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Sarasota chapter of the American Inn of Court honors Leslie Telford Kettring with its Professionalism Award

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The Sarasota chapter of the American Inn of Court has awarded Leslie Telford Kettring with its annual Judge John M....

Bill to enhance penalties for threatening court personnel becomes law

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Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed HB 67, a bill that makes it a crime to threaten a justice, judicial assistant,...

Governor signs measure giving greater protections for defense counsel

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Beginning July 1, defense counsel in Florida will receive protections already afforded other courtroom officers. On June 5, Gov. Ron...

Richard A. Sicking American Inn of Court pay tribute to its namesake

It would be difficult to find anyone who has had a more profound impact on Florida workers’ compensation law and...

Family Law Section hosting trial advocacy workshop July 13-16 in Orlando

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The biennial Trial Advocacy Workshop, an interactive professional development program organized by the Family Law Section, will take place from...

Florida Bar News Briefs highlights the Bar’s new ‘Counsel to Counsel’ mentoring program

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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...

Office of Judges of Compensation Claims honors Meredith McAvoy’s professionalism

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Mediator Ana Gonzalez-Fajardo, from the left, Frank Wesighan, Meredith McAvoy, and Judge Margret Kerr at the First Work Comp Academy...

Richardson joins other Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers to present trial advocacy program in Poland

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Scott Richardson, right, of the Law Office of Scott N. Richardson in West Palm Beach recently met in Warsaw, Poland,...

Johnson Jackson launches ‘Courage To Grow’ Scholarship

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Tampa-based labor and employment law firm Johnson Jackson is offering a new scholarship aimed at supporting the professional growth of...

Former CABA president appointed a U.S. Bankruptcy Judge

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Corali Lopez-Castro was recently sworn in as a bankruptcy judge for the Southern District of Florida’s Miami Division. She fills...