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Deadline Extended to Apply for Vacancy on Florida Legal Services, Inc. Board of Directors

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:54 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 9, 2019
CONTACT: Kristen Wilson, kwilson@floridabar.org
The Florida Bar
Telephone: 850-561-5757


DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APPLY FOR VACANCY ON FLORIDA LEGAL SERVICES, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Florida Legal Services, Inc. Board of Directors:  One lawyer to serve a three-year term commencing immediately and ending June 30, 2022.  This 15-member 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.

Persons interested in applying for this vacancy may download the Application for Special Appointment or should call Bar headquarters at (850) 561-5757, to obtain the application form.  Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-2300 no later than the close of business on Friday, Aug. 16.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application.

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