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Has anyone been admitted to the Michigan bar w/o taking the bar exam? I’ve been barred in Florida for 12 years and my family is contemplating a move to Michigan. Wondering how hard it is to do, really… more

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Any firms cut salaries, bonuses, or staff lately? I feel like it’s coming..

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Question: ok I need to take the FL bar to practice down here but I am autoimmune compromised.... do I postpone till February or roll the dice and hopefully not die ? Thoughts ?

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What types of corporate law do you find most often in Tampa and Miami? I’ve only seen my firm is doing international trade but I have to imagine there’s other things too

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True story

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Do the credits from BSCR count towards CLE requirement?

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How’s everyone coping in Florida? Who has to go into the office or wfh Monday? How are supermarket shelves? Are schools still open?

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New FLSC AO re remote swearing in via audio video equipment

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So true

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Hello. My client wants us to do a PFS (under fla stat and fla rules) in a federal court case. An associate told me that it’s pointless in federal court. Anyone research this?

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Deposition via phone. New Atty here. My brother told me about 1.300(c), fla rule civ pro today. If you want to appear at depo via phone do you all ask OC to stip to a phone appearance? Enforced?

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FLORIDA: can an attorney accept services as payment from a client? E.g. drafting a demand letter in exchange for web design services).

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Anyone know what Nelson Mullins pays in its Orlando office? Also, what are collections goals/billable hours goals?

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Does anyone know what holland and knight pays in Florida offices other than Miami? Like Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, etc?

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Does anyone work at a firm that threatens firing associates that do not bring in enough cases through networking, etc.? Is this a common practice in plaintiff firms?

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I’m expanding my practice to add some personal injury cases. Anyone know of any good CLE’s that can help??

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Recently relocated from NYC to Tampa. Going back to square one with familiarity with judges/courts. In NY, we used “the robing room” to share reviews & cautions about judges. Anything similar her… more

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Hi everyone! I’m sorry I’m a 2L and not an attorney yet, but I wanted to get some input. Where are the best places to practice law in Florida? Looking for high salary and a low cost of living. Thanks!

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If I can ask a polling type question. I get invited to speak to law groups frequently. What topics would you like to hear about in 2020? Each are CLE accredited. Debt. Business planning. Finance 101?

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