Disbarred Coral Gables Attorney's Testimony Gets Former Client Acquitted Midtrial

A federal judge granted a rare Rule 29 acquittal in a fraud case against a Miami developer, finding she relied on her attorney's advice.

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Litigation and Bar Discipline

  • Disbarred Coral Gables Attorney's Testimony Gets Former Client Acquitted Midtrial

    By Celia Ampel

    A federal judge granted a rare Rule 29 acquittal in a fraud case against a Miami developer, finding she relied on her attorney's advice.

  • BuzzFeed Hires Roy Black in Russia Dossier Lawsuit

    By Celia Ampel

    The famous Miami attorney adds the website to his roster of high-profile clients, which has also included Justin Bieber and Rush Limbaugh.

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Board of Contributors

  • Irma’s Impact on Filing Deadlines in Civil Actions

    By Commentary by David B. Haber and Lauren S. Fallick

    We are now dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. Many attorneys and litigants lost—and some remain without—power in their homes and offices, and could be dealing with temporary and permanent loss of property, including, potentially, electronic and paper files, write David B. Haber and Lauren S. Fallick.

  • Equifax Data Breach: What Happened and What’s Next?

    By Commentary by Gavin Gaukroger

    Over a period of months, hackers apparently accessed people's names, Social Security numbers, birthdates, addresses, driver's license numbers, and in some cases, credit card numbers and personally identifiable information (PII). Although the cybersecurity breach occurred from mid-May through July, it was apparently discovered on July 29. To the chagrin of many people, including government officials, on Sept. 7, Equifax made its first public release warning the American public of the breach, writes Gavin Gaukroger.

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