April 23, 2021

Politics & Law

Sexual Assault Kit Tracking Bill Passes Second House Committee

HB 673, Gail's Law, by Representative Emily Slosberg passed out of the House Justice Appropriations Subcommittee with unanimous, bipartisan support Read more »
Published on 3/30/2021

Florida's top legislative issues in 2021

House Speaker Chris Sprowls, Senate President Wilton Simpson and Gov. Ron DeSantis have signaled that they will address the risk of flooding caused by sea-level rise. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

Florida grapples with projected $2.75 billion deficit for 2021-22 fiscal year

At the end of January, Gov. Ron DeSantis proposed a $96.6-billion budget — $4.3 billion over the current year. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

Children's Trust tackling social issues, awards $1.6 million to 22 projects

In 2002, Miami-Dade County voters approved a referendum creating a special taxing district for the Children's Trust... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

Cash Crunch: Lawmakers' challenge will be to balance the budget

COVID-related concerns will dominate the 2021 legislative session. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2021

2020 Constitutional Amendments (4-6)

Florida voters will consider six amendments to the state constitution when they go to the polls next month. Each proposal requires at least 60% approval by voters. Read more »
Published on 11/3/2020

2020 Constitutional Amendments (1-3)

Florida voters will consider six amendments to the state constitution when they go to the polls next month. Each proposal requires at least 60% approval by voters. Read more »
Published on 11/3/2020

UNF Poll Finds Biden Leading in Florida Presidential Race

The PORL at the UNF released a new poll comprised of likely Florida voters showing former Vice President Joe Biden as the frontrunner in the ongoing presidential race. Read more »
Published on 10/6/2020

Providing aid for lawyers with mental health issues

The Florida Bar's new president is focused on providing support for lawyers struggling with mental health issues. Read more »
Published on 6/25/2020

COVID-19 may stall Florida Bar's push for a statewide business court system

In 2004, Judge Belvin Perry issued an order creating Florida's first business court in the 9th Judicial Circuit Court, which serves the Orlando area... Read more »
Published on 6/25/2020

Coronavirus lawsuits in Florida

The coronavirus pandemic has triggered more than 80 federal and state lawsuits in Florida, and that's only the beginning. Read more »
Published on 6/25/2020

Anthony Rickman

Anthony Rickman is a prominent criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor representing clients in Florida state and federal court. Read more »
Published on 6/22/2020

Betsy Pennewill

Betsy Pennewill serves as corporate counsel at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Inc. Read more »
Published on 6/22/2020

Edgar Lopez

Edgar Lopez practices throughout Florida, including Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Read more »
Published on 6/22/2020

Laird A. Lile

Laird A. Lile was named a Top 10 Florida Super Lawyer in 2018 & 2019 and a Top 100 for 13 years. Read more »
Published on 6/22/2020

Bruce Harris

Bruce Harris practices law exclusively in the areas of property rights and eminent domain. Read more »
Published on 6/22/2020

Florida's Legal Leaders by Practice Area

Florida Trend's Legal Elite Honorees by Practice Area - 2020 Read more »
Published on 6/22/2020

Florida's Legal Leaders

Florida Trend's Legal Elite Honorees listed Alphabetically - 2020 Read more »
Published on 6/22/2020

Top 1.4% of Florida Lawyers Named to Legal Elite

Less than 2% of active Florida Bar members practicing in Florida appear among the exclusive Florida Legal Elite. Read more »
Published on 6/22/2020

Featured Legal Elite Honorees

Profiles Read more »
Published on 6/22/2020

Peter L. Gladstone

PRACTICE AREAS Family Law ACCOLADES Attorney Peter L. Gladstone is Principal and Shareholder with Gladstone & Weissman, P.A. practicing in Boca Raton, Florida. Board Certified by The Florida Bar in... Read more »
Published on 6/22/2020

Raymond J. Rafool, II

Raymond J. Rafool, II is Board Certified by The Florida Bar in Marital and Family Law and certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as an expert in family trial law. Read more »
Published on 6/22/2020

Legal Elite Hall of Fame

The Legal Elite Hall of Fame is a distinguished group of attorneys who have consistently earned high rankings from their peers in the annual Legal Elite voting. Read more »
Published on 6/22/2020

Legal Elite Up & Comers

These 112 attorneys garnered the most votes in a special category for attorneys under the age of 40 who have exhibited leadership in the law and in their community. Read more »
Published on 6/22/2020

Legal Elite Government & Non-Profit Attorneys

The top vote getters among attorneys employed by municipal, county, state or regional government agencies and non-profit organizations. Read more »
Published on 6/22/2020

Florida Business News

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Florida State Fair kicks off festivities Thursday
Florida State Fair kicks off festivities Thursday

The event may look a little different due to COVID-19, but the food and fun is still there.
 

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