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Legislature sets court budget
Supreme Court justices got a raise they weren’t looking for and funding was restored by $2 million for trial court personnel salaries, but almost $26 million sought for trial court technology was left unfulfilled and money for a new Second District Court of Appeal courthouse was not approved.
NEARLY 80 BILZIN SUMBERG employees and family members recently joined together at John F. Kennedy Middle School for the firm’s annual Bilzin Sumberg Cares Project Day.
- Comments requested on senior judges seeking service renewal
- Judicial candidates will be able to post statements on The Florida Bar website
- Fifth DCA pilot to allow remote appearances for oral arguments
- Judgments and decrees interest rate set
- 50-year senior counselors to be recognized at convention
- Kurzban, Gallagher, and Arabnia share the Journal writing award
- Cooley Law School hosts all-women naturalization ceremony
- Family Law Section honors Manz with Visionary Award
- Legislative Action
- Amendments to jury instructions regarding the voir dire process
- Board to make appointments in May
- Florida Board of Bar Examiners seats available
- U.S. 11th Circuit to amend its rules
- Blot petitions for Bar reinstatement
- The 11th Circuit needs a judge
- 13th Circuit needs a family court magistrate
- Orange County Value Adjustment Board seeks special magistrates
Florida Bar Resources
The Florida Bar Journal
April 1, 2018
Supreme Court Justice Barbara J. Pariente and U.S. Foundation Trustee Eugene Pettis.
Justice Pariente wins O'Connor Jurist Award
Florida Courts E-Filing Portal, the statewide access point for electronic submission of court records. It’s the industry pacesetter, giving Florida court system users a simple and secure digital solution while saving filers thousands of dollars in related expenses.
CRC panel backs off restoration of rights issue
It’s all but certain the Constitution Revision Commission will not send voters an amendment on restoring felons’ civil rights that would compete with a citizens initiative restoring their voting rights.
Most Read News StoriesTHE TALLAHASSEE BAR ASSOCIATION and Legal Aid Foundation recently hosted their Annual Chili Cook Off benefitting legal aid, at the Woman’s Club of Tallahassee.
News and Notes
Hot Topics in Evidence 2018|
Friday, May 4, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Orange County Bar Association.
Avoiding Collateral Damage
Friday, April 20, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Tampa Marriott Waterside
Land Use 2018 & 41st Annual Local Government Law In Florida 2018
Thursday, May 10, 9 AM - 4:50 PM (2629); Friday, May 11, 8:15 AM - 5 PM (2631); and Saturday, May 12, 8:15 AM - Noon (2631), Omni Championsgate Orlando.
Are Death and Taxes Still Certain? Tax and Non-Tax Issues in Estate Planning 2018
Friday, April 20, 8:30 a.m. - 5:10 p.m., Ritz-Carlton Sarasota.
Advanced Trial Advocacy 2018
Tuesday, May 15, - Saturday, May 19, University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville
Wills, Trusts & Estates Certification & Practice Review Course 2018
Friday, April 6 - 6:55 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. Saturday, April 7 - 6:55 a.m. - 5:15 p.m., Hyatt Regency Orlando.
Advanced Trial Advocacy 2018
Tuesday, May 15 - Saturday, May 19, University of Florida Levin College of Law.
Journey Through the Florida Guardianship Galaxy 2018
Friday, April 20- 7:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., Stetson University College of Law - Tampa Campus.
Annual Wealth Protection 2018
Friday, May 4 - 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Tampa Airport Marriott.
9th Annual Intellectual Property Law Symposium
Thursday, April 12 - 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.; Friday, April 13 - 7 a.m. - 4:50 p.m., The Don CeSar, St. Petersburg Beach.
Masters of DUI 2018
Friday, April 27 - 8 a.m. - 4:55 p.m., Pier Sixty-Six Hotel and Marina, Ft. Lauderdale.
The Federal Seminar 2018
Monday, April 23 - 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24- 8:30 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., State and Local Legal Center Washington, D.C.
Sunshine Law, Public Records & Ethics for Public Officers and Public Employees 2018
Friday, April 13 - 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Rosen Plaza Orlando.
Practicing with Professionalism
St. Pete Marriott Clearwater, April 6, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
City, County and Local Government Certification Review Course 2018
May 10, 8 a.m. -5:05 p.m, Omni ChampionsGate, Orlando