Florida Bar pushing lawyers into the digital age

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS – Published: June 08, 2011 TALLAHASSEE  –  The state Supreme Court should exempt criminal cases from a proposed rule that would require attorneys to exchange most pleadings with each other by email instead of on paper until the court system itself goes digital, a lawyer for Florida’s public defenders told justices Wednesday. The Florida Bar’s proposed rule is being billed as the first significant change in the way law is practiced in the state in more than a century and a step toward electronic filing of lawsuits, indictments and other documents with court clerks [More: http://www2.tbo.com/news/news/2011/jun/08/1/florida-bar-pushing-lawyers-into-the-digital-age-ar-236029/ ]

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Florida Bar pushing lawyers into the digital age