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YLD Board of Governors Candidates’ Platform Statements

Here are the platform statements for the 2022 candidates for The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors. Ballots for the election will be mailed or emailed on March 1, and must be returned no later than 11:59 p.m. March 21. Bar members will have the choice of voting by the mailed paper ballot…

House panel moves bill to allow businesses to sue over lost income due to ordinances

Over the strong objection of  cities and counties, a House panel has approved a measure that would give businesses a right to sue when a local ordinance hurts their bottom line. The Civil Justice and Property Rights Subcommittee voted 12-3 on January 13 to approve HB 569 by Rep. Lawrence McClure, R-Plant City. “It’s trying…

YLD recognizes Hemans with Pro Bono Service Award

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 January 20 ceremony…

Ausley McMullen to receive 2022 Law Firm Commendation

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 January 20 at the Supreme Court of Florida. The commendation honors significant…

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  1. The Florida Bar

    YLD BOARD OF GOVERNORS CANDIDATES’ PLATFORM STATEMENTS

    The Florida Bar | Article | January 18, 2022
  2. Civil Justice

    NEARLY 10 YEARS AFTER IT WAS FILED, ACREAGE CANCER CLUSTER LAWSUIT HEADED TO TRIAL THIS MONTH

    Palm Beach Post | Article | January 15, 2022
  3. Criminal Justice

    OKALOOSA JAIL CONSIDERS ACADEMY TO RECRUIT NEW OFFICERS AMID STAFFING SHORTAGE

    Northwest Florida Daily News | Article | January 18, 2022

President Mike Tanner Shares His Priorities for the 2021-22 Year