Nominations for professionalism awards are now being accepted

first_img Nominations for professionalism awards are now being accepted T he Florida Bar’s Standing Committee on Professionalism is now accepting nominations for its William M. Hoeveler Judicial Professionalism Award, Group Professionalism Award, and Law Faculty/Administrator Professionalism Award.The Hoeveler Judicial Professionalism Award is to recognize “a judge who best exemplifies strength of character, service, and competence as a jurist, lawyer, and public servant. Nominees should be judges who have communicated their pledge to the ideals of justice and diligence in inspiring others to the mission of professionalism,” according to the committee.The purpose of the Group Professionalism Award is to recognize one organization that has an innovative program that can be implemented by other organizations to promote and encourage professionalism within the legal community. Entrees are judged on their quality, how easy they are to duplicate by another association, the number of lawyers or law students participating or affected, the likelihood it will continue, and its success, among other factors.The Law Faculty/Administrator Award is intended to honor a single faculty member or administrator of one of Florida’s 12 law schools who through teaching, scholarship, and service to the profession best supports or exemplifies the mission of the Standing Committee on Professionalism: “To promote the fundamental ideals and values of professionalism within the legal system and to instill those ideals of character, competence, civility, and commitment in all those persons serving and seeking to serve therein.”Nomination forms can be found on the center’s website at www.floridabar.org/tfb/TFBProfess.nsf. Nominations for the William M. Hoeveler Judicial Professionalism Award are due by February 1, 2014. The deadline for nominations for the Group Professionalism Award and the Law Faculty/Administrator Professionalism Award is February 14, 2014.Nominations for the awards may be mailed or emailed to the Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee, 32399-2300, or [email protected] All questions regarding the awards may be directed to Jacina Haston, assistant director for the Center for Professionalism, email [email protected], or by phone at (850) 561-5747.Winners will receive their awards at the 2014 Annual Bar Convention in Orlando. November 1, 2013 Regular News Nominations for professionalism awards are now being acceptedlast_img read more

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Samsung Heavy Names Evergreen’s Latest L-Type Duo

first_img[mappress]Press Release, January 22, 2014 Samsung Heavy Industries yesterday held a naming ceremony for Evergreen Line’s latest duo of L-type vessels.The two containerships are 334.8 meters in length, 45.8 meters wide, have 948 reefer plugs and a draft of 14.2 meters. Each can cruise at speeds up to 24.5 knots.EVER LIVELY, the sixteenth in a series of Evergreen Line’s L-type containerships was christened by Bronson Hsieh, the Evergreen Group’s Second Vice Group Chairman. The official rope-cutting of the new 8,452-TEU vessel was performed by Ms. Ching-fen Cheng, Executive Vice President of Central Reinsurance Corporation.On the same day, Vice Group Chairman Marcel Chang presided at the naming ceremony of EVER LENIENT, the seventeenth vessel in the series. The rope-cutting on this occasion was conducted by Mrs. Connie Chang, wife of Mr. Chang.EVER LIVELY and EVER LENIENT are owned by Evergreen Marine (Singapore) Pte Ltd and Evergreen Marine (UK) Ltd respectively.Both will be delivered in February and join Evergreen Line’s Far East – Middle East route.last_img read more

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Universities’ many challenges

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Several deaths reported in Burkina Faso attack

first_imgWe are following reports of gunshots in downtown Ouagadougou, we urge U.S. Citizens to shelter in place and avoid the area #Lwili pic.twitter.com/1i8TaswmM5— USEmbassyOuaga (@Usembassyouaga) August 13, 2017Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMatico iStock/Thinkstock(OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso) — At least 17 people were killed in a “terrorist attack” on Sunday in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, according to the country’s government.Three gunmen opened fire on customers seated outside Hotel Bravia and the Aziz Istanbul Restaurant, witnesses were quoted as saying, the BBC reports.The U.S. Embassy in Burkina Faso warned citizens to avoid the area.“We are following reports of gunshots in downtown Ouagadougou, we urge U.S. Citizens to shelter in place and avoid the area,” the embassy said in a statement on Twitter. Relatedlast_img read more

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