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    Joseph “Jody” Hudgins receives 2022 President’s Award

    At the Foundation’s June 2022 board of directors meeting, Foundation President Connie Bookman honored Joseph “Jody” Hudgins with the 2022 President’s Award for his passionate dedication and innovative commitment to increasing access to Florida’s justice system while promoting the principles of equal justice for all. Hudgins began his term on

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    2022 Goldstein – Van Nortwick award winners recognized at ceremony

    Community Law Program and Bay Area Legal Services won the Foundation’s 2022 Goldstein – Van Nortwick Award for Excellence, a competitive award that recognizes significant impact work undertaken by a Foundation grantee. Their project was a combined effort to expand access to free legal services for tenants impacted by COVID-19

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  • Richard “Dick” C. Woltmann receives Curran Distinguished Service Award

    Richard “Dick” C. Woltmann, president and CEO of Bay Area Legal Services, received the Foundation’s 2022 Jane Elizabeth Curran Distinguished Service Award in June. Woltmann, who has led Bay Area Legal Services (BALS) since 1980, was honored for his four decades of being a staunch advocate and effectuating positive and

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  • Family Law Section makes $75,000 donation

    During the 2022 Florida Bar Annual Convention in June, the Family Law Section presented a check for $75,000 to the Foundation in support of children’s legal services. The section has donated more to the Foundation than any other Bar section, totaling $575,000 as of June 2022.”We’re immensely proud of our

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    Foundation purchases office building in Maitland

    The Florida Bar Foundation closed on the purchase of a 4,200 sq. ft. building in Maitland on July 15. The building will house the Foundation’s operations and staff. In 2019, a board committee began researching the cost effectiveness of owning a building rather than paying rent for office space. After

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