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Jax Daily Record Friday, Jul. 16, 202104:50 AM EST

The Marbut Report: Young lawyers collecting school supplies; City seeks attorney for board appointment

Items collected will be donated to children in Duval, Clay and Nassau counties.
by: Max Marbut Associate Editor

The Jacksonville Bar Association Young Lawyers Section is conducting a virtual back-to-school supplies collection drive to benefit children in need in the 4th Judicial Circuit in Clay Duval and Nassau counties.

Items needed include binders, notebook paper, pencils, markers, index cards, lunch boxes and backpacks.

Items may be purchased and donated on or dropped off at the JBA office in Suite 120 on the first floor of Wells Fargo Center Downtown through July 31.

Visit to view the wish list.

The public is invited to donate school supplies to the campaign, said YLS President Cassandra Smith.

The Florida Bar will recognize the circuit with the most donations.

City seeks attorney for board appointment

Jacksonville’s City Council is seeking an attorney to serve on the Public Nuisance Abatement Board.

Established under Chapter 672 of the city Municipal Code, the board works with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office and Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department to reduce nuisance activities and conditions that exist or repeatedly occur at properties and reduce quality of life.

The nine-member board will include a Florida Bar licensed attorney who is a Duval County resident to be appointed by the mayor, confirmed by Council, for a three-year term.

Visit to apply.


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