Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Foundation

216 S. Tarragona Street, Suite B
Pensacola, Florida 32502
(850) 434-8135

The Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Foundation was established in 1985 as a charitable 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to foster:

  • Greater accessibility to the judicial system
  • Improvements to the overall quality of the administration of justice
  • Law-related education and increased public awareness of the judicial system
  • Improved management and operation of the court system

The Foundation provides grants to organizations that develop programs that support the above goals, as well as provides a vehicle for members of the legal profession to become involved in the community.

The Foundation has also created and established a memorial wall for the purpose of honoring and commemorating deceased attorney's and judges of the First Judicial Circuit. The memorial display is located on the first floor of the M.C. Blanchard Judicial Center, Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida. See below for more information.

Escambia~Santa Rosa Bar Foundation Board of Directors:

President: Stephen H. Echsner - Aylstock, Witkin, Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC

Vice President: Gregory P. Farrar - Farrar Law Firm

Secretary/Treasurer: Robert A. Emmanuel - Emmanuel, Sheppard & Condon

Board Members:
Robert C. Allen - McKenzie & Allen
Sheldon Bernau - Synovus Trust Company
Jeremy C. Branning - Clark, Partington, Hart, Larry, Bond & Stackhouse
Kenneth Bell - Clark, Partington, Hart, Larry, Bond & Stackhouse
Honorable Edward P. Nickinson, III - First Judicial Circuit Court
Adrianna M. Spain - Wilson, Harrell, Farrington, Ford, Fricke, Wilson & Spain, P.A.
Margaret T. Stopp - Moore, Hill & Westmoreland, P.A.
John F. Windham - Beggs & Lane, RLLP

Purchase an Etching on the Memorial Wall

The Escambia~ Santa Rosa Bar Foundation, Inc. has created and established a memorial wall for the purpose of honoring and commemorating deceased attorney's and judges of the First Judicial Circuit. The Memorial Display is located on the first floor of the M.C. Blanchard Judicial Center, Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida.

"Eligible Individuals" shall be limited to deceased attorneys and judges of the State of Florida First Judicial Circuit who are in good standing with the Florida Bar at the time of resignation from the Florida Bar, at the time of death, and at the time of inscription on the Memorial Wall.

Only one memorial per Eligible Individual shall be sold by the Escambia ~ Santa Rosa Bar Foundation, Inc. at the price of $2500.00. The information contained on the Memorial shall be limited to the full legal name, date of birth and date of death of the Eligible Individual and shall remain on the memorial Wall forever and in perpetuity. The name of the person to be honored will be etched into the glass of the Memorial Wall.

Memorials may be purchased by any Eligible Individual or by any person for the benefit of any Eligible Individual either in advance of death or after death of any Eligible Individual but shall be etched into the Memorial Wall only after the death of the Eligible Individual.

The Escambia ~ Santa Rosa Bar Foundation, Inc. shall be solely responsible for the etching and the placement and space selection of the etching on the Memorial Wall. No memorials other than those described and provided by the Escambia ~ Santa Rosa Bar Foundation, Inc. shall be allowed to be placed in the Memorial Wall.