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O’Connor says the pandemic has challenged and changed the next generation of lawyers

FSU College of Law Dean Erin O’Hara O’Connor Tested by adversity, the next generation of lawyers will be more technologically savvy, independent, prone to question authority, and less fearful of the unknown. That’s Florida State University College of Law Dean Erin O’Hara O’Connor’s assessment in a video address to an October 21 luncheon of the […]

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Courts ask for $16 million to clear pandemic backlog

The Florida court system is asking lawmakers for $16 million this year to handle increased workloads associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, most of that to begin dealing with a 990,000-case backlog. Twentieth Circuit Judge Margaret Steinbeck, chair of the Trial Court Budget Commission, stressed that the courts worked diligently, with the help of remote technology […]

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ONLINE CAREER COUNSELING AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 11 AT NOON

David Behrend, M.ED., director of Career Planning Services for Lawyers in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, and Florida Lawyers Assistance, will offer a free career counseling program for lawyers via computer or telephone from the privacy of your home or office. The next session is on Wednesday, November 11 at 12 p.m. The meetings will be held on […]

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