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Michael G. Tanner: President of The Florida Bar

Featured Article
Michael G. Tanner was a young Midwestern boy, riding in the back of an unairconditioned Chevy, when he first saw...

Post-Tiara: Contracts Are Still King

Featured Article
“Contracts are voluntary undertakings, and contracting parties are free to bargain for — and specify — the terms and conditions...

Turnkey Real Estate Investments as Securities

Featured Article
Turnkey real estate investments, whereby a sponsor or promoter buys a piece of real estate, fixes it up, sells it...

Marine Canary in the Coal Mine: The Latest Threats to Manatee Survival and Efforts to Save Them

Animal Law
Your authors grew up in Florida enjoying the natural wonders of a relatively unspoiled state. One of these natural pleasures,...

Revisiting Professionalism Standards: There’s No Better Time Than the Present

President's Page
It can be easy for lawyers to describe what it means to practice with professionalism. Usually, we can simply describe...

The Taxation of Cryptocurrencies

Tax
Cryptocurrency and blockchain technology have grown in popularity and ubiquity in the past few years. Just within the last year...

A Primer on Florida’s New Summary Judgment Standard

Appellate Practice
The Florida Rules of Civil Procedure are intended to “secure the just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action.”[1] The...

Federal Contracting Disputes: Do All Roads Lead to Rome? Part I

Business Law
“All Roads Lead to Rome,” has come to mean that one can reach the same result in many different ways.[1]...

Preventing Re-Victimization of Sexual Harassment Victims: The Limits of Discovery of Plaintiff’s Intimate Past in Sexual Harassment Suits

Labor and Employment Law
While the most recent claims surrounding New York’s governor have yet to play out, it remains an unfortunate reality that...

Can Selection of a Trustee Be a Material Purpose Under F.S. §736.0706(2)(d)?

Real Property, Probate and Trust Law
Establishing a paradigm in which the settlor’s intent may be respected is an important aspect of a well-drafted estate plan....