May 20: The Florida Commission on Access to Civil Justice Meeting
Livestream begins at 12:15 p.m.
Florida Supreme Court Justice Jorge Labarga will lead a media availability to highlight disaster recovery and access to civil justice efforts in response to Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Michael ahead of the regularly scheduled meeting of the Commission on Access to Civil Justice in Tallahassee on Monday, May 20.
Justice Labarga will provide an overview of the full presentation about recovery and access efforts by Legal Aid, volunteers with the Florida Bar, and staff of the State Courts System after these storms. The commission is also scheduled to receive a report on a recent grant, debut an informational video for self-represented litigants, and get an update on driver license clinics.
Among those scheduled to take part in the meeting are Trial Court Administrator Robyn Gable and Chief Technology Officer Gary Hagan of the 14th Judicial Circuit, as well as Monica Viques-Pitan, executive director of Legal Services of Greater Miami, and Leslie Powell-Boudreaux, executive director of Legal Services of Northwest Florida. The Commission on Access to Civil Justice will hold its full meeting immediately following Justice Labarga’s availability. Both are scheduled to be aired on The Florida Channel.