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We Persevere Until We Reach Calmer Seas

President's Page
In my columns so far, I’ve talked about the seas of change that are greatly impacting the legal profession, and...

An Exploratory Voyage Across the Seas of Change

President's Page
Over the past seven years, and perhaps even longer, Bar presidents have made statements I could still make today. While...

At a Lookout Point

President's Page
In life and in law, change can occur suddenly like a tidal wave that crashes onto the shore or can...

A Rising Tide Raises All Ships

President's Page
In my speech at the General Assembly at the Bar’s Annual Convention, and in my first President’s Page, I discussed...

Waves of Change

President's Page
“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss...

It’s a Balancing Act

President's Page
I am constantly asked, how do you do it all? How can you be president of the Bar, practice law,...

When Will We Stop Counting?

President's Page
I am often introduced as the sixth woman president of The Florida Bar. When will we stop counting how many...

A Hard Look at Our Criminal Justice System

President's Page
As the first former public defender to ever lead The Florida Bar, criminal justice issues have been a priority of...

Find a Mentor, Be a Mentor

President's Page
I recently had the privilege of spending time in Sarasota’s legal community where I learned about the Booker High School...

LegalFuel: A Playbook for Profitability

President's Page
I am excited about this upcoming year and finding ways to make the Bar a vital resource for you, both...