News & Insights

News & Insights


Florida’s Minimum Wage Rises to $10.00 on September 30

September 20, 2021 — Effective September 30, 2021, the minimum wage in Florida will increase to $10.00 per hour from its current rate of $8.65 per hour.

Events & Presentations

Rebecca Rhoden, Tara Tedrow Presenters for CFCAR Webinar on Bert Harris Act

September 16, 2021 — Shareholders Rebecca Rhoden and Tara Tedrow were the speakers for the “Bill Reducing Burdens on Real Property Rights" webinar presented by the Central Florida Commercial Association of Realtors.

Press Releases

Tara Tedrow Named to Orlando Business Journal’s 2021 Power Players

September 15, 2021 — Tara Tedrow has been named to the Orlando Business Journal's 2021 Power Players, which is the inaugural year of the new awards program.


Cattle Grazing Leases: Key Considerations for Real Estate Developers [Lowndes Leasing Lawyers]

September 13, 2021 — Shareholder Gary Kaleita discusses important considerations for developers looking to use cattle grazing leases for real estate tax assessment purposes.

Press Releases

Jennifer Dixon Appointed to Central Florida Community Arts Board of Directors

September 09, 2021 — Lowndes is proud to announce that litigation attorney Jennifer R. Dixon was appointed to the board of directors of Central Florida Community Arts.


Stephen Thomas Authors Non-Disclosure Agreements Article for Orlando Inno [Lowndes Tech]

September 09, 2021 — Stephen Thomas authored an article entitled “Non-Disclosure Agreements: A Word to the Wise to Entrepreneurs” for Orlando Inno, a multi-media platform launched in partnership with the Orlando Business Journal that covers headlines focused on innovation


Lowndes Client Corner Podcast Episode 7: Changing the Game: SwiftPaws Innovates a Dog’s Backyard Chase

September 08, 2021 — SwiftPaws Founder & CEO Meghan Wolfgram shares the success story behind the development of this popular, remote-controlled game of chase for dogs. Tune in for details!


Weathering an Employer's Duties During the Storm

September 08, 2021 — Hurricane season is only half over, with Hurricane Ida leaving a trail of damage across Louisiana and beyond, and Hurricane Larry swirling in the Atlantic Ocean, although the storm is not expected to threaten the U.S.

Press Releases

Melody Lynch Named Vice-Chair of the ABA Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section's Ethics and Malpractice Committee

September 01, 2021 — Lowndes is pleased to announce that Shareholder Melody Lynch has been appointed vice-chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section’s Ethics and Malpractice Committee.

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