2365 ABA Journal Florida articles.
Lawyer says he was racially profiled while jogging
A Black lawyer says he was racially profiled during a late-night jog in his new gated community in Parkland, Florida. Lawyer Josiah…
Oct 28, 2020 4:29 PM CDT
A former Greenberg Traurig lawyer was arrested in Coral Gables, Florida, on Tuesday evening as a suspect in two bank robberies and three attempted bank robberies.
Oct 22, 2020 11:10 AM CDT
A Florida insurance defense lawyer is accused of unprofessional conduct toward opposing attorneys and a litigant, including a threat to have an opposing counsel’s “rear end sanctioned” over objections made during a deposition.
Oct 21, 2020 12:36 PM CDT
Two Florida lawyers have been charged in an alleged foreclosure fraud scheme that cost victims nearly $750,000.
Oct 9, 2020 12:52 PM CDT
Judges have been “broadly skeptical” of GOP arguments of voter fraud, according to a Washington Post review of nearly 90 state and federal voting lawsuits.
Sep 29, 2020 3:54 PM CDT
A recent recusal decision by potential U.S. Supreme Court nominee Barbara Lagoa has raised questions about how she would deal with the issue if she is nominated and confirmed.
Sep 25, 2020 2:24 PM CDT
A lawyer who sued Wells Fargo after a branch manager allegedly called him the N-word is engaging in “obvious gamesmanship” by trying to characterize an isolated incident as racial discrimination by the corporate entity, according to a Wells Fargo court filing.
Sep 24, 2020 12:41 PM CDT
A disbarred lawyer faces up to five years in prison after jurors convicted him Friday of faking an order in a child custody case involving his twin brother.
Sep 24, 2020 9:31 AM CDT
A Cuban American judge who fought to keep a Cuban boy in the United States is said to be a top contender for the U.S. Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Sep 21, 2020 3:26 PM CDT
An en banc federal appeals court has ruled that Florida did not violate the Constitution by requiring felons to pay fines, fees, costs and restitution before they are able to vote.
Sep 11, 2020 3:40 PM CDT
A well-known Florida personal injury lawyer was shot and killed Wednesday by his oldest son, who also shot the lawyer’s girlfriend before killing himself, according to a family friend.
Sep 11, 2020 11:39 AM CDT
The ABA Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary has given a “not qualified” rating to Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, a nominee to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Sep 10, 2020 2:58 PM CDT
Court decisions on "business interruption" coverage are so far favoring insurers as they fight claims for lost income during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 2, 2020 1:11 PM CDT
A federal judge has chastised the Kentucky “Bar Bureaucracy” for its treatment of a bar applicant diagnosed with bipolar disorder, even as he tossed her lawsuit alleging violations of disability law and the equal protection clause.
Sep 1, 2020 2:36 PM CDT
4th Circuit rules for transgender youth on bathroom policy
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Richmond, Virginia, has ruled for former high school student Gavin Grimm, a…
Aug 27, 2020 4:30 PM CDT
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