(PRESS RELEASE)_Tallahassee, FL (July 8, 2022) — During the Florida Bar’s Annual Convention last month in Orlando, The Family Law Section presented a check for $75,000 to The Florida Bar Foundation in support of their children’s legal advocacy programs. Since 2019, the Section has donated $650,000 to the Foundation, the largest Section contributor to the Bar’s nonprofit arm.
Immediate Past Chair Heather L. Apicella presented the check to Florida Bar Foundation’s Immediate Past President, Connie Bookman.
“We’re immensely proud of our partnership with the Foundation and we’re deeply grateful for the support of our Section members who help make this possible, year after year,” said Apicella.
The Family Law Section’s charitable giving has grown significantly over the years, enabling the Section to contribute more than $125,000 annually to various family law-related initiatives.
“We’re proud that the dollars we allocate to charitable giving either directly or indirectly help the Florida families we work on behalf of every day,” said Philip S. Wartenberg, Chair.
In addition to the annual contribution to the Foundation, the Section also contributes:
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