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AUSLEY MCMULLEN TO RECEIVE COMMENDATION FOR PRO BONO WORK

January 10th, 2022

Ausley McMullen — a Tallahassee-based law firm that has made pro bono service a part of every firm attorney’s responsibilities and duties — will receive the 2022 Law Firm Commendation from Chief Justice Charles T. Canady at the annual Pro Bono Awards ceremony Jan. 20 at the Supreme Court of Florida. The commendation honors significant…

YOUNG LAWYER TREMAINE L. HEMANS OF MIAMI TO BE HONORED FOR PRO BONO SERVICE

January 10th, 2022

Tremaine L. Hemans is the recipient of the 2022 Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Pro Bono Service Award. The award recognizes public service or legal aid performed by a lawyer who is 35 or younger or who has not practiced for more than five years. The award will be presented in a Jan. 20 ceremony…

WILKIE D. FERGUSON, JR. BAR ASSOCIATION TO RECEIVE STATEWIDE PRO BONO AWARD

January 10th, 2022

The Wilkie D. Ferguson, Jr. Bar Association is the recipient of the 2022 Voluntary Bar Association Pro Bono Award, which will be presented by Chief Justice Charles T. Canady in a Jan. 20 ceremony streamed live by the Supreme Court of Florida. The award recognizes a Florida voluntary bar that has demonstrated a significant contribution in…

TWENTY LAWYERS WILL RECEIVE FLORIDA BAR PRO BONO AWARDS IN SUPREME COURT CEREMONY JAN. 20

January 10th, 2022

The Florida Bar will recognize 20 lawyers for their work on behalf of low-income and disadvantaged clients at a Jan. 20 ceremony at the Supreme Court of Florida. Established in 1981, The Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Awards are intended to encourage lawyers to volunteer free legal services to the poor by recognizing those…

GAINESVILLE’S RAYMOND F. BRADY HONORED WITH TOBIAS SIMON PRO BONO SERVICE AWARD

January 10th, 2022

Raymond F. Brady, a pro bono volunteer with Three Rivers Legal Services for more than 35 years, is the recipient of the 2022 Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award, the Supreme Court’s highest recognition of a private lawyer for pro bono service. The award will be presented by Chief Justice Charles T. Canady in a…

JUDGE MARCIA MORALES HOWARD TO RECEIVE DISTINGUISHED FEDERAL JUDICIAL SERVICE PRO BONO AWARD

January 10th, 2022

The Hon. Marcia Morales Howard, a judge on the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida in Jacksonville, is the recipient of the 2022 Distinguished Federal Judicial Service Award. The award, which honors outstanding and sustained service to the public especially as it relates to support of pro bono legal services, will be…

16TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE BONNIE J. HELMS TO RECEIVE DISTINGUISHED JUDICIAL SERVICE PRO BONO AWARD

January 10th, 2022

The Hon. Bonnie J. Helms, chief judge of the 16th Judicial Circuit serving Monroe County, is the recipient of the 2022 Distinguished Judicial Service Award. The award, which honors outstanding and sustained service to the public especially as it relates to support of pro bono legal services, will be presented by Chief Justice Charles T….

NOMINATE A FLORIDA LAWYER FOR OUTSTANDING PRO BONO SERVICE

August 6th, 2021

Nominations for the annual pro bono service awards, which honor lawyers, law firms and associations that have contributed extraordinary pro bono service as well as judges that have served the public as it relates to pro bono legal services is now open. The nomination deadline for all categories is Friday, October 8, 2021, no later than…

HALLANDALE BEACH’S ANTHONY C. MUSTO TO RECEIVE TOBIAS SIMON PRO BONO SERVICE AWARD

January 12th, 2021

Attorney Anthony C. Musto (photo) of Hallandale Beach, who has been dedicated to provid­ing pro bono legal services for his entire 45-year career, is the recipient of the 2021 Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award, the highest statewide pro bono award. The award will be presented by Chief Justice Charles T. Canady in a Jan….

13TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE BARBARA TWINE THOMAS TO RECEIVE DISTINGUISHED JUDICIAL SERVICE PRO BONO AWARD

January 12th, 2021

The Hon. Barbara Twine Thomas (photo), judge of the 13th Judicial Circuit Criminal Division serving Hillsborough county, is the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Judicial Service Award. The award, which honors outstanding and sustained service to the public especially as it relates to support of pro bono legal services, will be presented by Chief Justice…