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David C. Prather

Survey: 65% Support Prather's Bid for Bar Leadership After DUI Arrest

By Julie Kay |

Most respondents don't hold a 2012 drunken-driving arrest against Florida Bar presidential candidate David Prather of West Palm Beach.

Judge Daniel Hurley

Come on Down is What Judge Tells Illinois Exec Trying to Avoid Florida Jurisdiction

By John Pacenti |

A federal judge says it doesn't matter where an Illinois executive did her business, she's still open to litigation in Florida.

3000 Biscayne Blvd.

Legal Aid Agency Sells Miami Headquarters for Cash

By Julie Kay |

Legal Services of Greater Miami is looking for a new home after selling its Biscayne Boulevard building last week for $19.2 million.

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Power Lunch Bocce: When a Competing Chef Offers a Rave Review, Whole New Ball Game

By Julie Kay |

Already the darling of the art and design crowd, Bocce in Midtown Miami is being discovered by power lunchers.

Greenberg Traurig

Federal Prosecutor Dwyer Heading to Greenberg Traurig

By Julie Kay |

Greenberg Traurig has nabbed veteran federal prosecutor Jared "Jed" E. Dwyer as a Miami shareholder.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Ginsburg 'Resting Comfortably' After Heart Procedure

By Tony Mauro |

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is “resting comfortably” after undergoing a heart catheterization procedure on Wednesday, according to a spokeswoman for the court.

Cheryl Little

Fraud Warning: Attorneys Warn About Notarios Offering Cheap Immigration Help

By John Pacenti |

Cheryl Little and many other South Florida immigration attorneys warn of fraud by notarios in the wake of President Obama's immigration executive order.

Hector A. Chichoni, partner, Duane Morris

Crapshoot: Immigration Judges Vary Greatly on Asylum Decisions

By John Pacenti |

Immigration attorneys like Hector Chichoni say there is little consistency among U.S. immigration judges in South Florida when it comes to granting asylum petitions for immigrants.

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The Reason Five South Florida Lawyers Were Suspended Really Makes you Wonder

By Adolfo Pesquera |

The Florida Supreme Court disciplined a Palmetto Bay attorney for spending money intended for a real estate deal.

Alex Alvarez, The Alvarez Law Firm.

Miami Jury Awards $21M Against R.J. Reynolds in Smoker's Lung Cancer Death

By Adolfo Pesquera |

A Florida Keys widow and her daughter won the award for the death of Andrew Schleider, a steady customer of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco.

David C. Prather

Tell us What you Think: Should David Prather Lead the Florida Bar?

David Prather, who is running to be president-elect of the Florida Bar, was charged with driving under the influence in 2012. The charge was reduced to reckless driving. Although he did not face any disciplinary action, do you think he should lead the Florida Bar starting June 2016?

Home Depot Faces Dozens of Breach-Related Lawsuits

Home Depot faces at least 44 lawsuits in the U.S. and Canada over a massive data breach earlier this year that affected 56 million debit and credit cards.

David C. Prather

Should Lawyer Arrested for DUI Head Florida Bar?

By Julie Kay |

Supporters of West Palm Beach lawyer David Prather, a candidate for Florida Bar president, said his 2012 drunken-driving arrest doesn't affect his ability to lead the 100,000-lawyer group.