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.
- 19th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission Vacancies to fill - March 31
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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
Legislative Session Update
The weekly legislative report to Bar members for March 23-27 is now available. The recap covers the status of major issues of importance to The Florida Bar. Previous weekly updates are also available here.
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
QUINCE BLAZED TRAIL TO THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURTProfile of Peggy Quince, the first African American woman to serve on the Florida Supreme Court. As she pursued her dream of becoming a lawy...
APPEALS COURT WEIGHS WORKERS' COMP LAWThe Third District Court of Appeal on Monday [March 30] heard arguments in a challenge to the constitutionality of the state's workers' comp...
WHAT TERRI SCHIAVO HAS TAUGHT US, 10 YEARS AFTER DEATHTerri Schiavo died in 2005 amid a public storm of court hearings and moral and ethical debates about the right to live and the right to die....