Fraudulent Email Alert #3
The Florida Bar warns its members about a third fraudulent email, this one with the subject "Florida Bar Complaint - Attorney Consumer Assistance Program," that is being distributed. We advise members not to click on any links contained within the email and to delete it immediately. We suspect that this email contains a link to a malicious software known as Ransomware.
Pay Annual Fees Online
Florida Bar members may now pay 2016-17 fees, join sections and report pro bono hours online by going directly to www.floridabar.org. The Florida Bar will NOT send email messages with invoices - any such message should be deleted.
Read the Bar News article about fees.
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention
Online Registration is now available. Join your colleagues & friends during the 66th Annual Florida Bar Convention June 15-18, at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. Register by May 23rd to receive the discounted registration fee of $225. Make your hotel reservations now! Our special group rate will be available until May 25th or until the group block is sold-out.
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Proposed Lawyer Referral Service Rule Amendments
For an overview, Q&A, comparison chart, procedural history, policy considerations, the proposed amendments and Bar News stories, please visit www.floridabar.org/proposedLRSamend.
12th Circuit - Due May 26
The Florida Bar News
The June 1 Bar News is now available with stories including:
- All the judicial candidates that will appear on fall ballots.
- The state attorney and public defender races across the state.
- A new way to resolve ‘high-conflict family dynamics’ for elders.
The Florida Bar Journal
The May issue of The Florida Bar Journal and digital edition are now available online. This special issue on civic and law-related education features articles on:
- Educating the public about fair and impartial courts
- Judicial independence
- The Informed Voters Project
- Justice Teaching
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Daily News Summary
JUDICIAL RACES TO APPEAR ON FALL BALLOTSThree Supreme Court justices and 28 district court of appeal judges -- including 10 of the 15 judges on the Second DCA -- have filed for mer...
FLORIDA BAR MEMBERS TARGET OF MALWARE ATTACKFor a third time this month, lawyers have received fraudulent emails disguised as official Florida Bar communications. The latest message, p...
JUDGE REJECTS BROAD CHALLENGE TO FLORIDA’S EDUCATION SYSTEMCircuit Judge George Reynolds on Tuesday [May 24] rejected a wide-ranging challenge to the state's education system, saying lawmakers had me...