Mike Tanner

From proposals to experiment with nonlawyer ownership of firms to fee sharing with nonlawyers to constitutional challenges to the unified bar system itself, the Board of Governors dealt with an array of serious and difficult issues this year.

But in navigating those and other challenges, the Board of Governors always looked to the profession’s core values when determining how to act, outgoing Bar President Mike Tanner said in his State of the Bar address at the Orlando Annual Convention’s General Assembly.