Florida Bar News – A Call for Lawyers to Help with Evictions

With U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland calling on attorneys nationally to help tenants facing evictions, legal aid programs around Florida are bracing for an expected surge in eviction filings. Garland sent his letter, “To Members of the Legal Community,” on August 30, just four days after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling…

[FLN – Updates] – August 12, 2021 – Lots of Great and Important Updates

Greetings Everyone: I know many of you have been waiting for the latest and greatest updates from [FLN – Headquarters] and now is your chance to grab a coffee, carve out a moment in your calendar and really immerse yourself in these exciting updates and developments. First and foremost, big thanks to everyone and anyone…

Florida Bar News – Eldercaring Legislation Now A Law

‘This legislation will improve the safety and autonomy of this vulnerable population’ Florida is the first state to statutorily recognize eldercaring, a court-ordered dispute resolution process for aging persons and their families that promotes respect for the voices, autonomy, and safety of older adults. Sen. Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala, and Rep. Brett Hage, R-The Villages, sponsored…

Florida Bar News – Florida Bar Board Certification

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR 13 FLORIDA BAR BOARD CERTIFICATION AREAS IS AUGUST 31 (Click Image for Original Article) The Florida Bar members interested in board certification must have applications postmarked by August 31 for 13 of Florida’s 27 legal specialization areas. Applications are available on The Florida Bar website at FloridaBar.org/certification for the following specialties: Admiralty…