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Florida Bar President Pans Judicial Term Limits


William “Bill” Schifino Jr., a 56-year-old Tampa attorney, has just been named president of the 100,000-member Florida Bar.

Schifino is taking 0ver at a time when the profession is struggling to overcome access to justice issues, gender bias complaints and a Republican push to impose judicial term limits.  Schifnio recently spoke with Capital Report’s Jim Ash.

A Miami native, former WFSU reporter Jim Ash is an award-winning journalist with more than 20 years of experience, most of it in print. He has been a member of the Florida Capital Press Corps since 1992.