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The Florida Bar Accepting Nominations for the 2020 Marshall R. Cassedy, Sr. Award

Monday, March 02, 2020 12:51 PM | Nakia Ruffin

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Presented to a Voluntary Executive or Florida Bar Staff Member who has provided extraordinary service to either a Voluntary Bar or The Florida Bar Given by The Florida Bar President at the Annual Convention 

Established in 2012, this award honors and recognizes the legacy and attributes of Marshall R. Cassedy, Sr., who served with great distinction as Executive Director of The Florida Bar from 1961-1980. After Mr. Cassedy died in 2011, then-President Scott Hawkins appointed a committee to develop recommendations to honor him. In addition to this award, which is presented at the Annual Convention, there is a permanent commemorative plaque in the lobby at Bar headquarters in Tallahassee.

NOMINATIONS ARE DUE Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 5:30 p.m. EST

Nomination Letter: Please include the following information in your nomination letter to be submitted as a .PDF via email:


Name of Nominee

Position and Name of Organization

Mailing Address


Office telephone

Email of Nominee

Name of Nominator(s)

Nominator(s) telephone and email

Please describe how the nominee has provided extraordinary service to either a Voluntary Bar or The Florida Bar:

Supporting materials

Supporting materials are not required but if the nominator wishes to provide any, they should be submitted in a single .pdf with the nomination letter.

Submission of nominations

Please email to: fwalker@floridabar.org no later than 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, 2020. An acknowledgement of receipt of the nomination will be sent to you; if you don’t receive it, please call or email Francine Walker, 850-561-5762.

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