AG warns of scam emails targeting lawyers
The Florida Bar News
The August 1 Bar News is now available with stories including:
- What lawyers need to know about the new overtime rule.
- Bar leaders supporting #OrlandoUnited.
- The cost of e-filing going up.
Pay Annual Fees Online
Florida Bar members may pay 2016-17 fees, join sections and report pro bono hours online. After Aug. 15, a late fee will be charged.
Access to Justice Survey
The Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice is seeking feedback from court users representing themselves in civil court. The Self-Represented Litigant Survey is anonymous and will be used to improve self-help services available in Florida's 67 county courts.
- 11th Circuit - due Aug. 3
- 12th Circuit - due Aug. 12
- 4th DCA - due Aug. 15
- 17th Circuit 2 vacancies- due Aug. 22
Final ATJ Reports
The Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice has submitted a Final Report, summarizing its work for the last year and a half and making just one recommendation to the Florida Supreme Court: Continue the Commission.
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The Florida Bar Journal
The July/August issue of The Florida Bar Journal and digital edition are now available online, featuring articles on:
- William J. Schifino, Jr.: President of The Florida Bar
- Strict Product Liability in Florida
- The Developing World of Cybersecurity Litigation
- Standing Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Actions
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.
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Daily News Summary
AG WARNS OF SCAM EMAILS TARGETING LAWYERSFlorida Attorney General Pam Bondi is issuing a warning to members of The Florida Bar targeted by an ongoing imposter scam. Bar members are ...
THE FLORIDA BAR'S NEW PRESIDENT PUTS EMPHASIS ON AFFORDABILITYIn his new role as president of The Florida Bar, Bill Schifino sets his sights on addressing the justice gap between those who can afford a ...
4TH CIRCUIT STATE ATTORNEY RACE ‘SHAM CANDIDATE’ CASE PUT UP FOR SUPREME COURT CONSIDERATIONCarol Scott has requested that the case known as the "sham candidate" case in Florida's Fourth Judicial Circuit be added to the Florida Supr...