Florida Bar News – If it Doesn’t Deal with the Law, Judges are Precluded from Serving on Executive and Legislative Branch Committees

Judges may not serve on or consult with executive or legislative branch policymaking committees or commissions unless they focus on the law, legal system, administration of justice, or independence of judiciary, according to the Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee. The Supreme Court’s ethics committee issued Opinion 2022-10 August 30 responding to a judge who has been asked by…

[FLN – Podcast] – Episodes 1 and 2 are Now Ready – 08/09/22

  Greetings Everyone: Our FLN Team and I are very happy to announce that the next round of episodes of the FLN Podcast have now been released, and you can click on the link below to find the latest and greatest episodes. As you can imagine, I am getting very comfortable behind the mic, and…

[FLN – Podcast Updates] – Latest and Greatest – 07/28/22

  Greetings Everyone: Ok, this is getting very exciting. By now, many of you have already had a chance to listen to Episode Zero of the FLN – Podcast. If you still haven’t found it, you can click on the links in this email, to listen – learn and share with friends and colleagues. www.FLNPodcast.com…

Florida Bar News – Ethics Seminar Examines‘ Bar Grievances and You: How to Avoid Them and What to Do if You Get One’

The latest statistics suggest that most Florida lawyers are unfamiliar with the grievance process. And that’s a good thing, says Florida Bar Staff Counsel Patricia Ann Toro Savitz. She notes that there are 113,000 Bar members, and the Supreme Court in 2021 took some 350 public disciplinary actions. “That is a very, very, very small…