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Committee: Professionalism & Ethics
Committee Co-chair
Joan Boles
Bay Area Legal Services
(813) 232-1343
Committee Co-chair
Lynn E. Hanshaw, Esq.
Langford & Myers, P.A.
(813) 251-5533


"Professionalism is the pursuit and practice of the highest ideals and tenets of the legal profession. It embraces far more than simply complying with the minimal standards of professional conduct. The essential ingredients of professionalism are character, competence, commitment, and civility.”

- The Florida Bar Standing Committee on Professionalism

Read the HCBA Standards of Professionalism.

Read the Professionalism Guidelines for Business Lawyers.

Read Administrative Order S-2019-029, related to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Professionalism Committee.

Learn about The Florida Bar’s Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism.

Read the Professionalism Expectations.

Check out The Florida Bar E-Etiquette Handbook.

Learn about the Local Professionalism Panel and how to make a complaint.

Upcoming Events
POSTPONED: 2020 Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Service Awards Ceremony
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Corporate Counsel Section: Tampa Bay Pro Bono Partners - Sixth Annual Reception
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
WEBINAR: Technology for Advocates (2 Sessions)
Friday, April 24, 2020
CANCELED: HCBA Law Day Membership Luncheon
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Professionalism and Ethics Committee Luncheon
Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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