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Coronavirus economic impacts expected to slash Foundation’s IOTA income; board delays some grants

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Almost half of its IOTA income will likely be lost in the next fiscal year due to collapsing interest rates,...

COVID-19 spurs uptick in estate planning

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Florida probate attorneys say the COVID-19 pandemic is prompting a surge in interest in will preparation and estate planning. “This...

Florida lawyer leads the Miami-Dade Scholastic Hockey Alliance to a high school championship

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IN LATE FEBRUARY, Coral Gables lawyer Andrew Yagoda coached the Miami-Dade Scholastic Hockey Alliance — the Southernmost U.S. high school...

Balloting is under way in the Fourth Circuit YLD board runoff

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Eballots for the Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors runoff election in the Fourth Circuit between Valeen Arena and Sarah Morris...

New statewide COVID-19 emergency orders extend court language interpreter regulatory & continuing judicial education deadlines

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To ensure that state courts have sufficient foreign language interpretation services, Florida’s Chief Justice Charles Canady issued a new administrative...

Court filings down; clerks and judges coping with COVID-19

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The spread of COVID-19 and resulting local and statewide court administrative orders limiting in-person court proceedings have affected broader court...

Smith Currie & Hancock walk for animals

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IN EARLY MARCH before social distancing, Smith Currie & Hancock’s Ft. Lauderdale office participated in the Humane Society of Broward...

Proposed Bar budget approved

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The Board of Governors’ Executive Committee voted unanimously to approve a proposed $42.5 million Bar budget for FY 2020-2021. The...

Chief issues statewide COVID-19 emergency order extending speedy trial deadlines in traffic infraction cases

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Chief Justice Charles Canady issued a new administrative order March 30 suspending speedy trial deadlines in noncriminal traffic infraction cases to...

Chief Justice issues new statewide COVID-19 emergency order on court-ordered family visitation with children under state DCF care

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Florida’s Chief Justice Charles Canady issued a new administrative order on March 27 imposing health-related limitations on court-ordered child and...