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New order extends Florida Bar regulatory deadlines through May 29

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Florida Bar buildingChief Justice Charles Canady issued a new administrative order April 9 modifying an earlier COVID-19 pandemic emergency order extending some deadlines contained in Florida Bar regulations.

The new order extends deadlines through May 29, 2020, in some Bar regulatory procedures governing lawyer advertising and investigations of attorney misconduct. The Florida Bar regulates Florida’s legal profession under supervision of the Florida Supreme Court.

The chief justice will review this and other COVID-19 orders as the pandemic emergency develops and will extend them for longer periods if needed. Those emergency orders and advisories are linked on the Florida Supreme Court’s website: https://www.floridasupremecourt.org/Emergency

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