Fierce Debate Fuels Fla. Bill On Unlicensed Law Practice

Law360, Miami (March 25, 2014, 9:43 PM EDT) -- As a “food fight” between community association managers and the Florida Bar emerged during debate Tuesday over a bill on the unlicensed practice of law, the Florida Senate Judiciary Committee decided, after approving a strike-all amendment to the bill, to temporarily postpone voting on the measure.

On paper, S.B. 1496, sponsored by Sen. Greg Evers, R-Pensacola, appeared to be a simple bill. It would codify in Florida statutes, seven activities that don't violate a state law barring the unauthorized or unlicensed practice of law as a...
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