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    OFFICERS 2013-2014:

      Ms. Melanie Shoemaker Griffin, President
      Dean Mead
      800 N Magnolia Ave Ste 1500
      Orlando, FL 32803-3269
      Fax: (407)423-1831

      Mr. Michael Fox Orr, President-elect
      Dawson Orr
      233 E Bay St Ste 1010
      Jacksonville, FL 32202-3457
      Fax: (904)358-8303
      Effective March 6, 2010, new lawyers or members that have not yet completed their three Basic CLE course component of the Basic Skills Course Requirement (BSCR), Rule 6-12, Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, will be able to fulfill this requirement either by attending a live Basic CLE presentation or participating in the 24/7 online CLE version of the Basic program and obtaining a certificate of completion. This online CLE option will replace the previously offered video replays. Live webcasts/virtual seminars, audio-CD and video-DVD programs will not satisfy this requirement. You can register for upcoming live seminars or participate in the 24/7 On-line CLE at your convenience and any time, 24 hours a day, by accessing The Florida Bar CLE Web site at

      The in-person attendance requirement for Practicing with Professionalism has not changed.

      The expanded delivery method option for satisfying the BSCR only affects those attorneys who have not yet completed the BSCR. To verify your compliance and reporting dates, please check our Web site at
    Organized 1986
      The purpose of the Young Lawyers Division is to stimulate and encourage the interest and participation of division members in the purposes of The Florida Bar. The YLD provides a full and complete program of activities and projects designed to be of interest and assistance to members, and to engage in such activities as shall tend to further the best interests of the legal profession.

    [Revised: 08-06-2013]