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Former Florida Bar President Jay White passes away

Known for his thoroughness and intensity in addressing complex legal issues, John G. (Jay) White III, the 60th president of The Florida Bar, died unexpectedly November 27. He was 67. White, GrayRobinson’s West Palm Beach managing shareholder, was born September 2, 1955, in Pensacola, more than 100 years after his great-grandfather settled there. He grew…

Perry Mason and the Present Moment

This month’s column meanders like a river, flowing from television’s most popular trial attorney, to a largely forgotten courageous and mistreated state prosecutor, to the practice of mindful listening. A current running through this river is Native American Heritage Day, legislation signed into law by George Bush so designating the Friday following Thanksgiving. Televisions Most…

Mental health and wellness stand at the heart of the season two finale of ‘Never Contemplated’

The “Never Contemplated” podcast recently put the wrap on its second season with an important message for Florida’s legal community regarding mental health and wellness. The podcast, which is put together by The Florida Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism, provides a candid discussion with women judges from across the state featuring a wide variety…

Stopping hackers with ‘honey and sand’

Solo and small-firm lawyers who think they don’t have to worry about data security should think again, warns Lockard LLC CEO Nick Lockard. “Why should your care?” Lockard says. “Your reputation is on the line. When hackers target your business, they will ruin your reputation.” Lockard recently presented, “How to Stop Hackers with Honey and…

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Daily News Summary

  1. The Florida Bar

    FORMER FLORIDA BAR PRESIDENT JAY WHITE PASSES AWAY

    The Florida Bar | Article | November 30, 2022
  2. The Florida Bar

    FLORIDA BAR LAUNCHES INITIATIVE CENTERED ON LEGAL RESOURCE EDUCATION

    The Capitolist | Article | November 29, 2022
  3. Legal Discipline

    EMERGENCY SUSPENSION OF FLORIDA ATTORNEY APPROVED BY STATE SUPREME COURT

    Daily Business Review | Article | November 29, 2022
  4. Judiciary

    FLORIDA APPEALS COURT WEIGHS CORRECTIONAL OFFICER’S FIRING OVER MEDICAL MARIJUANA

    News Service of Florida | Article | November 29, 2022
  5. Civil Justice

    FLORIDA ATTORNEY GENERAL SUES REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE FOR SCAMMING HOMEOWNERS

    Tampa Bay Times | Article | November 30, 2022