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Corso named Board Certified Lawyer of the Year

Michael J. Corso of Ft. Myers is the recipient of the 2022 Justice Harry Lee Anstead Award for The Florida Bar Board Certified Lawyer of the Year. The Board of Legal Specialization and Education created the award to recognize exemplary professionalism, excellence, character, and commitment to the certification program. Chief Justice Charles Canady presented this…

Digon-Greer honored with the Marshall R. Cassedy, Sr., Award for work to advance pro bono service

Francisco-Javier P. (“Frank”) Digon-Greer is the latest recipient of the Marshall R. Cassedy, Sr., Award for his “extraordinary efforts” to advance pro bono service. In making the announcement at the 2022 Annual Convention, outgoing President Mike Tanner cited Digon-Greer’s service to The Florida Bar’s Pro Bono Committee, to the Supreme Court of Florida’s Commission on…

Judge Van Wyk becomes president of The Florida Bar Foundation

Judge Suzanne Van Wyk, an administrative law judge with the Florida Division of Administrative Hearings, takes office July 1 as president of The Florida Bar Foundation. Van Wyk, a judge since 2012, graduated with honors from Florida State University College of Law in 1994 and has a master’s degree in urban and regional planning also…

Carlos G. Muñiz ready to lead the Florida Supreme Court

Chief Justice Charles Canady symbolically passed the gavel to Chief Justice-elect Carlos G. Muñiz in a ceremony for court staff June 29. Surrounded by fellow justices and staff in the Supreme Court Rotunda in Tallahassee, Canady gripped an oversized gavel that he jokingly referred to as  a “mallet.” “I’m delighted to present this to [Chief]…

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  1. The Florida Bar

    CARLOS G. MUÑIZ READY TO LEAD THE FLORIDA SUPREME COURT

    The Florida Bar | Article | June 30, 2022
  2. Judiciary

    JUSTICES BACK DESANTIS REQUEST FOR STATEWIDE GRAND JURY TO INVESTIGATE SMUGGLING OF UNDOCUMENTED CHILDREN

    News Service of Florida | Article | June 29, 2022
  3. Criminal Justice

    IN RARE INVOCATION OF UNSECURED GUN LAW, MOTHER FACES FELONY CHARGE IN SON’S ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING

    Flagler Live | Article | June 29, 2022

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