Outgoing President Mike Tanner, center, presents a President’s Awards of Merit to Florida Bar Covid-19 Recovery Task Force co-chairs, Jay Kim and Sia Baker-Barnes, for the committee’s work this year in developing recommendations for an automated platform for the complete management and resolution of small value civil claims.

At the Bar Annual Convention’s General Assembly, outgoing Bar President Mike Tanner presented President’s Awards of Merit to the Special Committee for the Review of Professionalism in Florida and The Florida Bar Covid-19 Recovery Task Force.

“Each of these groups was asked by our Board of Governors at the end of the last Bar year to take on a special, and very important, and what turned out to be a very time-consuming project for the improvement of our profession and how we serve the public,” Tanner said. “Each group carried out it charge splendidly.”