September 24, 2022

Politics & Law

News of Note

Florida's new Secretary of the Department of Management Services to oversee state's IT infrastructure
8/31/2022
Former U.S. Department of Homeland Security official Pedro Allende has been appointed Florida's new Secretary of the Department of Management Services, which is tasked with overseeing cyber-security for state government and administering tens of millions of dollars in new funding for government cyber-resiliency programs.
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The Case Against Scot Strems
8/24/2022
South Florida attorney Scot Strems built his law firm suing insurance companies — and built the insurers' case for reining in lawyers.
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FAMU's Economic Justice Initiative provides free legal services to minority business owners 
7/26/2022
With a $110,000 grant from Wells Fargo Bank, Florida A&M University's College of Law is spearheading its Economic Justice Initiative, which will provide free legal services to help minority-owned small-business owners as they launch and grow their enterprises.
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Attorney Mischelle D'Angelone reflects on her childhood and why she does so much pro bono work
7/20/2022
Pasco County-based Mischelle D'Angelone, one of 20 lawyers recognized this year by the Florida Bar for service to low-income and disadvantaged clients, points to her own childhood as the reason why she does so much pro bono work, particularly work on behalf of children and families.
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Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Depression Nine forms in the Caribbean; Florida in the cone
Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Depression Nine forms in the Caribbean; Florida in the cone

Tropical Depression Nine has developed in the central Caribbean. The depression is expected to reach tropical storm strength and even hurricane strength by early next week. The NHC has placed Florida in the system's cone of uncertainty.

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