— The Florida Bar will honor 226 attorneys for 50 years of dedication to the practice of law during a 12:30 p.m. June 17 luncheon at The Florida Bar Annual Convention at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. To be recognized, attorneys must be members in good standing of The Florida Bar and attain their 50th anniversary of admittance to the practice of law in 2016.
Benjamin H. Hill III, former president of The Florida Bar and a 50-year honoree, will be featured speaker.
The attorneys from the 12th Circuit Court, which includes Manatee and Sarasota counties, include: Ernest Sandfield Marshall and Leonard Floyd Price of Bradenton, James M. Nixon II of Lakewood Ranch and Larry Byrd, Daniel Allison Carlton, Kenneth D. Chapman, Michael Jay Furen, Michael Ira Otchet and Harold W. Scovill of Sarasota.
Herald staff report