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Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism and Civility

MISSION STATEMENT

To promote the fundamental ideals and values of the justice system within the legal system, and to instill those ideals of character, civility, competence, and commitment to all those persons serving therein.

The Supreme Court of Florida’s Commission on Professionalism and Civility serves as a steering and long-range planning commission for the creation and implementation of programs promoting the ideals and goals of professionalism. In addition to providing input, guidance and approval for the creation and implementation of professionalism programs and seminars, the Commission oversees the development of judicial professionalism programs and the promoting of professionalism in law schools. The Commission establishes the policies of the bar’s Center and is its governing board. The Commission meets several times per year to address issues presented. Members of the Commission are also called upon to speak at functions throughout the state.

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Past & Present Chairs

1996-1999: Justice Harry Lee Anstead
1999-2002: Justice Major B. Harding
2002-2008: Justice Raoul Cantero III
2008-2009: Justice Peggy A. Quince
2009-Present: Justice R. Fred Lewis

List of Ex Officio Commission Members

Current Commission Members: