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Gary Baumann

Lauderdale Lawyer Helps Landlord Escape Liability for Disabled Bar Worker

By Samantha Joseph |

It wasn't an easy case to make, but attorney Gary Baumann helps exonerate a landlord staring down a $109 million premises liability lawsuit.

The 2015 Am Law 100: Rich and Richer

The American Lawyer's annual report on the nation's top-grossing law firms.

Laura Ann Rosenberg, Dean, University of Florida Levin College of Law

UF Picks First Woman Law Dean--Laura Ann Rosenbury

By Julie Kay |

Rosenbury is the new dean of the University of Florida Levin College of Law, making history as the first permanent female dean in the school's 106-year history.

Akerman Joins Greenberg Traurig, Holland & Knight in AmLaw 100

By Julie Kay |

Akerman is the third Florida law firm to land on the AmLaw 100 list of top law firms ranked by gross revenue, joining Greenberg Traurig and Holland & Knight.

Yuca restaurant at 501 Lincoln Rd.

Lincoln Road Food Fight: Yuca v. Its Landlord

By Mary Hladky |

The owner of the trendy Miami Beach restaurant claims its landlord is trying to push it out and make big bucks by selling the building at 501 Lincoln Road.

04/23/15- Miami- Richard E. Gersten Justice Building at 1351 NW 12th St.

Fire Briefly Disrupts Miami Criminal Court

By Eleazar David Melendez |

A small fire briefly interrupted activity at Miami's criminal courthouse Monday morning.

Another Win for Same-Sex Marriage Advocates as Pension Benefits for Public Employees Allowed

By Julie Kay |

Same-sex marriage advocates received another victory when the Florida Retirement System quietly granted state employees the right to name same-sex spouses as pension beneficiaries.

Kenneth Welt, senior trustee, United States Bankruptcy Court

11th Circuit Punts Tax Shelter Question to Florida Justices

By Noreen Marcus |

The question of when the beneficiaries of an IRS-targeted tax shelter should be allowed to sue their enablers will go to the Florida Supreme Court.

New Video Raises Questions in 2013 Florida Police Shooting

A Florida deputy's shooting of an unarmed black man nearly two years ago was under renewed scrutiny following the emergence of a video.

Internet Piracy Bill Passes Legislature, Goes to Governor

A bill to combat Internet piracy of music and movies is heading to Gov. Rick Scott for consideration despite opposition from some of the nation's biggest Internet companies.

Michael Pizzi

Chalk Another Win for Acquitted Miami Lakes Mayor Pizzi

By Review staff |

Acquitted Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi won a speedy victory Friday from the Third District Court of Appeal in his bid to retake his old post.

Miami-Dade County Children's Courthouse located at 155 NW Third St.

Miami-Dade's Children's Courthouse Officially Opens

By Julie Kay |

The new $140 million Miami-Dade Children's Courthouse officially opens and bears the names of retired juvenile judges Seymour Gelber and William E. Gladstone.

Circuit Judge Maria M. Korvick

Dad's Death in Cuban Jail and the Horrors of Fidel Castro's Revolution, Steered Maria Korvick to Law

By Carlos Harrison |

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Maria Korvick's family came to the United States piecemeal from Cuba, except for her dad, who was accused of working for the U.S. government and killed in a Cuban prison.