• 2015-16 Foundation officers, directors begin terms

    July 2015 The Florida Bar Foundation is pleased to announce its 2015-16 officers and directors, who took office July 1. Click on their names to read more about the Foundation’s officers, newly appointed directors and reappointed directors. A complete list of board members is available at the link below. 2015-16 Foundation officers: Dominic “Donny” C. […]

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  • President’s Award for Excellence presented posthumously to Julio Jaramillo

    View video tribute to Julio Jaramillo produced by Noemi Orsini July 8, 2015 by Doug Sachs MAITLAND, Fla. — Florida Bar Foundation President Emerson R. Thompson Jr. presented the President’s Award for Excellence to Julio C. Jaramillo posthumously at the Foundation’s annual dinner June 25 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Jaramillo, 48, passed […]

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  • William A. Van Nortwick Jr. receives 2015 Medal of Honor Award

    Jacksonville attorney William A. Van Nortwick Jr., formerly a judge on Florida’s First District Court of Appeal, received The Florida Bar Foundation’s 2015 Medal of Honor Award, the Foundation’s highest award. Partner-in-charge of Akerman LLP’s national pro bono program and a member of the Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice, Van Nortwick is being […]

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  • Foundation honors founding executive director for her distinguished service

    MAITLAND, Fla. —Florida Bar Foundation President Emerson R. Thompson Jr. presented the inaugural Jane Elizabeth Curran Distinguished Service Award to Curran June 25 at the Foundation’s annual reception and dinner at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. The award was established to honor Curran for her 33 years as the organization’s founding executive director, and […]

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  • Mary Gardiner Evertz reappointed to The Florida Bar Foundation board

    July 2015 MAITLAND, Fla. —St. Petersburg resident Mary Gardiner Evertz, who spent 46 years as a reporter for The St. Petersburg Times, has been reappointed as a public member to 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. Since […]

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  • Connie Bookman reappointed to The Florida Bar Foundation board

    July 2015 MAITLAND, Fla. — Connie Bookman has been reappointed to 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. Bookman received her bachelor’s in social work at St. Leo University and her master’s in social work at Florida State […]

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  • Thomas Oldt reappointed to board of The Florida Bar Foundation

    July 2015 MAITLAND, Fla. — Winter Haven, Fla., investment advisor Thomas R. Oldt has been reappointed as a public member to 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. Oldt earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of South […]

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  • Judge Suzanne Van Wyk reappointed to Florida Bar Foundation Board

    July 2015 MAITLAND, Fla. — Judge Suzanne Van Wyk, an administrative law judge with the Florida Division of Administrative Hearings, has been reappointed by The Florida Bar to the board of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization whose mission is to provide greater access to justice. Van Wyk previously was a shareholder with […]

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  • Lakeland attorney Stephen R. Senn reappointed to board of The Florida Bar Foundation

    July 2015 MAITLAND, Fla. — Lakeland attorney Stephen R. Senn has been reappointed by The Florida Bar to 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. Board certified in appellate practice, Senn is a shareholder with Peterson & Myers, […]

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  • Tampa attorney Gregory P. Brown reappointed to board of The Florida Bar Foundation

    July 2015 ORLANDO —Tampa attorney Gregory P. Brown has been reappointed to 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. Brown is a shareholder in the litigation group of Hill Ward Henderson, P.A. He earned his bachelor’s degree from […]

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