TALLAHASSEE — Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis took the opportunity during release of a poll about how Florida's legal climate affects business in the state to say he's seen progress his first year in office but more works needs to be done.
The Florida Supreme Court recently rejected a bid by the code and rules of evidence committee of the Florida Bar to have the court reconsider its decision on the Daubert standard for expert evidence in court earlier this year.
WASHINGTON — The lone Republican supporter of legislation to get rid of arbitration in consumer contracts, which opponents say would create injustice and enrich class action attorneys, is urging Congress to send the bill to the President's desk, where he hopes it will be signed.
Baker McKenzie, the largest global law firm to establish operations in one of Florida's fastest growing markets, is pleased to announce the official opening of its Tampa Center, a state-of-the-art workspace supporting the firm's offices and clients globally.
Scott Bettridge will be speaking at the ACC South Florida's 10th Annual CLE Conference. Scott will provide an overview on the trending issues in corporate immigration, USCIS policies that are changing the face of business immigration, the issuance of RFE's and case processing delays, the key issues related to I-9 compliance, and the current state of the United States immigration policy and executive orders.
The rankings highlight practice area teams that “provide the most cutting-edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.” Miami partner José Astigarraga was named a Leading Lawyer for his international arbitration work, repeating last year’s top ranking.
Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. has added two attorneys to its Miami Corporate Practice and Latin America Practice. Carol Barnhart has rejoined the firm as a shareholder and Arnaldo C. Rego, Jr. has joined as an of counsel attorney.
TALLAHASSEE — The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) has filed a proposed rate drop for workers' compensation rates with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation for the third year in a row.
The Pinellas Circuit Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller against Forest Lakes Homeowners Association Inc., GFL Holdings Inc. and HSBC Bank on Sept. 12.
The Pinellas Circuit Court reported the following activities in the suit brought by USF Federal Credit Union against Barbara Elizbieta Germanska, Damian Glowaty, Holosenko, Danyil, John Geigle, Nicholas Glowaty, Roman Moskalenko, Unknown Spouse of Danyil Holosenko, Unknown Spouse of Roman Moskalenko, Unknown Spouse of Zhezheria Valentyn, Unknown Tenant 1, Unknown Tenant 2 and Valentyn, Zhezheria o