August 28, 2015

Art Levy

Florida Trend Associate Editor • alevy@floridatrend.com

Art Levy
Art Levy

Art Levy is a Florida Trend associate editor. He writes the Of Counsel law column, the Florida Originals column and many of the magazine’s Icon features. A graduate of the University of Florida’s journalism college, Levy joined Florida Trend in 2005. Before that, he worked for newspapers including the Tampa Bay Times and the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Over the years, his stories have won more than 20 awards.

Articles by Levy:

Does the First Amendment protect anonymous online speech if it's not true? Tampa attorney Deborah L. Thomson aims to find out. She herself has been the target of what she claims is an untrue anonymous posting.
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Peter Meinke, poet laureate of Florida, reflects on a life of poetry.
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Look hard enough around Florida and you'll find plenty of fountains of youth. Writer Art Levy takes us on a tour of fountains, including one in St. Petersburg, North Port and Punta Gorda, among others.
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Slights: Female attorneys still battle gender bias in the courtroom
At the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' annual meeting this summer, Miami attorney Sabrina Puglisi facilitated a conversation titled, “Women Lawyers: The Crap People Think, but Won't Admit.”
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Carl Hiaasen is a Florida ‘Icon'
The writer and columnist talks about his life and about “a glorious abundance of weirdness and depravity” in Florida.
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Jon H. Gutmacher on lawyers, guns and poetry
Attorney Jon H. Gutmacher is among the state's top legal experts on gun and self-defense laws.
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Learning curve: Attorneys deal with mountains of electronic data
Lawyers struggle with gleaning relevant information from mountains of emails and other electronic communications.
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Counter insurgency: Fighting Jim Crow
Fifty-five years ago, Clarence Fort helped desegregate Tampa by staging non-violent sit-ins.
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Roland Martin is a Florida ‘Icon'
Professional fisherman Roland Martin, 75, shares his life story.
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Looking at the bigger economic picture
As new vice chairman of Enterprise Florida, attorney Alan Becker talks about his new role.
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