FLORIDA BAR PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE AND VIDEO
The Florida Bar has joined forces with The Florida Bar Foundation, voluntary bars and legal aid agencies across the state for Pro Bono Week, an opportunity to celebrate, educate and advocate for more pro bono involvement in our communities. #FLProBonoCounts! The President's message and video are posted here.
The Florida Bar News
The Nov. 1 Bar News is now available with stories including:
- A new wire fraud scam targets lawyers.
- Florida’s new death penalty law found unconstitutional.
- National #LoveYourLawyerDay in Nov. 4.
The Florida Bar Journal
The September/October issue of The Florida Bar Journal and digital edition are now available online, featuring articles on:
- James E.C. Perry - Justice of the Florida Supreme Court
- What Constitutes "Reasonable" Cybersecurity Measures?
- Twitter and Libel
- Websites and Mobile Applications: Are They ADA Compliant?
December Appointments to be Made - Deadline, Nov. 4
Supreme Court Vacancy
The Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission is accepting applications to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Justice James E.C. Perry.
The deadline is Nov. 11.
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