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  • Babcock appointed to Foundation board

    Former Florida Department of Children and Families Deputy Secretary Patricia Babcock has been appointed as a public member to serve a three-year term on the board of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization whose mission is to provide greater access to justice. Babcock, of Tallahassee, is a licensed

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    Foundation receives donations from Family Law Section, settlements

    The Florida Bar Family Law Section made a $75,000 donation in February in support of the Foundation’s Children’s Legal Services grant program. The section has now given $500,000 total in lifetime giving to the Foundation (see page 15 for a chart of all section giving). “The funds are needed more

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    Foundation’s Florida Pro Bono Law School Challenge places 309 cases

    The Florida Bar Foundation announced the winners of the 2021 Florida Pro Bono Law School Challenge April 5. Stetson University College of Law won the top honor, the MVP Pro Bono Champion Award, for matching the most students with its own alumni. Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law

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    CABA Pro Bono wins 2021 Doyle Children’s Advocacy Award

    After the initial shock of being diagnosed with a brain tumor subsided, Miami teen Roberto was relieved that his CABA Pro Bono Legal Services lawyers had invested so much time preparing him for adulthood. Roberto had fled Guatemala at age 16 after years of abuse at the hands of his

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    Message from the President – Spring 2021

    If you support the mission of The Florida Bar Foundation (and if you are reading this, you probably do), then please consider partnering with us in one of many gratifying ways that can make a difference. Because interest rates continue to be at all-time low levels, funds from the Interest

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