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March 1, 2018
Professionalism & Civility panel needs members

The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during its May meeting:

Supreme Court’s Commission on Professionalism & Civility: Two lawyers to serve four-year terms on this 23-member commission commencing July 1. The commission acts as a steering and long-range planning commission for the creation and implementation of programs promoting the ideals and values of justice within the legal system, and to instill those ideals of character, civility, competence, and commitment of professionalism in all those persons serving therein. The commission oversees the development of judicial professionalism programs and the teaching of professionalism in law schools. In addition, it establishes the policies of the Bar’s Center for Professionalism and acts as the center’s governing board.

Persons interested in applying for this vacancy may download the “Application for Special Appointment” or should call Bar headquarters at 850-561-5757 to obtain the application form. Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 32399-2300 or submitted via email to [email protected] no later than the close of business on Monday, March 26. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application. The Board of Governors will review all applications and may request telephone or personal interviews.

[Revised: 03-22-2018]