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Results of FAPA's 2012 Florida Registered Paralegal Salary Survey

A special thank you to the 989 Florida Paralegals, Legal Assistants or other Legal Support personnel who participated in the survey this year!  


Initial results were released to registered attendees at our 2012 Annual Seminar on November 3, 2012, and final results were posted on December 7, 2012.  


Visit the Surveys web page to download the report. 


Florida Rules of Judicial Administration 2.156, 2.520 & 2.525

 Florida Supreme Court Issues Orders Implementing Rules of Judicial Administration 2.516, 2.525 and 2.525

On June 21, 2012, the Florida Supreme Court issued a pair of orders which will fundamentally change filing and service on parties of court documents in Florida after September 1, 2012.  The order creating Florida Rule of Judicial Administration 2.516 (E-mail Service Rule), mandating the service of pleadings via email in Florida state court jurisdictions becomes effective September 1, 2012.  The order creating Florida Rules of Judicial Administration 2.520 (Documents), and 2.525 (Electronic Filing) outlines the schedule phasing in mandatory use of the E-Portal for filing court documents, and related requirements.

 

View the orders outlining the changes required, and related rule amendments online at:  http://www.floridasupremecourt.org/decisions/2012/sc10-2101.pdf  and

http://www.floridasupremecourt.org/decisions/2012/sc11-399.pdf


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