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Legal Services of Greater Miami remains open during COVID-19

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Legal Services of Greater Miami (Legal Services) understands first hand that the need for legal assistance is greater and more critical in the...

Judicial Campaign Conduct Forums scheduled May 7 and 8

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All candidates seeking election as judges or standing for merit retention in 2020 will soon be able to participate in...

Court reprimands judges for an improper endorsement

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The Supreme Court has reprimanded one former and four current 11th Circuit judges for improperly endorsing a company seeking a...

Committee on Standard Jury Instructions – Contract and Business Cases extends application deadline to April 30

The Florida Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions—Contracts and Business Cases is seeking applicants for vacancies for terms beginning...

GLS sees uptick in eviction calls during COVID-19 Pandemic

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Gulfcoast Legal Services (GLS) has suspended in-person services, but the legal aid organization continues to work with clients via email...

Regulating lawyer ads, lodestar multiplier limits among failed bills

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A bill to regulate lawyer ads seeking clients who have been harmed by prescription drugs or medical devices, another to...

E-filing portal operations unaffected by COVID-19, but will be down for maintenance March 21

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The Florida court system’s e-filing portal remains open and is unaffected by the coronavirus emergency; however the portal will be...