Lions, Tigers, and Bears, Oh My! Owner and HOA Liability for Wild Animal Attacks


  • November 1, 2017
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Environmental
cooperation for mutual benefit, a survival strategy very common in natural systems, is one that humanity needs to emulate." Nowhere is cooperation needed more than in reducing or preventing owner and homeowner association (HOA) liability for wild animal attacks.

Florida Attorney John Ruffier Elected Vice-Chair Of Human Rights Campaign Board Of Directors For 2017-2018 And Chair For 2018-2019


  • October 30, 2017
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Commercial Leasing Garage Skyline
Orlando, FL - Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that shareholder John Ruffier was elected as vice-chair of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) board of directors and will become the chair of the organization in 2018-2019.

Shareholder Norma Stanley To Host And Present At Meritas U.S. Trusts & Estates Practice Group Meeting In New Orleans


  • October 25, 2017
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Condominium Multi-Family Buildings
Orlando, FL – Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that long-time partner Norma Stanley, who is also the chair of the Meritas U.S. Trusts & Estates Practice Group, will be hosting the upcoming meeting in New Orleans.

Law Firm Marketing Executive Susanne Mandel To Participate In Business Development Webinar, Proceeds To Benefit Hurricane Victims


  • October 24, 2017
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Commercial Leasing Building
Orlando, FL – Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that Susanne L. Mandel, the head of the firm’s business development and marketing team, will be participating in a webinar titled “How to Grow Your Firm Through Authentic BD Relationships”

Osceola County Proposes Development Moratorium Of Three To Six Months To Implement Changes To Land Use Standards


  • October 19, 2017
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OpenView of Environment from top of Building
On Monday, October 16, 2017, the Osceola County Board of County Commissioners voted (4-1) to direct County staff to draft a moratorium ordinance that would postpone County approval of new development applications for three to six months to allow the County staff time

Crystal Espinosa Buit Elected To The UCF Alumni Board Of Directors


  • October 19, 2017
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Trademarks
Orlando, FL - Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. is pleased to announce that attorney Crystal Espinosa Buit, has been elected to the University of Central Florida (UCF) Alumni Board of Directors. Buit, who is a UCF graduate, has participated in leadership roles

Florida's Minimum Wage Rises To $8.25 In 2018


  • October 13, 2017
  • /   Rachel D. Gebaide
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Creditors Rights
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is required to publish the new state minimum wage on its website by October 15th of each year (http://www.floridajobs.org), to be effective the following January 1st.

Meredith E. Level, Beloved Community Activist And Shareholder At Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed Dies At 56


  • October 9, 2017
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Hot Air Balloons
With family and friends by her side, Meredith E. Level, 56, real estate shareholder at Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, died peacefully on October 5, 2017 at 9:30 pm, after losing her very private battle with cancer.

State Of Florida Provides Additional Guidance On New Generator Obligation For Senior Living Facilities


  • September 26, 2017
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Senior Housing
Florida Argentum has worked with the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) to obtain clarification on several matters with respect to Governor Scott’s emergency rule requiring all assisted living facilities (ALFs)

Seven Lowndes Attorneys Honored With Inaugural Ninth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Merit Award


  • September 23, 2017
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Supreme Court
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed is pleased to announce that seven of its attorneys have been honored with the Inaugural Ninth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Merit Award.