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first_imgh&s briefsOn 1 Jun 2004 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article Health and safety news in briefConstruction firms fined £37k for collision Four construction companies have been fined a total of £37,000 for breachesof health and safety legislation. It followed an incident in which two vehiclescollided on the A229 near Chatham, Kent, in November 2001. Costain, Skanska JVProjects, Mowlem and Ovendens Earthmoving all pleaded guilty to a breach ofduties. Building designers failing to cut out risks Building designers are still not doing enough to design out risk, the Healthand Safety Executive (HSE) has warned. Designers who went on site and consultedwith builders had a better appreciation of the problems created by some oftheir ideas. Manufacturing company breached regulations A manufacturing firm has been fined £1,000 for breaching manual handlingoperations regulations. Willowcrete, of Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, was finedafter the Health and Safety Executive found employees lifting concrete postsand lintels without having had manual handling assessments. last_img read more

MDLNY’s Kirsten Jordan heads back to Elliman from Compass

first_imgKirsten JordanA new year means a new firm and a new team for real estate agent Kirsten Jordan.The broker is leaving Compass and returning to Douglas Elliman, where she started out more than a decade ago. Jordan and Elliman’s top executives confirmed her move in a statement.Douglas Elliman executive chairman Howard Lorber“Kirsten is one of the leading agents working in our industry and we are thrilled to have her back,” said Howard Lorber, Elliman’s executive chairman.ADVERTISEMENTSteven James, Elliman’s chief executive in New York City, said the firm was “thrilled” to see Jordan rejoin the company.In a statement, Jordan said she was excited to be back. “Elliman is a powerhouse firm and with their global network, technology, marketing and public relations prowess,” she said, without addressing specifically why she left Compass. She declined to be interviewed.Douglas Elliman CEO Steven JamesJordan started her career at Elliman in 2008 on Sabrina Saltiel’s team and moved to Compass in 2017 to join Stephen Ferrara and Clayton Orrigo’s Hudson Advisory Team. She’s reportedly closed $100 million in new development deals.At Elliman, she’ll lead her own team, which includes Compass colleagues Theodore Dolan, Benjamin Anderson and Stefano Farsura. Farsura — who is Jordan’s husband — is also the managing partner of real estate investment and development firm Colonnade Group.Orrigo said the Hudson Advisory Team “wish Kristen nothing but success in both her future real estate endeavors and new television career.”A year ago, sources confirmed to The Real Deal that Jordan was the newest cast member and first woman to join the main cast of Bravo’s “Million Dollar Listing New York.” Jordan and Elliman declined to comment on the show. Bravo did not immediately respond to request for comment.Read more“Million Dollar Listing New York” gets female starInterior designer Taylor Spellman launches show on Discovery+How real estate’s reality TV stars turn air time into dollars compassDouglas EllimanMillion Dollar ListingResidential Real Estate Message* Tags Share via Shortlink Full Name* Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink Email Address* It’s unclear when the next season, which would feature Jordan, will air. But cast member Tyler Whitman of Triplemint dropped a hint on his Instagram account in November that the next season would be “coming in the spring.”Jordan isn’t the only agent in the MDLNY universe to be making changes in recent months. Ryan Serhant, who’s been on the show since its first season, left Nest Seekers International in September to start his own firm. Ronita Kalra, who appeared on MDLNY in her capacity as Luis D. Ortiz’s business partner, left Elliman for Compass in December. Ortiz and Kalra ended their business together in 2019.Contact Erin Hudsonlast_img read more

Dixie State Athletics Confirms Football Tickets Still Available

first_imgAugust 20, 2019 /Sports News – Local Dixie State Athletics Confirms Football Tickets Still Available FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailST. GEORGE, Utah-The Dixie State University Trailblazers commence their football season September 7 against perennial NCAA Division II power Colorado State-Pueblo and confirmed tickets for all home games at Trailblazer Stadium are still available.Dixie State athletics reports season ticket packages start at $42 for general admission seating while reserved season tickets are $60.Single game tickets are $9 for general admission and $12 for reserved seating.Tickets are available at the DSU Avenna Center ticket office or by calling 652-7800.In addition to hosting the Thunderwolves September 7, the Trailblazers will play five of their last seven games at home.At Trailblazer Stadium, they will face Black Hills State (October 5), Simon Fraser (October 12), Chadron State for Homecoming (October 26), Colorado Mesa (November 1) and Adams State for Senior Day (November 16). Tags: Adams State/Black Hills State/Chadron State/Colorado Mesa/Colorado State-Pueblo/Dixie State Football/NCAA Division II/Simon Fraser Brad James Written bylast_img read more

Australian government’s new gas announcements ‘flogging a dead horse’

first_imgPrime Minister Scott Morrison has been publicly backing a “gas-led recovery” from the coronavirus pandemic – but the fuel’s usage on Australia’s power system has been declining since 2014 Government announcement creating ‘massive uncertainty’Robertson claims the industry is “very scared” about the government’s announcement because it “scares off investment in power”.“You need certainty for investment and this is creating massive uncertainty,” he added.“The only certainty is that we can have more gas in the system. That seems to be the way because that’s what the government wants.“Will the government say the following week ‘we’re going to build another gas plant’, or ‘we’re going to build another coal plant’? Will they say that, and will that change the dynamics of the market?”The analyst said that if the government instructs Snowy Hydro to build a new gas plant, its unlikely to see out its economic life, meaning the taxpayer picks up the bill and no return will be received for the asset.“Solar and wind are getting cheaper and cheaper, and so are batteries — very rapidly with batteries — and gas will get more expensive,” he added.“If we go down this path, we’re looking at a 30 to 40-year commitment to gas which obviously takes it out to 2050 to 2060 in terms of being locked-in to that fuel source.“What the government is proposing is basically transitioning us onto gas, not transitioning us off gas.” Australian businesses paying more for gas than export customersAccording to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the nation’s competition watchdog, businesses across the country are paying about 50% more for gas than export customers.Although offers to local gas users in early 2020 fell to between eight Australian dollars ($5.75) and A$11 ($7.90) per gigajoule (pgj), it was above the A$6 pgj netback price – which is the LNG price in Japan minus shipping and transport costs – for liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports.ACCC chairman Rod Sims said in a statement last month that the watchdog is “very concerned” with the widening gap between domestic and export parity prices, which will have an “inevitable impact” on Australia’s industrial sector during what is “already a difficult economic period”.The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has suggested that some gas peaking plants may be needed going forward but believes the plants — used predominantly only when there is a high demand — will not be required very often so little gas would be needed to run them.The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has suggested that some gas peaking plants may be needed going forward (Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Jim.henderson)The IEEFA’s Robertson said: “We don’t need to be opening up vast new gas fields when gas usage is declining – as an industry it is declining in Australia.“The usage of gas is down 12% since 2014. Renewables are currently cheaper, and investment is flying towards those projects rather than gas.”Gas-fired power generation in Australia has kept rising across the past decade to a peak of 55.33 terawatt-hours (TWh) in 2017 and experienced little change at 54.36 TWh in 2019, according to analysis by Rystad Energy.But the researcher expects these levels will quickly begin to tail-off, as it forecasts gas-fired power generation in the country to drop to 45.64 TWh in 2020 and to continue falling every year until 2040. Is gas supply really the issue?Prime Minister Morrison has pledged to create a “more competitive and transparent” Australian Gas Hub by unlocking gas supply, through setting targets with states and territories and enforcing potential “use-it or lose it” requirements on gas licenses.The government has said it will avoid any supply shortfall in the gas market by making new agreements with the three east coast LNG exporters that will also “strengthen price commitments”.But although the nation’s policymakers appear to believe the issues revolve around supply, Robertson said that “can’t be the problem because supply has tripled since 2014”.“We’ve had so much gas come on stream and yet prices have gone up,” he added.“The whole thing doesn’t make sense. The only way it makes sense is they’re fixing the price and it’s a few companies that are doing it.“We still need gas for relatively few forms of manufacturing, like making bricks and in fertilizers where you use gas as the feedstock.“But it’s a small usage and if we look at Australian’s consumption of gas, we can easily get that by getting the domestic consumer off gas.“It’s cheaper to heat your home with a heat pump, it’s cheaper to cook with induction cooking and you can get rid of another connection fee by doing that.”Robertson said that over time, if the nation can move the domestic consumer off gas, it could “free up a lot of gas supply”.He added: “They’re looking at a demand-supply picture. Instead, let’s reduce demand.“We can reduce demand economically — easily — by getting the domestic consumer off gas. Reducing the demand frees up that supply for the industrial sector.” According to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, businesses across the country are paying about 50% more for gas than export customers (Credit: Wikimedia Commons/Spielvogel/pxhere.com) The Australian government’s latest gas announcements are “flogging a dead horse”, says an industry analyst.Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who has been publicly backing a “gas-led recovery” from the coronavirus pandemic, said last week that the fossil fuel will help Australia’s economy “bounce back better and stronger” while supporting its “growing renewable capacity”.Morrison told the nation’s energy sector that if it can’t come up with a plan to add an extra one gigawatt (GW) of energy in the next seven months, the government will step in and direct the state-owned Snowy Hydro energy company to build a new gas-fired power plant.But Bruce Robertson, gas analyst at the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), claims the private sector “isn’t rushing to invest in gas”, which “follows a trend that has been in place since 2014”.He added: “Gas usage in the power system has declined 58% since 2014. It’s a massive decline and the reason why gas has slumped in the National Electricity Market is that gas is not competitive.“It’s not a competitive fuel because we pay far too much for gas in Australia. We pay well above international prices.”last_img read more

Watch Twiddle’s Mihali Savoulidis Jam With Big Gigantic At Frendly Gathering [Pro-Shot]

first_imgThis weekend marked the annual Frendly Gathering, bringing a number of great artists to the Windham, VT area for three great days of music. Among the many top-tier perfomers were festival headliners Twiddle and Big Gigantic, who each brought their unique blend of sonic fusion to the festival’s main stage. Of course, with such a frendly gathering, it’s no surprise that the bands joined forces at the immersive festival.Thanks to Frendly Productions, we can share this video of Twiddle guitarist Mihali Savoulidis sitting in with Big Gigantic during their headlining set. Watch the jam magic, below.last_img

Holy Ship! Founder Announces FriendShip Music Cruise

first_imgRecently, the news broke of a new music cruise that will be joining an already competitive field. The FriendShip music cruise is the brainchild of Gary Richards (also known as Destructo), who also founded Holy Ship!, and will be presented by AMFAMFAMF, a new platform of LiveStyle. Famously, Richards left the promotion company he founded, HARD Events, last year to join on with LiveStyle, formerly known as SFX Entertainment.Friendship will take place from Tuesday, December 11th, to Saturday, December 15th, on the Celebrity Equinox. During the four-night cruise, Friendship will make its way from the port of Miami to Coco Bay, Bahamas, where it will make pit stops at two exclusive parties on private islands.As Gary Richards noted of FriendShip:There is a place where my friends and I go and we do fun things. The kind of fun things that build everlasting memories that I could never put a price on and I absolutely never could because these times are priceless and irreplaceable. At the end when I look back and reminisce about these times I had and the experiences that molded me and watered me enough to grow, I’ll think about all the friends I’ve made along the way and how I am a part of their story and they are more than all my friends. They are all my family. That is FRIENDSHIP.Fans can begin registering for tickets on the cruise’s website, with the lineup to be announced in future months.[H/T Variety; Photo: Josh Timmermans]last_img read more

Rolling Loud Miami Announces 2019 Lineup: Kid Cudi, Migos, Travis Scott, Lil Wayne, Cardi B, DMX, More

first_imgOn Monday, Rolling Loud Miami announced a 2019 lineup that’s packed to the brim with some of modern hip-hop’s biggest names. This year’s Miami edition of Rolling Loud, set to take place at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL on May 10th, 11th, and 12th, will feature headlining performances from Migos (Friday), Travis Scott (Saturday), and Kid Cudi (Sunday).The hip-hop star power on the 2019 Rolling Loud Miami lineup extends far beyond the headliners, as acts like Cardi B, Rae Sremmurd, Rick Ross, YG, Juice World, Lil Yachty, Trippie Redd, Rich The Kid, Waka Flocka Flame, Lil Wayne, 21 Savage, Kodak Black, Young Thug, Lil Baby, Sheck Wes, Gunna, Soulja Boy, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Pump, Playboi Carti, Gucci Mane, Tyga, Kevin Gates, Lil Skies, and many more are set to perform throughout the weekend.Sunday’s lineup features some of the most buzz-worthy bookings of the weekend, including a set from Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y in which they’ll perform their highly anticipated joint album, 2009, a performance by Beast Coast (featuring Joey Bada$$ and Flatbush Zombies), and a set by DMX, who was released from prison just last week after carrying out a year-long sentence for tax evasion charges. Also of note, Lil Uzi Vert was scheduled to perform on January 27th at the Australian edition of Rolling Loud, but quietly cancelled his appearance at the last minute.You can check out the full lineup for Rolling Loud Miami 2019 below, and head to the event website for more information.last_img read more

US Army Awards General Dynamics Contract for Biological Detection System Production and Support

first_imgUS Army Awards General Dynamics Contract for Biological Detection System Production and SupportCHARLOTTE, N.C. – The US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., has awarded General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products a contract option, worth approximately $43 million, to produce and test Joint Biological Point Detection Systems (JBPDS). The contract terms also include field support packages and user training for the technology. This award is a modification of a 2004 contract and brings the total value to date to more than $200 million. General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).Work will be performed at General Dynamics’ Charlotte, N.C., detection and protection production facility, which provides development, manufacturing and integration of advanced biological and chemical agent detection systems. The JBPDS is a self-contained instrument suite that rapidly detects and identifies biological warfare agents. Available in man-portable, shelter-based, ship-based and trailer-mounted variants, the JBPDS is a Joint Services program and is configured to meet the operational requirements of the U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force.According to Bill Gural, vice president and general manager of detection systems for General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, “The Joint Biological Point Detection System provides our customers with an advanced level of protection. The system is based on a robust bio-detection instrument suite that is fully functional in any operational environment. The system provides automatic detection and identification of airborne biological agents at very low levels, triggers local and remote warning systems, and communicates threat information over standard communication systems. We’re proud to be on the leading edge of innovations to protect our country from evolving threats and look forward to continuing our work with the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center.”General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., with a plant in Burlington, employs approximately 83,500 people worldwide and reported 2007 revenues of $27.2 billion. The company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies. More information about the company is available on the Internet at www.generaldynamics.com(link is external).last_img read more

State Board of Education announces election of officers; James, Stokes retain top positions

first_imgThe State Board of Education elected officers at its March 17 meeting, the Department of Education announced today. Tom James of Essex was re-elected Board chair, and Ruth Stokes of Williston was re-elected vice-chair.James was appointed to the Board by Governor Douglas in February 2005 after filling an unexpired term. A retired IBM executive, James has served as a member of the Essex Planning Commission, the Essex Town School Board, the Essex Town Selectboard and the Essex Rotary. His State Board term will end in 2011.Stokes has been a Board member since 2005. Since 1999, she has been the Executive Director of the Vermont Student Opportunity Scholarship Fund (VTSOS). Previously, she served as a state representative for Williston and Richmond, from 1989 to 1992. In addition, Stokes was a member of the University of Vermont Board of Trustees from 1989 to 1995, serving the last two years as chair. She served as a member of her town s school board from 1975 to 1987, serving the last six years as chair. Stokes has also served on the executive board of the Vermont School Boards Association, and has taught high school science. Her State Board term will end in 2011.In addition, three new members, who were appointed by Governor Douglas to the State Board of Education earlier this month, participated in their first meeting. Judith Livingston of Manchester, John Hall of West Danville and Don Collins of Swanton filled three vacant appointments on the Board. Further information will be available in a later release.last_img read more

March 15, 2004 Notices

first_imgPursuant to Rule 3-7.10, Donald Wayne Reid, who formerly practiced in Alachua County and now resides in Bronson, Michigan, has petitioned the Florida Supreme Court for Bar reinstatement.Anyone having knowledge bearing upon Reid’s fitness or qualifications to resume the practice of law should contact James A.G. Davey, Jr., Bar Counsel, at (850) 561-5789.Judge Angel reprimanded for campaigning violations A judge who attended and spoke at partisan political events to which his opponent was not invited will be publicly reprimanded by the Florida Supreme Court.The Judicial Qualifications Commission had charged Fifth Circuit Judge Carven D. Angel with 13 counts of attending partisan political events to which his opponent was not invited, speaking at some of those events or having family members speak, and revealing his party affiliation at campaign events.All of the events occurred during the judge’s 2002 campaign. The JQC noted the actions violated F.S. §§105.071(1) and (3) and three provisions of Canon 7 of the Code of Judicial Conduct. The law prohibits a judicial candidate from participating in any partisan activity except voting or publicly representing himself or herself as a member of a political party.The canons prohibit a judicial candidate from partisan political activities except he or she may attend a function to discuss the improvement of law or the administration of justice, and if the judge’s opponents have also been invited to attend or speak. The canon also prohibits a judicial candidate from having any employee under his control or a family member do indirectly what the candidate would be prohibited from doing, such as speaking at a partisan gathering.In his reply, Judge Angel stipulated to seven of the 13 charges, and the JQC recommended a public reprimand.The Supreme Court agreed, finding evidence was clear and convincing that Judge Angel violated the laws and canons.“Certainly, in very egregious cases, where a judge’s misconduct included implications that he or she would make partisan decisions on the bench, the JQC has recommended a substantial fine in addition to a public reprimand and even removal. . . , ” the court said in its per curiam opinion. “Based on the stipulated facts in the instant action, the JQC recommended only that Judge Angel be publicly reprimanded for his misconduct. We accept the JQC’s recommendation of a public reprimand for Judge Angel, which is consistent with governing precedent with regard to the appropriate sanction for this type of judicial misconduct.”The court did not set a date for the reprimand, which will be administered before the court.Ruling came February 19, in Inquiry Concerning a Judge, Re: Carven D. Angel, case no. SC03-833.Proposed Evidence Code amendments The Florida Bar Code and Rules of Evidence Committee has submitted to the Florida Supreme Court its regular-cycle report concerning recent legislative changes to the Florida Evidence Code. Specifically, the committee recommends that the Court adopt chapters 2002-22, §18 (amending §90.6063, Interpreter services for deaf persons); 2002-246, §1 (amending §90.5035, Sexual assault counselor-victim privilege); 2003-259, §1(amending §90.104, Rulings on evidence); 2003-259, §2 (amending 90.803, Hearsay exceptions; availability of declarant immaterial); and 2003-259, §3 (amending 90.902, Self-authentication), Laws of Florida. The court invites all interested persons to comment on the committee’s recommendations, a summary of which is provided below. The proposals are reproduced in full online at www.flcourts.org/sct/sctdocs/proposed.html. An original and nine copies of all comments must be filed with the Court on or before April 15, 2004, with a certificate of service verifying that a copy has been served on the committee chair, Michael P. Dickey, Barron & Redding, P.O. Box 2467, Panama City, Florida 32402-2467, as well as a separate request for oral argument if the person filing the comment wishes to participate in oral argument scheduled in this case for June. All comments must be filed in paper format and in WordPerfect 5.1 (or higher) format on a DOS formatted 3-1/2 inch diskette. IN THE SUPREME COURT OF FLORIDA AMENDMENT TO THE FLORIDA EVIDENCE CODE, CASE NO. 04-103.YLD seeks award nominations March 15, 2004 Notices March 15, 2004 Regular News Stetson University is seeking nominations for the 2004 Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Public Service Award.The award will be presented at the law school’s spring graduation events. The deadline for nominations is Monday, March 29.“Wm. Reece Smith has dedicated his professional career to public service and access to justice, and this award in his honor recognizes individuals who have given their time and talents to help others and to improve their communities and the justice system,” said Dean Darby Dickerson.Wm. Reece Smith, Jr., the award’s namesake and its first recipient, is the past president of the American, International,and Florida bar associations. His relationship with Stetson Law began in the 1950s, and he has taught as a distinguished professorial lec.Nominations should be sent to Dean Darby Dickerson, Stetson University College of Law, 1401 61st St. S., Gulfport, FL 33707.JNC applications being accepted The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies for nominations to be submitted to Governor Bush on or before June 3: Judicial Nominating Commissions: One lawyer vacancy for each of the 26 JNCs. The Florida Bar must nominate three lawyers for each vacancy to the governor for his appointment. Each appointee will serve a four-year term, commencing July 1. Applicants must be engaged in the practice of law and a resident of the territorial jurisdiction served by the commission to which the member is applying. Applicants must comply with state financial disclosure laws. Commissioners are not eligible for state judicial office for vacancies filled by the JNC on which they sit for two years following completion of their four-year term.Applications must be completed for each vacancy you are applying for and must be received by mail or fax, (850) 561-5826, no later than 5:30 p.m., Friday, March 19.Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. Screening committees of the Board of Governors will review all JNC applications. The committees will then make recommendations to the Board of Governors.Persons interested in applying for any of these vacancies may download the proper application form (there is a specific JNC application) from the Bar’s Web site, www.flabar.org, or should call Bar headquarters at (850) 561-5600, ext. 5757, to obtain the application. Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 32399-2300 by the March 19 deadline.Board of Bar Examiners, Commission on Professionalism appointments available The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancies to be filled during its May 28 meeting: Florida Board of Bar Examiners Vacancy : Lawyer applicants are being sought to fill two vacancies on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners. The Board of Governors will be selecting six nominees for two lawyer vacancies at its May 28, 2004, meeting. The nominations will then be forwarded to the Supreme Court to fill the five-year terms commencing November 1 and expiring on October 31, 2009.Attorney members must have been a member of The Florida Bar for at least five years. They must be practicing lawyers with scholarly attainments and have an affirmative interest in legal education and requirements for admission to the Bar. Appointment or election to the bench at any level of the court system will disqualify any applicant. Law professors or trustees are ineligible.Board members of the Bar Examiners must be able to attend approximately 10 meetings a year in various Florida locations. Members volunteer 300 or more hours per year on Board business depending on committee assignments. Actual travel expenses connected with the meetings and examinations are reimbursed. Supreme Court’s Commission on Professionalism : Five lawyers to serve on this 23-member commission for four-year terms commencing July 1. The commission acts as a steering and long-range planning commission for the creation and implementation of programs promoting the ideals and goals of professionalism, oversees the development of judicial professionalism programs and the teaching of professionalism in law schools. In addition, it establishes the policies of the Bar’s Center for Professionalism and acts as the center’s governing board.Persons interested in applying for these vacancies may download the applications from the Bar’s Web site, www.flabar.org, or should call The Florida Bar at (850) 561-5600, ext. 5757, to obtain the proper application form. Applications may also be obtained by writing the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 East Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 32399-2300. Completed applications must be received no later than the close of business Thursday, April 8. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application. The Board of Governors will review all applications and may request telephone or personal interviews.Ninth Circuit YLD seat available Reid petitions for Bar reinstatement The Young Lawyers Division is now accepting applications for its seven major awards: The Diversity Award, which recognizes a person and/or entity that demonstrates the highest morality and respect for all persons and diversity, for efforts and allegiance to creating diversity, and promoting a more diverse workplace. Along with the award, the YLD will make a monetary donation to the recipient’s charity of choice. The Michael K. Reese Quality of Life Award, which recognizes a person and/or entity that, through humanitarian respect, advances balance and fulfillment in lawyers’ lives by redefining current work habits and schedules to provide more flexibility and a more meaningful existence. The YLD will make a monetary donation to the recipient’s charity of choice. The Outstanding Jurist Award, given to a judge with an excellent reputation for sound judicial decisions and an unblemished record of integrity as a lawyer and judge and who demonstrates concern for and willingness to assist young lawyers and respects their abilities. The Lynn Futch Most Productive Young Lawyer Award, given to a young lawyer who is not a member of the Bar YLD Board of Governors, who has worked most diligently in the past year in Bar activities and/or law-related public activities and who has an excellent reputation for legal abilities and integrity. Most Outstanding Public Service Project by a young lawyers group. The project must serve the public and community, enhance the relationship of young lawyers to the public and community, and be innovative. Most Outstanding Member Service Project by a young lawyers group. The project should internally serve young lawyers, provide for membership enrichment, and be innovative. Outstanding Florida Young Lawyer Affiliate of the Year Award which recognizes a young lawyer affiliate in the state of Florida for excellence in public service, member service, and creative use of resources. See www.flayld.org for the application for this award.For more information about the awards contact Austin Newberry, YLD administrator, at (850) 561-5624 or Board member Courtney Grimm at (904) 353-0211. Nominations for the awards should be sent to Austin Newberry at The Florida Bar, 651 E. Jefferson St., Tallahassee 32399-2300 no later than May 1. With the election of Jamie Billotte Moses as president-elect designate of the Young Lawyers Division, her former seat on the YLD Board of Governors — Ninth Circuit, Seat 2 — will be vacant as of June 25.Anyone interested in being considered for an appointment to this seat for the remaining year of Moses’ term should send a letter of interest and a brief resume to Austin Newberry, YLD Administrator,The Florida Bar, 651 E. Jefferson Street, Tallahassee 32399-2300, no later than April 20. Smith Award nominations soughtlast_img read more