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Hatchett Bar participates in Bethune Cookman University’s commencement ceremony

News in Photos
THE JOSEPH W. HATCHETT BAR ASSOCIATION of the Seventh Circuit was invited to be Benjamin Crump’s special guest during the...

Legal community remembers Sandy D’Alemberte

News in Photos
Talbot D. “Sandy” D’Alemberte, who helped write and push through Article V of the Florida Constitution that modernized the state’s...

Implementing bill for Marsy’s Law goes nowhere in Legislature

Top Stories
Last January, the Senate Criminal Justice Committee held a hearing on the massive victims’ rights constitutional amendment, known as Marsy’s...

‘FAWL in love with GAL’

Top Stories
Guardian ad Litem Program administrators are designing a guidance system for foster teens that is powered almost exclusively by women...

Court declines to adopt permissive cy pres rule

Regular News
The Florida Supreme Court has declined to adopt a proposed rule of civil procedure that would have allowed unclaimed funds...

Hoffman sworn in as a U.S. magistrate judge

News in Photos
JUDGE LESLIE R. HOFFMAN stands with her mentor, Senior District Judge Wm. Terrell Hodges, center, at her May investiture at...

A core component to effective communication is listening

Columns
We lawyers play many roles in our interactions with clients. While we often regard ourselves as problem solvers, the attorney-client...

Board to discuss ‘Prohibited Conduct for Suspended and Disbarred Attorneys’ rule

Regular News
The Board of Governors is scheduled to consider proposed changes to Rule 3-6.1, “Prohibited Conduct for Suspended and Disbarred Attorneys,”...

It’s a boy . . . and another boy!

News in Photos
FLORIDA’S LEGAL FAMILY JUST GOT BIGGER — by two. Lex Marie Murphy, a recent FSU Law grad and her husband, Assistant...

Lewis, Longman & Walker named “Business of the Year” in the Palm Beaches

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Lewis, Longman & Walker received the 2019 Business of the Year Award from the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm...