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Florida Board of Bar Examiners Vacancies

Friday, March 6, 2020  

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 6, 2020

CONTACT: Kristen Wilson, kwilson@floridabar.org
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE: 850-561-5757

 

 

MAY APPOINTMENTS TO BE FILLED

 

ABA House of Delegates: Two lawyers (one under 36 delegate) to serve two-year terms commencing Aug. 2020, at the conclusion of the ABA Annual Meeting. Applicants must also be ABA members.

 

Florida Legal Services, Inc. Board of Directors: One lawyer to serve a three-year term commencing July 1. This 15-member board provides judicial advocacy through co-counseling with local program attorneys and volunteer pro bono attorneys and provides legislative and administrative advocacy on policies impacting the legal rights of the poor, as well as providing civil legal assistance to indigent persons who would not otherwise have the means to obtain a lawyer.

 

Florida Lawyers Assistance, Inc. Board of Directors: Three lawyers and two non-lawyers to serve three-year terms commencing July 1. This 15-member Board assists the legal community in securing counseling and treatment for emotional and chemical dependency problems for lawyers.

 

Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association Board of Governors: One lawyer to serve a two-year term commencing July 1. This is a nine-member board of governors that develops a means of obtaining loss and expense experience in medical malpractice issues.

 

Persons interested in applying for these vacancies may download the Application for Special Appointment or should call Bar headquarters at (850) 561-5757, to obtain the questionnaire. Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-2300 no later than the close of business on Friday, April 17. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application. The Board of Governors will review all applications and may request telephone or personal interviews.

 


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