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    Florida Bar Foundation continues to play a vital role in Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice

    When Florida Chief Justice Jorge Labarga issued an administrative order Oct. 10 re-establishing the Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice and making it permanent, the Florida Supreme Court’s news release recognized The Florida Bar Foundation and The Florida Bar as co-equal partners in the effort to create Florida’s first

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    Foundation office closing due to Hurricane Matthew

    The Florida Bar Foundation, which is located in Maitland, just north of Orlando, will be closed Thursday, Oct. 6, and Friday, Oct. 7, due to Hurricane Matthew. Courts, schools, and universities in the area are also closed. We will be monitoring the welfare of staff and grantees as the storm

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    The Florida Bar Foundation invites participation in Pro Bono Week social media campaign

    MAITLAND, Fla. – The Florida Bar Foundation invites Florida lawyers to join in its Oct. 23-29 social media campaign in recognition of the American Bar Association’s Celebrate Pro Bono Week, an annual initiative emphasizing the critical role of pro bono in increasing access to justice. The campaign, which will use

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    Foundation upgrades online pro bono news and information

    The Florida Bar Foundation is working to streamline and improve statewide online pro bono news and information in order to facilitate pro bono engagement and partnerships. The Foundation has created a new Web page,, to share information about pro bono in Florida, including initiatives in which the Foundation is

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    Orlando United Wills Clinic

    In unity with the Orlando communities affected by the tragedy at the Pulse Nightclub, Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) in partnership with Akerman LLP, The Florida Bar Foundation and the Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida are hosting a free legal clinic to provide assistance to community members in creating

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