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  • Foundation announces new executive director

    The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors has selected Dominic C. “Donny” MacKenzie as its Executive Director effective August 20, 2018. The Foundation is a statewide charitable organization whose mission is to provide greater access to justice. MacKenzie was selected after a competitive nationwide search process facilitated by Young Mayden

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  • Foundation receives $500,000 cy pres award

    The Florida Bar Foundation has received a $500,000 cy pres award from a class action settlement in a case involving rental fees for propane tanks. Jeffrey M. Liggio of West Palm Beach firm Liggio Law represented the class against Heritage Operating L.P., now AmeriGas, through more than 12 years of

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  • Foundation funds 14 law students through Summer Fellow Grant Program

    Fourteen law students will have the opportunity to work in civil legal aid programs this summer through The Florida Bar Foundation’s Summer Fellows Grant Program. “This is the opportunity of a lifetime for these students,” said Kate York, the Foundation’s grants program officer. “It’s a great way to develop their

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  • Sharon Bourassa to receive Foundation’s 2018 Jane Elizabeth Curran Distinguished Service Award

    Lawyer and Legal Aid Service of Broward County’s Director of Special Projects Sharon Bourassa has been selected to receive The Florida Bar Foundation’s Jane Elizabeth Curran Distinguished Service Award. The award is named for the Foundation’s first executive director, recognizing individuals who, over their careers, have achieved meaningful, effective and

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  • Marcia Cypen to receive Foundation’s 2018 Jane Elizabeth Curran Distinguished Service Award

    Miami lawyer and Executive Director Emeritus of Legal Services of Greater Miami Marcia Cypen has been selected to receive The Florida Bar Foundation’s Jane Elizabeth Curran Distinguished Service Award. The award is named for the Foundation’s first executive director, recognizing individuals who, over their careers, have achieved meaningful, effective and

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