The Florida bar proposed budget for fiscal year 2015-2016.

 
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The Florida Bar proposed budget for fiscal year 2015-2016 In compliance with Chapter 2-6.9 of the Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, notice is hereby given that the Board of Governors has approved a budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. The proposed budget will become final unless written objections thereto are filed with the Executive Director on or before May 8, 2015. Such objections will be considered by the Board of Governors at its May 22, 2015 meeting in Key West. General Fund Summary: Source Of Funds Beginning Fund Balance 34,361,695 Annual Fees 26,325,477 Other Regulatory Fees 3,518,567 Member Service Revenue 6,571,666 Public Service Programs 396,400 Advertising 1,495,613 Young Lawyers Division 883,796 Investment Income 1,503,180 Other Revenues 599,150 Total Funds Available 75,655,544 Use Of Funds Regulation Of The Practice of Law (1) 19,845,627 Cost Of Member Services (2) 6,822,973 Unauthorized Practice of Law 1,970,637 Public Service Programs 638,814 Communications With Members and Public (3) 4,289,075 Administration 5,322,536 Legislation 618,173 CSF Contribution 2,459,950 Other Programs (4) 1,329,768 Young Lawyers Division 931,885 Ending Fund Balance 31,426,106 Total Use Of Funds 75,655,544 (1) Includes Lawyer Regulation, ACAP, Ethics, Lawyer Advertising, Membership Records, Professionalism, Rules Regulating The Florida Bar, etc. (2) Includes book sales, CLE, PRI, Meetings, FRPs, Section Management, etc. (3) Includes Public Information , "Journal", and "News". (4) Includes Diversity & Inclusion, Leadership Academy, the Lawyer Assistance Program, and Vision 2016. General Revenue And Expense Annual Fees 26,325,477 Investment Income 1,503,180 Other Revenue Sources 353,300 Total Revenues 28,181,957 General Expense Other Expense 229,157 Regulation Of The Practice Of Law: Lawyer Regulation Revenues 789,004 Expenses Staff & Office Expense 10,366,639 Travel 221,749 Contract Services and Other Expense 579,922 Internal Service & Admin 2,105,751 Total Expense 13,274,061 Net Operations (12,485,057) Attorney/Consumer Assistance Program Revenues 80,000 Expenses Staff & Office Expense 1,589,669 Travel 40,692 Other Expense 60,721 Internal Service & Admin 296,189 Total Expense 1,987,271 Net Operations (1,907,271) Special Admittees Revenues 440,210 Expenses Staff & Office Expense 29,034 Other Expense 4,770 Internal Service & Admin 21,623 Total Expense 55,427 Net Operations 384,783 Multijurisdictional Practice Revenues 625,000 Expenses Staff & Office Expense 13,583 Other Expense 1,200 Internal Service & Admin 3,638 Total Expense 18,421 Net Operations 606,579 Ethics Revenues 275 Expenses Staff & Office Expense 687,082 Travel 6,316 Other Expense 2,784 Internal Service & Admin 95,824 Total Expense 792,006 Net Operations (791,731) Lawyer Advertising Revenues 525,200 Expenses Staff & Office Expense 899,505 Travel 11,858 Other Expense 9,117 Internal Service & Admin 134,880 Total Expense 1,055,360 Net Operations (530,160) Rules Regulating The Florida Bar Expenses Staff & Office...

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