Murray B. Silverstein, a partner in Shutts & Bowen’s Tampa office, and a member of the firm’s Business Litigation Group, received Florida Bar President Jesse Diner's President's Award of Merit.
Each year, the Florida Bar President has an opportunity to recognize outstanding individuals who have provided distinguished service to the Bar, to the legal profession, and to the justice system by bestowing the President’s Award of Merit.
Ms. Diner said, "Murray is thorough, direct, and dedicated to bringing our lawyers and our court system forward with technology.”
His plaque reads:
“For your outstanding service as The Florida Bar representative on the Florida Courts Technology Commission, and in recognition of your dedication to the implementation of electronic filing to improve public access to court records and the efficiency of the court system while protecting the confidentiality and the privacy of clients, and for your continued advocacy for the education of attorneys and the public, including pro se parties, about how the e-filing system will work and how to use it. Your efforts and contributions to court technology and e-filing deserve the highest praise and most sincere gratitude of the entire Florida legal profession.”