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    Miami attorney David B. Rothman takes office as second vice president of The Florida Bar Foundation

    July 2015 MAITLAND, Fla. —Miami attorney David B. Rothman took office July 1 as second vice president of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization whose mission is to provide greater access to justice. Rothman, a partner in Rothman & Associates, P.A., practices federal and state criminal defense and represents lawyers in Bar cases. […]

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    Attorney Jewel White takes office as first vice president of The Florida Bar Foundation

    July 2015 MAITLAND, Fla. — Attorney Jewel White took office July 1 as first vice president of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization whose mission is to provide greater access to justice. An attorney with the Pinellas County Attorney’s Office, White is board certified in City, County & Local Government law. In addition […]

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    Orlando attorney Matthew Brenner takes office as president-elect of The Florida Bar Foundation

    July 2015 MAITLAND, Fla. — Orlando attorney Matthew G. Brenner took office July 1 as president-elect of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization whose mission is to provide greater access to justice. Brenner was first appointed to the Foundation’s board in 2008 and has served on its development, finance and audit, executive, and […]

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  • Larry and Pat Stewart make third major gift

    by Nancy Kinnally March 10, 2015 As soon as planes were allowed to fly again in the aftermath of 9/11, Larry Stewart boarded one of the first flights out of Miami bound for New York. He was on his way to launch what became the largest pro bono program in U.S. history, in which 1,100 […]

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  • Speaking of Justice – Spring 2015

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  • Family Law Section makes its second $75,000 gift

    The Florida Bar’s Family Law Section Jan. 31 made a $75,000 gift to The Florida Bar Foundation, its second such contribution in three years. “As family lawyers, we understand the vitally important role The Florida Bar Foundation plays in ensuring access to justice for Florida’s low-income families, its foster children and its children with special […]

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  • Jane Curran to be honored for her service

    The Florida Bar Foundation has established the Jane Elizabeth Curran Distinguished Service Award to honor Curran for her 32 years as the organization’s founding executive director. Curran will be the first recipient of the award in recognition of her contributions to the Foundation, to the national IOLTA movement, and to access to justice statewide and […]

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  • Foundation to honor Jaramillo posthumously

    Florida Bar Foundation President Emerson R. Thompson Jr. will present the President’s Award for Excellence to Julio C. Jaramillo posthumously at its annual dinner June 25 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Jaramillo, 48, passed away Jan. 19 after battling lymphoma for several months. “He was a charismatic leader that everyone was eager to […]

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  • Van Nortwick to receive Medal of Honor Award June 25

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

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  • New access commission shares Foundation’s primary goal

    The Florida Bar Foundation’s mission of providing greater access to justice is now the goal of a commission created last fall by administrative order of Florida Chief Justice Jorge Labarga and funded by The Florida Bar. The 27-member Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice is studying the unmet civil legal needs of disadvantaged, low-income, […]

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