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    Notices

    If you are filing comments with the Supreme Court of Florida in an existing rules case, you must file using the statewide e-portal pursuant to R. Jud. Admin. 2.516. The e-portal is at https://www.myflcourtaccess.com/

    Rules Regulating The Florida Bar

    Rules Regulating The Florida Bar in PDF.



    Bar Rule Opinions

    April 12, 2012 -- Effective July 1, 2012
    SC10-1967 Petition to Amend the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar -- Biannual Filing 2010 PDF document opens in new window On April 12, 2012, the Supreme Court of Florida issued an opinion in case number SC10-1967.

    January 31, 2013 --Effective May 1, 2013
    SC11-1327 Amendments To The Rules Regulating The Florida Bar-Subchapter 4-7, Lawyer Advertising Rules. PDF document opens in new window On January 31, 2013, the Supreme Court of Florida issued its opinion in this case and adopted new advertising rules, effective May 1, 2013.


    Bar Rule Petitions Filed (Pending)

    October 18, 2012
    SC12-2234 -- The Florida Bar filed its biannual filing of proposed amendments to the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar on October 18, 2012. Members who desire to comment on these proposed amendments may do so by November 19, 2012. Comments should be filed directly with the clerk of the Supreme Court of Florida, and a copy must be served on the executive director of The Florida Bar. Rule 1-12.1, Rules Regulating The Florida Bar governs these proceedings.

    To view all proposed amendments to the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar or the Florida Rules of Court Procedure, visit the Supreme Court website External Link.


    Oral Arguments

    Florida Supreme Court Oral Argument Schedule External Link

    [Revised: 05-23-2013]