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…
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…
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….
In this certified conflict case, the Supreme Court of Florida held that a final judgment that modifies a preexisting parenting plan does not need to give a parent “concrete steps” to restore lost time-sharing and return to the premodification status quo. Click here to read the full opinion.
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…
The October 2020 FAMSEG newsletter’s Faces of Family Law video series, features Florida Appeals Attorney Shannon McLin. Watch the video to learn more about Shannon and some of the benefits she’s enjoyed by being a long-time member of the Section. https://youtu.be/JhN8Ikwo2NU
Voting is open for Florida Trend’s Legal Elite 2021, now in its 18th year. Don’t miss this opportunity to help decide who is recognized. Visit FloridaTrend.com/LegalEliteVote21 now to submit your ballot by the December 1st deadline!
Check out this month’s FAMSEG, the Family Law Section of the Florida Bar’s e-newsletter. In this issue, Appellate Committee Co-chairs Shannon McLin and Matthew E. Thatcher detail the mission and goals of the committee. https://myemail.constantcontact.com/–FAMSEG-September-2020–News-from-the-Family-Law-Section-of-The-Florida-Bar.html?soid=1101406933607&aid=mT3fjiUeZR0&fbclid=IwAR13qkd2KvLnW3HvEzVtKj3r19GL0a-UIXnBvPPUJXD43z6z-p9c11mMyig
Florida Appeals is proud to announce that Shannon McLin was once again selected by her peers as one of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite in Appellate Practice. Less than 1.5 percent of Florida lawyers receive this honor. 2020 marks the 12th consecutive year Shannon has been named to Florida’s Legal Elite.
The team at Florida Appeals congratulates Shannon McLin on being recognized with a 2020 AV Preeminent® Judicial Rating. This rating differs from the standard AV rating in that it is not only based on an evaluation by peers, but also by the judiciary.