New Ruling Could Void Your Lease Option


  • September 25, 2018
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  • /   Real Estate,Articles
Commercial leasing
In its recent decision in Jahangiri, et al. v. 1830 North Bayshore, LLC, the Third District Court of Appeal asserted that a lease extension option based on “market rate” is insufficient to create a binding and effective option, and is therefore legally unenforceable.

Shareholder Stephen Thomas to Present at Florida Tech About Protecting and Profiting From Intellectual Property


  • September 24, 2018
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  • /   Intellectual Property Services,Press Releases
Copyright of Infringement
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that Intellectual Property attorney and shareholder Stephen C. Thomas will give a lecture titled “How to Protect and Profit from IP” on Wednesday September 26, sponsored by the Florida Tech Chapter of the

Lowndes CEO & President Dymond Named To Florida Trend’s 500 “Florida's Most Influential Business Leaders” List


  • September 20, 2018
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  • /   Press Releases,Sports & Entertainment,Hospitality & Leisure
Man reading News paper
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor, & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that CEO and President William T. Dymond, Jr. was named to the Florida Trend 500 “Florida Most Influential Business Leaders” list which recognizes the most influential executives across major industries

Smogor's retirement in Orange spurs messages of gratitude, respect


  • September 18, 2018
  • /   Miranda F. Fitzgerald
  • /   Media Coverage
Aerial view of Downtown
After 36 years of service, Orange County Development Review Committee Chair and Planning Administrator John Smogor has retired. He will be missed for his long-standing relationships and ability to collaborate.

Jon Carl Yergler, Long-time Real Estate Shareholder, Community Activist and Friend Passed Away


  • September 12, 2018
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  • /   Press Releases
view of flowers with cannabis
We at Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear friend, community leader, and long-time real-estate shareholder Jon Carl Yergler, who spent almost 40 years building relationships with clients, co-workers, and business partners

Alumni Profile: Jennifer R. Dixon ('04)


  • August 24, 2018
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  • /   Appellate Law,Media Coverage
News papers
Jennifer R. Dixon is a shareholder at Lowndes in Orlando, where she presently leads the firm’s appellate law practice, having served as counsel of record in more than 60 appeals in state and federal appellate courts. Dixon also litigates cases in both state and federal court

Tara Tedrow Elected Vice Chair Of The 9th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission


  • August 23, 2018
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  • /   Press Releases,Cannabis & Controlled Substances
front view court-house
Lowndes is pleased to announce that attorney Tara L. Tedrow has been elected Vice Chair of the 9th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission. In this role, Tara will co-lead the committee which helps select judicial nominees to fill vacancies within the Florida court

Fail to Enforce Your Privacy Policy at Your Own Peril


  • August 22, 2018
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  • /   Privacy,Cybersecurity & eDiscovery,Articles
Privacy of computer
Most companies have a privacy policy in place for the protection of consumer data (or should), but merely adopting a reasonable privacy policy is by itself not enough. Rather, a company must also actively ensure compliance with the policy it adopts. Though there can be

It's Time For Your 2018 TRIM (Property Tax) Notices!


  • August 17, 2018
  • /   S. Brendan Lynch
  • /   Tax,Articles
Property Taxes
Over the last month, all 67 Property Appraisers in Florida have finalized their 2018 valuations for property taxes. Truth in Millage (TRIM) notices will be sent out to all property owners, so these notices have either been received or will be waiting in your mailbox soon

Forty-Four Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed Lawyers Earn Recognition in 2019 Best Lawyers in America


  • August 15, 2018
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  • /   Press Releases
Business NEWS Paper
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that forty four of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a leading peer-review survey of the legal profession. Twenty three firm attorneys were recognized