The Florida Bar Journal
The September/October issue of The Florida Bar Journal and digital edition are now available online, featuring articles on:
- James E.C. Perry - Justice of the Florida Supreme Court
- What Constitutes "Reasonable" Cybersecurity Measures?
- Twitter and Libel
- Websites and Mobile Applications: Are They ADA Compliant?
The Florida Bar News
The September 1 Bar News is now available with stories including:
- Help available from Florida Lawyers Assistance, Inc.
- Miami lawyer to lead the ABA.
- A Florida Bar member receiving his fourth star.
Individuals arrested for operating phony South Florida law firms. Consumers victimized by fake law offices may find a licensed attorney to assist them through a local bar referral service or The Florida Bar Lawyer Referral Service.
Pay Annual Fees Online
Florida Bar membership fees were due Aug. 15. Fees paid now through Sept. 30 include a $50 late charge. Bar members will be delinquent and ineligible to practice law if membership fees are not paid by Sept. 30.
Read the Bar News article for details.
MERIT RETENTION POLL
Ballots for The Florida Bar’s merit retention poll were mailed Aug. 15 to in-state members in good standing. You can complete the poll online (https://www.esc-vote.com/tfbmr/) or return the paper ballot by mail. Deadline: Sept. 6. For more details, read the story in the Bar News.
Fall Meeting of Rules and Other Select Committees
Make plans to attend your Rules or Committee Meetings during The Florida Bar’s Fall Meeting at the Tampa Airport Marriott. Make your hotel reservations online and take advantage of The Florida Bar’s special group rate available until September 28th or until the group block is sold-out.
Learn how to access Fastcase live-chat assistance, which is included with your Fastcase membership ... For additional information on this tip and others, visit the Tech Tips page.
- Judges of Compensation Claims - due Oct. 7
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Daily News Summary
COLUMN: DIVERSITY KEY IN IMPROVING TRUST, CONFIDENCE IN LEGAL SYSTEMWilliam J. Schifino Jr., president of The Florida Bar, highlights Bar programs such as the Wm. Reece Smith Jr. Leadership Academy and the Ba...
TOME SU TIEMPO Y CONOZCA A LOS ASPIRANTES ANTES DE VOTAR"Take your time and learn about the candidates before voting." Florida voters will go to the polls on Aug. 30. Attorney Anna Marie Hernandez...
GARLAND TELLS LAW STUDENTS THAT CAREERS CAN BE UNPREDICTABLESupreme Court nominee Merrick Garland addressed entering Harvard Law School students on Friday [Aug. 26]. He told students that they shouldn...