Attorneys who have achieved 50 years in the practice, even if they spent part of their careers in other states, can be recognized for their dedication and service.
The Florida Bar will recognize veteran lawyers during a luncheon at the , Friday, June 15, at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.
Both 50-year members of The Florida Bar and senior counselors will be recognized at the luncheon.
The senior counselor program, which was recommended by the Out-of-State Division, recognizes current active and inactive Florida Bar members who have practiced law for 50 years or more and have not previously been recognized by The Florida Bar for this accomplishment. Participants must write a letter stating their request to be considered for a 50-year senior counselor award and include a list of all state bar memberships held with both start and end dates indicated. The cumulative 50 years in legal practice must have been completed by January 1, 2018, for this year’s honors.
Letters should be addressed to: 50-year Senior Counselor Award, attn. Melanie Strickland, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson St., Tallahassee 32399-2300, and must be received no later than May 18.
For more information, contact Strickland at 800-342-8060, ext. 5671, or [email protected].