Tag: Michael J. Higer
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Staff ReportsNovember 3, 2017
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The Florida Bar said it was creating three new committees “to study and develop recommendations …  on supporting attorney mental health and wellness, advancing Florida’s mental health laws, and improving representation for children and families in the courts.” The Bar announced the moves in a Thursday press release. “Promoting mental health and wellness for Florida attorneys, […]

Staff ReportsOctober 17, 2017
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With most Floridians not knowing what the Constitution Revision Commission is or does, The Florida Bar is trying to change that. The Bar launched “Protect Florida Democracy: Our Constitution, Our Rights, Our Courts,” a statewide public education program to fill the void in Floridians’ awareness of constitution revision and engage Floridians in this critical process, according […]

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 ReportsJune 19, 2017
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The Florida Bar‘s Annual Convention begins Wednesday at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, with “a focus on the future of the legal profession and the challenges lawyers face,” the organization said in a news release. On Friday, Miami attorney Michael J. Higer will be sworn in as the Bar’s 69th president, and West Palm Beach attorney Michelle […]


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