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Francis, Couriel appointed to the Florida Supreme Court

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Judge Renatha Francis and John Couriel were appointed May 26 by Gov. Ron DeSantis to become the newest justices of...

McCann sworn in as Palm Beach County FAWL president

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More than 100 Palm Beach County FAWL members met via Zoom on May 21 for the virtual board installation. Christa...

George C. Young Inn of Court recognizes talented student writers

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In recognition of the service U.S. District Judge George C. Young provided to Central Florida, the George C. Young Inn...

Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon treat hospital staff to ice cream

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Emmanuel Sheppard & Condon recently brought ice cream trucks to Ascension Sacred Heart to treat the employees who have been...

New orders launch remote civil jury trial pilot program, set new health safety measures

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Chief Justice Charles Canady issued an order late on May 21 creating a new pilot program for civil jury trials...

Military spouses may work as certified legal interns while awaiting character and fitness review

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Military spouses who are lawyers may work as certified legal interns while they wait to pass the Florida Board of...

Three elected to the Board of Governors Executive Committee

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The Florida Bar Board of Governors has voted to elevate three members to the Executive Committee, a select panel empowered...

The Mindful Lawyer: Finding the sweet spot

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A core component of many definitions of mindfulness and to many mindfulness practices is “attention.” You may have heard that...

Poll of judges finds Zoom to be the most popular platform for pandemic-caused remote court hearings

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Zoom and WebEx are far and away the platforms being used most often for remote court hearings during the COVID-19...

Virtual feedback on remote court proceedings — a judge’s perspective

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In the face of an unprecedented pandemic, remote court appearances by video, once an outlier event, have now become the...