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Business Law Section updates pro bono guide

If Spider-Man can do it, then so can the Business Law Section and other Florida lawyers. That’s the logic of section Chair Leyza Blanco, explaining the section’s long-standing web of support for pro bono activities, just reinforced with the new revision of its Pro Bono Best Practices Guide. “It goes back to the Peter Parker…

July selection underway in Fourth Circuit’s first fully Zoom trial

An attorney’s briefly sputtering audio and a fierce summer thunderstorm forced brief delays. Two no-show jurors failed to log in. Despite minor glitches, the first day of Zoom jury selection went smoothly August 6 in what Fourth Judicial Circuit officials and Duval Court Clerk Ronnie Fussell say is the first binding, fully remote civil jury…

There is still time to submit your recollections of Bush v. Gore

Were you in Florida 20 years ago during the presidential election dispute known to history as Bush v. Gore? If so, the Florida Supreme Court Library & Archives want to preserve your recollections. An easy online form is available to upload your written submission. November 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of Bush v. Gore. The…

‘On the Docket with Dori’ debuts with an interview of the chair of the Florida Board of Bar Examiners

Florida Bar members can get the latest news from President Dori Foster-Morales in a new video series — “On the Docket with Dori.” Beginning in August, Foster-Morales will host a series of conversations about current events with judges, Bar and community leaders, health experts, and other leading members of the Florida legal community. “Since the…

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  1. The Florida Bar

    ‘ON THE DOCKET WITH DORI’ DEBUTS WITH AN INTERVIEW OF THE CHAIR OF THE FLORIDA BOARD OF BAR EXAMINERS

    The Florida Bar | Article | August 07, 2020
  2. Civil Justice

    FLOOD OF EVICTION FILINGS EXPECTED

    Orlando Sentinel | Article | August 06, 2020
  3. Civil Justice

    SCHOOL REOPENING LAWSUIT TRANSFERRED TO LEON COUNTY

    Tampa Bay Times | Article | August 06, 2020

Florida Bar President Dori Foster-Morales Gives Installation Speech