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    2023 Florida Pro Bono Law School Challenge begins February 6

    The 2023 Florida Pro Bono Law School Challenge, run by The Florida Bar Foundation, will begin on Feb. 6, 2023. The statewide competition, now in its fifth year, connects Florida law students with lawyers to partner on pro bono cases from legal aid organizations. After reviewing feedback from students, lawyers

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    Foundation board approves new grant program, policies

    The Florida Bar Foundation’s board of directors approved a new grant program and two new policies at its December 2022 board meeting. The grant program will provide funds to support training qualified legal service providers. The board also approved an amended Foundation Master Investment Policy Statement to include an IOTA

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    December 2022 Board Report

    The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors met in Tallahassee on December 16, 2022, at the Florida State University College of Law.  The Foundation is grateful for the college’s gracious hosting of the Foundation’s committee meetings on December 15 and the board’s meeting on December 16.  It also thanks Clinical

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    Foundation CFO Lou Ann Powell passes away

    Lou Ann Powell, The Florida Bar Foundation’s Chief Financial Officer, passed away Nov. 10 due to complications from a terminal illness.  A certified public accountant since 1980, Powell joined the Foundation in 1991 and oversaw its fiscal administration, including governance, finance and investments. “Lou Ann loved people, and she loved

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    Foundation renews Westlaw contract

    The Florida Bar Foundation has renewed its contract with Westlaw for five years. Westlaw, an online legal database platform, provides case histories, form builders and sophisticated research tools for lawyers. The Foundation’s subscription allows more than 20 Florida legal aid organizations to access Westlaw’s many tools at a reduced rate.

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