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Keeping the Cogs Turning: Resources for Solo and Small-Firm Practitioners

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The Solo & Small Firm Section of The Florida Bar is constantly evolving to meet the needs of the more...

LegalFuel: The Practice Resource Center of The Florida Bar

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The Florida Bar is aware that the majority of its members practice as solos or in small firms of five...

The Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism

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The Henry Latimer Center for Professionalism was created in 1996 through a joint effort by the Florida Supreme Court and The...

To the “Victim” Go the Spoils: The Evolution and Operation of Spoliation of Evidence Law in Florida Product Liability Cases

Featured Article
Most seasoned product liability trial lawyers will agree that, while testimonial evidence plays a key role in corroborating that which...

Oh No! Not a Per Curiam Affirmed Decision on My Appeal

Featured Article
A modest epiphany suggested that the instant article may be somewhat like the late 1980s-1990s TV show Seinfeld.[1] As much...

Annual Reports of Committees of The Florida Bar 2018-2019

Annual Reports
Contents Adoption Law Certification Admiralty Law Admiralty and Maritime Law Certification Advertising Annual Convention Antitrust and Trade Regulation Certification Appellate...

Annual Reports of Sections and Divisions of The Florida Bar 2018-2019

Annual Reports
Contents Administrative Law Alternative Dispute Resolution Animal Law Appellate Practice Section Business Law City, County and Local Government Law Criminal...

It’s a Balancing Act

President's Page
I am constantly asked, how do you do it all? How can you be president of the Bar, practice law,...

When Is a Motion for Rehearing Necessary to Preserve for Review a Trial Court’s Error in Failing to Make Factual Findings?

Appellate Practice
A core principle of appellate adjudication is that a party must preserve issues to raise them on appeal. That means,...

A Critical Examination of Glass v. Nationstar Under Contract Principles

Business Law
Unless one behaves like a quantum particle, one cannot be in two places at once. And unless one disregards contract...

Homestead Planning Under Florida’s New “Safe Harbor” Statute

Real Property, Probate and Trust Law
F.S. §732.702 provides a statutory procedure for waiving spousal rights, including homestead rights, under written contracts, agreements, or waivers. New...

Legal Challenges to Arbitration Awards: Part II

Labor and Employment Law
Part I of this article discussed the considerations that are taken into account where there is a contention of a...

Allocation of the Purchase Price in Sales Transactions

Tax
As a transactional lawyer for over 30 years, I have encountered many tax and nontax issues that while extremely important...

What Are the Constitutional Limitations on Prayers at Local Government Meetings?

City, County and Local Government
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s momentous ruling in Town of Greece, N.Y. v. Galloway, 134 S. Ct....