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Proposal would end prorated fees for members who join in the final quarter of the fiscal year

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The Board of Governors, hoping to eliminate confusion, is considering a proposal to stop charging a prorated fee to new...

Florida Bar News Briefs is ready for download — Give it a listen

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The latest edition of Florida Bar News Briefs, a weekly podcast dedicated to what’s happening in the legal profession, is now...

Three court-related measures sent to the governor

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The legislature would redirect $28.8 million in fines and fees from state coffers to directly fund the daily operations of...

Florida Lawyers on AI — insights from 2024 Florida Bar Membership Opinion Survey

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While 32% of Florida lawyers say their level of understanding of generative artificial intelligence is either “excellent or good,” few...

Florida Supreme Court Historical Society seeks board of trustees nominations

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The Florida Supreme Court Historical Society is seeking judges, lawyers, law teachers, and other citizens to serve on its board...

Bills supporting new mothers and domestic violence victims sent to the governor

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A bill that would excuse new mothers from jury service has been forwarded to Gov. Ron DeSantis. HB 461 by...

FFLA and the Family Law Section fund 14 civil legal aid summer fellows

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After a four-year pause due to lack of funding, FFLA will once again fund its Civil Legal Aid Summer Fellows...

Cuban American Bar Association names leadership training program fellows

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The Cuban American Bar Association (CABA) has named 14 fellows for Class II of its leadership training program, “L.E.A.D. with...

Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine expands H.T. Smith Legal Studies Scholarship 

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Kluger, Kaplan, Silverman, Katzen & Levine is doubling down on its efforts to promote diversity in the profession by expanding...

Governor appoints two to the bench

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Gov. Ron DeSantis announced two judicial appointments April 17, one to the Walton County court and another to the Alachua...