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Oct 23rd, 2018

Pro Bono Week, Day 2

In connection with the Florida Bar Convention in June 2018, the “Embrace A Case” Challenge encouraged all members of The Florida Bar to take on a pro bono matter through The Florida Bar Foundation’s new Florida Pro Bono Matters portal (https://thefloridabarfoundation.org/florida-pro-bono-matters/). All participants were entered into a drawing to win a free registration ($550 value) to the Business Law Section’s Annual Retreat in Bonita Springs, Florida. Read More
Oct 22nd, 2018

Pro Bono Week, Day 1

Disaster Resiliency is the theme of this year’s National Celebration of Pro Bono Week, October 21-27.    Today we spotlight one way you can meaningfully assist disaster survivors—from the comfort of your own office. A toll-free Legal Aid Disaster Hotline is available for Hurricane Michael survivors in Florida who cannot pay for an attorney (1-866-550-2929). The hotline provides free legal assistance and volunteer attorneys to handle cases arising from recent Hurricane Michael and the resulting flood damage. Read More
Aug 20th, 2018

Retreat- Red Tide Update and Regular Registration Deadline

The Business Law Section stands committed to our members’ safety and comfort.  With regard to the Red Tide issue, we have contacted the hotel, which has told us "it is safe to be at the resort and if that situation should ever change we would certainly make our guests aware as their safety is our utmost priority."  Read More

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