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DEADLINE EXTENDED: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2022 FLORIDA BAR REPORTERS’ WORKSHOP

August 24th, 2022

The nomination deadline has been extended until close of business, Friday, August 26 TALLAHASSEE – Nominations are now being accepted for reporters to attend the 31st  Annual Florida Bar Reporters’ Workshop, which will be held in Tallahassee on Sept. 19 and 20. This intensive two-day course is designed for 24 print, online, TV and radio journalists new to the…

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2022 FLORIDA BAR REPORTERS’ WORKSHOP

July 20th, 2022

TALLAHASSEE – Nominations are now being accepted for reporters to attend the 31st  Annual Florida Bar Reporters’ Workshop, which will be held in Tallahassee on Sept. 19 and 20. This intensive two-day course is designed for 24 print, online, TV and radio journalists new to the courts and legal reporting or new to Florida. The…

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR THE PARKER THOMSON AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING LEGAL JOURNALISM IN FLORIDA AND THE SUSAN SPENCER-WENDEL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

March 1st, 2022

Nominations are now open for The Parker Thomson Awards for Outstanding Legal Journalism in Florida and the Susan Spencer-Wendel Lifetime Achievement Award. Submit nominations before the April 4, 2022 entry deadline. The first-place award recipient for The Parker Thomson Awards for Outstanding Legal Journalism in Florida will receive a cash prize of $500, a plaque…

THE FLORIDA BAR REVAMPS ITS LEGAL GUIDE FOR TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS

April 26th, 2021

With high school graduations quickly approaching, The Florida Bar has revamped its legal guide for teens and young adults by launching a new website and brand name, Legal Survival Guide: Florida Laws You Should Know. The online guide, www.legalsurvivalguide.org, is packed with FAQs on Florida laws that young people need to know, especially after they turn…

NOMINATIONS OPEN FOR THE PARKER THOMSON AWARDS FOR OUTSTANDING LEGAL JOURNALISM IN FLORIDA AND THE SUSAN SPENCER-WENDEL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

March 8th, 2021

Nominations are now open for The Parker Thomson Awards for Outstanding Legal Journalism in Florida and the Susan Spencer-Wendel Lifetime Achievement Award. The entry deadline is April 5, 2021. Submit entries here. The first-place award recipient for The Parker Thomson Awards for Outstanding Legal Journalism in Florida will receive a cash prize of $500, a plaque…