April 25, 2015

Politics & Law Archive

Blockbuster law cases with lasting significance

Some of the most significant law cases in Florida in 2013. read more >

Wet Suits: Scuba diving lawyers

David Black was 7 the first time he saw someone pull on a wet suit and jump into the Atlantic Ocean. read more >

Data driven: Brecht Heuchan makes data-crunching software for lobbyists

Brecht Heuchan, a lobbyist and political consultant, has developed a data-mining tool that takes much of the guesswork out of the political money chase. Heuchan's web-based software system, Contribution Link, combines 400,000 publicly available state-level donor records with layers of other demographic, geographic and marketing data to help candidates and their fundraising professionals create strategically targeted fundraising lists. read more >

Biggest engineering firms in Florida

Ranked by number of Florida employees read more >

Developing Story

A 20-year legal battle over a water management district's condition for development is over — sort of. read more >

State Capital: Florida's millionaire lawmakers

The net worth of Florida's wealthiest senators and representatives. read more >

Crime & punishment: Changes at Florida Dept. of Corrections

The Smart Justice movement has spurred criminal justice overhauls in some states, including Georgia. In Florida, reform is happening in fits and starts. read more >

Priorities for Eugene Pettis, new president of the Florida Bar

Eugene Pettis hopes to impart a sense of service through his presidency of the Bar. read more >

Florida Legal Elite - 2013

The 2013 section honors 1,228 Florida attorneys. Lawyers are listed by Practice Area, Government, Non-Profit, Hall of Fame, Up and Comer, and alphabetically. read more >

Florida's Legal Leaders (alphabetical list)

All 1,228 attorneys who were named "Florida's Legal Elite" are listed alphabetically in this article. read more >

Legal Elite Profile: Leonard R. Ross

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Legal Elite Profile: Caryn Margo Green

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Legal Elite Profile: Richard D. West

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Legal Elite Profile: Andrew Needle

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Legal Elite Profile: Jeffrey “Jack” Gordon

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Legal Elite Profile: Marc W. Dunbar

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Legal Elite Profile: Ian L. Gilden

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Legal Elite Profile: Nicholas Shannin

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Legal Elite Profile: Daniel R. Russell

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Legal Elite Profile: William A. Dean

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