Election resources available
The Florida Bar has resources for educating voters on The Vote’s in Your Court web page – www.floridabar.org/thevotesinyourcourt. It has bios of all the appellate judges on the ballot this year; and Judicial Candidate Self Disclosure Statements, which allow trial court judges to put statements about why they want to serve as judges and the Guide for Florida Voters.
The Florida Bar News
The Nov. 1 Bar News is now available with stories including:
- The U.S. Supreme Court taking a Florida campaign solicitation case.
- Surrogacy lawyers helping couples deliver the family of their dreams.
- A Federal court upholding part of Florida's med mal law.
- 1st District Court of Appeal - due Oct. 24
- 19th Circuit - due Oct. 24
- 10th Circuit - due Oct. 27
- 17th Circuit - due Nov. 10
- 4th Circuit - due Nov. 13
December Special Appointments to be Filled - Nov. 7 deadline.
Florida Bar Foundation Vacancy to be Filled - Dec. 12 deadline.
Judicial Qualifications Commission Vacancy - Oct. 29, 2014
President's Video Message
In his second video message, President Greg Coleman asks all Bar members to view 2014 Tobias Simon Pro Bono Award recipient Karen Buesing’s acceptance speech to become invigorated and excited to step up to the plate and provide a higher level of pro bono service.
Welcome to The Florida Bar’s website redesign. Bar members: Enhance your experience and login to see your new My Florida Bar page. The July 1 Florida Bar News features information on the new site. This is the first phase of the redesign. Over the next year, more pages will be redesigned and converted. Comments may be emailed.
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Daily News Summary
ATTORNEY POLL SUPPORTS RETENTION OF APPELLATE JUDGESVoters will be asked to decide whether judges Robert T. Benton, Joseph Lewis Jr., Scott Makar, Tim Osterhaus and Clay Roberts should keep th...
FLA. SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE FATE OF NEW DISTRICTSBy The Associated Press. The Florida Supreme Court is going to fast-track a challenge to the state's current congressional map. The high cou...
HARDING TO PRESIDE OVER WINSTON HEARING AT FSUFormer Florida Supreme Court Justice Major B. Harding will preside over star quarterback Jameis Winston's code of conduct hearing at Florida...