The Florida Bar

Center for Professionalism: (About) What does the Center do? What Does the Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism Do?

What does the Center do?

  • Coordinates all Commission and Committee projects and activities
  • Serves as a clearinghouse for research and information
  • Coordinates volunteers for projects and programs
  • Provides staff support for activities
  • Serves as a research, writing and teaching resource for professionalism initiatives in Florida
  • Reviews and approves all CLE applications for Professionalism Credit
  • Reviews and catalogs articles/reports/information on professionalism issues
  • Provides resources and information on professionalism to members of the judiciary, the bar, law schools, local bar associations and other state bars
  • Publishes "The Professional," a quarterly newsletter that focuses on professionalism in the legal profession
  • Coordinates Commission and Committee retreats and meetings throughout the year
  • Maintains and updates the Center’s website

Programs and Seminars presented by the Center include:
  • Interactive Multi-media Professionalism Presentation for the Professionalism segment of Practicing with Professionalism seminar
  • Professionalism Workshop (a diversion program)
  • Professionalism Presentations, Symposiums, and Seminars upon request
  • Leadership Academy Curriculum for the Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy

[Revised: 11-18-2015]