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FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE OF APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENSION FOR COUNTY COURT JUDICIAL VACANCY

October 15th, 2021

The Judicial Nominating Commission of the First Judicial Circuit has extended the deadline to submit applications for the vacancy on the First Judicial Circuit, Okaloosa County Court created by the retirement of Judge Patricia S. Grinsted. The Commission is now accepting applications for this vacancy until 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 22, 2021. Applications submitted…

THE FLORIDA BAR TO SWEAR IN NEW PRESIDENT AND PRESIDENT-ELECT

June 7th, 2021

TALLAHASSEE, FLA – The Florida Bar will welcome new leadership when Jacksonville attorney Michael G. Tanner is sworn in as the Bar’s 73rd president and West Palm Beach attorney Gary S. Lesser becomes president-elect during the Bar’s hybrid 2021 Annual Convention on June 9-11. Mike Tanner, who practices with Gunster in Jacksonville and Tallahassee, has…

THE FLORIDA BAR TO HOLD 2021 ANNUAL CONVENTION AS HYBRID EVENT

June 3rd, 2021

TALLAHASSEE, FLA – Jacksonville attorney Michael G. Tanner will be sworn in as The Florida Bar’s 73rd president and West Palm Beach attorney Gary Lesser becomes president-elect at the hybrid 2021 Annual Florida Bar Convention, to be held June 9-11. The in-person events, including the General Assembly and social functions, will take place at the…

THE FLORIDA BAR TO SWEAR IN NEW PRESIDENT AND PRESIDENT-ELECT

June 17th, 2020

TALLAHASSEE – Miami attorney Dori Foster-Morales will be sworn in as the Bar’s 72nd president and Jacksonville attorney Michael G. Tanner will become president-elect during the virtual 2020 Annual Florida Bar Convention this week. The installation, along with a State of the Bar address by outgoing president John M. Stewart and a State of the…

THE FLORIDA BAR RECOGNIZES NEARLY 400 50-YEAR MEMBERS

June 16th, 2020

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Bar is honoring 394 attorneys for 50 years of dedication to the practice of law as part of its 2020 Virtual Annual Convention. To be recognized, attorneys must be members in good standing of The Florida Bar, active or inactive, and attain their 50th anniversary of admittance to the practice of…

THE FLORIDA BAR TO HOLD 2020 ANNUAL CONVENTION

June 15th, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, FLA – Miami attorney Dori Foster-Morales will be sworn in as The Florida Bar’s 72nd president and Jacksonville attorney Michael G. Tanner becomes president-elect during the virtual 2020 Annual Florida Bar Convention, to be held June 15-19. “Looking Back, Moving Forward,” is the theme of this year’s convention, in recognition of the Bar’s 70th…