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  • Federal court entrusts Foundation with $3.6 million award for increased representation in courts

    The Florida Bar Foundation has received $3.6 million from a four-judge panel of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the result of a case in which sanctions against two law firms were levied. The Foundation will disburse the money to qualified legal aid organizations in

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  • Application open for 2019 Civil Legal Services Summer Fellowship Program

    The 2019 Civil Legal Services Summer Fellowship student application is now available at This program seeks 10 ambitious Florida law students to participate in an exciting 11-week summer fellowship with one of Florida’s civil legal aid organizations. The organization and the summer fellow will be matched using their preferences outlined

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  • 2019 Children’s Legal Services grant application open

    Applications for The Florida Bar Foundation’s Children’s Legal Services Initiative grant are now available. Applications are due by Feb. 15. The mission of The Florida Bar Foundation’s Children’s Legal Services Initiative is to provide legal assistance to needy children in critical areas which affect their safety, well being and future

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  • Remembering Foundation past president William Van Nortwick Jr.

    Former Florida Bar Foundation president William Van Nortwick Jr. passed away this week. Bill was a cherished member and pillar of our Foundation family and his contributions to the cause of justice were countless.  He dedicated his life to the Rule of Law, the administration of fair and equitable justice,

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  • Foundation seeks 2019 Medal of Honor Award nominees

    The Florida Bar Foundation will be accepting nominations for the 2019 Medal of Honor Awards until Feb. 1. The Medal of Honor Award is given in two categories. The first category is for members of The Florida Bar, including practicing lawyers, judges or teachers in the legal field. The second

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