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Justice Kogan remembered for championing court communications

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Former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald Kogan died in Miami on Thursday, March 4, 2021. He was 87 and...

Task force defends proposed IOTA program rule amendments

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Critics of proposed amendments to the Bar rule governing the IOTA program fail to recognize that the amendments comply with...

Building boats more than a brief respite for Padovano

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Bella Figura literally translates from Italian to “good figure.” But as a common saying, explains retired First District Court of...

Bay Area Legal Services virtually swears in new officers

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THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS AT BAY AREA LEGAL SERVICES held a virtual swearing-in ceremony at their most recent quarterly meeting....

Foster-Morales to host statewide town hall meeting March 30

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As the pandemic continues and recovery plans progress, President Dori Foster-Morales will host a statewide town hall meeting March 30...

It’s time to vote! Bar elections are underway

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Balloting is underway in the race for Bar president-elect between Steve Davis of Miami and Gary Lesser of West Palm...

Lawson explores the causes of and cures for stress – from DNA on up

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So, check this out: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Checker_shadow_illusion. Supreme Court Justice Alan Lawson used this shadowed checkerboard illustration, created by MIT Professor of...

Florida Bar members sound off on the state of the profession

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A vast majority of Florida lawyers think the COVID-19 pandemic will forever alter the way law is practiced in the...

Goerner becomes first African-American woman elected to the Seminole bench

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The recent investiture ceremony for Circuit Judge Donna Goerner marked the first time an African-American woman was elected as a circuit...

Legal Services of North Florida’s Dancing with the Stars Tallahassee is set for February 25

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Dancing with the Stars Tallahassee 2020(ish), the annual fundraiser for Legal Services of North Florida, Inc., will go ahead for...