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11th Circuit Board of Governors race ends in a tie; Piedra, Sum head to a runoff

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How do you get an election runoff in a two-person race? They tie in the initial balloting. Jorge L. Piedra…

Four YLD races decided; three go to runoffs

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Four races were decided and three wound up in runoffs in March balloting for Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors…

SCAM ALERT: Caller offers to ‘help’ lawyer with nonexistent Bar complaint

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Lawyers are always advised to keep their guards up as charlatans are out there looking to do them harm. The…

St. Thomas Law hosts local bars

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ST. THOMAS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW recently hosted a Voluntary Bar Association Expo and welcomed represenatives of 17 bar associations…

Tallahassee Bar Association kicks off its 100th year

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THE TALLAHASSEE BAR ASSOCIATION recently honored its past presidents, pictured, and kicked off its 100th-year celebration with a “History of…

FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION NOTICE OF COUNTY COURT VACANCY

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2019 CONTACT: Pamela E. Langham, Chair; [email protected] 1st Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission TELEPHONE: 850-341-1369  …

18TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL VACANCY IN BREVARD COUNTY

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18TH CIRCUIT JNC ANNOUNCES JUDICIAL VACANCY IN BREVARD COUNTY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2019 CONTACT: Alan H. Landman, Chair; [email protected]

Cities and counties losing ‘preemption’ cases could be on the hook for legal fees

Regular News
Under bills moving in the Florida House and Senate, sovereign immunity limits on legal fees and costs would be waived…

Lee County Bar Association provides free legal consultations

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LEE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION members will give free legal advice to the public April 27 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at…

Survey looks at paralegal salaries

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Sixty-two percent of Florida law firms use paralegals and 51 percent of those say their paralegals averaged more than 1,000…