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News Releases

News about the legal profession in Florida.


FLORIDA BAR LEADERS’ STATEMENTS ABOUT NOMINATIONS OF JUSTICES LAGOA AND LUCK TO U.S. COURT OF APPEALS FOR ELEVENTH CIRCUIT

September 12th, 2019

John M. Stewart, President of The Florida Bar: “Justices Barbara Lagoa and Robert Luck have served Florida well as lawyers and jurists, and both are highly qualified to provide their knowledge and expertise to the entire country. It is well-known throughout Florida that they have repeatedly demonstrated the ability to apply the law to reach…

SUPREME COURT DISCIPLINES 16 ATTORNEYS

May 30th, 2019

Summaries of orders issued April 25 – May 23, 2019 The Florida Bar, the state’s guardian for the integrity of the legal profession, announces that the Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined 16 attorneys – disbarring six, revoking the licenses of three and suspending seven. Disciplinary revocation is tantamount to disbarment. As an…

10TH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED

February 26th, 2019

Judicial Nominating Commissions: Deadline extended for the 10th Circuit for one lawyer vacancy. The Florida Bar must nominate three lawyers for each Judicial Nominating Commission to the Governor for his appointment. The appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1, 2019. Applicants must be members of The Florida Bar engaged in the practice of…