Welcome to Florida Appeals Journal, a new periodic consideration of trends and issues in Florida appellate law, hosted by Jennifer S. Carroll, one of the most experienced, respected and renowned board-certified appellate attorneys in Florida.
In each episode, Jennifer will explore the decision in a recently appellate civil case and the ramifications for practicing attorneys in Florida. She will also examine an important issue facing lawyers in Florida courts. Finally, based on her decades of experience, she will offer helpful suggestions for best practices for protecting clients’ appellate interests in navigating the procedures in the lower courts.
JOURNAL ENTRY 1.2019 1.) THE BIG CASE: The current rules in Florida expert testimony and how we got here. 2.) THE BIG ISSUE: Loopholes in Florida attorney fees law and how they’re sometimes abused. 3) COURTROOM SAVVY: How to protect yourself from unwarranted attorneys fees against your client.