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July 23, 2016

Politics & Law Archive

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 >

Florida's Legal Leaders

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

Tim Henkel

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Barry A. Stein

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S. Cary Gaylord

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Andrew G. Diaz

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Leonard Ross

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Florida's Top Lawyers Named by Peer Voting

The state's top lawyers are recognized in the 2016 edition of Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite™. The list of 1,144 honorees includes attorneys in private practice as well as top government and non-profit attorneys. read more >

Legal Elite Hall of Fame

The Legal Elite Hall of Fame comprises a distinguished group of attorneys who have consistently earned high rankings from their peers in the annual Legal Elite voting. read more >

Legal Elite Up & Comers

Respected by their peers for excellence in law, these attorneys under 40 years old represent the future of the legal profession in Florida. read more >

Jeffrey "Jack" Gordon

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Legal Elite Government and Non-Profit Attorneys

These lawyers are the top vote recipients among attorneys employed by municipal, county, state or regional government agencies and non-profit organizations. read more >

Peer recognition program honors Florida's top attorneys

Now in its 13th year, Florida Legal Elite presents a prestigious roster of attorneys chosen for recognition by their peers. read more >

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