Board to make appointments in December

first_img October 1, 2005 Regular News Board to make appointments in December The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during its December 16 meeting: Florida Rural Legal Services, Inc., Board of Directors: One attorney to serve a three-year term on its 19-member board of directors. Other appointments are made by the ACLU, NAACP, several housing authorities, and various other small groups. The main purpose of Florida Rural Legal Services is to help migrant farm workers and the rural poor in civil (not criminal) cases. Florida Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee: Five attorneys, one from each state appellate district, for two-year terms. The Florida Bar president receives the recommendations of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section for consideration. The committee is composed of 10 lawyers appointed by TFB and 10 Realtors appointed by the Florida Association of Realtors. The committee promotes cordial relations between Realtors and attorneys and presents educational seminars. 11th Circuit Judicial Conference: One delegate to represent the Northern District of Florida for a four-year term. The biennial conference consists of educational opportunities and meetings (by state) on matters of mutual concern. The Bar’s three delegates contribute to planning and organizing a reception during the conference in every odd numbered year. Greater Orlando Area Legal Services, Inc. Board of Governors: One attorney to serve a two-year term on this 11-member board which sets policy and manages the affairs of GOALS.All terms for the foregoing appointments are set to commence January 1, 2006.Persons interested in applying for any of these vacancies may download the Special Appointment application from the Bar’s Web site at, or call Bar headquarters at (850) 561-5757, to obtain an application form. Completed applications must be submitted to the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 32399-2300 no later than close of business, Monday, November 7. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.center_img Board to make appointments in Decemberlast_img

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