Bar Pro Bono Service Awards nominations due November 7

first_img Bar Pro Bono Service Awards nominations due November 7 Bar Pro Bono Service Awards nominations due November 7 November 1, 2008 Regular Newscenter_img Each year, the Florida Supreme Court and The Florida Bar give special recognition to lawyers, groups, and a member of the judiciary who have freely given their time and expertise in making legal services available to the poor.The awards ceremony will be held at the Florida Supreme Court January 29 and nominations must be received by November 7.Nominations currently are being accepted in the following award categories: • The Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award This award is given to an attorney in each of the state’s 20 judicial circuits and in the “Out of State” circuit. One winner will be selected from each of the 21 circuits and these winners will be considered to receive The Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award, presented annually by the chief justice to the attorney who best exemplifies the highest ideals of the profession in assuring the availability of legal services to the poor. • The Chief Justice’s Law Firm Commendation This statewide award recognizes a law firm which has demonstrated a significant contribution in the provision of pro bono legal services to individuals or groups that cannot otherwise afford the services. This award is not presented every year and recognizes extraordinary commitment on the part of a firm to provide access to the courts for all Floridians. • The Voluntary Bar Association Pro Bono Service Award Also presented by the chief justice, this award recognizes a voluntary bar association that has demonstrated a significant contribution in the delivery of legal services on a pro bono basis to individuals or groups that cannot otherwise afford the services. Like the Law Firm Commendation, this award is presented only when an association demonstrates extraordinary commitment to provide access to the courts for all Floridians. • The Florida Bar’s Young Lawyers Division Pro Bono Service Award With more than 21,000 members, the Young Lawyers Division includes all lawyers in good standing under age 36 and all new Florida Bar members of any age for their first five years in practice. The award will be given to the division member who best exemplifies the highest ideals of public service. • The Distinguished Judicial Service Award Presented by the chief justice, this award is presented for outstanding and sustained service to the public, especially as it relates to support of pro bono legal services. Nominees’ pro bono service contribution may be cumulative. Consideration is not limited to the events of the immediate past year.For additional information, contact Bar Public Information Coordinator Dorohn A. Frazier at (850) 561-5764 or [email protected] .last_img read more

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My digital life … Karen Ogden

first_imgStay at the forefront of thought leadership with news and analysis from award-winning journalists. Enjoy company features, CEO interviews, architectural reviews, technical project know-how and the latest innovations.Limited access to building.co.ukBreaking industry news as it happensBreaking, daily and weekly e-newsletters Subscribe now for unlimited access Get your free guest access  SIGN UP TODAY Subscribe to Building today and you will benefit from:Unlimited access to all stories including expert analysis and comment from industry leadersOur league tables, cost models and economics dataOur online archive of over 10,000 articlesBuilding magazine digital editionsBuilding magazine print editionsPrinted/digital supplementsSubscribe now for unlimited access.View our subscription options and join our community To continue enjoying Building.co.uk, sign up for free guest accessExisting subscriber? LOGINlast_img read more

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NZ Prime Minister says Crusaders should be better role models

first_imgRugby Union New Zealand Prime Minister says sports stars must be better as role models during the coronavirus pandemic. Jacinda Ardern (pictured) said yesterday that the Crusaders team members seen training together at a park in Christchurch on Monday “flies directly in the advice that we’re giving”. Earlier, New Zealand Rugby’s boss called the Crusaders lockdown breach “unacceptable”, but no disciplinary action will be taken by the franchise. All Black Richie Mo’unga, along with Sione Havili, Isi Tuungafasi, George Bower and Andrew Makalio, were filmed throwing a ball around at Christchurch’s Malvern Park. Ardern said they’re relying on everyone to role model the behaviour that’s needed right now, and is asking sports stars to take part in this modelling behaviour. New Zealand Rugby chief executive Mark Robinson said everyone in rugby must abide by the lockdown guidelines. “Some of the Crusaders players have not followed these rules and that is unacceptable,” he said. “The lock-down rules are very simple – if you exercise, it must be solitary, or with those you live with.” “We have reminded everyone involved in rugby that they must abide by the New Zealand Government Covid-19 guidelines and this situation must not happen again.” Crusaders executive Colin Mansbridge said in an email to Stuff while the behaviour of the players was disappointing, they will not face disciplinary action. “Team management has taken appropriate steps to reiterate the guidelines to both the group directly involved, and our wider squad, and we are confident the same mistakes won’t be made again,” he said. New Zealand Rugby Players Association chief Rob Nichol said the incident had been more a matter of bad decision-making rather than anything malicious. “The reality is there has been a lesson learned, that’s for sure,” said Nichol. “We all know what we want to do here as a country and I know the players will want to be seen playing the team game in that respect. Mo’unga took to Instagram on Monday to explain his part. “This was not an organised training, there were no communications beforehand,” he said. – stufflast_img read more

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El Saint Mirren escocés, interesado en Guti y Kluivert para su banquillo

first_img Tal y como desvelaba el periódico británico The Sun hace unos días, la opción principal para el club escocés es el madrileño Guti. Real Madrid’s Guti linked with top job at Scottish side St Mirren El holandés, ya ha tenido cierto paso por los banquillos e instituciones de algunos equipos europeos, y mantiene el perfil de entrenador joven y con poca experiencia que baraja el equipo escocés. Aunque esta opción parece complicada, debido a que actualmente Kluivert ejerce de director deportivo del PSG.  Upd. at 19:04 Àlex Artigas IN SPORT.ES El Saint Mirren escocés, interesado en Guti y Kluivert para su banquillo CEST RELATED STORIES Hoy, el periódico Sport Mail sitúa al ex jugador del Barcelona Patrick Kluivert como plan B para hacerse con el banquillo del Saint Mirren. Guti ya ha expresado su intención de no renovar con el juvenil A del equipo blanco porque quiere “nuevos retos”.  06/06/2018 Dicho medio asegura que será esta la semana clave para conocer cuál es la decisión del club escocés. Según indican, esta semana se producirán varias conversaciones que terminarán con la duda de quién ganará la pelea por el banquillo del Saint Mirren.  El Saint Mirren escocés, equipo recién ascendido a la primera división escocesa, está buscando entrenador para la próxima temporada y el perfil elegido es el de un técnico joven y con experiencia como jugador en el más alto nivel. Pero la carrera de Guti como candidato al banquillo del Saint Mirren parece haberse enfriado tras la repentina marcha de Zinedine Zidane del Real Madrid, ya que suena como uno de los posibles candidatos para suplir al francés.last_img read more

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Callum’s relentless pursuit

first_imgBy Russell Bennett “At the end of my career, I just want to be able to say I’ve done everything…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

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Nelson’s Coleton Dawson California dreaming

first_img“He is the kind of player I like to work with and mold . . . can’t teach a kid the will to compete and toughness.”The 19-year-old Dawson, who played all his minor hockey in Nelson, got his start playing three games as an affiliate with Leafs.The next season started with Beaver Valley Nitehawks before finishing the season in Grand Forks.Last season with Grand Forks and Revelstoke Grizzlies Dawson played in 48 games, finishing with seven goals and 13 assists.Ontario currently sits fifth in the Western Division of the WSHL, 20 points behind division leading Fresno Monsters.Shaw said the Western States Hockey League is similar to the KIJHL as a young, developmental league.“Our goal is the same, having moved over 15 players to the USHL, NAHL and NCAA Div. 3 programs, as well as Tier 2 programs up North in the last three years,” he said.Shaw said the biggest difference between the WSHL and the KIJHL is the import rule, allowing up to 12 players from outside the USA.“A lot of European players that give the games and each team a diverse look,” he said. After spending three seasons in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, mostly with the Grand Forks Border Bruins, Nelson product Coleton Dawson has given up the cold winters of BC for warmer Californian climate after signing with the Ontario Avalanche of the Western States Hockey League. “I acquired Coleton about three weeks ago,” said Avs head coach Chris Shaw, who also held a similar position with the Nelson Leafs of the KIJHL.“He was a player that I really like when he was 15 years old when he played for us in Nelson as an affiliate player.”The 6’2”, 200-pound Dawson has two assists in nine games for the fifth-place Ontario Avalanche Junior A hockey team.“Coleton has a very solid skill set which I feel gets over looked (as) everyone seems to look at his penalty minutes,” Shaw explained.last_img read more

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On The Verge Week Three – Tom Sheridans

first_imgHere is how it went with Ollie Turner, John Mulligan introduces….. Galway Bay FM’s On The Verge Quiz continues with our second team representing Tom Sheridans in Knocknacarra. The Sheridans Team Was Team captain Martin Meehan, Pete Kelly (Salthill Devon), Sean Nevin and Frank McCann (Salthill Knocknacarra)Audio Playerhttps://download-galwaybay.sharp-stream.com/ON%20THE%20VERGE%20TOM%20SHERIDANS.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.On The Verge LeaderboardBroderick’s – 129 PointsTom Sheridans – 115 PointsBusker Brownes – 86 pointsNext Week, On the Verge comes from The Oakland Hotel In Glenamaddyprint WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img

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Ireland senior men’s head coach Pete Strickland announces final roster for this summer’s European…

first_imgThe squad is a strong mixture of youth and experience, and has been announced following a three-day training camp in Dublin at the weekend. The Ireland senior men’s head coach, Pete Strickland and his assistant coach, Ioannis Liapakis, have today announced the final roster of 12 players who will go on to represent their country at this summer’s FIBA European Championship for Small Countries in San Marino. Speaking about today’s announcement, Coach Strickland stated: “The devoted commitment shown this spring from each of our team members towards playing for Ireland has been complete and consistent. Ioannis and I look forward to coaching these unified players in tough international competition in the coming weeks.”The team will now begin final preparations for the championships in San Marino, which will take place from June 26th to July 1st, and will play two international friendly games against Luxembourg in Cork as part of these preparations. The two-game series will tip off at the Mardyke Arena UCC, Cork on Friday, June 22nd at 7pm and on Saturday, June 23rd at 4pm.The Ireland senior men’s team 2018:Adrian O’Sullivan (UCC Demons, Cork)Aidan Quinn (Belfast Star, Belfast)Ciaran Roe (Pyrobel Killester, Dublin)Jason Killeen (Black Amber Templeogue, Dublin)Jordan Blount (University of Illinois, Chicago and Cork)Keelan Cairns (Belfast Star, Belfast)Lorcan Murphy (Black Amber Templeogue, Dublin)Matt Kelly (UCD Marian, Dublin)Michael Bonaparte (Black Amber Templeogue, Dublin)Paul Freeman (Moycullen, Galway)Taiwo Badmus (University of Virginia Wise, US and London, England)Travis Black (Griffith College Swords Thunder, Dublin)FIBA European Championship for Small Countries Official event website: http://www.fiba.basketball/europe/smallcountries/2018FIBA European Championship for Small Countries – GroupsGroup ASan MarinoGibraltarMoldovaNorwayGroup BAndorraMaltaIrelandIreland senior men’s fixtures 2018 FIBA European Championship for Small Countries (San Marino – June 26th to July 1st) NOTE: All times listed are Irish timesWednesday, June 27th Group GamesMalta v Ireland, 14.00Thursday, June 28th Group GamesIreland v Andorra, 14.00Saturday, June 30thClassification GamesSunday, July 1stClassification Games________________________print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img read more

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Men’s Basketball: Jan. 18 Scoreboard

first_imgAbilene Christian 73, Central Arkansas 72ABILENE, Texas – Parker Wentz’s coast-to-coast dash ended with him throwing up a layup just before the buzzer sounded and Tirrell Brown – whose layup seconds earlier had given Central Arkansas a 72-71 lead – pinning it against the backboard for an apparent goaltending call and an ACU win. Officials looked at a replay and counted the basket, setting off a wild scene on the Moody Coliseum floor as the Wildcats celebrated an improbable 73-72 win over the Bears, their’ first Southland Conference victory.  |  ACU Recap  |  UCA Recap McNeese State 70, Houston Baptist 68LAKE CHARLES, La. – Kevin Hardy is usually good for one show-time dunk a game. On Saturday, junior guard waited until there were 7.2 seconds remaining to display his skills when he drove the lane and dunked on three Houston Baptist players to give McNeese State a 70-68 Southland Conference win.  |  McNeese Recap  |  HBU Recap Sam Houston State 77, New Orleans 70NEW ORLEANS, La. – Kaheem Ransom scored 21 points to lead Sam Houston State to a 77-70 win over New Orleans. Ransom had a great road trip, scoring 22 against Southeastern Louisiana Thursday night.  |  SHSU Recap  |  UNO Recap Abilene Christian scored its first Southland Conference victory on a Parker Wentz layup that Central Arkansas interfered with. The goal-tending call lifted the Wildcats to a 73-72 victory over the Bears. Oral Roberts claimed a 79-77 last-second road victory at UIW when Shawn Glover’s jumper fell in with 1.2 seconds to go. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi got past Nicholls 70-67 and Sam Houston won 77-70 at New Orleans as the Islanders and Bearkats remained tied for second place in the league standings, one game behind idle Stephen F. Austin. McNeese State and Southeastern Louisiana also won on Saturday.center_img Southeastern Louisiana 91, Lamar 65HAMMOND, La. – A big game from three-point range paced Southeastern Louisiana to a 91-65 Southland Conference victory Saturday over Lamar at the University Center. Southeastern hit on 16 three-point attempts, one shy of the school’s single-game record.  |  SLU Recap  |  Lamar Recap Oral Roberts 79, UIW 77SAN ANTONIO, Texas – A Shawn Glover jumper with 1.2 seconds to go proved the difference as Oral Roberts hung on to beat UIW 79-77 Saturday night. Glover finished with 24 points, his 12th 20-point game of the season, to lead ORU.  |  ORU Recap  |  UIW RecapTexas A&M-Corpus Christi 70, Nicholls 67THIBODAUX, La. – John Jordan locked down Jeremy Smith on the final possession of the game, and Smith’s three rimmed out to give the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi men’s basketball team a 70-67 win over Nicholls on Saturday at Stopher Gym. Four players finished in double figures as the Islanders improved to 5-1 in league play.  |  A&M-Corpus Christi Recap  |  Nicholls Recaplast_img read more

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Men’s Basketball: Nov. 17 Scoreboard

first_imgThe Demons (1-1) got 17 points by sophomore guard Zeek Woodley, 13 points and a career-high four steals from senior center Marvin Frazier and never trailed the Scots, an NAIA team that counted the contest as an exhibition and will do the same Tuesday night at Grambling. Northwestern State 75, Lyon College 64NATCHITOCHES, La. – Sophomore Tra’von Joseph had career-best scoring and rebounding production, with 10 each, while junior guard Jalan West’s 18 points, nine assists and five steals led Northwestern State over Lyon College 75-64 Monday night as the Demons opened their home schedule with their 400th win in 50-year-old Prather Coliseum. “We’re seeing the same thing early in the NBA season with some talented teams that haven’t clicked yet. It’s a process and as long as we bring a great work ethic and unselfishness to the court, we’ll make the progress we need,” he said. “We didn’t play badly, we moved the ball around very nicely at times, and sometimes we didn’t make the best decisions and didn’t play smart basketball. We’re just happy to walk away with a win and with some valuable experiences.” Lyon got a 33-point performance by Ben Worlow, who sank 13 of 15 free throws along with 10 of 18 shots. Brandon Brady added 12 points for the visitors, who also sank 25 of 29 free throws. The Colonels won many of the other major statistical battles, finishing with more steals, more blocks, more assists and fewer turnovers than North Texas. Nicholls also shot significantly better in the second period than they had in the first, going 5-of-12 from three-point-land and shooting 43.8 percent from the field. The Huskies return to action when they travel to face UT Arlington Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at College Park Center in Arlington. “We got good effort, and Tra’von in particular earned what he got,” said NSU coach Mike McConathy. “That was a very well-coached, fundamentally sound and hard-working team we played. They made it difficult for us. We’re trying to learn how to play together. We’re looking for the right combinations and it’s not pretty to watch at times. The Demons will not be back at Prather until Nov. 29. Monday’s contest tipped a stretch of four games in eight days, with a Thursday visit to another NAIA program, LSU-Alexandria, before a Sunday game at No. 19 Oklahoma and playing at Texas Tech two nights later. Leading 19-9, the Huskies went on an 11-4 run to extend their lead to 30-13 with just under eight minutes to go. The Saints were within 18, but five-straight points by Lasher sparked a 12-0 run to give the Huskies a 46-18 lead with 2:51 on the clock and HBU took a 52-23 lead into halftime. HBU scored the first eight points of the game on baskets by four separate players, but Hillsdale scored back-to-back buckets to cut the Huskies’ lead in half. Senior center Ricmonds Vilde responded with a three-point play, then he blocked a shot on the other end that wound up as a breakaway dunk for sophomore guard Reveal Chukwujekwu. Odunsi buried a three to extend HBU’s lead to 16-4. HBU led 79-47 with 6:37 to go, then held Hillsdale scoreless for four-and-a-half minutes as the Huskies went up by 39 with just over two minutes on the clock. Abram Cobb and Ryan Hickerson each hit late threes for the Saints as the Huskies settled for a 36-point margin. Houston Baptist 89, Hillside Baptist 53Houston, Texas – All 16 Houston Baptist players scored as the Huskies shot more than 50 percent and rolled to an 89-53 victory over Hillsdale Baptist in non-conference basketball Monday night at Sharp Gym. Nicholls will look to correct its mistakes and accentuate its positives moving forward, although the competition will not get any easier. The Colonels fly to Las Angeles, California for a contest against UCLA at 10 p.m. central time on Thursday, before flying to Winston-Salem, North Carolina to face Wake Forest on Monday. – Return to Top – – Return to Top – HBU shot 58.8 percent from the field, including 3-for-12 from 3-point range, while Hillsdale shot 24.2 percent and 1-for-10 from long range. The Huskies went 9-for-11 and the Saints were 6-for-8 from the free throw stripe. Sophomore forward Colter Lasher hit 7-of-10 from the field to lead the Huskies (1-1) with 17 points, seven rebounds and three steals. Junior guard Anthony Odunsi added 15 points, three assists and three steals, while senior guard Marcel Smith had eight points. Freshman center Josh Ibarra had a team-high 11 rebounds and six blocked shots, which tied for the most in a single game since HBU returned to Division I in 2007 with Mario Flaherty, who had six against South Dakota on Jan. 28, 2010. – Return to Top – Northwestern State hit six of its first seven shots while zooming on top 16-2. Lyon fought back within 36-30, but Joseph contributed a couple of layups in a 10-4 burst over the final 2:57 before halftime to put the Demons up 46-34. The visitors got no closer than 11 points afterward and twice trailed by 20. Northwestern State 75, Lyon College 64Houston Baptist 89, Hillside Baptist 53North Texas 71, Nicholls 57 North Texas 71, Nicholls 57DENTON, Texas – The Nicholls State University men’s basketball team led midway through the first half, but could not overcome unforced miscues and an off shooting night, falling 71-57 against the University of North Texas on Monday at The Super Pit. Heading into the matchup, the Colonels knew that rebounding and free throw shooting would be the keys to victory. The Mean Green finished the contest with a 56-34 rebounding advantage, and made 34-of-44 free throw attempts, outscoring the Nicholls 34-10 at the charity strike. Chris Hobgood and Phil Carey led Hillsdale (2-5) with 13 points each. Marqus Moody added seven points and led the Saints with seven rebounds. The Mean Green lead hovered around 10 points for the majority of the second half, but ballooned to a 13-point advantage with 12 minutes remaining in the contest. The Colonels would not go quietly, chipping away at the lead to keep the game within reach. With four minutes remaining, Ja’Dante’ Frye nailed a jumper to pull Nicholls within seven. North Texas responded, pushing their lead back to double-digits before finishing on an 8-3 run to close out the ballgame. HBU shot 51.5 percent for the game, but only 5-for-21 from behind the arc, and 16-for-21 from the free-throw line. Hillsdale shot 29.3 percent from the field, 4-for-20 from 3-point range, and 15-for-22 from the free-throw line. The Huskies outrebounded the Saints, 46-33, and outscored them 48-16, in the paint. Odunsi stole the inbounds pass to start the second half and took it the distance for a layup, but Randall Henderson hit a jumper and a pair of free throws for Hillsdale. Smith threw an alley-oop to sophomore guard Caleb Crayton for a jam, Crayton made a steal and threw it ahead to Smith for a layup, then Smith came up with a steal and Crayton laid it in on the other end to put HBU ahead, 66-31, with 14:12 left. Jordan Williams paced the Mean Green in all three major categories, finishing with 21 points, 10 rebounds and two assists. Williams also connected on 11-of-12 free throw attempts. Muhammed Ahmed contributed six points for North Texas while pulling down 10 boards, and T.J. Taylor posted 14 points and seven rebounds on the night. The Colonels (0-1) led 12-9 with 11 minutes remaining in the first half, but poor shooting combined with a myriad of free throws for the Mean Green (2-0) was too much to overcome. Nicholls shot just 22.6 percent from the field and 0-13 from beyond the arc in the first period, resulting in a 31-21 advantage for North Texas at halftime. Frye led the Colonels offensively with 14 points on 7-of-13 shooting. Liam Thomas added 10 points while shooting 5-of-8 from the floor. T.J. Carpenter led the squad in both rebounds (seven) and assists (three), while adding seven points.last_img read more

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