Town Hall: COVID-19 Court Operations & Recovery
President Dori Foster-Morales will host a statewide town hall meeting, “Florida Bar Town Hall: COVID-19 Court Operations and Recovery,” from noon to 1:00 p.m. March 30, 2021 to provide Florida lawyers with court operations updates and plans and a status report on the legal profession.
The program, submitted for continuing legal education credit, will feature 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, will discuss the branch’s legislative budget request for 2021-22, particularly portions that addresses the trial courts’ pandemic recovery plan and COVID-19 response needs. Florida Bar President-elect Mike Tanner will also talk about the work of the Bar’s Pandemic Recovery Task Force.