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Judge Mary Barzee Flores

Barzee Flores Nominated to South Florida Federal Bench

By Review staff |

Stearns Weaver shareholder and former Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Mary Barzee Flores has been nominated to the South Florida federal bench.

Bar at Il Mulino New York inside the Acqualina

Power Lunch: Il Mulino, a Great Place to Make Multimillion-Dollar Deals

By Eleazar David Melendez |

Il Mulino New York in Sunny Isles Beach serves up a luxurious power lunch scene for real estate brokers trying to close multimillion-dollar deals.

Sunset falls over the Florida Supreme Court building

Florida Supreme Court Says Knowledge Key in Hit-and-Run Cases

By News Service of Florida |

Florida Supreme Court Justice Charles Canady said "a willful violation can be established only if the driver had actual knowledge that a crash occurred."

West Palm Jury Rejects ADT's Acronym Confusion Claim

By Francisco Alvarado |

Boca Raton-based ADT was seeking $27 million in damages from Utah-based Alarm Protection Technology, which went by the initials APT.

Lawmakers to Pursue More Child-Welfare Fixes This Year

By News Service of Florida |

Florida lawmakers will take up child-welfare reform again this year, trying to fix long-standing problems in a system that continues to show gaping holes in protecting vulnerable kids.

Gambling Deal 'Enormous, Gargantuan Lift' This Session

By News Service of Florida |

A high-stakes deal with the Seminole Tribe set to expire this summer has lawmakers, pari-mutuel operators and out-of-state casinos wrangling over who gets what as the Legislature is once again poised to consider thorny gambling issues during the session that begins Tuesday.

Harvey Ruvin, Clerk of Courts, Miami-Dade County

Miami-Dade Civil Cases to Go Paperless

By Julie Kay |

Miami-Dade Circuit Court will plunge into the digital age Monday when lawyers will be able to access all court documents online. The general public will also be able to do so by the summer.

Federico Moreno

Takata MDL Plaintiffs to Get 5 Lead Counsel, 2 Liaison Counsel

By Julie Kay |

In a move cheered by the local plaintiffs bar, U.S. Judge Federico Moreno in Miami issues an order for five lead plaintiffs counsel and two liaison counsel in the Takata air bag multi-district litigaiton.

3rd DCA Hands Prive Victory in Sidewalk Dispute

By Samantha Joseph |

Homeowners lose a temporary injunction against the Aventura developers behind a disputed luxury condo project.

Kelley Kronenberg Opens Miami Office With 9 Lawyers

By Julie Kay |

On a growth trajectory, Plantation-based Kelley Kronenberg opens a Miami office with nine lawyers.

Buchanan Ingersoll Adds Tallahassee Lobbyists

By Julie Kay |

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is strengthening its Florida presence with the addition of seven lobbyists in its Tallahassee office.

Tobacco Industry Reaches First Mass Settlement With Smokers

By Noreen Marcus |

Three plaintiffs firms reach a $100 million deal with Philip Morris, R.J. Reynolds and Lorillard to resolve 400 federal smoker cases.

Lawmakers Wade Into Amendment 1 Policy, Funding

By News Service of Florida |

New rules for Florida waters will be one of the first bills the House takes up when the legislative session gets underway.