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COVID-19 Court Operations and Recovery Town Hall CLE Offered

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March 30, 2021

President Dori Foster-Morales hosted a statewide town hall meeting, “Florida Bar Town Hall: COVID-19 Court Operations and Recovery,” on March 30, to provide Florida lawyers with court operations updates and plans and a status report on the legal profession. The town hall featured opening remarks by Chief Justice Charles Canady, followed by an update on the efforts of the Workgroup on the Continuity of Court Operations and Proceedings During and After COVID-19 by its chairJudge Lisa Munyon of Orlando. Judge Margaret Steinbeck, chair of the Trial Court Budget Commission, discussed the branch’s legislative budget request for 2021-22, particularly portions that address the trial courts’ pandemic recovery plan and COVID-19 response needs. Florida Bar President-elect Mike Tanner also talked about the work of the Bar’s Pandemic Recovery Task Force.

Voluntary Bars are encouraged to use the recorded video for member luncheon programs and other events.  Course #4651 is available at this link and has been approved for 1.0 CLE hours by The Florida Bar.