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Executive Directions
Just as it’s natural to take a look back and reflect on the accomplishments of the past 12 months as…

Attorneys Must Protect Clients’ Sensitive Data

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John F. Harkness Jr. Open up any newspaper and you will not have to read far to find a headline…

In Memoriam: L. David Shear

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L. David Shear L. David Shear, 1979-80 president of The Florida Bar, died April 26 in Tampa, where he had…

The Florida Bar Practice Resource Institute Enjoys One of the Most Successful Launches of Any Bar Program

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John F. Harkness Jr. The Practice Resource Institute (PRI) was launched in January 2015, taking the place of the Law…

Fastcase Is a Varied Research Tool

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John F. Harkness Jr. Fastcase, one of the largest online legal research libraries, is available to you as a member…

In Memoriam: Russell Troutman, Bar President 1977-1978

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Russell Troutman Russell Troutman died in May at the age of 81 from Alzheimer’s disease. His year as president of…

In Memoriam: Robert M. Ervin

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Described by those who knew him as a “lawyer’s lawyer,” Robert M. Ervin, former president of The Florida Bar (1965-1966),…

In Memoriam: Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. — Professional, Mentor, and Champion of Pro Bono Legal Service

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Setting the gold standard for professionalism and a shining example of pro bono service, Wm. Reece Smith, Jr., died at…

In Memoriam: Marshall R. Cassedy

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In early December, when family, friends, and colleagues gathered in Tallahassee for the funeral of Marshall R. Cassedy, former executive…

In Memoriam: Mark Hulsey, Jr.

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Mark Hulsey, Jr., Florida Bar president from 1969-70, died of natural causes in Jacksonville on July 22. A champion of…