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The Mindful Lawyer: We Are All In This Together

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As mindfulness has become more richly infused into the fabric of the legal profession, a shift is taking place from...

Presidential Perspectives: Scott Hawkins — 2011-12

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As part of a project to document the history of The Florida Bar, the former presidents were asked to comment...

The Practice and Process of Law: Checklists for Every Occasion

Practice Tips
Some refer to the practice as part art and part craft. My experience tells me that everything I do as...

Practice Tips: Referral fee basics

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Do I have to worry about the referral fee rules if I’m only getting the standard 25% referral fee? Can...

The Mindful Lawyer

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The practice of law carries with it a range of uncertainties, with perhaps the most salient being whether the client...

Making it personal: The effects of alcohol and substance abuse in the legal community

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Since I joined the bench as a county judge in the Ninth Judicial Circuit in 2005, it has been my...

The Bar’s oldest active attorney, WJ (Jackson) Vaughn, at 105, is a living testament to the history of the profession

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At 105, William Jackson Vaughn is the oldest active member of The Florida Bar. One of my favorite songs is...

Mindfulness and the law: The renewal of an old friendship

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The legal profession’s embrace of mindfulness took many by surprise. It still does. Today’s column takes a serious look at...

Web accessibility and the ADA

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Websites are now a new frontier for the Americans with Disabilities Act. Because so much of the business and shopping...

The Mindful Lawyer

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The resolution of disputes often involves the mediation process. Many readers of this column will have participated in a mediation...