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Summary Of Rule Revision In The Business Court

February 08, 2017

By: Richard S. Dellinger

The Briefs

In early 2016, the judges assigned to the Business Court Subdivision of the Civil Division of the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida ("BCP 1.2"), along with the chief judge of the Ninth Judicial Circuit, Frederick Lauten, requested that a Business Court Commission (the "Commission") be formed to review and revise the existing Business Court Procedures ("BCP 1.1"). The Commission included practitioners from a diverse set of backgrounds and a diverse set of experiences. Among the Commission members were large and small firm practitioners, practitioners who typically represent plaintiffs, and practitioners who typically represent defendants.

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Summary of Rule Revision in the Business Court


Richard Dellinger is an AV-rated litigation attorney with over two decades of experience. His practice includes complex litigation, civil litigation, commercial litigation, business litigation, intellectual property litigation, significant dissolution of marriage and probate and trust litigation. 

Richard has handled legal matters for medical companies, software companies, technology companies, government contracting firms, real estate developers and other local and national businesses. He has broad trial experience, jury and non-jury, in state and federal court, having tried cases to verdict as lead trial and associate counsel.

In addition to serving as lead counsel, he frequently serves as local counsel for out of state law firms engaged in litigation in Florida.

Richard is the past President of the 3500+-member Orange County Bar Association and is Past President of the Federal Bar Association, Orlando Chapter, the Orange County Bar Foundation, and the Orange County Bar Legal Aid Society.

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