MAITLAND, Fla. — As president-elect of The Florida Bar, Tampa attorney William J. Schifino Jr. will serve as a designated director on the board of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization whose mission is to provide greater access to justice.
Schifino is managing partner of the Tampa office of Burr & Forman. He is board certified in business litigation, focusing on complex commercial litigation along with an emphasis on securities, intellectual property, professional malpractice and employment litigation. He earned his bachelor’s degree in public policy from Tulane University and his law degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.
Schifino is a past president of the Hillsborough County Bar Association and is the current president of the Hillsborough County Bar Foundation. He recently completed an eight-year term as a member of the 13th Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, serving as its chair.
A Florida Bar Foundation Fellow, Schifino begins his term July 1.