Former Florida Supreme Court Justice and Gunster attorney Ken Bell is regularly tapped by his colleagues for tips and pointers on arguing before a circuit judge, as well as counseling on courtroom strategy. During Bell’s twelve years on the circuit court bench, he developed these four pointers. 1. Remember that practicing law is a privilege. […]
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Companies seeking to do business with state and local government in Florida need to know that the solicitation process, up to and including entering into the final contract, requires a significant degree of transparency because of the state’s very broad public records and open meetings laws, collectively known as “government in the sunshine.” At the […]
The Consul General of Canada in Miami advises that a NEXUS mobile enrollment team will be in Miami on Feb. 6, 7 and 8, 2018, in order to facilitate enrollment in this program that expedites entry into Canada. Applications are due by Jan. 22, 2018.
If you are concerned about when a claim accrues or whether the statute of limitations has run on a potential claim against you or your business, please contact any member of Gunster’s business litigation legal team.
The Florida Civic Advance, an emerging network of over 45 private, nonprofit, and public organizations, has been created as a solid step forward to serve as a catalyst in promoting civic and community engagements by business. On November 6 and 7 in Orlando, the Florida Civic Advance is holding a Summit.
What does the recent court ruling in White v. Mederi Caretenders mean for businesses not in the home health service industry seeking to protect referral sources via noncompete agreements? Gunster attorney Simone Marstiller explains.
What follows are updates meant to help our clients, families and friends as they struggle to recover in the wake of Hurricane Irma, which traveled up the entire state of Florida beginning the weekend of Sept. 8, 2017.
When deciding whether to file suit against a defendant living abroad in either a federal or a Florida court, consider how this ruling complements the language of Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(f)(3), which allows service on individuals in a foreign country “by other means not prohibited by international agreement, as the court orders.”
This 5th District Court of Appeal ruling represents a significant victory for those involved in public competitive solicitations.
There has been a long simmering debate in the Florida legal community about the appropriate standard for the admissibility of expert testimony at a trial in the Florida courts. The question was whether to adopt the federal standard, commonly known as the Daubert test, or to remain with the less rigorous Frye test that has been the standard in Florida for decades. We now have an answer: Frye is still the standard.