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Brushing Up on Mindfulness

You have probably brushed your teeth today, doing so for two reasons: fresh breath and maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Many tubes of toothpaste provide messages like: “regular brushing can help fight cavities and leave your breath feeling fresh.”  If practicing mindfulness were described in a similar way it might read something like, “regular practicing…

Practice management or technology questions? LegalFuel has answers

LegalFuel: The Practice Resource Center of The Florida Bar provides education for Bar members on practice management issues including technology subjects. LegalFuel offers free CLE webinars as well as articles, podcasts, and other resources. LegalFuel’s team of Practice Management Advisors are also available to answer practice management or technology related questions weekdays from 8 a.m….

Court expands public access to Florida’s courts via the Virtual Courtroom Directory

The Florida Supreme Court has launched its Virtual Courtroom Directory (courtrooms.flcourts.org) to expand public access to court proceedings. The Virtual Courtroom Directory offers a simple way to find virtual hearings and court livestreams of trials and oral arguments throughout the state. “Florida’s courts continue to meet the ongoing challenges of the pandemic,” said Chief Justice…

Ethics seminar looks at alternative facts, Bar grievances, and judicial advice

How does a lawyer convince a jury to reach a decision and render a verdict in the age of “alternative facts?” The annual Masters Seminar on Ethics, sponsored by the Professional Ethics Committee at the Bar’s Annual Convention, will examine that question among other topics. The online CLE is set for 8 a.m. to noon…

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Daily News Summary

  1. The Florida Bar

    COURT EXPANDS PUBLIC ACCESS TO FLORIDA’S COURTS VIA THE VIRTUAL COURTROOM DIRECTORY

    The Florida Bar | Article | April 20, 2021
  2. Legal Profession

    FLORIDA SUPREME COURT’S ORDER BLOCKING DIVERSITY QUOTAS FOR CLE INSTRUCTORS COULD IMPACT ABA PROGRAMS

    ABA Journal | Article | April 19, 2021
  3. Judiciary

    SO YOU WANT TO BE A JUDGE? HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    Daily Business Review | Article | April 19, 2021

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