Open Ninth

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Suskauer Raises the Bar

Michelle Suskauer, the 70th president of the Bar and the sixth woman to hold the office, sat down with Chief Judge Frederick J. Lauten days before her swearing in ceremony in June. Their conversation takes a deep dive into the issues facing both the Bar and the courts - from gender equality to mental health and wellness, low-bono access to legislative funding, bail reform to the Criminal Justice Summit. Listen in as they discuss her vision for the Bar, the legal profession, and the administration of justice.

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Open Ninth
Episode 51

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Run time 35:55



In this episode

Frederick J. Lauten

Former Chief Judge and Moderator

Michelle Suskauer

President, The Florida Bar

Michelle Suskauer is the president of The Florida Bar and a criminal defense attorney at Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A., in West Palm Beach.