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Sherril Colombo, president, FAWL, Miami-Dade Chapter.

Late-Summer Lateral Moves An Anomaly

By Julie Kay |

Lateral season appears to have come early in Miami, with a host of top lawyers moving around.

Circuit Judge Sarah I. Zabel

Meet The Judge In The Gay Marriage Ban Case, She Almost Became An Actor Instead

By Carlos Harrison |

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Sarah Zabel has had several high-profile cases lately, including writing that the Florida Constitution's same-sex marriage ban "serves only to hurt, to discriminate, to deprive."

Woman Gets $2.4M Settlement Even Though Doctors Did Nothing Wrong

By Adolfo Pesquera |

A Deerfield Beach attorney got a $2.4 million settlement for a post-accident, therapeutic-related injury, despite the fact

11th Circuit Court of Appeals

Class Action Denied Because Court Says Letter Was Not Misleading

By Samantha Joseph |

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit ruled that a demand letter sent to collect nearly $270,000 on a delinquent mortgage was not misleading.

Do You Have A Drinking Problem? Lawyer Assistance Programs Are Stepping Up Efforts

Lawyer assistance programs are stepping up efforts to reach attorneys with alcohol, drug and mental health problems amid signs that pressures in the profession may be taking its toll.

Man Sues Condo Association For Right To Keep Dog As Service Animal

By Samantha Joseph |

A condominium association has been fighting it out in court for nearly one year with a homeowner who sued when the association moved to ban his dog.

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Florida Supreme Court Punishes Rothstein Partners Rosenfeldt, Adler

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Nine South Florida attorneys, including both of Scott Rothstein's former partners, have been punished in Florida Bar disciplinary proceedings.

Pam Bondi

AG Pam Bondi Asked To Look Into All Aboard Lease

By News Service of Florida |

State Sen. Thad Altman is worried that Brevard County will get overlooked when it comes time to plan stops for All Aboard Florida.

Pot Trucks In Future For Florida Growers?

By News Service of Florida |

Despite complaints, Florida health officials aren't backing away from a lottery-based system to choose the recipients of five licenses.

New Suit Claims Chinese Drywall Destroyed Homes

Lawyers for people who say their homes were wrecked by defective drywall made in China have filed a new lawsuit against the manufacturers and a new defendant—the Chinese Cabinet agency that oversees the country's biggest state-owned companies.

Tony Cho, CEO, Metro 1.

They Were Friends Working To Transform Wynwood, Now They Face Each Other In Litigation

By Eleazar David Melendez |

A landlord and broker working together to transform Miami's Wynwood neighborhood are locked in a legal fight.

4th DCA

New Trial Ordered In Notorious Newlywed Murder-For-Hire Case

By Noreen Marcus |

The Fourth District Court of Appeal cited a prejudicial comment by a prospective juror is striking the conviction of Boynton Beach newlywed Dalia Dippolito.

4th DCA

Understanding Exhaustion Of Policy Limits In PIP

By Thomas L. Hunker |

The Fourth District Court of Appeal held that even after a medical provider files a lawsuit, an insurer can exhaust policy limits, provided that it does so in good faith, according to attorney Thomas L. Hunker.