Lowndes Named 2019 Leading Real Estate Law Firm By Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News


  • September 10, 2019
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  • /   Press Releases,Real Estate
Real Estate
Orlando, FL – Lowndes is pleased to announce that the firm has been highlighted on the “2019 Leading Real Estate Law Firms” list by Commercial Property Executive and Multi-Housing News.

Should you regulate employee cell phone use in the workplace?


  • September 6, 2019
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  • /   Labor & Employment Law,Media Coverage
cell phone in the workplace
As cell phones become increasingly ubiquitous, employers likely have experienced both positive and negative effects of employees’ ability to remain constantly connected. In many fields, business is conducted regularly through cell phones, and employers may benefit from their

Lowndes Names Keith Marlow Chief Operating Officer


  • September 5, 2019
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  • /   Press Releases,Featured
Keith Marlow Hired
Orlando, FL – Lowndes is pleased to announce that Keith P. Marlow has joined the firm as the Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. Marlow will lead the firm’s operating business units and report to the firm CEO and President William T. Dymond.

Top 3 Tips to Protect Your Loved Ones in the Wake of the Rebecca Fierle Guardianship Scandal


  • September 4, 2019
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  • /   Articles,Guardianship,Family & Marital Law
Rebecca Fierle Guardianship Scandal
Per AARP, an estimated 1.3 million American adults are under guardianship, with approximately 85% being over age 65. In the wake of revelations that professional guardian, Rebecca Fierle, signed Do Not Resuscitate orders for a plethora of elderly wards in her care without k

Should You Use Electronic Signatures?


  • August 21, 2019
  • /   David E. Peterson
  • /   Articles,Technology
electronic signatures
Electronic signatures have been acceptable for years in the business world. Software such as DocuSign and Adobe Sign offer an audit trail that can be used to show the circumstances...

2019 TRIM Notices Have Been Issued!


  • August 21, 2019
  • /   Brendan Lynch
  • /   Articles,Tax,Real Estate
2019 TRIM notices
Over the last week or so, all 67 Property Appraisers in Florida have mailed Truth in Millage (TRIM) notices to all property owners around the state, indicating 2019 valuation for each property. These notices have either been received or will be waiting in your mailbox soon

Forty-three Lowndes Lawyers Earn Recognition in Best Lawyers in America® 2020


  • August 15, 2019
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  • /   Press Releases,Real Estate,Hospitality & Leisure,Banking & Financial Services,Litigation & Trial Practice,Administrative & Regulatory,Environmental Law,Land Use,Private Wealth Services,Construction,Intellectual Property Services,Healthcare,Tax,Bankruptcy & Restructuring,Appellate Law,Commercial Litigation
Best Lawyers in America
Orlando, FL – Lowndes is pleased to announce that 43 firm attorneys have been recognized as Best Lawyers in America® 2020. Twenty four firm attorneys were recognized in multiple practice categories, including 11 who were honored in three or more practice areas. Additionally,

Florida Commercial Lease Sales Tax Rate Further Reduced


  • August 12, 2019
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  • /   Commercial Leasing,Tax,Articles
Commercial Lease Sales Tax
Effective January 1, 2020, the State of Florida’s sales tax rate on commercial real property lease payments (including base rent and additional rent) will be reduced from 5.7% to 5.5% for payments received for occupancy periods beginning on or after January 1, 2020. This wil

Lowndes Recognized as one of the Top Intellectual Property & Litigation Law Firms in Florida by the Orlando Business Journal


  • August 7, 2019
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  • /   Intellectual Property Services,Media Coverage,Intellectual Property Litigation
Top Intellectual Property Firms
We are proud to be highlighted in the Orlando Business Journal ‘s top Intellectual Property & Litigation Law Firms list once again!

Eddie Francis Appointed Secretary of the Heart of Florida United Way Board of Directors


  • July 31, 2019
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  • /   Press Releases
Eddie Francis Hear of Florida
Orlando, FL – Lowndes is pleased to announce that Shareholder Eddie Francis has been appointed as the Secretary of the Heart of Florida United Way (HFUW) Board of Directors. HFUW is a non-profit organization that funds health and human service programs in the community.