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Quarles & Brady attorney to present on shareholder activism

Noell Wolfgram Evans Nov. 23, 2016, 11:40pm

NAPLES, Florida – Laura M. Holm, a partner at Quarles & Brady LLP, has been scheduled to discuss shareholder activism and high-profile shareholder campaigns against the directors of public companies in Florida at the South Florida Chapter of Women Corporate Directors (WCD) meeting. The title of her presentation is "Shareholder Activism and Corporate Governance Practices."

Miami attorney Julie Braman Kane to lead American Association for Justice

Noell Wolfgram Evans Nov. 18, 2016, 3:27pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The American Association for Justice (AAJ) has named Julie Braman Kane as president for 2017. Kane is a partner of Colson Hicks Eidson in its Coral Gables, Florida office. Colson Hicks Eidson also has offices in Washington, D.C. and New Orleans.

Hurricane Matthew leaves concerns of price-gouging in its wake, but some companies step up

Noell Wolfgram Evans Nov. 3, 2016, 3:42pm

TALLAHASSEE – When Hurricane Matthew arrived, the storm brought rain, wind, destruction, loss and a certain desperation to Florida. It also brought out unscrupulous business owners who have used the disaster as a way to make some extra money by radically increasing prices on key products (particularly things such as gasoline and water).

Dr. Dedra Sibley receives Thomas Lakin Institute for Mentored Leadership Fellowship

Noell Wolfgram Evans Oct. 21, 2016, 6:41pm

COCOA, FLORIDA – The prestigious Thomas Lakin Institute for Mentored Leadership fellowship was awarded to Dr. Dedra Sibley of Eastern Florida State College on Oct. 11. Sibley is one of 15 national administrators who have received this honor in 2016.

Floridians advised to use state's price gouging hotline following the hurricane

Noell Wolfgram Evans Oct. 12, 2016, 11:31am

TALLAHASSEE - As Hurricane Matthew moved closer to Florida, residents were doing all that they could to prepare for the damage the storm was sure to bring. For Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, this meant activating the state’s price gouging hotline.

UCF ordered to turn over Activity and Service budget records to student paper

Noell Wolfgram Evans Sep. 1, 2016, 1:22pm

ORLANDO – The University of Central Florida (UCF) has been ordered by the 9th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida to release documents pertaining to the UCF Activity and Service budget.

Two men accused of impersonating as lawyers in Coral Springs

Noell Wolfgram Evans Aug. 31, 2016, 11:59am

CORAL SPRINGS – Joseph Anton Hilton, 56, and Adam Forman, 46, have been arrested on charges that they had been working as unlicensed attorneys.

Florida judges are debating whether or not to delay a trial involving a pregnant attorney

Noell Wolfgram Evans Aug. 14, 2016, 4:47pm

TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Conference of Circuit Court Judges is tackling a sensitive subject: should a judge be able to postpone a trial when a pregnant lawyer enters her final trimester?

South Dakota judgeship 'loaned' to Florida to handle bankruptcy court case load

Noell Wolfgram Evans Aug. 10, 2016, 8:49am

TAMPA – On July 15, Roberta Colton was sworn in as a judge for the U.S Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida. Her appointment is a slightly unusual one as it originated in the District of South Dakota.

Jacksonville lawyers, community agencies team up on Health and Neighborhood Day

Noell Wolfgram Evans Jul. 22, 2016, 8:20pm

JACKSONVILLE – The Northwest Jacksonville Community Development Corporation held its' annual Health and Neighborhood Day event on June 18. Amid the blood pressure checks, eye exams and diabetes awareness presentations was the