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The July 15 Bar News: Rules for stand-in attorneys, Leadership Academy grads lead the program and dogs go to work.

RJA drafting rules for substitute attorneys

The Rules of Judicial Administration Committee passed on first reading a proposed amendment to Rule 2.505 that could clarify which attorneys are authorized to represent a party and require stand-in attorneys to file a notice of appearance unless they are from the same firm, company, or agency as the attorney of record in the case. The committee acted June 15 at the Bar’s Annual Convention. The rule will come back for final approval October 19.

Leadership Academy grads now running the program

In five years more than 200 academy graduates have already gone on to serve as judges, Florida Bar Board of Governors members, Young Lawyers Division board members, voluntary bar leaders, community organization leaders, and more. Now, two academy graduates are about to command The Florida Bar’s Leadership Academy Committee — in a sense, leading the institution that honed their leadership skills.

Go, Dog. Go! To Work?

Some Florida Bar members have created a bridge between home and office for their furry best friends, and are proud to bring their beloved canines to work.

Read these and other stories featured in The Florida Bar News.

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The July 15 Bar News: Rules for stand-in attorneys, Leadership Academy grads lead the program and dogs go to work.


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