FSCHS Past President: Bruce B. Blackwell



Bruce B. Blackwell,  a founding partner of King, Blackwell, Zehnder & Wermuth, P.A., in Orlando, Historical Society Trustee and Past President, served as the CEO/Executive Director of The Florida Bar Foundation, was presented with the Tobias Simon Pro Bono Service Award in 2016.


Bruce graciously provided his response to the following questions about his many years of involvement with the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society



Why did you apply to become a member of the Board of Trustees of the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society?


I was asked by Howard Coker to serve, and one cannot say “No” to Howard!


Describe how serving as President of the Board of Trustees for the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society has impacted your professional career. 


 It confirmed that “service” remains a high calling, and working closely with the Court provides a window into their service as well.


What is your favorite memory of the Florida Supreme Court and/or your involvement with the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society?


Honoring Governor Askew with the Lifetime Achievement Award and serving with lawyers who believe it important to save history and promote the Court.



Why would you recommend that someone join and support the Historical Society?


As a professional, one needs to be engaged, and service on this board provides that opportunity. One is shoulders to shoulders with the most talented and respected lawyers in our State.





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