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Supreme Court amends Proposals for Settlement rule

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The Florida Supreme Court has adopted amendments to Civil Procedure Rule 1.442 (Proposals for Settlement) to exclude nonmonetary terms from...

Governor signs jurists lobbying legislation into law

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Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a measure that would implement a 2018 constitutional amendment that bars judges and justices from...

Governor signs property insurance reforms and condo safety measures

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The Legislature adjourned a special session on May 25 after approving property insurance reforms that target litigation costs, and a...

Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches recognizes Kathryn Rossmell

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Kathryn Rossmell of Lewis Longman & Walker received the Young Professional of the Year Award from the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm...

Board approves new Special Committee on Mentoring New Lawyers

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In a move that signals a new Bar priority for the coming year, the Board of Governors has agreed to...

Proposed rule provides guidance for accommodating service animals in court

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Judges would have more guidance for accommodating service animals under proposed revisions to the Rules of General Practice and Judicial...

Grant helps Legal Aid Service of Collier County assist at-risk tenants

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Legal Aid Service of Collier County received a $40,000 grant from the Collier Community Foundation to assist in eviction diversion...

Greenstein petitions for Bar reinstatement

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Pursuant to Rule 3-7.10, Blanca Perper Greenstein of Boca Raton has petitioned the Supreme Court of Florida for Bar reinstatement....

185 appointed to Bar committee leadership positions

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President-elect Gary Lesser has appointed 185 members to Florida Bar committee leadership positions for the 2022-23 Bar year. In all,...

Mental Health and Wellness of Florida Lawyers Committee gets high marks

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The Board of Governors has signed off on a favorable review of the Mental Health and Wellness of Florida Lawyers...