Tallahassee Bar honors Tom Ervin
THE TALLAHASSEE BAR ASSOCIATION recently established the Thomas M. Ervin, Jr., Distinguished Young Lawyer Award in honor of the late Tom Ervin, who passed away in January. Throughout his career, Ervin was active in the TBA — including serving as its president in 1974-75 — and was a former member of The Florida Bar Board of Governors, The Florida Bar Foundation board, and The Florida Bar Center Commission. The award bearing his name will recognize a young TBA member who works to encourage camaraderie between lawyers and bar service. Pictured from the left are TBA President Kelly O’Keefe, Ervin’s wife, Helen, and former TBA and Florida Bar President Kelly Overstreet Johnson. “To know Tom was to love Tom,” Johnson said. acclamation, the Tallahassee Bar admitted Helen Ervin as an honorary member.