Steve Brannock, Celene Humphries, and Ceci Berman were all recognized in the 2021 edition of Florida Legal Elite, a distinction achieved by just over one percent of active Florida Bar members.
The annual Super Lawyers rankings are out, featuring eight Brannock Humphries & Berman attorneys among Florida’s best appellate practitioners in 2021.
Steve Brannock and Ceci Berman were both part of the Florida Bar President’s Showcase CLE, “Look Out Below! Blunders, Landmines, and the Consequences of Poor Attorney Performance in the Preservation of Record Error,” which was attended by several hundred lawyers in conjunction with The Florida Bar’s annual meeting.
After Brannock Humphries & Berman successfully persuaded the First District Court of Appeal to take the extraordinary step of reversing a murder conviction based on insufficient evidence, the Florida Supreme Court denied the State of Florida’s effort to undo the First District’s decision.
Brannock Humphries & Berman successfully persuaded the Second District Court of Appeal to uphold, without comment, an order certifying a class action against a Tampa-based clinic that claims to be able to treat chronic, incurable lung diseases such as COPD using stem cells.
Recognizing him as a “powerful voice for pro bono service” and an “outstanding and motivating lawyer,” the Appellate Practice Section of the Florida Bar has presented the John R. Hamilton Pro Bono Award to Brannock Humphries & Berman attorney Joe Eagleton.
The widely respected Chambers USA guide has ranked more Brannock Humphries & Berman lawyers as top appellate attorneys than any other law firm of any size in Florida. Brannock Humphries & Berman is also one of only seven law firms, including large international firms, that the 2021 Chambers guide
After a jury ruled in favor of a Sarasota man who was permanently and significantly injured by a driver who had been drinking, the Second District Court of Appeal rejected the driver’s arguments for a new trial and fully affirmed the judgment entered for Brannock Humphries & Berman’s client.
The Second District Court of Appeal has denied a petition for writ of certiorari filed in a tortious interference lawsuit brought by a Collier County charter school against a former member of the school’s board of directors.
Based on a survey of thousands of Hillsborough County lawyers, TAMPA Magazine has listed Celene Humphries and Ceci Berman as among the best attorneys in the Tampa Bay area.