Dawn Brotherton News

Hahn Loeser attorneys reappointed to Collier County Women’s Bar Association board

By Dawn Brotherton | Aug 12, 2016

NAPLES – Allison B. Christensen and Jamie B. Schwinghamer, litigation attorneys with Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, were reappointed to the board of directors of the Collier County Women’s Bar Association (CCWBA).

Dean: Homecoming to be 'a big deal' as FSU College of Law celebrates 50 years

By Dawn Brotherton | Aug 12, 2016

TALLAHASSEE – Florida State University College of Law opened its doors to its first class in 1966. Today, it’s considered the top law school in Florida and the 32nd best in the nation.

Florida Supreme Court justice inducted into Army ROTC Hall of Fame

By Dawn Brotherton | Jul 7, 2016

TALLAHASSEE – Florida Supreme Court Justice R. Fred Lewis was inducted into the inaugural class of the Army’s National Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) Hall of Fame last month, joining more than 300 other dignitaries who earned their commission through the ROTC.

Jacksonville environmental attorney named to 2016 Super Lawyers list

By Dawn Brotherton | Jul 7, 2016

JACKSONVILLE – Wayne E. Flowers, a shareholder in Lewis, Longman & Walker Jacksonville, has been named to the 2016 Super Lawyers list in the area of Environmental Law.

Media Law Conference returns, covers public access and privacy law

By Dawn Brotherton | Jul 5, 2016

ORLANDO – In June, the Florida Bar’s Media Law Conference returned after a three-year hiatus. 

Consumer rights groups take issue with exclusive buyer brokerage agreement

By Dawn Brotherton | Jun 30, 2016

ORLANDO – In January, the National Association of Exclusive Buyer Agents (NAEBA) sent a letter to Florida Realtors requesting changes to the exclusive buyer brokerage agreement form that is used in the state, but almost six months later the NAEBA said there hasn’t even been any discussion on the topic.

Supreme Court Sides with local attorney in judicial seat contest

By Dawn Brotherton | Jun 14, 2016

TALLAHASSEE – Following a ruling by the Florida Supreme Court, Palm Beach voters will be making their choice for an open county judge vacancy in August.

BP settlement money going nowhere until Florida legislature reconvenes

By Dawn Brotherton | Apr 19, 2016

TALLAHASSEE – The first payment of $300 million from a settlement reached with BP Oil to cover economic damages to northwest Florida caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill is due, but distribution of the funds will have to wait until the next legislative session. 

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