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Palmer Attends National Chief Judges Meeting

Florida Appeals attorney Bill Palmer attended the annual conference of the Council of Chief Judges of State Courts of Appeal (CCJSCA) in Boston from October 26-30. Conference speakers included Supreme Court Justice Steven Breyer and former Solicitor General Ken Starr....

Appellate Court Affirms New Trial in Catastrophic Injury Case

Florida Appeals and trial firm David W. Singer & Associates (Miami) celebrated a victory for their clients, Tonie and Jana Broadway on Friday after the Fifth District Court of Appeal affirmed a trial court’s order granting a new trial. The win sends the case back...

Supreme Court Amends Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure

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...

Supreme Court Amends Family Law Summary Judgment Rule

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...

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...