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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Website will be down for maintenance
The Florida Bar website will be unavailable Fri. May 6 from 6 -9 p.m. Members will continue to have access to Fastcase legal research. Our apologies for any inconvenience.
The Florida Bar News
The May 1 Bar News is now available with stories including:
- How unlawful solicitation is being taken seriously.
- A YLD website that will help you hang your own shingle.
- The results of the February bar exam.
Board Runoff Election Results
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
15th Circuit - Due May 9
1st Circuit - Due May 13
10th Circuit - Due May 17
7th Circuit - Due May 23
Bar Exam Results
The results from the February bar exam administered by the Florida Board of Bar Examiners are posted on the Florida Supreme Court's website.
Constitution Revision Commission
The LeRoy Collins Institute kicked off efforts to educate and engage Floridians in the 2017-2018 Constitution Revision Commission through a public education campaign and, in conjunction with The Florida Bar, released a Citizens’ Guide to the Constitution Revision Commission.
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FLORIDA'S NEW COMPUTER ABUSE AND DATA RECOVERY ACT — A REMEDY WITH BITEPatent attorney William R. Trueba, Jr., writes: A new legal claim exists for business owners victimized by computer hackers. For many years,...
FLORIDA JUSTICES LABARGA, POSTON FILE FOR MERIT RETENTIONFlorida Supreme Court Justice Ricky Polston formally qualified Tuesday [May 3] to go before voters this fall in a merit-retention election, ...