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2021 President-Elect Candidates’ Forum

The Florida Bar presented a live president-elect candidates’ forum Feb. 22, from noon to 12:30 p.m., via Zoom, moderated by Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince.

Steve Davis of Miami and Gary Lesser of West Palm Beach gave opening and closing statements and answered questions about online legal services, the disciplinary system, when the Bar should speak about issues and events, and how they would reach out to new members.

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Bar president-elect candidates take part in online forum

From the Bar’s role in public advocacy, to online legal service providers and lawyer discipline, the two candidates for Bar president-elect expressed their views in a February 22 virtual forum. Hosted by President Dori Foster-Morales and moderated by former Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince, the forum featured West Palm Beach attorney Gary Lesser and Miami…

Florida Bar to hold president-elect candidates’ forum February 22

The Florida Bar will present a live president-elect candidates’ forum February 22, from 12-12:30 p.m., via Zoom, to provide Florida lawyers an opportunity to virtually meet the candidates: Steve Davis of Miami and Gary Lesser of West Palm Beach. Davis and Lesser, both current members of the Board of Governors, will present opening and closing…

Questions for the Bar president-elect candidates

The following questions were posed by the News to Bar president-elect candidates Steve Davis of Miami and Gary Lesser of West Palm Beach. Ballots for the election will be mailed or emailed around March 1, and must be returned no later than 11:59 p.m. March 22. Voters will have the option of voting online in…

Bar President-elect Candidates’ Platform Statements

Board of Governors members Steve Davis of Miami and Gary Lesser of West Palm Beach have qualified to run for Bar president-elect. The winner will be decided in March balloting and sworn in as president-elect at the June Annual Convention, when current President-elect Michael Tanner is sworn in as president, and for his  own term…