August 9, 2022

Politics & Law

Impact cases: Florida's biggest law cases

Decisions in several big lawsuits reverberated throughout the state this year. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2016

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 »
Published on 6/28/2016

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 »
Published on 6/28/2016

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 »
Published on 6/28/2016

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 »
Published on 6/28/2016

The bed tax never sleeps in Florida

How tourist development taxes should be used has become a running battle in Tallahassee. Read more »
Published on 5/25/2016

Cease Fire: HCA and Florida Department of Revenue reach tax-battle truce

Hospital chain HCA Inc. and the Florida Department of Revenue have settled a years-long corporate-income tax battle worth more than $60 million. Under the terms of the settlement, obtained by... Read more »
Published on 4/12/2016

Avoid a fracas with collaborative divorce

Collaborative divorce is catching on as a less expensive option. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Taxing corporations: Is a 2011 tax incentive working?

A number of states have started changing the way they tax corporations. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

Running the numbers: Using analytics to gain a legal edge

Members of the legal profession are increasingly adopting the use of data analytics. Read more »
Published on 2/26/2016

Big lobbying firms in Florida wear multiple hats

Lobbying firms with many clients can sometimes find themselves on both sides of an issue. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2015

The 2016 Florida Legislature: Once more with feeling

For Florida lawmakers, the year brings with it the chance to take a mulligan. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2015

Revising Florida's constitution

Work is beginning on forming the state's next Constitutional Revision Committee. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2015

Setting the pace: Lawyer Erin Deady is an environmental steward

Erin Deady's love of the environment led her into law. Read more »
Published on 10/28/2015

Fighting words: The First Amendment and anonymous online speech

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. Read more »
Published on 8/27/2015

Court-Ordered Protection

The direct-support organization that runs the University of Central Florida's athletics department is entitled to the same sovereign immunity protections as the university itself... Read more »
Published on 8/26/2015

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. Read more »
Published on 6/26/2015

An exit interview with Gray Swoope

Gray Swoope reflects on his four-year tenure as the state's main economic recruiter. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2015

Loophole: Holding companies use law to avoid paying taxes

The Legislature's 1971 effort to tax fairly has become a law of unintended consequences. Read more »
Published on 1/28/2015

Giant slayer

Attorney Andrew C. Hall has gained a reputation for taking on complex commercial cases against, at times, whole countries. Read more »
Published on 1/28/2015

Florida's Supreme Court in transition

Gov. Rick Scott could appoint four new justices to the Florida Supreme Court during his second term. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2014

2014's biggest-impact law cases

We review Florida's 10 biggest law cases, from medical malpractice insurance caps to same sex marriage, judicial campaign rules and stand your ground rulings. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2014

John Morgan - Impact Player

The attorney left his stamp on Florida in 2014 by supporting Charlie Crist and marijuana. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2014

Law Firms: The makings of a merger

Fowler White Boggs and Pittsburgh's Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney discovered they had complementary objectives. Read more »
Published on 9/26/2014

Florida attorneys find rewards in pro bono work

Karen Meyer Buesing's work with the poor earns her the Bar's highest pro bono award. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2014

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Ybor City restaurant set to close after 93 years
Ybor City restaurant set to close after 93 years

After 93 years, Tony's Ybor Restaurant will be closing early next month. Larry Scaglione says his grandfather started the restaurant off 22nd Street in 1929.

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