Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Friday, July 10, 2015

Category: Miami Lawyer Blog
Published on 10 July 2015
Written by Patrick Russell Hits: 810

Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Friday, July 10, 2015Here are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

Florida Legal News: Florida Legal Elite named
The state's top lawyers are recognized in the 2015 edition of Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite™. The list of 1,131 honorees includes attorneys in private practice as well as top government and non-profit attorneys.

"For the past 12 years, our 250,000 readers have turned to Florida Legal Elite as a guide to help select a trusted legal partner to handle a myriad of corporate assignments," says Publisher Andrew Corty. "The July issue provides a valuable resource for these readers, and the FloridaTrend.com website offers another pathway to access this key information."

Read more here...

Florida Insurance Claims: Roof damage by wind or hail
Storm damage to your roof is covered under your homeowners and business owners property insurance policy.

Many times, the insurance company will do the right thing. Some times they don't.  

Read more here about the common strategies to deny claims.

Miami Lawyer: Miami Lawyer adds Harold Truppman Esq. as a Miami Business Lawyer
Harold is a 1984 graduate of the University of Florida and a 1990 cum laude graduate of the University of Miami School of Law. While attending University of Miami, he also obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration and completed the Graduate Program in Management Studies. Bar admissions include Florida, Texas, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida. His practice consists of representing policyholders in evaluating, settling and litigating insurance claims, real estate, probate and other complex commercial litigation as well as corporate law.

Read more here...

Florida Insurance Law: Storm surge model updated for US, now what are we going to do about it?
Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide has updated its hurricane model for the U.S. to help insurers and reinsurers better understand and quantify the risk from hurricanes.

The update features a hydrodynamic storm surge module that integrates storm parameters with elevation data to simulate location-specific storm surge inundation depth and extent.Storm surge results from a combination of variables, including storm size, strength, speed, and path, as well as tidal heights and coastal geography.

Read more here...

Law Practice Tips: Creativity will make you better
Law is rarely considered a creative profession. Most of us think of creatives as being poets and artists, not rule-following lawyers. But creativity simply means you have the ability to think of new ideas, and that is something a good lawyer does every day. Whether you are interpreting a case in a novel way, trying to grow the pie in a negotiation, or reframing a bad fact, you need to hone your creativity. The good news is even if you do not consider yourself creative, there are ways you can cultivate creativity.

Read more here...

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Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, July 6, 2015

Category: Miami Lawyer Blog
Published on 06 July 2015
Written by Patrick Russell Hits: 786

Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Monday, July 6, 2015Here are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

Legal Tech Tips: Digital Trial Binders
A few months ago, one of my favorite programs went completely free. I've been using OneNote since about 2003 when it came out. It has completely replaced my note-taking system. I have not taken a note on a yellow legal pad in years. I've talked to a lot of people, and not very many really understand OneNote or have ever heard of it. So, here's how I use it in my legal practice. I'm going to show you how to replace trial binders with digital trial binders that hold more information and organize it better.

Read more here...

Thank you for reading (and sharing). Stay tuned for next week's weekly review for Law Practice Tips and Florida Insurance Law!

 

Weekly Review for Miami Lawyer and Florida Legal News for Friday, July 3, 2015

Category: Miami Lawyer Blog
Published on 03 July 2015
Written by Patrick Russell Hits: 726

UpdatesHere are some recent articles of interest that I found this week related to law practice management, law technology, and legal marketing. Enjoy!

Miamilawyer1.com adds Harold Truppman, Esq as Miami Insurance Lawyer
Harold is a 1984 graduate of the University of Florida and a 1990 cum laude graduate of the University of Miami School of Law. While attending University of Miami, he also obtained a Masters Degree in Business Administration and completed the Graduate Program in Management Studies. Bar admissions include Florida, Texas, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida. Harold's practice consists of representing policyholders in evaluating, settling and litigating insurance claims, real estate, probate and other complex commercial litigation as well as corporate law.

Read more here... 

Miamilawyer1.com adds Jonathan Coto, Esq. as Miami Real Estate Lawyer
Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Jonathan is the Managing Partner of Coto & Palli, LLC. He received a B.A. in Finance from Florida International University in 2005 and acquired his J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley in 2008 as the youngest graduate of the class at age 23.

Jonathan spent the first few years of his practice with a large real property firm as a litigation associate. In 2010, he partnered with Jose M. Palli to establish Coto & Palli, LLC. The practice specializes in the representation of domestic and international clients, focusing predominantly on the sale, purchase, lease and financing of commercial and residential properties. He also structures and negotiates financing on behalf of private equity funds as well as high net worth individuals. Jonathan serves as outside general counsel for several profit and not-for-profit Corporations and Condominium Associations.

Read more here... 

Florida Legal News: Florida Bar website is upgraded
When Bar members next visit The Florida Bar's website, they'll notice some changes made to the "Find a Lawyer" and member profile pages.

Here's what's new in the "Find a Lawyer" search feature. Read more here... 

Florida Legal News: Broward Judge removed from the bench
A Broward County judge will be removed from the bench for misconduct committed eight years before she was elected to the post.
The Florida Supreme Court ruled June 18 that Judge Laura Watson isn't fit to serve as a judge because of the way she handled a $14.5 million settlement with Progressive Insurance over personal injury lawsuits.

Read more here... 

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