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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APPLY FOR FLORIDA LEGAL SERVICES BOARD OF DIRECTORS VACANCY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2020
CONTACT: Kristen Wilson, [email protected]
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE: (850) 561-5757

The Board of Directors of Florida Legal Services, Inc., is seeking one lawyer to serve a three-year term beginning July 1. The 15-member board provides judicial advocacy through co-counseling with local program attorneys and volunteer pro bono attorneys and provides legislative and administrative advocacy on policies affecting the legal rights of the poor, as well as providing civil legal assistance to people who are indigent and who would not otherwise have the means to obtain a lawyer.

Attorneys interested in applying for this vacancy may download the Application for Special Appointment or call Florida Bar headquarters (850) 561-5757 to obtain the application form.  Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300 no later than the close of business on Friday, June 12. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application. The Board of Governors will review all applications and may request interviews.

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