Bryan Gowdy presented oral argument to the Florida Supreme Court on behalf of 26 Past Presidents of The Florida Bar Foundation who commented on a proposed rule amendment that would change how IOTA funds are distributed to legal aid organizations in Florida. Fourteen groups commented on, and opposed, the proposed rule. In addition to Mr. Gowdy, the chair of the Florida Supreme Court's Task Force, Mayanne Downs, and counsel for three other groups also presented oral argument--Thomas D. Hall for The Florida Civil Legal Aid Association; Elliot H. Scherker for The Innocence Project of Florida, Inc.; and Raoul G. Cantero for 34 Past Presidents of The Florida Bar.
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The case number at the Supreme Court of Florida is SC20-1543.
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