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Florida’s Lawyer Discipline System: What Every Attorney Needs to Know

Featured Article
The Florida Bar performs a number of important roles for the legal profession, and arguably none is more important than...

Celebrating 100 Years of the 19th Amendment

President's Page
This past year has been filled with challenges — the entire world has been preoccupied with adjusting to the impact...

Zooming In on the Impact Florida’s Remote Civil Jury Trials May Have on Appellate Standards of Review

Appellate Practice
Appellate standards of review are the lenses through which an appellate court reviews a trial court’s decisions.[1] Based on a...

State Assumption of the Clean Water Act Section 404 Permitting Program: Part I, an Overview

Environmental & Land Use Law
Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA), Title 33 of the U.S. Code (U.S.C.) §1251, et seq., governs discharges...

Mental-Health Issues in Florida Family Law, Part 2

Family Law
The first part of this two-part series discussed the prevalence of mental-health issues in the United States, defined mental health,...

Enter the Twilight Zone: The IconBrickell Case and Mixed-Use Condominiums

Real Property, Probate and Trust Law
As Florida has become more citified, mixed-use developments have become much more common. Typically, these buildings consist of a single...

A Review of the 2020 Amendment to Rule 30(b)(6): A Guide for Practitioners on How to Approach the New Corporate Deposition Process

Business Law
The U.S. Supreme Court has approved an amendment to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 30(b)(6) — the first-ever substantive amendment...

Calculating Economic Losses in 11th Circuit Employment Termination Cases

Labor and Employment Law
Economic damages from lost pay have always been an important consideration when employment lawyers are advising potential plaintiffs as to...

Tax Planning for Inbound Licenses of IP: What Is Left After Tax Reform?

Intellectual property (IP) rights broadly include, among other items, patents, copyrights, trademarks, know-how, proprietary data, and trade secrets. Although the...