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    March 2024 Board Report

    The FFLA Board of Directors met in Tampa, Fla., on March 21, 2024, at the Stetson University Tampa Law Center.  FFLA is grateful to Stetson University Tampa Law Center for hosting and especially grateful to Judge E.J. Salcines Jr. for facilitating the visit with the law school and sponsoring a

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    Past President and Medal of Honor recipient Burton Young passes away

    Former Florida Bar Foundation President Burton Young passed away March 30, 2024. Young served as the Foundation’s fourth president from 1975-1977. He was awarded the Medal of Honor, the Foundation’s highest honor, in 1998 for his distinguished selfless service in working toward the betterment of The Florida Bar and the

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    Recent donations benefit FFLA

    Cy Pres Award FFLA received a cy pres award of $392,549 from a recent class action settlement with unclaimed and residual funds. Plaintiffs’ lawyers John Yanchunis and Ryan McGee of Morgan & Morgan facilitated the cy pres award. 2023 End of Year Giving Campaign More than 161 donors contributed to

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    FFLA provides AI-Assisted Research tool to grantees

    FFLA has added Westlaw Precision with AI-Assisted Research to its statewide subscription that provides legal research tools to its grantees. FFLA’s subscription allows more than 20 Florida legal aid organizations to access Westlaw’s many tools at a reduced rate. Westlaw, an online legal database platform, provides case histories, form builders

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    President’s Message – Winter 2024

    FFLA is off and rolling! In December, we distributed more than $33 million in IOTA funds to 35 legal aid providers. Undoubtedly, this funding gives more low-income Floridians a greater chance to address and resolve their legal needs. Right now, FFLA staff are finalizing an IOTA Distribution final report template.

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