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Immigration attorney says Caribbean nationals should take care when traveling

MIAMI — Anxiety over President Donald Trump’s executive order on travel issued Jan. 27 has many communities on edge. 

Attorney Fred Levin donates $100K to UWF football

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Greek legend has it that the Argonauts went on a perilous journey to find the fabled golden fleece of immense wealth, according to Britannica.com.

Seasonal farm workers' lawsuit in limbo

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Six seasonal farmworkers have filed suit against their former employer over wage issues and record keeping.

South Florida appeals court turns down request from undocumented children

MIAMI – The Florida Third District Court of Appeal on Dec. 28 rebuffed a request by four undocumented immigrant children from El Salvador for legal dependency status with the court or an appropriate state agency.

Cardoso Law Offices expand service area to Santa Rosa County

PENSACOLA – The Pensacola-based Cardoso Law Offices recently increased their legal reach along the Florida Panhandle.

Cocaine, gun, misappropriation lead to disbarment of Altamonte lawyer

ORLANDO -- Stemming from a May 24 court-ordered suspension, former Altamonte attorney William Glenn Roy III has been disbarred by the state of Florida for charges related to cocaine possession, using a firearm while under the influence and misappropriating escrow money.

Ave Maria School of Law in North Naples dedicates library to veterans

NAPLES, Florida -- Seventy-five years since the deadly Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the Ave Maria School of Law marked the infamous day with a ceremony renaming the school’s library the Veterans Memorial Law Library.

Tobacco companies lose another round as jury finds for nurse who developed diseases

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – One of the thousands of cases developed following the end of the Engle progeny suit filed in Florida against cigarette manufacturers Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds (RJR) has marked a victory for those claiming the two companies had purposefully hidden or continued to hide evidence of the addictive power of nicotine.

Brevard’s longest-serving county judge, Alli Majeed, to retire from bench at year’s end

BREVARD COUNTY – With thirty-one minutes left in 2016, Brevard County Court Judge Alli B. Majeed will abide by Florida law and end his twenty-four year service on the bench. The Dec. 31 resignation makes Majeed the longest serving judge in Brevard County, a career marked by tremendous community involvement along the Space Coast, and caps a great American success story.

Commercial insurance firm weighs effect of workers compensation ruling

TAMPA -- Confusion reigns among Florida businesses and employers following the Florida Supreme Court's April decision in the Marvin Castellanos v. Next Door Company. 

Brother of Florida AG lands job with NYC law firm

NEW YORK – Florida Attorney General Pamela Bondi’s younger brother has recently landed a job with New York City law firm Cahill Gordon & Reindel.

Miami judge wants more diversity in coveted court appointments

MIAMI – Following the end of her tenure as president of the National Association of Women Judges, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Lisa Walsh issued a resolution on Oct. 8 asking her fellow state and federal justices to increase the percentage of women and minorities nominated for court-appointed roles.

Appeals court sides with circuit court in decision about sheriff's deputies

TALLAHASSEE -- An ongoing, six-year-old legal saga involving dismissed Okaloosa Sheriff's Officers Rick Hord, Jon Bush and John Lee has taken another turn.

Lawsuit and Injunction against Palm County Sheriff’s Office allowed to proceed

WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA – A lawsuit resulting from a 2013 incident involving the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has been given the green light to proceed by the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal.

Voters engaging in vote trading for upcoming presidential election

WASHINGTON -- The strong opposition some people have toward presidential candidate Donald Trump has led to the resurrection of a practice started back in 2000.