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  • With deep sadness, The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors and staff learned of the passing of Miami civil rights attorney Randall C. Berg Jr. yesterday. Randy served as Florida Justice Institute’s executive director for more than 40 years. He made numerous, immense contributions to the cause of equal justice in Florida and was honored multiple times by the Foundation. Most recently, he was named the

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  • Foundation calls on Congress to continue funding Legal Services Corporation

    Foundation President Juliette E. Lippman and Executive Director Donny MacKenzie will travel to Washington, D.C., April 9-11, with a delegation from Florida for ABA Day. They will meet with Florida members of Congress to ask for their support of continued funding for Legal Services Corporation (LSC). LSC “ensures ‘Equal Justice

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  • Equal Justice: The Indispensable Role of Legal Services

    Speakers include Legal Services Corporation President James J. Sandman; Voices for Civil Justice Executive Director Martha Bergmark, Director of the Michigan Legal Help Program Angela Tripp and Florida Justice Technology Center Executive Director Joyce Raby. Moderated by Florida Bar Foundation President Juliette E. Lippman, BA ’90, George Washington University. Please RSVP to JBrown@FlaBarFndn.org

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  • Retired lawyers, law professors now eligible to take pro bono cases

    Understanding the importance of helping those who cannot afford a lawyer, Lawrence “Larry” Moncrief began pro bono work when he was a corporate lawyer in the ‘80s. Though he retired in 1991, Moncrief’s legal career was far from over. In fact, he still had decades of pro bono work left

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  • Message from the President – Winter 2019

    As I write this, I am halfway through my term as the Foundation’s president. The past six months have passed quickly, and I’ve had the pleasure of working with our illustrious board and dedicated staff diligently on several matters. This has been an exciting time, and I am pleased to

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