The Florida Bar News
The August 1 Bar News is now available with stories including:
- What lawyers need to know about the new overtime rule.
- Bar leaders supporting #OrlandoUnited.
- The cost of e-filing going up.
Pay Annual Fees Online
Florida Bar members may pay 2016-17 fees, join sections and report pro bono hours online. After Aug. 15, a late fee will be charged.
Access to Justice Survey
The Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice is seeking feedback from court users representing themselves in civil court. The Self-Represented Litigant Survey is anonymous and will be used to improve self-help services available in Florida's 67 county courts.
- 11th Circuit - due Aug. 3
- 12th Circuit - due Aug. 12
- 4th DCA - due Aug. 15
- 17th Circuit 2 vacancies- due Aug. 22
Final ATJ Reports
The Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice has submitted a Final Report, summarizing its work for the last year and a half and making just one recommendation to the Florida Supreme Court: Continue the Commission.
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The Florida Bar Journal
The July/August issue of The Florida Bar Journal and digital edition are now available online, featuring articles on:
- William J. Schifino, Jr.: President of The Florida Bar
- Strict Product Liability in Florida
- The Developing World of Cybersecurity Litigation
- Standing Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Actions
Proposed Lawyer Referral Service Rule Amendments
For an overview, Q&A, comparison chart, procedural history, policy considerations, the proposed amendments and Bar News stories, please visit www.floridabar.org/proposedLRSamend.
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Daily News Summary
DOZENS WISH JUDGE DURRANCE WELLTears? Yes. Laughter? Yes. Memories shared? Yes. All were evident at the retirement reception for Judge J. Dale Durrance held Monday [July 2...
WHAT'S UP IN CUBA A YEAR AFTER FLORIDA BAR GROUP VISIT?Jennifer Olmedo-Rodriguez, a shareholder at Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney in Miami, writes: It has been just over a year since my colleagues a...
FLORIDA DUI DEFENSE LAWYER ASKS WHAT ABOUT POT?Florida's first legal medical marijuana dispensary opened this week in Tallahassee. Daytona Beach drunken-driving defense attorney Aaron Del...