July Appointments To Be Made To Florida Legal Services Board Posted June 1, 2016 by Tallahassee Bar Association


Florida Legal Services, Inc. Board of Directors: Five lawyers to serve two-year terms commencing immediately upon appointment and ending June 30, 2018. This is a 21-member board that provides judicial advocacy through co-counseling with local program attorneys and volunteer pro bono attorneys and provides legislative and administrative advocacy on policies impacting the legal rights of the poor, as well as providing civil legal assistance to indigent persons who would not otherwise have the means to obtain a lawyer.

Persons interested in applying for these vacancies may download the Application for Special Appointment or should call Bar headquarters at (850) 561-5757, to obtain the application form. Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 E. Jefferson St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-2300 or submitted via email to specialapptapp@floridabar.org no later than the close of business on Friday, June 24, 2016. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application. The Board of Governors will review all applications and may request telephone or personal interviews.