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Firm Named A “2019 Best Law Firm” By U.S. News & World Report

November 1, 2018

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have recognized Smith Hulsey & Busey as a 2019 “Best Law Firm.” The firm is recognized in the top tier of Jacksonville law firms in the following practice areas: Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Commercial Litigation Corporate Healthcare Mergers & Acquisitions Real Estate […]

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Rogan Elected Chair of the Jacksonville Ethics Commission

October 29, 2018

The Jacksonville Ethics Commission has elected Smith Hulsey & Busey attorney Joseph W. Rogan as chair of the Commission for 2019. Rogan was appointed to the Jacksonville Ethics Commission by Chief Judge Mark Mahon and began serving his first three-year term in January 2017. The Jacksonville Ethics Commission was created in 1992 to serve city […]

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Firm Sponsors 38th Annual Georgia-Florida Moot Court Competition

October 22, 2018

Smith Hulsey & Busey and Smith Gambrell & Russell are sponsoring the 38th annual Georgia/Florida-Hulsey/Gambrell Moot Court Competition on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. at the Bryan Simpson United States Courthouse, Court of Appeals Courtroom in Jacksonville, Fla. The event honors the late Mark Hulsey, a partner with Smith Hulsey & Busey, and […]

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Medical Malpractice Arbitration Caps Declared Unconstitutional

July 30, 2018

For decades, Florida has had an alternate dispute resolution mechanism for medical malpractice cases designed to avoid the uncertainty, expense, and the amount of time associated with medical malpractice cases, which typically take years to resolve and are particularly expensive. Under the statutory scheme provided by the legislature in Sections 766.207 and 766.209, Florida Statutes, […]

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Supreme Court Townes Decision

June 11, 2018

Florida Supreme Court refines the nature of claims subject to Chapter 766 presuit requirements. National Deaf Academy LLC v. Townes, 2018 WL 1959642 (Fla. 2018). Chapter 766, Florida Statutes imposes statutory condition precedents to bringing suit in medical malpractice cases. When suit has been filed without compliance with the presuit requirements of Chapter 766, “the […]

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Smith Hulsey Attorneys Featured in Jacksonville Magazine

April 11, 2018

Jacksonville Magazine recently highlighted Smith Hulsey attorneys who have been highly ranked this year by Best Lawyers, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. Two Smith Hulsey shareholders, Stephen Busey and Stephen Moore, were featured in the article for being named 2018 “Lawyers of the Year” in their fields of practice. Stephen Busey was […]

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