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County courts prepare for a ‘quiet restructuring’

Top Stories
 County courts are facing a “quiet restructuring” that for the first time since 1992 will expand their civil authority....

Animal Law Section honors K-9 wounded in the line of duty

News in Photos
ANIMAL LAW SECTION Chair Emeritus Ralph DeMeo, right, with St. Petersburg Police Officer Greg Cevone. Cevone, a K-9 officer, has...

Coxe: Lawyers must protect courts’ independence

Top Stories
A country once had a constitution that guaranteed its citizens free speech, freedom of religion, separation of church and state,...

RJAC preps to address Marsy’s Law, court record access

Top Stories
Two hot potatoes dealing with access to court records could be before the Rules of Judicial Administration Committee’s October meeting....

Panel asks for solicitation rule revisions

Top Stories
Lawyers should be allowed to hand out business cards to people who discuss legal matters with them in business or...

Parker Thompson Awards honor journalists

Regular News
The 2019 Parker Thomson Awards for Outstanding Legal Journalism in Florida were presented July 11 in St. Petersburg during the...

Turner wins Selig Goldin Award

Top Stories
Long-time practitioner and former Eighth Circuit Judge Larry Turner was presented with the Criminal Law Section’s Selig I. Goldin Award...

Online career counseling available

Top Stories
David Behrend, M.ED., director of Career Planning Services for Lawyers in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, and Judith Rushlow, executive director of Florida...

Bonnette nominated to lead Tax Section

Regular News
The Florida Bar Tax Section’s Nominating Committee has nominated Harris L. Bonnette, Jr., of Jacksonville to serve as the 2020-2021...

Deadline extended to apply for FLS board

Announcements
Florida Legal Services, Inc. Board of Directors: One lawyer to serve a three-year term commencing immediately and ending June 30,...