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  • Foundation announces Florida Pro Bono Law School Challenge winners

    The Florida Bar Foundation announced the winners of the 2021 Florida Pro Bono Law School Challenge April 5. Stetson University College of Law won the top honor, the MVP Pro Bono Champion Award, for matching the most students with its own alumni. Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law

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    Spring 2021 Board Meeting Report

    Quarterly Board Report for March 12, 2021 Via virtual meeting The Florida Bar Foundation Board of Directors met via Zoom conference on March 12, 2021, because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The major actions of the board and reports received included: Election of Foundation Board of Directors John F. Harkness and

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  • Board member supports Foundation financially and through advocacy

    Florida Bar Foundation board member Joseph “Jody” Hudgins has made a $10,001 donation to the Foundation. Hudgins, who was appointed to The Florida Bar Board of Governors as a public member in 2019, also serves on the Foundation’s board as designate for John M. Stewart, The Bar’s Immediate Past President.

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  • The Loan Repayment Assistance Program: A Legacy of Making a Difference

    Since 1996, lawyers employed by Florida’s civil legal aid providers have been able to pay down more than $10 million of their law school loans thanks to The Florida Bar Foundation’s Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP). “But for LRAP, I would not have been able to remain in legal services,”

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  • Message from the President – Winter 2021

    As I approach nine years of service with The Florida Bar Foundation, I recall that for some time every board meeting was an education about the many moving parts of the Foundation, and how all of those components fit together to serve the cause of justice. The Foundation is a

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