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Florida Rural Legal Services – Special Appointments

From: Jeff Doran, Voluntary Bar Liaison
The Florida Bar, Public Information & Bar Services
(850) 561-5773  / Jeff Doran

Florida Rural Legal Services is seeking one attorney to serve a three-year term commencing January 1, 2019, on its 20-member Board of Directors. Other appointing organizations are the NBA, Virgil Hawkins Florida Chapter, ACLU, voluntary bar associations and various other eligible client and community organizations. The mission of Florida Rural Legal Services is to provide accessible legal assistance that empowers low-income and disadvantaged populations.

Persons interested in applying for these vacancies may click here to download the Application for Special Appointment or call The Bar headquarters at (850) 561-5667, to obtain the application form.  Completed applications must be submitted to the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-2300 or via e-mail to specialapptapp@floridabar.org  no later than the close of business on Friday, November 9, 2018.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required, completed application.  The Board of Governors will review all applications and may request telephone or personal interviews.