Top News

UF’s general counsel resigns amid internal investigation

GAINESVILLE — University of Florida (UF) Vice President and General Counsel Jamie Keith has resigned from her position effective June 28 following months of escalating conflict and the university's resulting internal investigation.

Manion Gaynor opens Miami office, hires new partner

MIAMI — Manion Gaynor & Manning (MG+M) recently opened its Miami office with a new partner at its helm.

Appeals court: Florida’s adoption laws misused again

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A recent ruling in a trust fund case highlights the unusual caveats to Florida adoption laws, particularly in light of a few high-profile cases using "adult" adoption in an attempt to redirect trust fund money.

Gainesville attorney requests investigation of UF’s counsel, leaders

GAINESVILLE — Gainesville Attorney Huntley Johnson recently petitioned the University of Florida’s (UF) board of trustees, questioning General Counsel and Vice President Jamie Keith’s competence and ethics.

Same sex marriage widowers win death certificate dispute

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Two same sex marriage widowers won a class action ruling for the right to accurate death certificates of spouses that acknowledge their marriage and recognize the surviving spouse, according to court documents March 23.

Florida same-sex widowers win in death-certificate case

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two Tallahassee same-sex marriage widowers won their joined judicial action for the right to have their name and marital status correctly identified on a death certificate, and for others in similar cases going forward.