Pro Bono Service Award 4. The Florida Bar's Young Lawyers Division Pro Bono Service Award 5. The Distinguished Judicial Service Award

Nominees' pro bono service contribution may be cumulative. Consideration is not limited to the events of the immediate past year.

For additional information, contact public information coordinator Dorohn A. Frazier at The Florida Bar, 850/561-5764 or dfrazier@flabar.org.

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[Revised: 09-27-2010]