In the Spotlight

Our quality team of experts is regularly recognized for their success and thought leadership in the appellate world.  Here are some of our notable and newsworthy accomplishments.

Phil Padovano Moderates American Bar Association Panel On Jury Verdicts And Jury Instructions

Brannock & Humphries shareholder Phil Padovano, who served for more than twenty-five years on Florida’s trial and appellate benches, presented at the American Bar Association’s regional appellate practice seminar in Miami. The program covered a variety of topics, from tricks ...
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Brannock & Humphries Prevails In Family Law Dispute Over Meaning Of The Word “A”

“The tiniest words can have the greatest consequence,” the Second District Court of Appeal stated in ruling for a Brannock & Humphries client today in a $1.5 million disagreement that turned on the appellate court’s interpretation of the parties’ prenuptial ...
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Ceci Berman Appointed As Vice Chair Of Florida’s Civil Procedure Rules Committee

Brannock & Humphries shareholder Ceci Berman has been named Vice Chair of the prestigious committee that is responsible for proposing amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure. The Florida Rules of Civil Procedure are the procedural rules governing most ...
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Brannock & Humphries Obtains Affirmance Of Multimillion-Dollar Jury Verdict Against Cigarette Manufacturers

Following written and oral advocacy by Brannock & Humphries, the Fifth District Court of Appeal has fully upheld, without comment, a Brevard County jury’s decision to award $36 million, including punitive damages, to three plaintiffs in a wrongful death lawsuit ...
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Ceci Berman Discusses Florida’s Property Assessed Clean Energy Act

Brannock & Humphries partner Ceci Berman was a featured speaker at the annual credit union roundtable sponsored by Shutts & Bowen, where she presented on the Florida Property Assessed Clean Energy, or “PACE,” financing program. The idea of the PACE ...
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United States Supreme Court Sides With Brannock & Humphries

Brannock & Humphries prevailed today in convincing the United States Supreme Court to decline to review a Florida state appellate decision on due process grounds, dealing a blow to the tobacco industry’s latest coordinated effort to overturn the landmark Engle ...
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Steve Brannock Elected To America’s Most Prestigious Organization of Appellate Lawyers

One of Brannock & Humphries’ founding shareholders, Steve Brannock, has been invited to join the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, the most exclusive group of appellate attorneys in the United States. The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers was founded in ...
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