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Young lawyers program pays tribute to Justice Ginsburg

A Who’s Who of Florida judges and lawyers — many of them pioneers in their own right — met virtually September 23 to honor the legacy of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Only the second woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Ginsburg died September 18 from metastatic cancer…

October 1, 2020 Disciplinary Actions

The Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 11 attorneys, disbarring one, revoking the license of one, suspending eight, and reprimanding one. One attorney was also placed on probation and ordered to pay restitution. Attorneys suspended for periods of 91 days and longer must undergo a rigorous process to regain their law licenses including…

While much has changed, other pandemic accommodations may be necessary

Judges and lawyers in the 10th Circuit have made great strides in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic but the greatest challenge may be not knowing what’s next. “The biggest concern now is anticipating the unknowns,” said 10th Circuit Chief Judge Ellen Masters at the September 23 Town Hall meeting hosted by Bar President Dori Foster-Morales….

Changes in store for Freed to Run 4.0 Nov. 16-21

Freed to Run 4.0 , November 16-21, will still feature six marathons in six days from Tallahassee to Jacksonville, but for the first time the sixth and final marathon will be on a Saturday, and the route will include a 14-mile stretch on the Baldwin Trail. Participants in Jacksonville Area Legal Aid’s largest annual fundraiser…

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  1. The Florida Bar

    WHILE MUCH HAS CHANGED, OTHER PANDEMIC ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE NECESSARY

    The Florida Bar | Article | September 25, 2020
  2. Judiciary

    STATE SUPREME COURT RULES AGAINST PARKLAND FAMILIES ON BROWARD SCHOOLS’ LIABILITY

    Miami Herald | Article | September 24, 2020
  3. Legal Discipline

    JUDGE FINDS MIAMI-DADE LAWYER BROKE 14 BAR RULES, BUT DEFENSE SUGGESTS INSURANCE LOBBY INTERFERED

    Daily Business Review | Article | September 24, 2020

Florida Bar President Dori Foster-Morales Gives Installation Speech