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Annual Florida Bar Convention set for Orlando June 19-22

Chief Justice Carlos Muñiz Supreme Court Chief Justice Carlos Muñiz’s “State of the Judiciary” address, a General Assembly to install new officers, and a 50-Year Member/Senior Counselor Awards ceremony will highlight the 2024 Annual Florida Bar Convention, June 19-22, at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek & Waldorf Astoria. Recently elected by fellow justices to serve […]

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Governor makes three JNC appointments

Gov. Ron DeSantis Tuesday made three Judicial Nominating Commission appointments. Sixth District Court of Appeal Judicial Nominating Commission Tara Tedrow of Windermere is a shareholder at Lowndes Law. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University and her juris doctorate from the University of Florida. Tedrow is appointed for a term ending July 1, […]

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Bill requiring safe-exchange locations for minor hits the governor’s desk

Rep. Hillary Cassel The clock is running for Gov. Ron DeSantis to decide the fate of a Family Law Section priority bill that would require safe-exchange locations for minor children. HB 385 by Democratic Rep. Hillary Cassel, a Hollywood attorney, and Republican Rep. Joel Rudman, a Navarre physician, was among 27 bills lawmakers forwarded to […]

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Florida Bar member Aaron Brown promoted to major

Maj. Aaron Brown at his promotion ceremony May 4. Florida Bar member Aaron Brown, an active duty U.S. Army Judge Advocate, was promoted May 4 to rank of Major (0-4) in the U.S. Army Jag Corps. Maj. Brown is assigned as a national security law attorney with United States Army Pacific, and this summer will […]

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