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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, FloridaBar.org 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…

LeadershipAcademy2017 infographic

We are excited to welcome the new class of the  Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy, which officially kicks off at the Bar’s 2017 Annual Convention on June 21-24 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. This class marks the fifth year since the program’s inception and supports the Bar’s mission to broaden diversity within the…

FloridaCourts social media

Florida courts are making big progress on the Court Communication Plan for the Judicial Branch of Florida. Did you know that a list of all of the Florida Courts and their social media accounts is posted on the Florida Office of State Courts Administrator’s website? Find your court here! Read all about their communications plan and…

Florida Bar Journal June 2017

The June issue of The Florida Bar Journal and digital edition are now available online, featuring: COVER STORY: ** Jason S. Lambert and D. Michael Arendall weigh the discovery and evidentiary value of an opponent’s billing records in their cover article in the June issue of The Florida Bar Journal —http://bit.ly/2qoeJa7 ** Florida Bar President…