The First District Court of Appeal has selected a new clerk; Congratulations to Kristina Samuels!

Chief Judge Brad Thomas announces the appointment of Kristina Samuels as the fourth Clerk of Court for the First District Court of Appeal: “I am confident that Kristina Samuels brings the expertise, knowledge and ability to serve as an outstanding Clerk of Court and to build upon the successful innovations...

First District Court of Appeal Request for Comment

The First District Court of Appeal is considering adopting a court policy allowing attorneys to submit stipulated extensions of time for filing briefs in cases not requiring expedited review. To ensure full consideration of the impact of such a policy on the public and members of the Bar, the Chief Judge...

The Totally Awesome 90’s Dessert Reception and 2017 Annual Award Winners

By: Kimberly Kanoff Berman Every year, appellate practitioners and their families travel across the state to join their colleagues at the Annual Florida Bar Convention.  They usually attend meetings all day and then patiently wait around for the Appellate Practice Section’s coveted Dessert Reception, which...

Monthly CLEs Move to Webinar Format

Technology It was all the buzz at this year’s Florida Bar Annual Convention. The Section will be implementing it in several areas. And, of course, the CLE Committee wanted to join the fun! The Committee has revamped its monthly telephonic CLEs and will begin using a webinar format. What does this mean for...

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