The Florida Bar

Florida Bar News

The Florida Bar News

Online support group organized for Florida lawyers diagnose with bipolar or depression issues

Top Stories
The Bar’s Standing Committee on Mental Health and Wellness of Florida Lawyers is partnering with Florida Lawyers Assistance to form...

Margaret O’Neill named managing editor of The Florida Bar’s Legal Publications

Top Stories
The Florida Bar welcomes Margaret (Maggie) O’Neill as its new managing attorney editor for Bar Legal Publications. A member of...

Measure calls for jury supermajorities to recommend death

Top Stories
Juries could recommend a death sentence with a supermajority, instead of unanimous, vote under measures filed for the March 7...

February 1, 2023 Disciplinary Actions

Disciplinary Actions
The Florida Supreme Court in recent court orders disciplined five attorneys, suspending four and reprimanding one. Jean Berry, 1001 S....

Florida Board of Bar Examiners has vacancies

Announcements
Attorney applicants are being sought to fill three vacancies on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. A joint screening committee...

St. Johns County Legal Aid honors its pro bono volunteers

News in Photos
St. Johns County Legal Aid recently presented its 2022 Pro Bono Awards and “Most Helpful Clerk” of the year. Megan...

Foundation’s 2023 Florida Pro Bono Law School Challenge begins February 6

Top Stories
The 2023 Florida Pro Bono Law School Challenge, run by The Florida Bar Foundation, begins February 6. The statewide competition,...

Florida Guardian ad Litem volunteers well represented at Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Awards

News in Photos
Six Florida Statewide Guardian ad Litem Office pro bono attorneys were among the 20 lawyers recently honored with Florida Bar...

Public member needed for the Florida Board of Bar Examiners

Announcements
Members of the public are invited to volunteer on or before March 20 for one vacancy on the Florida Board...

February 1, 2023 Letters

Letters
Aggressive Case Management Second District Court of Appeal Chief Judge Robert Morris is one of our own in Hillsborough County...