October 6, 2022

Politics & Law: Archive

Florida's new Secretary of the Department of Management Services to oversee state's IT infrastructure
8/31/2022
Former U.S. Department of Homeland Security official Pedro Allende has been appointed Florida's new Secretary of the Department of Management Services, which is tasked with overseeing cyber-security for state government and administering tens of millions of dollars in new funding for government cyber-resiliency programs.
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The Case Against Scot Strems
8/24/2022
South Florida attorney Scot Strems built his law firm suing insurance companies — and built the insurers' case for reining in lawyers.
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FAMU's Economic Justice Initiative provides free legal services to minority business owners 
7/26/2022
With a $110,000 grant from Wells Fargo Bank, Florida A&M University's College of Law is spearheading its Economic Justice Initiative, which will provide free legal services to help minority-owned small-business owners as they launch and grow their enterprises.
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Attorney Mischelle D'Angelone reflects on her childhood and why she does so much pro bono work
7/20/2022
Pasco County-based Mischelle D'Angelone, one of 20 lawyers recognized this year by the Florida Bar for service to low-income and disadvantaged clients, points to her own childhood as the reason why she does so much pro bono work, particularly work on behalf of children and families.
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7/19/2022
Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the fiscal year (FY) 2022-23 budget into law on June 2, 2022. After accounting for $3.1 billion in vetoes, the post-veto General Appropriations Act (GAA) totals $110 billion, an 8.3 percent increase over the FY 2021-22 budget.
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Noise litigation attorney Mark Bentley's Beatles passion project debuts at Florida Film Festival
7/14/2022
Attorney Mark Bentley of Tampa turned his passion for the Beatles into a documentary that kicked off the Florida Film Festival in Orlando.
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The Florida Bar Association's new president Gary S. Lesser outlines his goals for the next year
7/12/2022
The Florida Bar's new president wants more mentoring, awareness and professionalism.
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Florida's Legal Leaders
7/6/2022
Florida Trend's Legal Elite Honorees listed Alphabetically - 2022
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Legal Elite Hall of Fame
7/6/2022
A distinguished group of attorneys who have consistently earned high rankings from their peers in the annual Legal Elite voting.
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Florida's Legal Leaders by Practice Area
7/6/2022
Florida Trend's Legal Elite Honorees by Practice Area - 2022
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Legal Elite Government & Non-Profit Attorneys
7/6/2022
The top 50 vote recipients among attorneys employed by municipal, county, state or regional government agencies and non-profit organizations.
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Top 1.4% of Florida Lawyers Named to Legal Elite
7/6/2022
Less than 2% of active Florida Bar members practicing in Florida appear among the exclusive Florida Legal Elite.
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Up & Comers
7/6/2022
97 attorneys with the most votes in a special category for attorneys under the age of 40 who have exhibited leadership in the law.
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7/6/2022
Chip Bachara has devoted his legal career to representing clients in every type of construction dispute.
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7/6/2022
Peter L. Gladstone, Principal/Shareholder of Gladstone & Weissman, PA, is Board Certified in Marital and Family Law...
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7/6/2022
Read a profile of this Legal Elite attorney.
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7/6/2022
Betsy Pennewill serves as corporate counsel at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, Inc.
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7/6/2022
Morgan Streetman is the founder of Streetman Law in Tampa.
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7/6/2022
Laird A. Lile was named a Top 10 Florida Super Lawyer four consecutive years and a Top 100 for 16 years.
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