Tampa, Fla. – July 1, 2014 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is proud to announce that Shareholder Hala Sandridge, who co-manages the firm’s Tampa office, has been reappointed to a three-year term on the board of The Florida Bar Foundation, a statewide charitable organization whose mission is to provide greater access to justice.

Sandridge practices in the area of appellate law. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and her law degree from the Florida State University College of Law.

She has received numerous pro bono awards including the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Jimmy Kynes Pro Bono Award in 2000; The Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award in 2002; the Distinguished Pro Bono Award from Bay Area Legal Services in 2007 and the Have a Heart Pro Bono Service Award in 2009.

Sandridge has been a member of the Litigation Section, Young Lawyers Division, and Appellate Committee of the American Bar Association. Sandridge also has chaired the appellate practice sections of the Hillsborough County Bar Association and The Florida Bar.

Sandridge, a Florida Bar Foundation Fellow, began her term July 1.

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