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Foundation restarting One Promise pro bono campaign

With donations to help pay the production costs and the volunteered help from its original designer, The Florida Bar Foundation is relaunching its One Promise pro bono campaign in time for this year’s Pro Bono Week. The original effort, labeled the One Campaign, began in 2009 and was credited with a substantial bump on Bar […]

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Legal Aid Service of Collier County sets ‘Wills for Heroes’ event for November 6

Legal Aid Service of Collier County is hosting its 12th Annual ‘Wills for Heroes’ event on November 6 starting at 10 a.m. at its main office located at 4436 Tamiami Trail E., in Naples. Wills for Heroes is a collaboration involving Legal Aid and private pro bono attorneys in the Collier County Bar Association’s Trusts and Estates […]

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Bill would extend COVID-19 liability protections

Sen. Jeff Brandes A Southwest Florida legislator has filed a measure that would extend COVID-19 liability protections for health-care providers another year. Sen. Jeff Brandes, R-St. Petersburg, filed SB 610 on October 25. The measure has yet to receive committee references. There is no House companion. Click Here To Read The Full Article

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Committee on Technology focuses on cyber security

Beau Blumberg Gone are the days when cybercriminals focused exclusively on state secrets and corporate espionage, warns Committee on Technology Chair Beau Blumberg. Ransomware attacks, like the REvil assault on a New York law firm that released gigabytes of Lady Gaga client data, pose an “existential threat” to the legal profession, Blumberg said. Click Here […]

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