Solo & Small Firm Section Paralegal of the Year Award Nominations Due April 14, 2017
This prestigious award is given to that singular paralegal who has contributed significantly to the community and/or (his) (her) law firm. The award recognizes one very deserving individual for above-and-beyond efforts in achieving a high standard of professionalism in the delivery of paralegal services. Previous recipients include Patricia C. DeRamus ACP FRP and Beatrice LeVine CP FRP.
Please fax nomination forms to Solo & Small Firm Section Chair Jennifer A. Dietz at 813-835-6801, or email forms to email@example.com. The winner will be announced in conjunction with The Florida Bar Annual Convention in June.
Congratulations to Our 2016 Solo & Small Firm Section Award Winners
2016 Traditional of Excellence Award winner Carl Schwait with 2015-16 Section Chair Damon C. Glisson and Executive Council Member Frank Maloney
2016 Walter S. Crumbley Award winner Renee Thompson with Damon C. Glisson
2016 Mentor of the Year Dr. Michael T. Olexa with Rep. W. Gregory "Greg" Steube (R-Bradenton), a former student of Dr. Olexa
2016 Paralegal of the Year Beatrice LeVine CP FRP
2016 L. Michael Roffino Pro Bono Award Winner Seminole County Bar Association, represented by Pro Bono Coordinator Kayla Meyer, with Pro Bono Awards Chair Gerald Curington and 2015-16 Section Chair Damon Glisson
2016 L. Michael Roffino Bro Bono Award finalists Three Rivers Legal Services Inc. of Gainesville and Jacksonville, represented by Marcie Green, with Gerald Curington and Damon Glisson
Message from the Chair
All of us, whether we practice at big firms, small firms or as solos, whether we represent large or small businesses, individuals or the government, have the same objectives: zealous protection of our client’s interests, providing quality work for reasonable fees, and promoting integrity, diversity and honesty within the profession. The Florida Bar has an outstanding record of promoting the achievement of these objectives. Those among our membership who are solo practitioners or small firm lawyers have played, and will continue to play, an important role within our profession and The Florida Bar. As Chair of the Solo & Small Firm Section of The Florida Bar, I am honored to be among the membership of Florida’s solo and small firm practitioners. The legal profession would not be where we are today without them.
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Solo & Small Firm Section Paralegal of the Year Award Nominations Due April 14, 2017 This prestigious award is given to that singular paralegal who has contributed significantly to the community and/or (his) (her) law firm. The award recognizes one very deserving individual for above-and-beyond efforts in achieving a high standard of professionalism in the […]
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