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Bar’s Professionalism Committee recognizes Bandy

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Rebecca Bandy

Rebecca Bandy

The Bar’s Professionalism Committee presented its 2021 “Champion of Professionalism Award” to Rebecca Bandy, director of the Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism.

The award recognizes “exemplary professionalism exhibited by an individual during the course of interacting with their peers and clients.”

“Rebecca embodies professionalism every day in her role as director of the Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism and I have been so proud to witness the center’s tremendous progress promoting professionalism while engaging Bar members and law students across Florida,” Bar President Foster-Morales said at January 12 virtual gathering.

Committee Chair Ita M. Neymotin, the regional counsel of the Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel, Second District Court of Appeal, Past President Michael Higer, Judge Anthony Rondolino, and several committee members outlined Bandy’s professional attributes and expressed how much they appreciate her.  Bandy, a lawyer and teacher, joined the Bar staff in 2017.

The award has previously been given to Henry Lee Paul, a past Florida Bar counsel, and Julian Holt, public defender of the 13th Circuit.

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