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Supreme Court Amends Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure

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The Supreme Court of Florida amended rule 9.020 of the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure effective October 1, 2021, at 12:01am. The amendment adds timely and authorized motions for remittitur and additur as motions that toll rendition of final orders. Read the full opinion here. 

202108.03
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Supreme Court Amends Family Law Summary Judgment Rule

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The Supreme Court has amended family law procedural rules to include the summary judgment standard it recently adopted as part of the civil procedure rules. The court, acting July 8 on its own motion, amended Florida Family Law Rule of Procedure 12.510 to conform with the recent changes to Florida Rule of Civil Procedure 1.510….

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Florida Appeals Prevails in Consolidated Trade Secrets Cases

On July 20, 2021, the First District Court of Appeal affirmed the judgments entered in favor of Florida Appeal’s clients, Meteor Education LLC and Contrax Furnishings LLC, and against Ernie Morris Enterprises Inc. and Greg Cave, for willful and malicious misappropriation of trade secrets. The judgments for compensatory damages, exemplary damages, and attorney’s fees exceeded…

202107.08
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Florida Appeals Successful in Pro Bono Appeal

As part of its commitment to pro bono work on behalf of the Statewide Guardian ad Litem Office, Shannon McLin and William Palmer of Florida Appeals successfully defended the appeal of a termination of parental rights. The Second District Court of Appeal affirmed the termination order where the mother failed to complete her case plan…

202106.25
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Florida Appeals Attorney, Erin Pogue Newell, Recognized as 2021 Rising Star in Appellate Practice by Super Lawyers

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Congratulations to Florida Appeals attorney, Erin Pogue Newell, on being named a 2021 Rising Star in appellate practice by Florida Super Lawyers! Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Florida using a patented multiphase selection process involving peer nomination, independent research, and peer evaluation. No more than 2.5% of Florida licensed attorneys were designated Rising…

202106.07
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First District Court of Appeal Issues Administrative Order Establishing Procedures Tied to Remote Video Conferencing

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The First District Court of Appeal has issued Administrative Order 21-1 establishing specific procedures for requesting appearances at oral argument via remote video conferencing.  The Order states in pertinent part: “A party may request a remote video oral argument as part of its oral argument request filed pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.320….

202103.03
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Florida Appeals Attorneys Shannon McLin and Erin Newell Article Featured on TrialSchool.org

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TrialSchool.org features a recent article by Florida Appeals Attorneys Shannon McLin and Erin Newell that covers the contemporaneous objection rule and how it can impact your appeal. Trial School is a not-for-profit collaborative effort, started by Orlando Trial Attorney Rich Newsome, of Newsome Melton, that provides free trial advocacy training for lawyers who represent people…