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New Florida Bar President Promises to Focus on Mental Health

June 23, 2017

Newly installed Florida Bar President Michael Higer outlined five priorities for the bar's coming year, including a focus on lawyer mental health, as he took the oath of office on Friday.

Higer, a Miami litigator, identified the priorities as communicating member benefits and resources to lawyers, expanding member resources in the area of technology, continuing to eliminate bias and promote diversity within the legal community; supporting lawyer well-being, and educating bar members and the public about the Constitutional Revision Commission. His speech concluded the general assembly of the annual Florida Bar convention held in Boca Raton.

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