THE JUNE BAR NEWS: Funds address Judicial Branch pay disparities, Justice Lagoa sworn in, and help with ethical issues when leaving a firm.
The June Bar News is now available with stories including:
FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO ADDRESS JUDICIAL BRANCH’S PAY DISPARITIES
Now that the Legislature has signed off on the judiciary’s most urgent request — a $10.3 million incentive package for court workers — the Florida Supreme Court is saying thanks.
JUSTICE LAGOA SWORN IN
A daughter of Cuban exiles, a star student, a dedicated lawyer, an experienced appellate judge, mother, and wife was recently ceremonially sworn in as Florida’s 87th Supreme Court justice.
ETHICAL ISSUES INVOLVED IN LEAVING LAW FIRMS
Leaving a firm may sometimes be awkward, bittersweet, or less than amicable, but it does not have to lead to an ethics complaint. Lawyers should take care to consider issues regarding confidentiality, conflicts of interest, and duties to the firm and clients to obtain a smoother transition.