The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during its December meeting:
Florida Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee: Six lawyers, one from each state appellate district, and one at-large member to serve two-year terms commencing January 1, 2022. The Florida Bar president receives the recommendations of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section for consideration. The committee is composed of 11 lawyers appointed by The Florida Bar and 11 Realtors appointed by the Florida Association of Realtors. The committee promotes cordial relations between Realtors and attorneys and presents educational seminars.
Florida Rural Legal Services: One attorney to serve a three-year term commencing January 1, 2022, on its 20-member board of directors. Other appointing organizations are the Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter NBA, ACLU, voluntary bar associations, and various other eligible client and community organizations. The mission of Florida Rural Legal Services is to empower low-income individuals, groups, and communities by providing them with access to justice through legal advice, representation, and advocacy.