President Dori Foster-Morales will host a statewide town hall meeting March 30 to provide Florida lawyers with court operations updates and plans and a status report on the legal profession. This one-hour live continuing legal education credit Zoom program, titled, “Florida Bar Town Hall: COVID-19 Court Operations and Recovery,” is a follow up to the circuit Florida Bar member town halls Foster-Morales held in August and September and it will be recorded for additional viewin
FAWL's proposed legislation, SB 196 regarding Lactation Spaces in Courthouses, is scheduled to heard in the first committee of reference today at 11:30am! WATCH LIVE at 11:30AM SB 196 will be before the Senate Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee. Scroll down the Florida Senate homepage and click the "Watch Now" button next to the committee's calendar block. Email your local Senator and Representative and ask them to support SB 196 and HB 887! Senate Committee
We LOVE our military service men and women and our veterans! This is amazing news and we're so happy to share other opportunities to show appreciation to those who have selflessly served our country! *SEE the flyer for details ABA Article: Free Legal Answers now offers help to immigrants, asylum seekers and veterans (americanbar.org)
Only 10 more days to vote!! As you may know, my friend Gary Lesser is running for Florida Bar President Elect. I am actively supporting him, and I hope you vote for Gary.
His background, platform and endorsements to date can be found at www.garyslesser.com. I was intrigued by his background and story, and appreciative of his continued work for domestic violence victims that his daughters share with him as well.
Voting started on March 1st for the following three weeks the
The Florida Bar released the Best Practices for remote hearings. The guide is published into sections. Below are the sections and the link to download it! The five sections: Remote Procedures Applicable to All Proceedings
Remote Procedures Applicable to Non-Evidentiary Hearings
Remote Procedures Applicable to Evidentiary Hearings
Remote Deposition Procedures
Remote Mediations The Florida Bar Recommended Best Practices For Remote Court Proceedings | (legalfuel.com)