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Grant to Legal Aid Service of Collier County supports project assisting over 400 at-risk children

Legal Aid Service of Collier County recently received a $10,000 grant from the Collier Community Foundation’s Disaster Assistance Fund to support its Legal Aid for Collier Kids Project, which is primarily funded annually by grants from the Naples Children & Education Foundation, founders of the Naples Winter Wine Festival. The grant funds were applied toward […]

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Published: Category: Florida Bar Association

Foundation seeks Medal of Honor Award nominees

The Florida Bar Foundation is accepting nominations for its 2023 Medal of Honor Awards until February 15. The Medal of Honor Award is given in two categories. The first category is for members of The Florida Bar, including practicing lawyers, judges, or teachers in the legal field. The second category is for non-lawyers, including lawyers […]

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Published: Category: Florida Bar Association

Governor makes two judicial appointments

Gov. Ron DeSantis made two judicial appointments December 2; one to the 15th Circuit court and one to the Palm Beach County bench.  John Parnofiello of Jupiter to serve as judge on the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court  Parnofiello has served as a judge on the Palm Beach County Court since his appointment by Gov. DeSantis […]

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Published: Category: Florida Bar Association

Court grants more time for Thursday’s arguments on recommendations aimed at improving the resolution of civil cases

The Supreme Court has agreed to expand the original 90 minutes it scheduled to hear oral arguments later this week in a groundbreaking rules petition by its Workgroup on Improved Resolution of Civil Case. In a November 14 unopposed motion, the workgroup and representatives of the nearly 70 commenters asked the court to double the […]

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Published: Category: Florida Bar Association

Attorney General Moody Announces Multistate Action Against CarMax Over the Disclosure of Safety Recalls

Attorney General Ashley Moody announced a multistate action against CarMax Auto Superstores, Inc. As a result of a nationwide investigation by Attorney General Moody and 35 other attorneys general, CarMax is now required to disclose open unrepaired recalls related to the safety of used vehicles before consumers make the purchase. CarMax must also pay the […]

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Published: Category: Florida Record