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The August 15 Bar News is now available. Top stories include new Bar special committees, a new virtual legal advice clinic for low-income Floridians, and email scams targeting attorneys. PANEL TO FOCUS ON HEALTH AND WELLNESS OF LAWYERS: The board, at its July 21 meeting in Miami, accepted the recommendation of the Program Evaluation Committee…

Bar News Cover Aug. 1-2017

The August 1 Bar News is now available with stories including: Gender on the agenda. The Foundation’s strategic reset. The Mindful Lawyer.

Fraudulent email alert

The Florida Bar is warning its members that fraudulent emails regarding unpaid invoices are being distributed. We advise members not to click on any links or attachments contained within the emails and to permanently delete them immediately. You should also notify your IT department as soon as possible. We suspect that these emails contain malicious software. The…

The Florida Bar News - July 15

The July 15 Bar News is now available with stories including: Michael Higer becoming Bar president. Chief Justice Labarga’s state of the judiciary address. Annual Convention honors for John. F. Harkness, Jr.

Higer Install Speech

One of the most exciting times of the year for The Florida Bar is the Annual Florida Bar Convention. The four-day event includes engaging CLE discussions, valuable networking opportunities, and critical committee/section meetings. But one of the highlights every year is the swearing in of the new Board of Governor members and especially the induction…

The Florida Bar Journal July/Aug. 2017

The July/August issue of The Florida Bar Journal and digital edition are now available online, featuring articles on: Michael J. Higer: President of The Florida Bar Collateral attacks on class resolutions Resolving disputes by expert determination Defining animal rights and welfare  

As you can see, has a new look! In addition to an overall new design that includes updated images and an easier-to-read layout, we also streamlined the navigation and added some new features. The main sections remain as About The Bar, News & Events, Public, and Members. A new section with Rules & Ethics…

The Florida Bar News July 1

The July 1 Florida Bar News is now available with stories including: An effort to educate lawyers and the public about the Constitution Revision Commission. Questions to ask when thinking of storing client information in the cloud. Business people assisting the Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice.  

Right now, Florida Bar members can get free legal research, free CLEs and more than 60 (!) other benefits/services. The categories include insurance and travel discounts, ways to save money for your law practice, and access to specialized legal software, and much more. For example: Log in to access Fastcase, a legal research tool free…

Florida Bar News June 1 2017

The June 1st edition of The Florida Bar News is now online — and headed to your mailboxes soon! First, be sure to check out the cover stories: Florida Supreme Court sees many of its legislative priorities accomplished, but tech funding will have to wait This year’s Annual Convention looks to be the best one…