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  • Hurricane Civil Legal Aid Resources

    Donate to the Florida Hurricane Legal Aid Fund.  For the public: Pose a legal question to a panel of volunteer lawyers: Florida Free Civil Legal Answers Disaster Relief Hotline: 1-866-550-2929 Florida Bar Consumer Pamphlet: Mass Disaster – a Victim’s Guide Five Common FEMA Mistakes to Avoid: For lawyers: To volunteer for The Florida

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  • 2021 Award Ceremony Video

    The Florida Bar Foundation’s 2021 Award Ceremony was held on June 17, 2021 and honored: Medal of Honor for a Lawyer: Hon. Emiliano Jose “EJ” Salcines Jane Elizabeth Curran Distinguished Service Award: Anthony “Tony” Karrat Paul C. Doyle Children’s Advocacy Award: CABA Pro Bono Legal Services

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    June 2021 Board Report

    Quarterly Board Report June 10, 2021 The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors met via Zoom conference on June 10, 2021.  The major actions of the board and reports received included: Adoption of Two-Month Spending Authority/Interim Operating Budget The Board adopted the recommendation of the Budget & Finance Committee calling

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  • Babcock appointed to Foundation board

    Former Florida Department of Children and Families Deputy Secretary Patricia Babcock has been appointed as a public member to serve a three-year term on the board of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization whose mission is to provide greater access to justice. Babcock, of Tallahassee, is a licensed

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    Foundation receives donations from Family Law Section, settlements

    The Florida Bar Family Law Section made a $75,000 donation in February in support of the Foundation’s Children’s Legal Services grant program. The section has now given $500,000 total in lifetime giving to the Foundation (see page 15 for a chart of all section giving). “The funds are needed more

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