Monthly Archives: June 2017

News from The Florida Bar

AVOIDING FRAUDULENT EMAIL PURPORTING TO BE FROM THE FLORIDA BAR: A legitimate Florida Bar email that requests a payment will always: be from an @floridabar.org email address, ask Bar members to log in to the secure MyFloridaBar Members Portal with their user name and password to make any payments, and include a Bar department name, email address and phone number.

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Orlando Mayor Accepts Orange County Bar’s Liberty Bell Awarded for Community’s Response to Pulse

Orlando mayor Buddy Dyer accepted the Orange County Bar Association’s (OCBA) prestigious Liberty Bell award on behalf of the community for its response to the Pulse nightclub tragedy one year ago. The award, which was presented at the OCBA’s Law Week luncheon last month, is given to an organization or individual outside of the legal profession that works to promote civic responsibility among citizens. The bar’s Law Week committee determined that the entire Central Florida community was deserving of the award for its extraordinary response to the Pulse nightclub shooting on June 12, 2016.

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