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July selection underway in Fourth Circuit’s first fully Zoom trial

An attorney’s briefly sputtering audio and a fierce summer thunderstorm forced brief delays. Two no-show jurors failed to log in. Despite minor glitches, the first day of Zoom jury selection went smoothly August 6 in what Fourth Judicial Circuit officials and Duval Court Clerk Ronnie Fussell say is the first binding, fully remote civil jury […]

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Jacksonville Area Legal Aid launches online tool to help Floridians respond to an eviction lawsuit

Floridians facing eviction can use a new online tool to create a legal response based on the state’s limited extension of a moratorium on evictions for nonpayment directly related to COVID-19. The tool at FloridaEvictionHelp.org was created by Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, assisted by a grant from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, to enable Floridians […]

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Business Law Section updates pro bono guide

If Spider-Man can do it, then so can the Business Law Section and other Florida lawyers. That’s the logic of section Chair Leyza Blanco, explaining the section’s long-standing web of support for pro bono activities, just reinforced with the new revision of its Pro Bono Best Practices Guide. “It goes back to the Peter Parker […]

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‘On the Docket with Dori’ debuts today with an interview of the chair of the Florida Board of Bar Examiners

Florida Bar members can get the latest news from President Dori Foster-Morales in a new video series — “On the Docket with Dori.” Beginning in August, Foster-Morales will host a series of conversations about current events with judges, Bar and community leaders, health experts, and other leading members of the Florida legal community. “Since the […]

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