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Wm. Reece Smith, Jr., Leadership Academy promotes Bar involvement

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Launched in 2014 with a goal of promoting a more diverse and inclusive leadership in The Florida Bar, the Wm....

Can a non-Bar member remotely practice law from Florida?

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Is an out-of-state licensed lawyer and non-Bar member who moves to Florida engaged in the unlicensed practice of law when...

Mother can represent disabled child in administrative appeal

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Unlicensed Practice of Law Standing Committee members discussed a recent Third District Court of Appeal ruling that a mother could...

Icard Merrill giving campaign benefits meals on wheels

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ICARD MERRILL HELD AN “October Giving Campaign” benefiting Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee. Attorneys and staff donated a variety...

Court creates workgroup to improve how civil cases are processed

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The Florida Supreme Court is taking aim at improving how civil cases move through the state court system. Pursuant to...

New committee reviews Board of Govenors ex officio membership

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A new committee to look at how Bar Board of Governors ex officio members, who represent voluntary bars and other...

Tampa lawyers carve out a niche as data hostage negotiators

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They may carry briefcases instead of bullhorns, and prefer business attire to bullet-proof vests. But two Tampa attorneys can claim...

Bar extends application deadline to November 15 for board appointments to be made in December

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The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during its December meeting: Florida Realtor-Attorney...

Florida’s First Amendment Foundation president wins Susan Spencer-Wendel Award for Lifetime Achievement

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Barbara Petersen, the founding president of Florida’s First Amendment Foundation who is retiring after 25 years leading the organization, received...

Two banks help boost Foundation’s IOTA returns

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Two banks have joined a Florida Bar Foundation campaign to boost interest paid on lawyer IOTA accounts, raising the Foundation’s...