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How Incorporating These Best Practice Tips Will Help You Defend Against A Legal Malpractice Claim

By Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Professional Liability, Publications

Originally published in For The Defense, DRI Trial Tactics Magazine, October 2014. Introduction This article provides a list of best practice tips to avoid legal malpractice claims, but also illustrates, through examples from cases, how incorporating these best practices will help you better defend against a legal malpractice lawsuit. However, this article…

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ALERT: The Florida Revised Limited Liability Company Act Action may be required by Florida LLCs by December 31, 2014

By Business Transactions, Estate and Trust Planning, Publications

By: Tate Taylor and Gary Teblum In 2013, the Florida Legislature adopted the Revised Florida Limited Liability Act. The Revised LLC Act restates the Florida laws governing LLCs in an entirely new Chapter 605, which succeeds the prior LLC Act found in Chapter 608.  A complete review of the Revised LLC Act is beyond the scope of this alert,…

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Number One Priority – Understanding Changes that Impact Securing and Maintaining Priority as a Secured Creditor (Recent Amendments to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code)

By Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights, Business Transactions, Publications

By: Diana L. Hayes Florida joined with a majority of states in adopting the 2010 changes to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (Ch. 679, Fla. Stat.), which governs security interests in personal property. Consistent with the targeted uniform effective date, Florida’s changes (which include certain minor modifications from the…

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