Boardwalk at Daytona Development, LLC v. Paspalakis

220 So. 3d 457 (Fla. 5th DCA 2017). In this significant property rights case, the Firm successfully reversed a decision of the trial court which granted specific performance to the Appellee, and ordered that a significant piece of commercial beach-front property be transferred by the Appellant. The case was the subject of extensive news coverage through the…


Holaway v. Holaway

197 So. 2d 612 (Fla. 5th DCA 2016). The Firm successfully obtained reversal of a final judgment of dissolution of marriage on the issues of calculation of child support, equitable distribution, and an award of post-valuation profits.  http://www.5dca.org/Opinions/Opin2016/070416/5D15-54.op.pdf


Arnold v. Lancaster

192 So. 3d 486 (Fla. 5th DCA 2016). Attorney Chris Carlyle on behalf of the Firm succeeded in having the Court affirm the trial court’s grant of a motion for new trial on behalf of the plaintiff in a personal injury case.


Ghannam v. Ghannam

188 So. 3d 892 (Fla. 5th DCA 2016) Attorney John Bogdanoff of the Firm successfully defended three orders entered in enforcement proceedings following final judgment being entered in favor of the wife. http://www.5dca.org/Opinions/Opin2016/020116/5D14-2737.op.pdf


Dorworth v. Dorworth

176 So. 3d 336 (Fla. 5th DCA 2015). In this divorce matter, the Firm successfully had the case reversed and remanded to the trial court to reconsider numerous rulings erroneously made in the former wife’s favor.


Salvato v. Miley

790 F.3d 1286 (11th Cir. 2015) The personal representative of the estate of a suspect who was shot and killed by police brought a § 1983 action against the officer and the county sheriff. The United States District Court denied the officer’s motion for summary judgment and the sheriff’s motion for judgment as a matter…


Apthorp v. Detzner

162 So. 3d 236 (Fla. 1st DCA 2015) The Firm filed an Amicus Brief on behalf of the League of Women Voters of Florida in a case involving the constitutional challenge to a public official’s use of a qualified blind trust in a case involving the required scope of financial disclosure.


Villanueva v. Reynolds, Smith and Hills, Inc.

159 So. 3d 200 (Fla. 5th DCA 2015) The Plaintiff’s complaint alleged that the defendant engineering firm negligently designed plans for a road that ultimately resulted in the plaintiff’s death. The trial court agreed, and entered summary judgment in the Defendant’s favor, finding that a subsequent engineer who signs and seals plans is solely responsible…


Eldridge v. Eldridge

147 So. 3d 1048 (Fla. 5th DCA 2014) In a complicated divorce matter, the trial court agreed with the wife’s contention that certain alimony payments were actually shareholder distributions from the marital business. The trial court awarded the wife one-half of the distributions from that business, as well as attorney and expert witness fees. The…