June 26, 2022

Politics & Law

Florida's Legal Leaders by Practice Area

Winners of Florida Trend's Legal Elite by Practice Area - 2019 Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Legal Elite Up & Comers

These 131 attorneys garnered the most votes in a special category for attorneys under the age of 40 who have exhibited leadership in the law and in their community. Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Attorney Amy Furness is defending the opioid manufacturer of Percocet

The attorney who's defending the manufacturer of Percocet from Florida's lawsuit over opioid deaths is seasoned, mild-mannered and has an ability to prevail over emotions. Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Florida tax laws and intellectual property

Why does Florida still allow companies to set up subsidiaries to collect royalties from themselves? Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

The new Florida Supreme Court

The new state Supreme Court has already made its impact felt in Florida... Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Florida's tax law exemptions

The story of how Florida taxpayers wound up subsidizing junk mail. Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Peer recognition program honors Florida's top attorneys

For the 16th year, Florida Legal Elite presents a prestigious roster of attorneys chosen for recognition by their peers. Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Legal Elite Government & Non-Profit Attorneys

The top vote getters among attorneys employed by municipal, county, state or regional government agencies and non-profit organizations. Read more »
Published on 6/24/2019

Tougher texting while driving law in Florida approved by Gov. DeSantis

The new law goes into effect July 1, but some police feel it doesn't go far enough. Read more »
Published on 5/20/2019

Florida's new governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Legislature are playing nice

Rick Scott and Richard Corcoran's successors bring far different personal styles to the top of the Capitol's pyramid of power. Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

Florida Senate and House: The next 60 days

What to watch in the Florida Legislature over the the 60 days. Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

Florida's 2019 Issues

Water, health care, gambling, higher education, K - 12, budget and taxes, marijuana and more. Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

Nikki Fried: Florida's new agriculture commissioner

The state's new agriculture commissioner brings a focus on weed, water and weapons. Read more »
Published on 2/25/2019

Rick Scott's Legacy as Florida's Governor

Scott's focus on the state's economy and finances has left incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis room to maneuver. Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

Florida's New Governor, Ron DeSantis

And now, the details: Here's what to expect from Florida's new governor Read more »
Published on 12/27/2018

Heads he wins, tails he wins

It's uncertain whether Gov. Scott will get to appoint three replacement justices on the state Supreme Court. What is certain is that he's already had a hand in who'll be picked. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2018

Dealing with Change: Law firm leaders discuss challenges and the effects of technology

Florida's law firm managing partners discuss the changing challenges of running a firm and the effects of technology... Read more »
Published on 6/28/2018

Florida's constitutional amendments are a mixed bag

The Constitution Revision Commission, which meets every 20 years, has proposed eight constitutional amendments... Read more »
Published on 6/28/2018

Turning Back the Clock on Tax Assessments

A challenge to the way the Department of Revenue issues 'final assessments' on corporate taxes still reverberates. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2018

Less Intervention: Florida's newest Supreme Court justice changes the high court's dynamics

New Florida Supreme Court Justice Alan Lawson has taken a narrower view of which cases the court should hear than his predecessor. Read more »
Published on 1/26/2018

Clay county rising

It's an old truism in the Legislature that the power of legislative leaders begins to peak in the year before they formally take control. Read more »
Published on 1/8/2018

Keep an eye on...

Two of the most fascinating people to watch this session aren't even legislators. Read more »
Published on 1/8/2018

Extending a hand: Florida's Puerto Rican Bar association reaches out to law students on the island

In 1992, Richard Robles was a commuter student at Florida International University when Hurricane Andrew struck southern Miami-Dade County... Read more »
Published on 12/28/2017

Legislature 2018: Agenda fest

With the governor's job up for grabs and two open Cabinet positions, a horde of legislators will be looking for angles to play. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2017

Non-profit Florida Rural Legal Services handles cases 'nobody would take.'

Two years ago, Florida Rural Legal Services, a non-profit law firm that provides civil legal aid to migrant workers statewide, filed a federal lawsuit in Tampa on behalf of 56 Hondurans. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2017

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Father and daughter physicians talk about their relationship at work
Father and daughter physicians talk about their relationship at work

Father and daughter physicians, Francisco Tudela M.D. and Olga M. Tudela M.D. talk about their professional relationship.

 

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