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Mar 17th, 2017

Florida Free Legal Answers Online Pro Bono Project

The Florida Bar is currently enrolling volunteer pro bono attorneys in the new Florida Free Legal Answers ( 100% online pro bono project. The Florida Bar is the administrator of the Florida Free Legal Answers project which is in cooperation with the ABA Free Legal Answers national pro bono project.  This alternative online pro bono project will open up to low income Floridians to enroll as users to be able to ask legal questions on May 1st. The site it currently open for volunteer lawyers to enroll to participate. Read More
Mar 2nd, 2017

BLOG: Eleventh Circuit Finds No Commercial Speech on Lanham Act Claim

Eleventh Circuit Finds No Commercial Speech on Lanham Act Claim  By Marc Randazza, Randazza Legal Group & Darren Spielman, Kain Spielman, P.A.  The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has clarified the law surrounding the intersection of the Lanham Act and the First Amendment when it comes to science journalism and critical commentary and when an Anti-SLAPP law might apply in federal court. 

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Feb 9th, 2017

Do you know a great candidate for BLS Fellows?

Applications being accepted through March 15, 2017! 

Full Details of the Fellowship

2017 Application

The Section has implemented a Fellowship Program to provide a two-year subsidy to six qualified applicants who express an interest in becoming active in the substantive work and leadership of the Section. During their participation in the Fellowship Program, selected Fellows will receive leadership training and work closely with leading attorneys in the Business Law field. At the end of their Fellowship term, we are confident all Fellows will find the program enhanced their personal and professional development. If you know a qualified applicant, please send them the application.  This program will award six (6) Fellowships per year. Each Fellow will serve a two year term which includes  An annual subsidy to help defray the expense of attending Section meetings. Each Fellow will be assigned a social mentor as well as a committee mentor to assist the Fellow’s active involvement in the committee that most closely fits the Fellow’s practice area.

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