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    Jacksonville lawyers appointed to Foundation board

    Laura Boeckman, assistant general counsel for the city of Jacksonville, has been appointed by the Florida Supreme Court to the board of The Florida Bar Foundation. Katie Fackler, associate general counsel with Baptist Health System, has been appointed by The Florida Bar Board of Governors to the Foundation’s board. Boeckman

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    2023 Law School Challenge winners named

    The Florida Bar Foundation announced the winners of the 2023 Florida Pro Bono Law School Challenge in May. The University of Florida Levin College of Law won the MVP Pro Bono Award for matching the most students with its own alumni. Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law won

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  • Message from the President – Spring 2023

    Springtime is so beautiful in Tallahassee that it has its own festival, complete with a parade, live music, food vendors and craft fair. Yards are ablaze with azalea blooms, daffodils and red bud trees. Lawns are growing again (and we’re mowing again)! It is a season of growth and change

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    Attorney ad litem helps Charlotte find her forever home

    Stephanie Johnson, the managing attorney for Legal Services of North Florida’s Tallahassee office, left her office one day in 2020 to meet a new client. She headed to a day care center where she was introduced to four-year-old Charlotte*. “She was really quiet and really hesitant to talk to me,”

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    Foundation makes first IOTA distributions under new rule

    In December 2022, The Florida Bar Foundation facilitated the first IOTA distributions to qualified legal aid providers under the amended Bar Rule 5.1-1(g). The following programs were funded:

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