The Florida Bar News
The July 15 Bar News is now available with stories including:
- Ramón Abadin becoming Bar president.
- A proposal for allowing unbundled service in civil cases.
- The chief justice advocating for more court resources.
Pay Annual Fees Online
Florida Bar members may now pay 2015-16 fees, join sections and report pro bono online.
The Florida Bar Journal
The July issue of The Florida Bar Journal is now available online, featuring articles on:
- Ramón A. Abadin: President of The Florida Bar
- Navigating Florida's Autonomous Vehicle Statute
- Comparative Fault in Florida
Improved Find a Lawyer search and Member Profile features
Check out the Find a Lawyer search upgrades and review our instructional flyer about the changes. You will notice that more information is included in the search results. Members, login to update your profile and add a photo. Updates are easier and you have the opportunity to set a personal URL link to your Member Profile. The new Find a Lawyer has a new link - please update your bookmarks to the new URL - http://www.floridabar.org/wps/portal/flbar/home/directories/MBR.
2015 Bar President Speeches
The installation speeches of President Ramón Abadin and YLD President Gordon Glover are now posted.
Email Scam Alert
Florida Bar members are receiving emails from a "potential client" requesting assistance in collecting the last two payments due for architectural services rendered. The sender was allegedly in England and claimed to have provided the services for a large home. For more information, the Sarasota County Bar Association has posted a fraud alert.
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2015 Legislative Session
Florida's courts system escapes with no reductions to the operating budget as the special legislative session draws to an end.
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Daily News Summary
OCALA ATTORNEY EARNS STATE AWARD OF MERITFor the second year in a row, Ocala attorney Renee Thompson has been awarded a Florida Bar President's Award of Merit. Thompson received the...
FLORIDA LAWMAKERS: JUDICIAL BRANCH'S BUDGET REQUESTS WILL BE TOP PRIORITY IN 2016A group of Florida lawmakers has vowed to make the state's court system a top priority next year in Florida's criminal justice budget. The S...
SJOSTROM TAKES THE HELM AS CHIEF JUDGEJudge Jonathan Sjostrom is taking the helm as chief judge in Leon County after 15 years serving in the Second Judicial Circuit. Sjostrom off...