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Board approves new Special Committee on Mentoring New Lawyers

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In a move that signals a new Bar priority for the coming year, the Board of Governors has agreed to...

Proposed rule provides guidance for accommodating service animals in court

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Judges would have more guidance for accommodating service animals under proposed revisions to the Rules of General Practice and Judicial...

Grant helps Legal Aid Service of Collier County assist at-risk tenants

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Legal Aid Service of Collier County received a $40,000 grant from the Collier Community Foundation to assist in eviction diversion...

185 appointed to Bar committee leadership positions

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President-elect Gary Lesser has appointed 185 members to Florida Bar committee leadership positions for the 2022-23 Bar year. In all,...

Mental Health and Wellness of Florida Lawyers Committee gets high marks

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The Board of Governors has signed off on a favorable review of the Mental Health and Wellness of Florida Lawyers...

Legal aid programs in Broward County to honor John Offerdahl during 10th Annual Bridge to Justice Breakfast

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The Legal Aid programs in Broward County will jointly hold their annual Bridge to Justice breakfast fundraiser June 3 honoring...

Board approves plan to enhance professionalism

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The Board of Governors granted preliminary approval of a sweeping plan to improve professionalism, endorsed a statewide, automated platform for...

The Mindful Lawyer: Waking Up This Summer

Did you notice the trees swaying in the breeze the last time you were outside? Did you observe the gentle...

Lozada named Law Faculty/Administrator Award winner

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The Standing Committee on Professionalism named Florida International University College of Law’s Rosario Lozada as its Law Faculty/Administrator Award winner....

Governor vetoes legislation to increase the amount debtors could retain in a single vehicle

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Saying it doesn’t go far enough, Gov. Ron DeSantis has vetoed a measure that was designed to prevent struggling Floridians...