• Goodall leads by example

    Deborah Goodall, an attorney in the Boca Raton, Fla., office of Goldman Felcoski & Stone, recently became a Legacy for Justice Society member by naming The Florida Bar Foundation as a beneficiary in her life insurance. “As someone who practices in the area of estate planning, I know well how impactful planned gifts can be,” […]

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  • Rothman receives 2017 President’s Award for Excellence

    Florida Bar Foundation First Vice President David B. Rothman has received the 2017 President’s Award for Excellence. Rothman has served on the Foundation’s board since 2011 and previously served on The Florida Bar Board of Governors for more than a decade. He is a past president of the Dade County Bar Association and the Florida […]

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  • Letters from judges in support of Florida Pro Bono Matters

    Florida judges are in support of Florida Pro Bono Matters. Click below to read their letters. Chief Judge Laurel M. Isicoff, United States Bankruptcy Court (PDF)  Judge Patricia A. Seitz, United States District Judge (PDF) Judge Vance E. Salter, Third District Court of Appeal (PDF)

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  • With a gift in their wills, Maria Henderson and Bill Van Nortwick go the extra mile to ensure access to justice

    They met at a water station while training in Jacksonville, Fla., for the New York City Marathon. He was an attorney, and she was in the insurance business in Tampa. Among the many things they soon discovered they had in common was a dedication to community service. Today, after more than 15 years of marriage, […]

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  • Cooke fits legal services to the poor into his career—and his estate plan

    The start of Ham Cooke’s legal career coincided with an event that marked a turning point, not only in American history, but also in Cooke’s perspective on his own role in society. An Army veteran and political moderate raised in Kentucky, Cooke was no ’60s radical, but he took the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. […]

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