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    September 2023 Board Report

    The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors held its quarterly board meeting on September 15, 2023, in Maitland, Florida. Murray Silverstein presided over the meeting and grantee presentations were given by Bethanie Barber, Executive Director, Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, and Jeff Harvey, Executive Director, Community

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    Foundation is grateful recipient of donations

    In June, The Florida Bar Family Law Section donated $75,000 to the Foundation’s Children’s Legal Services grant program. Since 2012, the section has donated $650,000 to support legal aid efforts that provide legal services to children including those in foster care, and those who have been abused, neglected or trafficked.

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    Miami lawyer David B. Rothman and Sarasota lawyer Kimberly L. Rodgers honored

    The Florida Bar Foundation awarded two lawyers with its top honors in June. David B. Rothman, founder of criminal defense firm Rothman & Associates, P.A., in Miami, received the Medal of Honor for a Lawyer for his dedication, commitment and tireless volunteer work on behalf of numerous Bar and legal

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    President’s Message – Fall 2023

    The Foundation has spent more than a year working on changes that will better reflect who we are and what we do. I am pleased to announce that after updating our mission statement, the board of directors approved the adoption of a new name in June. Once it has approval

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    Paul C. Doyle Children’s Advocacy Award winners recognized

    The Paul C. Doyle Children’s Advocacy Award was presented during the Foundation’s 2023 Annual Award Ceremony and Breakfast on June 22 in Boca Raton. The award, given biannually, recognizes grantees or philanthropic organizations that have protected, expanded or brought about positive change to a substantial number of low-income children securing

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