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Application deadline to apply for Class X of the Wm. Reece Smith, Jr., Leadership Academy extended to February 11

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The deadline to apply for the 2022-2023 Wm. Reece Smith, Jr., Leadership Academy Class X has been extended to February...

Brady honored with Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award

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Raymond F. Brady said his parents instilled in his “very DNA” the mandate that he owed a duty to serve...

House Judiciary moves measure to create a sixth DCA

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The House Judiciary Committee has endorsed a measure that would create a Sixth District Court of Appeal in Pinellas County...

Bill to support retired police dogs moves

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A proposal to provide subsidized veterinary care for retired law enforcement dogs is now moving in the Florida House. The...

Foundation opens Loan Repayment Assistance Program application process for legal aid lawyers

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The Florida Bar Foundation has opened its 2022 Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) application for Florida civil legal aid lawyers....

Proposal would limit the scope of citizen initiatives

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Over the objection of Democrats, unions, civil rights and environmental groups, a House panel has endorsed a proposal to limit...

Bar to recognize 20 lawyers today for pro bono service

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The Florida Bar will recognize 20 lawyers for their work on behalf of low-income and disadvantaged clients today at a...

Board of Governors Candidates’ Platform Statements

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Here are the platform statements for the 2022 candidates for The Florida Bar Board of Governors. Ballots for the election...

Foundation seeks Medal of Honor Award nominees

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The Florida Bar Foundation is accepting nominations for its 2022 Medal of Honor Awards until February 1. The Medal of...

Giving the gift of time: Committing to increase pro bono service during the holiday season and year round

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As we reflect upon the holiday season, we are reminded of the importance of having safe and stable housing where...