The Florida Bar

Florida Bar News

The Florida Bar News

Top Stories

More than $1 million raised for medical-legal partnership through Freed to Run marathon series

News in Photos
With the donations from Freed to Run 3.0 counted, Jacksonville Area Legal Aid is now nearly halfway to its goal...

The Mindful Lawyer: Relaxing a tension and attention

Mindfulness
It is said that the practice of mindfulness is simple but not easy. This column is intended to help bridge...

Abolishing the CRC passes House, moving in Senate

Top Stories
On its first day passing bills in the 2020 session, the Florida House approved putting a constitutional amendment on the...

Deadlines extended for Foundation’s Medal of Honor and Jane Curran Award Nominations

Top Stories
The Florida Bar Foundation has extended the deadlines for nominations for the 2020 Medal of Honor Awards and the Jane...

Lawmakers scrutinize drug-injury related legal ads

Top Stories
The Florida Legislature is exploring regulating legal advertisements seeking potential clients who may have been harmed by prescription drugs or...

House committee moves bill to regulate ‘litigation lenders’

Top Stories
A divided House panel has approved a proposal to regulate so-called “litigation lenders,” despite warnings that it may backfire on...

Measure would make it easier to compensate the wrongfully imprisoned

Top Stories
Legislation to expand those qualifying for compensation after being wrongfully incarcerated in Florida may include retroactive eligibility. House Criminal Justice...

Supreme Court JNC sends nine names to the governor to fill two vacancies

News in Photos
The Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission has certified the following nominees to fill the two vacancies created by the...

Most county court appeals would go to DCAs under proposed bill

Top Stories
A bill carrying out a Supreme Court recommendation to have most appeals from county court actions decided at district courts...

Bill would restrict ‘contingency fee multipliers’

Top Stories
A Senate panel has voted to restrict the use of “contingency fee multipliers” to calculate the awarding of attorneys’ fees...