Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed Adds Construction Attorney, Ryan Scordato


  • June 25, 2018
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  • /   Construction,Press Releases
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Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., is pleased to welcome construction attorney Ryan Scordato to the firm, effective immediately. “We are excited to have Ryan join our long standing Construction Law Practice,” said William T. Dymond, CEO & President of the firm

Industry Outlook: What's Top of Mind for Attorneys


  • June 22, 2018
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Business paper
Nearly 20 managing partners and shareholders gathered at Orlando Business Journal’s 2018 Law Industry Outlook on June 4 to discuss hot trends, building workforces and what’s happening with state and federal regulations.

Developers: Be Wary of Utility Company Easement Forms


  • June 18, 2018
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  • /   Real Estate,Articles
Patent Application
A utility company that provides service to an owner’s property usually requests the owner to sign a standard form of easement that is intended to allow the utility company to enter onto the owner’s property in order to install and service its utility lines. These forms

Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed Attorneys Rated 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars


  • June 18, 2018
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Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., is pleased to announce that 23 of the firm's attorneys have been named Florida Super Lawyers for 2018 by Super Lawyers magazine. Additionally, 8 of the firm's attorneys have been recognized as the 2018 Florida Rising Stars.

Eleventh Circuit Overturns FTC LABMD Order


  • June 15, 2018
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  • /   Litigation & Trial Practice,Articles
Law and Legal Practice
In a landmark decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vacated a Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) cease and desist order which directed LabMD, a relatively small and now-defunct cancer testing laboratory, to create and implement a variety

Tax Court Decision Another Blow to Medical Marijuana Industry


  • June 15, 2018
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  • /   Cannabis & Controlled Substances,Articles
Administrative
The recent Tax Court decision, Alterman v. Commissioner, struck yet another tax blow against the growing medical marijuana industry.

Shareholder Stephen Thomas Certified as Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator


  • June 15, 2018
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  • /   Intellectual Property Services,Press Releases
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Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Stephen C. Thomas has been certified as a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Court Mediator. Mediation is a process in which an impartial, neutral third-person helps two or more parties

FWC Has $500,000 Available Again for Bear-Resistant Trash Cans


  • June 7, 2018
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Money
State wildlife officials are again offering local governments money to help homeowners get bear-proof trash cans. The lock-top containers, designed to keep trash in and bears out, have proven effective in communities like Wingfield North in Seminole County where bears once

Update: Lake County Indefinitely Postpones 500% Increase to Transportation Impact Fees


  • June 6, 2018
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  • /   Land Use,Zoning & Environmental,Articles
News papers
This article is an update to an earlier article that was published on May 25, 2018 and is available here. On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, the Lake County Board of County Commissioners considered a proposal to raise transportation impact fee rates for all developments located

NY Property Developer Nabs Three Orlando Hotels for $81M


  • June 5, 2018
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  • /   Real Estate,Media Coverage
Multi family condominium
Law360 (June 4, 2018, 3:52 PM EDT) -- Real estate company Tishman Realty paid $81 million for three Orlando-area hotels through its affiliate Tishman Select Partners, expanding its presence in central Florida, counsel for the seller confirmed to Law360 on Monday.