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The purpose of this summary provided by the Communications Department of The Florida Bar is to present media coverage that may be of interest to members. Opinions expressed in the articles are attributable solely to the authors. The Florida Bar does not adopt or endorse any opinions expressed below. For information on previous articles, please contact the publishing newspaper directly.

November 18, 2021

  1. The Florida Bar

    GROSSHANS CEREMONIALLY SWORN IN AS A JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT

    The Florida Bar | Article | November 18, 2021

    During Florida Supreme Court Justice Jamie R. Grosshans’ ceremonial investiture Nov. 17 Chief Justice Charles Canady noted, Grosshans was actually appointed to the court on Sept. 14, 2020, by Gov. Ron DeSantis and has served since. But the ceremonial festivities to honor her being the 91st justice in the court’s 175-year history were delayed because of the COVID 19 pandemic. Archived recordings of the ceremony on various media platforms can be found on the court’s website.

  2. Judiciary

    HISTORIC MIAMI-DADE COUNTY COURTHOUSE TO REOPEN: WHAT LAWYERS NEED TO KNOW

    Daily Business Review | Article | November 17, 2021

    Miami-Dade Chief Circuit Judge Nushin G. Sayfie said the Miami-Dade courthouse at 73 W. Flagler St. will reopen to the public on Dec. 6. Sayfie closed the courthouse in July due to a report that recommended partial closure and further analysis of the building due to structural safety concerns. As a result of the closure, court operations, such as hearings and trials, continued in alternative locations.

  3. Legal Profession

    FREED TO RUN 5.0 CROSSING THE FINISH LINE NOV. 20

    Jacksonville Daily Record | Article | November 18, 2021

    Attorney Mike Freed’s fifth annual Freed to Run will cross the finish line at about 4 p.m. Nov. 20 on the lawn in front of the Duval County Courthouse. Freed to Run is six marathons in six days from the state Supreme Court in Tallahassee to Jacksonville. Freed was joined on the first leg of the series by The Florida Bar President Mike Tanner. The marathon series raises money and awareness to support pediatric patients and their families facing legal obstacles that often impede their health outcomes.

  4. Legal Profession

    BETTER ON ZOOM: ATTORNEYS ARE CREATING STRATEGIES TO AID VIDEO CONFERENCING IN MEDIATION

    Daily Business Review | Article | November 17, 2021

    Mediations seem to run just as smoothly on Zoom as in person, attorneys say. And lawyers want to keep it that way by devising strategies to work out kinks born from virtual interactions. Attorneys from South Florida and Atlanta weigh in.

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