Tag: American Bar Association

Staff ReportsAugust 30, 2018
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Joseph L. Raia of the Gunster law firm has been appointed vice chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law, the firm announced Thursday. Raia will play a key role in the leadership of the 17,000-member section that has representation from over 100 countries worldwide. He will be primarily responsible for coordinating the work […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 31, 2017
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Retired Hillsborough County Judge Ashley Moody, by many reckonings, is the front-runner in the Republican primary for Attorney General. And with that front-runner status comes front-runner scrutiny — including Moody’s past as a registered Democrat … something that may not play well with the GOP die-hards who will vote in the primary next year. Moody’s father […]

Jim RosicaJuly 5, 2017
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The new president of The Florida Bar says the organization is standing by to offer “technical legal” support to the Constitution Revision Commission as it readies to amend the state’s governing document, which could include changes affecting the judicial branch.  But Michael J. Higer, a partner in Berger Singerman’s Miami office, won’t say which public […]

Staff ReportsMarch 13, 2017
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Two bills introduced in the Florida Legislature this week seek to bolster gun safety when children are involved. Cosponsored by Plantation Democratic state Sen. Lauren Book, SB 648 would establish a perimeter of safety for students around schools, as well as strengthen penalties for careless storage of firearms which then fall into the hands of […]

Jim RosicaAugust 9, 2016
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A Miami attorney with the Greenberg Traurig law firm has become president-elect of the American Bar Association, the firm announced Tuesday. Hilarie Bass, co-president of the firm, will assume the presidency next August. She is perhaps best known for leading the effort “to eliminate Florida’s 20-year-old ban on gay adoption, which was found unconstitutional in 2010 and led to […]

Phil AmmannFebruary 14, 2016

5min46
About a quarter-century ago, a pack of Marlboro cigarettes sealed a friendship between the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and Florida legal legend Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte. It was December 1991, during D’Alemberte’s tenure as American Bar Association president. Scalia had been on the bench about five years by then. He died Saturday at the age of 79. The two men […]


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