Florida Bar News – Diaz Recognized for Promotion of Bar Certification

Jennifer Diaz The Florida Bar’s Board of Legal Specialization & Education recognized Jennifer Diaz at the Annual Convention for promoting board certification in international law. The award recognizes excellence and creativity by a Florida Bar board certified lawyer in advancing the public’s knowledge of, and reputation for, legal board certification. Diaz is a South Florida…

Florida Bar News – Court Amends Rules to Allow Legal Service Providers to Organize as a Corporation

The Florida Supreme Court has amended Bar rules to permit not-for-profit legal service providers to organize as a corporation and to permit nonlawyers to serve on the boards of directors of not-for-profit legal service providers. The court, on its own motion, amended Rule 4-5.4 (Professional Independence of a Lawyer) June 2 in Case No. SC22-607, as…