FRAUDULENT EMAIL ALERT - SEPT. 21
The Florida Bar warns its members about a fraudulent email with the subject "Notice of Past Due License Renewal #123456" that is being distributed. We advise members not to click on any links contained within the email and to delete it immediately. We suspect that this email contains a link to a malicious software known as Ransomware.
Fall Meeting of Rules and Other Select Committees
Make plans to attend your Rules or Committee Meetings October 19-22 during The Florida Bar’s Fall Meeting at the Tampa Airport Marriott. Make your hotel reservations online and take advantage of The Florida Bar’s special group rate available until September 28 or until the group block is sold-out.
The Florida Bar News
The October 1 News is now available online with stories including:
- The results of the Bar’s merit retention poll.
- Justice Perry retiring.
- PRI's new-look website.
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The Florida Bar Journal
The September/October issue of The Florida Bar Journal and digital edition are now available online, featuring articles on:
- James E.C. Perry - Justice of the Florida Supreme Court
- What Constitutes "Reasonable" Cybersecurity Measures?
- Twitter and Libel
- Websites and Mobile Applications: Are They ADA Compliant?
Pay Annual Fees Online
Florida Bar membership fees were due Aug. 15. Fees paid now through Sept. 30 include a $50 late charge. Bar members will be delinquent and ineligible to practice law if membership fees are not paid by Sept. 30.
Read the Bar News article for details.
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