2015 Fall Meeting of Rules & Other Select Committees
The Fall Meeting of Rules & Other Select Committees will be held September 16-19 at the Tampa Airport Marriott. Review the schedule and make your hotel reservation by Aug. 28 for the group rate.
Pay Annual Fees Online
Florida Bar membership fees paid now through Sept. 30 include a $50 late charge. Fees were due Aug. 15, members will be delinquent and ineligible to practice law if membership fees are not paid by Sept. 30.
NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR BOG VACANCY
A vacancy on the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar has been created by the resignation of 16th Circuit board member Bernadette Restivo. Nominating petitions for the vacancy must be filed before 5 p.m., Sept. 15.
The Florida Bar Journal September - October
The September-October issue of The Florida Bar Journal is now available online, featuring articles on:
- Pay-to-play eviction litigation
- Mitigating evidence in criminal sentencing
- Good-faith mediation orders in Florida civil federal courts
The Florida Bar News
The September 1 Bar News is now available with stories including:
- An opening hearing in Tampa to discuss reciprocity.
- The Clemency Project in desperate need of volunteers.
- Foster kids participating in a ‘Summer Scholars’ program.
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