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No Contest Plea From Judge Lynn Rosenthal

By Adolfo Pesquera |

Broward Circuit Judge Lynn Rosenthal pleads no contest to reckless driving after an arrest in May.

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Updated: Hank Adorno Gets Law License Back

By Julie Kay |

The Florida Supreme Court allows Henry "Hank" Adorno, former head of Adorno Yoss, to resume practicing law.

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North Palm Beach Firm Accused Of Mortgage Scheme

By Adolfo Pesquera |

The Hoffman Law Group was slapped with an emergency restraining order for alleged mortgage modification scams.

Ex-Homeowners, Not Bank, Get Foreclosure Surplus

By Julie Kay |

The Third District Court of Appeal rules almost $100,000 left over from a foreclosure sale should go to the old homeowners, not Wells Fargo.

Yes, Miami Can Charge Nonresidents $100 For Ambulance Service, 3rd DCA Rules

By Julie Kay |

The Third District Court of Appeal has revived a $100 surcharge on ambulance service to nonresidents of Miami, reversing a lower court ruling.

Greg Coleman

Florida Bar Appoints 47 New Committee Chairs

By Julie Kay |

Florida Bar president Greg Coleman has appointed new committee chairs, including 16 in South Florida.

Miami Makes Mark By Hearing Panama Canal Dispute

By Adolfo Pesquera |

The Panama Canal Authority and the contractor expanding its locks are arbitrating a $1.6 billion dispute in Miami.

IRS Creates Dilemmas For Foreign Account Holders

By Seth Entin |

Tax attorney Seth Entin writes about the good, bad and ugly of IRS changes: good for Americans not willful in their noncompliance, bad for those whose noncompliance was willful, and ugly for those caught before initiating a voluntary disclosure.

Robin Rosenberg

Robin Rosenberg Confirmed For Federal Bench

By John Pacenti |

Palm Beach Circuit Judge Robin Rosenberg receives U.S. Senate approval to fill the seat vacated by Adalberto Jordan, who now serves in federal appellate court.

04/2012-- GrayRobinson in Miami.

GrayRobinson Jumps On Marijuana Bandwagon With New Practice Group

By Julie Kay |

GrayRobinson is the latest law firm to jump into the medical marijuana business, launching a statewide regulated products practice group.

It's Getting Ugly Now In One Bal Harbour. Partner Wants $17.5 Million For Fraud

By John Pacenti |

A former co-owner has sued his business partner over a loan for the purchase of One Bal Harbour Hotel & Spa.

Carlos Loumiet

Carlos Loumiet Moves To Broad And Cassel

By Julie Kay |

Carlos Loumiet, formerly a partner at DLA Piper, Hunton & Williams and Greenberg Traurig, has joined Broad and Cassel as a Miami partner.

Lawsuit: Florida Heat Spells Trouble For Lexus Dashboards

By Adolfo Pesquera |

A class action lawsuit has been filed in Miami-Dade Circuit Court against two Lexus dealerships and Toyota for defective dashboards.