Town Hall: COVID-19 Court Operations & Recovery
President Dori Foster-Morales hosted a statewide town hall meeting, “Florida Bar Town Hall: COVID-19 Court Operations and Recovery,” on March 30, 2021 to provide Florida lawyers with court operations updates and plans and a status report on the legal profession.
The program, CLE Course #4651, featured opening remarks by Chief Justice Charles Canady, followed by an update on the efforts of the Workgroup on the Continuity of Court Operations and Proceedings During and After COVID-19 by its chair, Judge Lisa Munyon of Orlando. Judge Margaret Steinbeck, chair of the Trial Court Budget Commission, discussed the branch’s legislative budget request for 2021-22, particularly portions that address the trial courts’ pandemic recovery plan and COVID-19 response needs. Florida Bar President-elect Mike Tanner also talked about the work of the Bar’s Pandemic Recovery Task Force.