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Legal Accelerator: Virtual Mentoring

This members-only, virtual-mentor resource developed by The Florida Bar’s Young Lawyers Division is your one-stop hub for the most common questions affecting lawyers today, in an easily searchable database of videos, articles and blog posts.

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Professionalism Handbook

This handbook includes a collection of professionalism resources designed to help students at Florida law schools learn the importance of civility and professionalism in the legal profession. It includes selected chapters of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar along with Professionalism Expectations, and the Guidelines for Professional Conduct.

This guide and its resources embody and reflect the substance of the professional identity, personality, character, and fitness to practice law which each member of the Bar should exemplify.

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Cover of the 2019-20 Professionalism Handbook

Best Practices for Professional Electronic Communication

Lawyers use multiple forms of communication on a daily basis to diligently advocate and are in a constant state of communication with clients, opposing counsel, the court and colleagues. This guide provides best practices for the most popularly used forms of electronic communication.

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Professionalism Library

Hosted by the Florida International University College of Law, the Henry Latimer Professionalism Library Guide provides information and recommended resources regarding practicing law with professionalism in Florida.

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Bounds of Advocacy: Goals for Family Lawyers in Florida

Developed by The Family Law Section Ad Hoc Bounds of Advocacy Committee, this publication is a tool to guide Florida family lawyers through the quagmire of professional and ethical dilemmas that are unique to the practice of family law. The intent is to suggest a higher level of practice than the minimum baseline of conduct required by the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, and the goal is to elevate professionalism in the practice of family law.

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Bounds of Advocacy Goals for Family Lawyers guide