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The Florida Lawyers Blog Watch:

The following is an RSS driven aggregation of the 10 most recent blog posts by lawyers in the State of Florida (Read more about the process...). This is not an exclusive club! If you know of another blogging Florida lawyer, please send a note to Steve Matthews and he'll get them added to the mix!

  • BAGLEY BLOCKS BLOCH

    August 27th, 2016

    Like so many plaintiffs before him, he went to court with the promises of untold riches whispered in his ear by his attorneys.His day in court.Justice, that elusive concept, would finally materialize.But Judge Bagley saw it different on Friday, ruling that Judge Bloch's lawsuit to toss his opponent... [Link]
  • Cruise Passengers Injured in Jeep Safari Accident in Antigua

    August 27th, 2016

    A newspaper in Antigua reports that a safari jeep excursion vehicle filled with cruise passengers flipped on its side in a road accident last week. The newspaper reports that nine cruise passengers,consisting of six U.S. passengers and three German passengers, were riding in the back of the open... [Link]
  • Juan Antúnez to speak on Conflict Resolution and Ethics: A Summary of Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee (MEAC) Opinions for 2015 and 2014

    August 26th, 2016

    The Florida Supreme Court’s Mediator Ethics Advisory Committee (MEAC) has been issuing formal advisory ethics opinions to certified and court-appointed mediators since 1994. MEAC opinions deal with mediation-related ethics questions governed primarily by Florida’s Rules for Certified and Cou... [Link]
  • Personal Injury Lawsuit and Bankruptcy Weighed in Morton v. Schlotzhauer

    August 26th, 2016

    When a personal injury victim suffers financial hardship, it may be necessary to file for bankruptcy in order to discharge debts. It’s not all that common, especially when you consider that many victims are unable to continue working, at least temporarily.  Whatever claim – or potential claim ... [Link]
  • The Business of Amateurs: Suffering Student-Athletes and a Thriving NCAA

    August 26th, 2016

    The NCAA frequently lauds amateurism and the ideal of the “student athlete.” But in contrast to this idyllic conception, college football is big business. And it is built on the backs of gladiators, football (and basketball) players who are often forgotten, disposable cogs in big-time college sp... [Link]
  • Bubba the Love Sponge Fallout -- Don't Be That Lawyer.

    August 26th, 2016

    Kids, there's a cautionary tale in here somewhere, but if you don't know that already you have no business practicing law let alone reading this crappy blog.Happy Friday! [Link]
  • Cordover Presents on Collaborative Divorce for the Middle Class

    August 26th, 2016

    On August 24, 2016, Family Diplomacy managing attorney Adam B. Cordover spoke in Jacksonville, Florida, on the topic of “Collaborative Divorce for the Middle Class.”  The workshop was organized by the Collaborative Family Law Group of Northeast Florida. Collaborative divorce is a process that i... [Link]
  • Jay Hogan obit in the Herald

    August 26th, 2016

    Jay Weaver starts with a story I just love hearing about every time it's told:Everyone seems to have a story about courtroom legend James Jay Hogan, who died this week at age 82, but no one will ever forget this surreal moment: In the mid-1980s, the Miami defense attorney got a key government wit... [Link]
  • The Future of College Athlete Players Unions

    August 25th, 2016

    With today marking the start of the new semester at Baruch College and my first day as a tenured, full Professor of Law, it is my great pleasure to release my newest law review article, "The Future of College Athlete Players Unions: Lessons Learned from Northwestern University and Potential Next Ste... [Link]
  • Judge Cooke rules for Jason Pierre-Paul against ESPN

    August 25th, 2016

    The NYP covers the story here:A Florida judge has green-lighted Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul’s invasion-of-privacy lawsuit against ESPN and its reporter Adam Schefter for posting his private medical records online to millions of readers.The ruling by Miami federal Judge Marcia G. Cook... [Link]