by Craig R. Lewis and Juan Ramirez, Jr.
The Uniform Law Commission met in St. Augustine, Florida, in July 2000 and approved for enactment in all states the Revised Uniform Arbitration Act.1 The revision was widely supported, receiving endorsements by arbitration groups, such as JAMS and the American Arbitration Association (AAA); by advocates in the consumer, construction, securities, and labor sectors; and by the Torts and Insurance Practice Sections of the American Bar Association, to name a few. Almost exactly 13 years later, in June 2013, Florida joined 17 other states and the District of Columbia in adopting the revision by virtue of Gov. Scott signing the Committee Substitute for S.B. 530 into law, creating the Revised Florida Arbitration Code, F.S. Ch. 682. This revised code was intended to foster greater understanding of the arbitration process and promote various requirements of due process....
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Isolated on the Island of Florida
by Gregory W. Coleman
What Makes a Case or an Issue One of Exceptional Importance?
by Judge Douglas A. Wallace
Medical Negligence Arbitration Proceedings Before Florida’s Division of Administrative Hearings
by W. David Watkins and Richard Lavery
Labor and Employment Law
Practical Implications of Murphy Oil on Employee Waivers: An Ecological Disaster or a Dissenter’s Pipeline to Freedom?
by Laura L. Mall
Florida Family Trust Companies: Tax and Nontax Considerations
by Brian M. Malec and Scott A. Bowman
General Practice, Solo and Small Firm
Garnishing a Lawyer’s Trust Account: Actions to be Taken by Lawyer Garnishee
by Thomas O. Wells
Volume 89, No.5