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Guardianship Improvement Task Force meets today

Pinellas County Clerk of Court Ken Burke The Guardianship Improvement Task Force will hold an in-person meeting on Wednesday, July 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., EDT, at the EpiCenter at St. Petersburg College in Clearwater. The Guardianship Improvement Task Force includes clerks of court, legislators, judges, lawyers, guardians, and others, and members set […]

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Technology Committee considers making Tech Support Helpline permanent

“The Florida Bar Tech Support Helpline” has passed a three-month “beta test” with flying colors and could be added to The Florida Bar Member Benefits Program. That’s the news Board Technology Committee Chair Paige Greenlee reported to the Board of Governors at a July 23 meeting on Miami Beach. “Overwhelmingly, this project is something that […]

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Court leadership reviews health conditions, focuses on flexibility in response to changing local pandemic circumstances

Chief Justice Charles Canady Chief Justice Charles Canady and leadership of the State Courts System continue to monitor health conditions throughout the state and remain alert to guidance provided by state and federal health agencies, including updated Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations issued July 27. Provisions to respond to changing health conditions are […]

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Board takes up advertising, member benefits, and tech support helpline issues

Mike Tanner At a July 23 meeting on Miami Beach, the Board of Governors, among other things, learned that negotiations are underway for a permanent tech support helpline, approved new member benefits, and decided that Bar advertising rules shouldn’t grant celebrity status to UF mascots “Albert” and “Alberta” alligator. President Michael Tanner began the meeting […]

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