Osceola County Bar Association Blog

Poll Watcher Opportunity

The Clinton Campaign is seeking Volunteer Poll Watchers for Election Day, November 8th from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. If interested in volunteering, please contact Lauren Skompinski at skompinski@flvictory2016.org. The Osceola County Bar Association is not endorsing any...

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Why Osceola County Students Need You – Justice Teaching

I first learned about Justice Teaching from R. Fred Lewis.  I was selected to participate in the Justice Teaching Institute last February, where I came into contact with all seven justices.  It was a phenomenal training, and one of the things that stands out the most...

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[Wo]Man’s Best Friend

Every night, I come home and am greeted by my best friend. He’s always glad to see me whether I’ve had a good day, or a trying day, or a day when someone else in the office got the last cup of coffee. That best friend is small, covered in fur (that incidentally also...

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Judicial Appreciation Luncheon – Sponorships Available

The Paralegal Section has a unique sponsorship opportunity for our locals attorneys. The paralegal section is hosting the Annual Judicial Assistants Appreciation Luncheon in September. Please contact the Paralegal President, Keila Garcia directly for more...

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Start S.T.R.O.N.G.

This year a main focus for the Osceola County Bar Association is understanding and giving back to the community. As a part of reaching that goal, the Bar is developing a program to help teens in the community. The program is called Start STRONG and components are...

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Pro Bono Opportunities with Community Legal Services

Pro Bono Opportunities with Community Legal Services Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida (CLSMF) is the primary provider of free legal aid for low to moderate income residents in 12 counties across Florida. For 50 years we have been providing legal assistance and...

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Alimony in Florida Family Law Cases

Alimony in Florida Family Law Cases   Florida Governor Rick Scott has vetoed the last two alimony bills that have come across his desk. Much has been written about the reasons each of these bills (one in 2013, and the most recent in 2016) were vetoed. However,...

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