Second District Court of Appeal Rejects Second-Tier Cert Petition, Hands Brannock Humphries & Berman Second Appellate Win
After prevailing in front of the circuit court late last year, Brannock Humphries & Berman once again succeeded in fending off a resident’s challenge to Sarasota County’s approval of a 23-acre mixed-used development at the busy intersection of Stickney Point Road and U.S. Highway 41, near the entrance to Siesta
Following a wildly successful three-year run as editor of the Appellate Practice Section’s submissions to the Florida Bar Journal, Brannock Humphries & Berman shareholder Tom Seider is taking the reigns of the Section’s Publications Committee, where he will oversee not only the Bar Journal articles but also the Section’s newsletter
Joining a who’s who of appellate lawyers in Florida, Brannock Humphries & Berman shareholder Tom Seider was a featured speaker at the first ever “Appellate Practice for Trial Lawyers” event sponsored by the Florida Justice Association’s Appellate Practice Section.
Having spent the last fifteen years providing appellate support during trials, Celene Humphries had a well of first-hand experience to draw on when she addressed the art of persuading judges during a special seminar at the Florida Justice Association’s annual convention.
After a jury awarded the plaintiff $3.3 million for extensive spinal injuries she sustained in a car accident, Brannock Humphries & Berman was hired to fight off her insurance company’s appeal, which raised two issues in an attempt to overturn the verdict.
Florida Trend Magazine has listed Steve Brannock, Celene Humphries, and Ceci Berman among the top 1.4 percent of Florida lawyers in its 2020 Legal Elite rankings, also singling out Tom Seider and Joe Eagleton as Up & Comers, a group that includes just 112 lawyers statewide under the age of
Agreeing with the arguments set forth by Brannock Humphries & Berman in a petition for writ of certiorari filed on behalf of its family-law client, the Second District Court of Appeal overturned a Polk County trial court’s order requiring the production of medical and mental health records in an ongoing
Less than 48 hours after a virtual oral argument held via Zoom, the Fourth District Court of Appeal affirmed, without comment, a Broward County jury’s award of $20 million in compensatory and punitive damages to the surviving spouse of a woman who died of lung cancer after smoking for over
Brannock Humphries & Berman shareholder Ceci Berman has been appointed by the incoming President of the Florida Bar, Dori Foster-Morales, to serve as Chair of the prestigious committee that is responsible for proposing amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure.
For the fifth straight year, Brannock Humphries & Berman shareholders Steve Brannock, Celene Humphries, and Ceci Berman were named to Super Lawyers’ list of the 100 best practitioners in Florida, and for the second consecutive year, Celene Humphries landed in the top 10.