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Ethics during COVID-19

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On April 1, 2020, Governor Ron DeSantis issued the statewide Safer at Home Executive Order 20-91. The order directs all...

Local bars go virtual to help members address COVID-19

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Pensacola attorney David Carroll recently conducted a six-hour non-jury trial using the Zoom video conferencing platform. Impressed by the process,...

Retired justice visits Palm Beach Lakes Community High School

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RETIRED FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JUSTICE Barbara J. Pariente in late February spoke with students from the Law Academy and Justice...

Rosenbury makes great strides in five years leading UF Law; now she must deal with COVID-19

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University of Florida Law Dean Laura Rosenbury was about to mark twin milestones before COVID-19 became a global pandemic. On...

President Stewart’s latest message to the membership

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APRIL 3 PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE Dear Fellow Florida Bar Members: I hope this correspondence finds you, your families, and friends well...

Bar’s COVID-19 web page designed to keep members informed

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The Florida Bar has built a comprehensive COVID-19 web page that offers the latest news, from Supreme Court orders, CLE,...

Working from home? Practice good digital hygiene

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Attorneys working from home to avoid spreading or catching COVID-19 can avoid computer viruses too, with good digital hygiene and...

COVID-19 spurs uptick in estate planning

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Florida probate attorneys say the COVID-19 pandemic is prompting a surge in interest in will preparation and estate planning. “This...

Florida lawyer leads the Miami-Dade Scholastic Hockey Alliance to a high school championship

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IN LATE FEBRUARY, Coral Gables lawyer Andrew Yagoda coached the Miami-Dade Scholastic Hockey Alliance — the Southernmost U.S. high school...

#JustAdulting multi-media, legal guide updated

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“#JustAdulting,” the award-winning, multi-media, legal guide for coming of age in Florida, has just been updated. No Florida teenager should...