VOTE FOR THE FLORIDA BAR BOARD OF GOVERNORS & YLD BOARD
Ballots for the Board of Governors' contested special election in the 13th Circuit and the runoff election in the 7th Circuit, and the runoff elections in the 9th and 17th Circuits for the Young Lawyers Division have been emailed or mailed to those eligible to vote. Bar members may vote by paper ballot or online. Instructions for electronic voting were included with the e-ballots and paper ballots. Votes must be received by 11:59 p.m. (EDT), April 22. Candidates' platform statements and links to the e-ballots are provided.
2015 Annual Florida Bar Convention
Join your colleagues at the 65th Annual Florida Bar Convention June 24- 27, at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Plan to attend the multiple CLE opportunities, Section and Committee meetings and special events including Judicial Luncheon and All Member Reception. Make your hotel reservations at www.floridabar.org/annualconvention. Deadline approaching for Florida Bar Annual Convention Sponsors & Exhibitors.
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The Florida Bar Journal
The April issue of The Florida Bar Journal is now available online, featuring articles on:
- Challenging transactions of a decedent
- Vision 2016 and the future practice of law in Florida
- U.S. tax considerations for entertainers and athletes
- Student athletes as employees
- Air rights and real estate
The Florida Bar News
The April 1 Bar News is now available with stories including:
- The YLD launching a health and wellness month.
- A checklist for those representing child survivors of human trafficking.
- A measure that would end permanent alimony.
BOARD OF GOVERNORS May Appointments
Florida Rural Services Board of Directors Vacancy - Deadline April 10
Two lawyers to serve on the ABA House of Delegates - Deadline April 10
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Daily News Summary
SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 28 ATTORNEYSThe Florida Bar announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 28 attorneys; disbarring three, revoking the lic...
JUDGE DENIES DELAY IN DIACO CASE, TRIAL DATE SETPinellas-Pasco Senior Judge W. Douglas Baird has rejected an attempt to delay the disciplinary case against three Tampa lawyers accused of o...
EXPERT: 'PERFECT STORM' CAUSED BREVARD JUDGE SCUFFLEThe ethics hearing against Brevard Judge John Murphy ended just after noon Tuesday [March 31] with testimony from a psychologist, who told t...