News

<< First  < Prev   1   2   3   4   5   ...   Next >  Last >> 
  • Friday, May 15, 2020 12:43 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    May 14, 2020
    CONTACT: Adam M. Foslid, Chair, afoslid@sfslaw.com
    Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission
    TELEPHONE: (305) 614-1402


    MIAMI – The Third District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees for the vacancy on the Third District Court of Appeal resulting from the resignation, effective Aug. 31, 2020, of Judge Vance E. Salter. The Commission seeks and encourages a broad, diverse and qualified pool of applicants.

    Application deadline
    The deadline for applying to the Commission is Thursday, June 4, at 5 p.m. (EDT). Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

    Qualifications of applicants
    In order to be eligible to assume the office of judge on the Third District Court of Appeal, applicants must be members of The Florida Bar for the preceding 10 years, registered voters, and must reside in the territorial jurisdiction at the time of assuming office.

    Instructions for submission
    The current Judicial Application form must be used and can be downloaded in Word from Gov. Ron DeSantis’ website. Applicants must ensure they are using the correct and current form. Applicants must provide the following:

    • One original electronic version in PDF format of the signed and completed application.
    • One electronic version in PDF format of the redacted copy of the signed and completed application excluding all exempt information under Chapter 119 of the Florida Statutes or other applicable public records law.

    Both electronic copies should be sent by email to each of the nine commissioners listed below.

    Complete, signed original and redacted applications must be submitted electronically by the deadline. A photograph is encouraged but not required. To assist the Judicial Nominating Commission in its review of applications, all questions in the application must be fully and completely answered. In addition, applications should include current and accurate contact information for themselves, as well as the judges, co-counsel, opposing counsel and references included in their applications. If there is requested information missing from an application, the Judicial Nominating Commission will consider the applicant’s lack of effort in submitting a complete application.

    Organizational meeting
    After receiving applications, the Commission will hold an organizational meeting by telephone on Friday, June 5, at 4 p.m. (EDT). The interview schedule, including whether the interviews will be conducted in-person or via a web-based video conferencing tool, will be discussed and announced to the public following the meeting. The Commission may take up other matters as appropriate. Members of the public wishing to attend the organizational meeting of the Judicial Nominating Commission may use the following conference line:

    U.S. Dial-in: 1-800-356-0123
    International Dial-in: 001-951-797-1056
    Access: 981622#

    ** COURTESY NOTICE **
    Potential applicants are advised that the Commission at present intends to hold interviews on June 22 and June 23. These dates are subject to change. Applicants receiving interviews will be separately notified of the exact date, time and location of the interview, and separate public notice shall be provided when the interview schedule is approved by the Commission.

    Members of the bench, the Bar and the public are urged to contact the members of the Commission concerning applicants for judicial positions. The Commission members are:

    Adam M. Foslid, Chair
    Stumphauzer Foslid Sloman Ross & Kolaya, PLLC
    Two South Biscayne Blvd., Suite 1600, Miami, FL 33131
    Telephone: (305) 614-1402
    E-mail: afoslid@sfslaw.com

    Eric A. Hernandez, Vice Chair
    Hernandez Lee Martinez, LLC
    9190 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 204, Miami Shores, FL 33138
    Telephone: (305) 842-2101
    E-mail: eric@hlmlegal.com

    Paul Huck, Jr.
    Jones Day LLP
    600 Brickell Ave., Suite 3300, Miami, FL 33131
    Telephone: (305) 714-9727
    E-mail: paulhuck@jonesday.com

    Lindsey Lazopoulos Friedman
    U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Florida
    99 NE 4th St., Miami, FL 33132
    Telephone: (786) 509-1917
    E-mail: lazopoulosfriedman@gmail.com

    Michael A. Pineiro
    Marcus Neiman Rashbaum & Pineiro, LLP
    Two South Biscayne Blvd., Suite 1750, Miami, FL 33131
    Telephone: (305) 400-4268
    E-mail: mpineiro@mnrlawfirm.com

    Barry L. Rothberg
    Greenberg Traurig, P.A.
    333 S.E. 2nd Ave., Miami, FL 33131
    Telephone: (305) 579-0818
    E-mail: rothbergb@gtlaw.com

    Lilly Ann Sanchez
    LS Law Firm
    1441 Brickell Ave., Suite 1200, Miami, FL 33131
    Telephone: (305) 503-5503
    E-mail: lsanchez@thelsfrim.com

    Daniel W. Schwartz
    Akerman LLP
    98 Southeast 7th St., Suite 1100, Miami, FL 33131
    Telephone: (305) 374-5600
    E-mail: daniel.schwartz@akerman.com

    Robert A. Spottswood
    Spottswood Companies, Inc.
    506 Fleming St., Key West, FL 33040
    Telephone: (305) 294-6100
    E-mail: rspottswood@spottswood.com

    About The Florida Bar
    Founded in 1949, The Florida Bar serves the legal profession for the protection and benefit of both the public and all Florida lawyers. As one of the nation’s largest mandatory bars, The Florida Bar fosters and upholds a high standard of integrity and competence within Florida’s legal profession as an official arm of the Florida Supreme Court. To learn more, visit FloridaBar.org.

    ###

  • Thursday, April 23, 2020 12:12 AM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    April 21, 2020
    CONTACT: Walter J. Harvey, Chair, Walter.Harvey@dadeschools.net
    Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
    TELEPHONE: 305-995-1304


    MIAMI – Gov. Ron DeSantis asked the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission to provide a list of nominees for the vacancies in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit created by the elevation of Judges Zachary James and Lody Jean. The commission requests that interested candidates submit applications for consideration. Applicants must meet the qualifications for county court judges described in Article V, Section 8, of the Florida Constitution. They must submit three copies of their application by 5 p.m. on Monday, May 4, as follows:

    The original unredacted paper application shall be delivered via mail to:

    Walter J. Harvey
    School Board Attorney
    The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida
    1450 N.E 2nd Ave., Suite 430
    Miami, FL 33132

    The original unredacted application in .pdf format shall be emailed to Walter Harvey. A redacted .pdf of the application shall be emailed to the Eleventh JNC. Personal information not subject to public disclosure — such as the Social Security number — shall be redacted as permitted by Section 119.071 of the Florida Statutes. Untimely applications will not be considered. The filename for .pdf applications should be as follows “04.05.20 FIRSTNAME LASTNAME County Application (redacted /unredacted).”

    Applicants are invited to provide the chair with a one-page sheet listing the date, location and time of hearings or trials that they would want the commissioners to observe. The one- page disclosure sheet is not mandatory and can be provided to the chair at any time before the interview day. No information other than the date, location and time should be provided on the sheet.

    Application forms may be downloaded from the Governor’s JNC webpage. Applicants should include a recent photograph.

    To assist the Judicial Nominating Commission, applicants must answer all questions fully and completely. Applications must include current contact information, including e-mail addresses, for judges, co-counsel, opposing counsel, and references to facilitate the background investigation that will be conducted by the members of the commission. Please print to .pdf in lieu of scanning where possible.

    The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission will confer at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 6, to schedule interviews. A room will be made available to members of the public (The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, Board Attorney’s Office, 1450 N.E. 2nd Ave., Suite 430, Miami, FL 33132) who wish to attend.

    ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JUDICIAL NOMINATING COMMISSION MEMBERS

    Walter James Harvey (Chairman)
    School Board Attorney’s Office
    1450 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 400
    Miami, FL 33132
    Office Tel.: 305-995-1304
    walter.harvey@dadeschools.net

    Robert H. Fernandez (Vice Chairman)
    RHF Law Firm, LLC
    2600 S. Douglas Road, Suite 305
    Coral Gables, FL 33134
    Office Tel.:305-215-2264
    rfernandez@rhflawfirm.com

    David Axelman
    Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
    200 S Biscayne Blvd., Ste 400
    Miami, FL 33131
    Office: Tel.: 786-322-7395
    David.Axelman@bclplaw.com

    Scott M. Dimond
    Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A
    Offices at Grand Bay Plaza
    2665 South Bayshore Dr. PH 2B
    Miami, FL 33133
    Office Tel.: 305-374-1920
    sdimond@dkrpa.com

    Daniel S. Fridman
    Fridman Fels & Soto, PLLC
    2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 750
    Coral Gables, FL 33134
    Office Tel.: 305-569-7720
    dfridman@ffslawfirm.com

    Jorge A. Mestre
    Rivero Mestre, LLP
    2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd. Suite 1000,
    Miami, FL 33134
    Office Tel: 305-445-2500
    Jmestre@riveromestre.com

    Hayden P. O’Byrne
    United States Attorney’s Office, SDFL
    99 NE 4th St.,
    Miami, FL 33132
    Office: 305-961-9447
    haydenjnc@gmail.com

    Robert R. Pardo
    Robert R. Pardo, P.A.
    7700 N. Kendall Drive, Suite 512
    Miami, FL 33156
    Office: Tel.: 305-596-7794
    RPardo@Pardolaw.com

    Miranda Lundeen Soto
    Shutts & Bowen LLP
    200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 4100
    Miami, Florida 33131
    Office Tel.: 305-347-7326
    MLundeenSoto@shutts.com

    ###

  • Friday, April 17, 2020 6:13 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    April 13, 2020
    CONTACT: Robert J. Harvey; RHarvey@JenksHarveyLaw.com
    Fifteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
    TELEPHONE: (561) 303-2918


    The Fifteenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee (“JNC”) announces one vacancy for a Circuit Court Judge position created by the resignation of Judge Jessica Ticktin. The JNC has been asked to provide Governor Ron DeSantis with nominees for the Circuit Court vacancy.

    QUALIFICATIONS OF APPLICANTS

    Applicants must be able to fulfill the Constitutional qualifications before assuming the office of Circuit Court Judge, which require the person to be a member in good standing of The Florida Bar for the preceding five years, a resident of the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit and a registered voter in the State of Florida.

    INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSION

    1. The current Judicial Application form must be used and can be found at online. Applicants should ensure they are using the correct and current form.
    2. The completed original application must be typed, bound and two-sided. The application must include a photograph.
    3. In addition to the original application, applicants must provide the following: (i) one original electronic copy of the application, including all attachments, in pdf format, (ii) one redacted electronic copy of the application, including all attachments, in pdf format, excluding all exempt information under Chapter 119 of the Florida Statutes or other applicable public records law. The application along with any exhibits, must be a single file.
    4. Applications. The deadline for submission of the completed application is 2:00 p.m., April 30, 2020.  Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Both the original and redacted electronic applications must be submitted by email. The completed original typed and bound application must be delivered to Robert J. Harvey, Jenks & Harvey LLP, 1555 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., 16th Floor, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. Please ensure the Application is complete, including all required responses (including references, case style and contact information regarding recent cases, and class standing and degree information regarding education), and all required attachments (writing sample, financial disclosure, photograph). Incomplete applications may not be considered.
    5. Interviews. The JNC anticipates conducting interviews on May 22, 2020. Applicants should check with the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s website for information as to date and time of any interview. In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic it may not be possible to conduct in person interviews. Interviews may be conducted via ZOOM. The information to attend via ZOOM will be provided for both the applicants and the public at a later date. If you expect any issues attending via ZOOM, please contact Mr. Harvey directly.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    After the deadline for submitting applications, the JNC will publish on the Palm Beach County Bar Association’s website the date, time and location or method of any interviews that the JNC chooses to conduct. Any interviews will be done in person or via ZOOM.

    All JNC proceedings are open to the public, except for deliberations. Applications are not confidential. If an applicant is nominated, all materials attached to the original application will be submitted to the Governor.

    A list of members of the Fifteenth Circuit JNC is available at online. Members of the bench, the Bar and the public are urged to contact the members of the Commission concerning applicants for judicial positions.

    If you have any questions, please call Mr. Harvey at 561-303-2918, or via email.

    ###

  • Saturday, April 11, 2020 10:08 AM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    New logo and membership model will 'improve member experience ...
    E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award

    About the Award

    The E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Awards, administered by the ABA Standing Commit­tee on Professionalism and supported by the E. Smythe Gambrell Fund for Professionalism, recognizes the nation’s exemplary, innovative, and on-going professionalism programs in law schools, bar associations, courts and other legal organiza­tions that help ensure the maintenance of the highest principles of integrity and dedication to the legal profession and the public. Each award carries a $3,500 prize. 

    The Gambrell Awards were established in 1991 and are named for E. Smythe Gambrell, ABA and American Bar Foundation president from 1955 to 1956. Gambrell founded the Legal Aid Society in Atlanta, where he practiced law from 1922 until his death in 1986.

    Deadline for submissions extended until April 30, 2020. 

    2020 E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Awards

    2020 Nomination form (downloadble form)

    The ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism is accepting nominations for the 2020 E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Awards.  The Awards will be presented during the ABA 2020 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL at an awards luncheon.

    If you believe your organization's professionalism program or project merits national emulation and recognition, we invite you to apply for the 2020 E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Awards presented by the ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism. 

    Questions regarding the awards should be directed to Senior Counsel, Theresa Gronkiewicz at (312) 988- 5299 or via email. 

    Nomination Guidelines

    Eligibility

    Law schools, state and local bar associations, court programs and projects, law firms and not-for-profit law-related organizations with professionalism programs or projects are eligible for the awards. Programs/Projects submitted for consideration must be ongoing, easily replicated, and have operated for at least one year prior to the entry deadline.

    Programs should all under the broad definition of professionalism, including programs which enhance diversity, inclusion, civility, and well-being of the profession. Past Gambrell Award winning programs/projects are ineligible.

    Please Note: Submitted Nominations are maintained and will be considered for two years: the award year of submission and the following award year. Programs nominated but not selected for the Award may not be submitted in consecutive years (e.g., a program/project nominated but not selected for the Award in 2020 should not submit a new application before 2022).

    Program/Project Description (not to exceed three pages)

    • Please provide a one-page executive summary of your program/project, and a detailed description of the program/project, including plans for continuing operation.

    Assessment of Program/Project (not to exceed three pages)

    • State the specific goals/objectives of the project or program and how it seeks to enhance the professionalism of lawyers and/or law students.
    • State how the success of the program/project is being measured/ evaluated.
    • State how the goals are being met and how they are improving the professionalism of the lawyers and/or law students.

    Program/Project Continuation-To Do Kit: (not to exceed three pages)

    • Concisely state how the program/project can be duplicated and implemented by others.
    • Include suggestions or recommendations for improvement or simplification that you would offer to others who might undertake a program/project similar to yours.

    Additional Information

    • Provide any additional existing documentation (such as program brochures, news media articles, reports or reportsummaries, or letters of support) demonstrating the effectiveness of the program. Links to resources are appreciated.

    Judging Criteria

    The purpose of the E. Smythe Gambrell Awards is to recognize effective, on-going professionalism programs and projects that help preserve, promote, and enhance within the entire legal community the highest principles of professionalism, including integrity, civility, competence, fairness, diversity, inclusion, independence, courage, respect, and dedication to the legal profession and to public service. The entries will be reviewed under the direction of the ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism. Factors that will be considered in selecting the winning nominations will be the distinguishing and particularly meritorious features of the program, including, but limited to:

    • Overall quality of the program
    • Ease with which other interested groups throughout the country can replicate the program
    • Established history and success of the program
    • Likelihood of continuation of the program
    • Breadth of the program for all experience levels of law students and/or lawyers
    • Proactive nature of the programs
    • Effectiveness of the program

    Past award recipients

  • Friday, March 20, 2020 12:23 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)


    Please submit the application to info@gscbwla.org. Thank you!

  • Monday, March 02, 2020 12:51 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    Image result for the florida bar

    2020

    MARSHALL R. CASSEDY, SR. AWARD

    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:

    RE: 2020 MARSHALL R. CASSEDY, SR. AWARD

    Name of Nominee

    Position and Name of Organization

    Mailing Address

    City/State/Zip

    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.

  • Sunday, February 23, 2020 7:09 AM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    February 21, 2020
    CONTACT: Walter J. Harvey, Chair; walter.harvey@dadeschools.net
    Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission
    TELEPHONE: 305-995-1304


    The Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has been asked to provide Gov. Ron DeSantis with nominees to fill the circuit court vacancies in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit created by the retirements of Judges Jacqueline Hogan Scola and John Schlesinger. The commission requests that interested candidates submit an application for consideration. Applicants must meet the qualifications for circuit court judges described in Article V, Section 8, of the Florida Constitution. Applicants must submit three copies of their application by 5 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 16, as follows:

    (1): The original unredacted paper application shall be delivered to:

    Walter J. Harvey

    School Board Attorney

    The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida

    1450 N.E 2nd Avenue, Suite 430

    Miami, Florida 33132

    (2): The original unredacted application shall be emailed in .pdf format to: Walter.Harvey@dadeschools.net.

    (3): A redacted .pdf of the application shall be emailed to eleventhjnc@dadeschools.net. Personal information not subject to public disclosure—such as the social security number—shall be redacted as permitted by Section 119.071 of the Florida Statutes.

    Untimely applications will not be considered. The filename for .pdf applications should be as follows “20.03.16 FIRSTNAME LASTNAME Circuit Application (redacted /unredacted).”

    Applicants are invited to provide the chair with a one-page sheet listing the date, location and time of hearings or trials that they would want the commissioners to observe. The one-page disclosure sheet is not mandatory and can be provided to the chair at any time before the interview day. No information other than the date, location and time should be provided on the one-page sheet.

    Applications may be downloaded from The Florida Bar’s website and the Office of the Governor.

    Applicants should include a recent photograph.

    NOTE TO APPLICANTS: To assist the JNC in its review of applications, all questions must be fully and completely answered. Applications must include current contact information, including e-mail addresses, for judges, co-counsel, opposing counsel, and references to facilitate the background investigation that will be conducted by the members of the commission. Please print to .pdf in lieu of scanning where possible.

    The Eleventh Circuit JNC will confer at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 17, to schedule interviews. A room will be made available to members of the public (The School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida, Board Attorney’s Office, 1450 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Suite 430, Miami, Florida 33132) who wish to attend.

    ELEVENTH CIRCUIT JNC MEMBERS

    Walter James Harvey (chairman)

    School Board Attorney’s Office

    1450 NE 2nd Avenue, Suite 400

    Miami, FL 33132

    Office Tel.: 305-995-1304

    Fax: 305-995-1412

    walter.harvey@dadeschools.net

    Robert H. Fernandez (vice chairman)

    RHF Law Firm, LLC

    2600 S. Douglas Road, Suite 305

    Coral Gables, FL 33134

    Office Tel.:305-215-2264

    rfernandez@rhflawfirm.com

    David Axelman

    Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

    200 S Biscayne Blvd., Ste 400

    Miami, FL 33131

    Office: Tel.: 786-322-7395

    Fax: 786-322-7501

    David.Axelman@bclplaw.com

    Scott M. Dimond

    Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A

    Offices at Grand Bay Plaza

    2665 South Bayshore Dr. PH 2B

    Miami, FL 33133

    Office Tel.: 305-374-1920

    Fax: 305-374-1961

    sdimond@dkrpa.com

    Daniel S. Fridman

    Fridman Fels & Soto, PLLC

    2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd., Suite 750

    Coral Gables, FL 33134

    Office Tel.: 305-569-7720

    dfridman@ffslawfirm.com

    Jorge A. Mestre Rivero Mestre, LLP

    2525 Ponce de Leon Blvd. Suite 1000, Miami, FL 33134

    Office Tel: 305-445-2500

    Fax: 305-445-2505

    Jmestre@riveromestre.com

    Hayden P. O’Byrne

    United States Attorney’s Office, SDFL

    99 NE 4th St.,

    Miami, FL 33132

    Office: 305-961-9447

    Fax: 305-530-7679

    haydenjnc@gmail.com

    Robert R. Pardo

    Robert R. Pardo, P.A.

    7700 N. Kendall Drive, Suite 512

    Miami, FL 33156

    Office: Tel.: 305-596-7794

    Fax: 305-596-5854

    RPardo@Pardolaw.com

    Miranda Lundeen Soto

    Shutts & Bowen LLP

    200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 4100

    Miami, Florida 33131

    Office Tel.: 305-347-7326

    Fax: 305-347-7985

    MLundeenSoto@shutts.com

    ###

  • Thursday, February 13, 2020 12:17 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)


    Please submit the application to info@gscbwla.org. Thank you!

  • Tuesday, February 04, 2020 12:21 PM | Nakia Ruffin (Administrator)

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    February 4, 2020
    CONTACT: Kristen Wilson, kwilson@flabar.org
    The Florida Bar
    TELEPHONE: 850-561-5757


    Florida Board of Bar Examiners Vacancies: Lawyer applicants are being sought to fill three vacancies on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. A joint screening committee of Florida Bar Board of Governors members and Board of Bar Examiners members will recommend nine nominees for three lawyer vacancies at its May 15 meeting. The nominations will then be forwarded to the Supreme Court to fill three five-year terms commencing November 1, 2020 and expiring on October 31, 2025.

    Attorney members must have been a member of The Florida Bar for at least five years. They must be practicing lawyers with scholarly attainments and have an affirmative interest in legal education and requirements for admission to the Bar. Appointment or election to the bench at any level of the court system will disqualify any applicant. Law professors or trustees are ineligible.

    Board members of the Bar Examiners must be able to attend approximately 10 meetings a year in various Florida locations. Members should be willing and able to devote the equivalent of three to four days’ work a month, or up to 350 or more hours per year on Board business, depending on committee assignments. Actual travel expenses connected with the meetings and examinations are reimbursed.

    Persons interested in applying for these vacancies 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 or submitted via e-mail to specialapptapp@floridabar.org no later than the close of business on Monday, March 23. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application. A joint committee of Florida Bar Board of Governors and Florida Board of Bar Examiners members will review all applications and may request telephone or personal interviews.

    ###

<< First  < Prev   1   2   3   4   5   ...   Next >  Last >> 

Copyright © 2020 Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association