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THE FEB. BAR NEWS: CYBER SECURITY TRAINING, COURT CALLS FOR EIGHT NEW JUDGES AND RULE ALLOWS CLIENTS TO PAY CREDIT CARD FEES

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The February News is now available online with stories including:

Cyber security training offered by LegalFuel.
A recent LogicForce survey of 300 American law firms revealed a 41 percent increase in the number of data security audits demanded by their corporate clients.

Rules will allow credit card fees to be passed on to clients.
Bar members may pass along banking fees and other related expenses when accepting credit card payments from clients. That’s one of several Bar rule amendments, effective March 5, recently approved by the Supreme Court.

Court calls for eight newcircuit and county judges.
Florida needs four new circuit judges and four new county judges — all in Hillsborough County — but requires two fewer county court judges in Brevard County and one less in Pasco County.