Florida Rural Legal Services: One attorney to serve a three-year term on
its 20-member Board of Directors. In addition, there is one vacancy for the
remainder of a three-year term commencing January 1, 2017 and ending
December 31, 2017. Other appointing organizations are the NBA, Virgil
Hawkins Florida Chapter, ACLU, voluntary bar associations and various other
eligible client and community organizations. The mission of Florida Rural
Legal Services is to provide accessible legal assistance that empowers
low-income and disadvantaged populations.

Florida Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee: Five lawyers, one from each state
appellate district, to serve two-year terms commencing January 1, 2017. The
Florida Bar president receives the recommendations of the Real Property,
Probate and Trust Law Section for consideration. The committee is composed
of 11 lawyers appointed by The Florida Bar and 11 realtors appointed by the
Florida Association of Realtors. The committee promotes cordial relations
between realtors and attorneys and presents educational seminars.

Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference: One delegate to represent the
Southern District of Florida to serve a four-year term commencing January
1, 2017. 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 an event during the conference in
every odd numbered year.

Persons interested in applying for these vacancies may click here to
download the Application for Special Appointment or should call Bar
headquarters at (850) 561-5757, to obtain the application form. Completed
applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar,
651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-2300 or submitted
via e-mail to no later than the close of
business on Friday, November 4, 2016. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu
of the required application. The Board of Governors will review all
applications and may request telephone or personal interviews.

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