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April 30, 2017

Politics & Law Archive

Sports venues get no help from Florida Legislature

In the spring of 2013, International Speedway Corp. set out to rebuild the Daytona International Speedway. read more >

The Issues: What's on tap for Florida's Legislature

A tighter state budget and promises of spending cuts put pressure on a host of legislative priorities. read more >

Heavy Hitter: Florida Speaker Richard Corcoran wields power

Florida's new speaker of the House wields more power than any speaker in decades. read more >

A budding area: Medical marijuana attracts niche law practices

As Florida prepares to implement an expanded medical marijuana market recently approved by voters, David Kotler has been inundated with cannabis-related work. read more >

Justice Barbara Pariente: 'The Questioner'

There are seven justices on the Florida Supreme Court. But on the morning of March 4, 2015, every eye in the courtroom was fixed on one judge in particular... read more >

Untraceable: Who sends all those political mailers?

It's increasingly hard to tell who's paying for the attack ads and mailers that appear during political races. read more >

Becoming a more agile Florida law firm

Every morning, at 10 sharp, the staff of Salazar Jackson huddles around a white board for a 15-minute meeting known as the “daily scrum.” read more >

Profile of ‘Bundl' -- software that tracks political fundraising

A little over two years ago, on an early spring morning in Tallahassee, not long after Florida lawmakers had fled the city following the end of the annual legislative session... read more >

Grave danger: David Charlip specializes in cases involving funeral negligence

In 2002, David Charlip was enjoying a Friday night cocktail with friends when a newly minted lawyer asked him for some advice about a potential case. read more >

The Florida Bar's new president puts emphasis on affordability

The Bar's new president takes aim at the ‘justice gap' and diversity challenges. read more >

Purple state, high stakes for Florida

This election year features a blizzard of races that could reshape both state and national politics. Nobody knows what to expect. read more >

UF's law school dean Laura Rosenbury

Last summer, Laura Rosenbury began a five-year contract at the University of Florida's Levin College of Law, becoming the first female permanent dean in the school's history. read more >

Impact cases: Florida's biggest law cases

Decisions in several big lawsuits reverberated throughout the state this year. read more >

A shift at Florida's 1st District Court of Appeal

The 1st District Court of Appeal is considered the most important because it covers the state capital. read more >

High-tech law & intellectual property

Lawyers who specialize in patent, trademark, copyright and other intellectual property disputes are in high demand as the innovation economy grows in Florida. read more >

Lawsuits on credit: Funding litigation in Florida

Companies and law firms are turning to third-party funders to pay for expensive lawsuits or to give them advances on settlements that haven't been paid yet. read more >

A new line of business: Legal funding

Attorneys Elizabeth and Michael Pekins decided to start Momentum Funding shortly after both sensed an opportunity. read more >

Schifino Becomes The Florida Bar's 68th President

Tampa attorney William J. Schifino, Jr. was sworn in as the 68th president of The Florida Bar at its Annual Convention on June 15 to 18 in Orlando. read more >

Florida's Legal Leaders by Practice Area

Winners of Florida Trend's Legal Elite by Practice Area - 2016 read more >

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