Tag: nominations

Jim RosicaAugust 27, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott appointed two Tallahassee attorneys to the Florida Elections Commission, his office announced Friday night. Coincidentally, both specialize in representing automotive dealers. Martin Hayes, 62, is a partner at the Akerman firm. Hayes fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning Aug. 24 and ending Dec. 31, 2020. Hayes, a litigator, mainly […]

Staff ReportsJuly 11, 2018

The call for entries is out for The Parker Thomson Awards for Outstanding Legal Journalism in Florida and the Susan Spencer-Wendel Lifetime Achievement Award, The Florida Bar announced Wednesday. For the Thomson awards, work submitted for consideration may include news stories, series, features, editorials, blogs, documentaries, columns, special sections — anything that is produced by a news […]

Staff ReportsJuly 6, 2018

The Florida Bar seeks nominations for its 29th annual Reporters’ Workshop, designed for journalists new to the courts and legal beats, or new to the state. This year’s workshop, to be held in Tallahassee Sept. 24-25, is open to 24 print, online, TV and radio journalists. Nominations must be made by editors, publishers or news directors and include […]

Scott PowersFebruary 26, 2018

With little opposition raised — except for Democrats’ votes against three recent appointments to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission — the Senate Ethics and Elections Committee recommended Monday that the chamber back all 89 appointments and nominations awaiting confirmation. The committee’s favorable recommendations include Florida Secretary of Environmental Protection Noah Valenstein, Florida Fish and […]

Staff ReportsAugust 10, 2017

The Florida Bar is looking for nominations for its 28th annual Reporters’ Workshop, to be held in Tallahassee this Oct. 16-17. “Nominations must be made by editors, publishers or news directors and include the journalist’s background, current assignments and contact information,” a Thursday press release said. Nominations need to be received by 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25 […]


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