Fraudulent Email Alert #3
The Florida Bar warns its members about a third fraudulent email, this one with the subject "Florida Bar Complaint - Attorney Consumer Assistance Program," that is being distributed. We advise members not to click on any links contained within the email and to delete it immediately. We suspect that this email contains a link to a malicious software known as Ransomware.
Pay Annual Fees Online
Florida Bar members may now pay 2016-17 fees, join sections and report pro bono hours online by going directly to www.floridabar.org. The Florida Bar will NOT send email messages with invoices - any such message should be deleted.
Read the Bar News article about fees.
2016 Annual Florida Bar Convention
Online Registration ends June 3. Join your colleagues and friends during the 66th Annual Florida Bar Convention June 15-18, at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. Our hotel room block is still open and based on availability. Currently, the night of June 16 is sold out. If you would like to be added to a wait list, you may do so by utilizing the link here.
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.
The Florida Bar News
The June 1 Bar News is now available with stories including:
- All the judicial candidates that will appear on fall ballots.
- The state attorney and public defender races across the state.
- A new way to resolve ‘high-conflict family dynamics’ for elders.
The Florida Bar Journal
The June issue of The Florida Bar Journal and digital edition are now available online. This issue features the annual reports of The Florida Bar’s sections and committee, and features articles on:
- Highway medians, auto collisions, and sovereign immunity
- Student conduct hearings in university settings
- Homeowner associations and bankruptcy
- Animal Welfare Act compliance
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Daily News Summary
RULING GIVES HUNDREDS OF JUVENILE MURDERERS SHOT AT NEW SENTENCESThe Florida Supreme Court on Thursday [May 26] dramatically expanded the number of juveniles -- all of them convicted decades ago when the s...
SUIT BY BROWARD CLERK CLAIMS STATE IS CHEAPSKATELongtime Broward Clerk of the Courts Howard Forman said he has watched the Legislature divert millions of dollars from clerks' offices over ...
URGENT STATE BAR NOTICE IS AN EMAIL SCAMIf you receive an urgent notice from The Florida Bar about your unpaid invoice, do some investigation before blindly clicking anything. Flor...