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November 17, 2020
CONTACT: Leslie H. Smith, [email protected]
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE: (850) 561-5666

The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during its Jan. 29, 2021, meeting:

The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors: One lawyer to serve a three-year term, commencing July 1, 2021 and two lawyers to serve partial term vacancies beginning immediately upon appointment. This 33-member Board of Directors administers Florida’s IOTA program.  Directors shall be members of the Foundation during their term(s) as directors.

Persons interested in applying for these vacancies may  download the Application for Special Appointment or email Kristen Wilson or call her at 850-561-5757 to obtain the application form.  Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-2300 or submitted via e-mail  no later than the close of business on Friday, December 11, 2020.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application.  The Board of Governors will review all applications and may request telephone or personal interviews.


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