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Board of Governors to make May appointments


The Florida Bar Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during its May 10 meeting. Lawyer applicants must be members of The Florida Bar and in good standing.

ABA House of Delegates: Two attorneys (one under 36 delegate) to serve two-year terms commencing August 2024, at the conclusion of the ABA Annual Meeting. Applicants must also be ABA members.

Florida Legal Services, Inc., Board of Directors: One attorney to serve a three-year term commencing July 1.  This board provides judicial advocacy through co-counseling with local program attorneys and volunteer pro bono attorneys and provides legislative and administrative advocacy on policies impacting the legal rights of the poor, as well as providing civil legal assistance to indigent persons who would not otherwise have the means to obtain a lawyer.

Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association, Board of Governors: One attorney to serve a two-year term commencing July 1, 2024. This is a nine-member board of governors that develops a means of obtaining loss and expense experience in medical malpractice issues.

Applications will be accepted until close of business on Monday, April 8.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application. The Board of Governors will review all applications and may request telephone or personal interviews.

Persons interested in applying for these vacancies may download the Application for Special Appointment or call Bar headquarters at (850) 561-3127, to obtain the application form. Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 32399-2300 or submitted via email.

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