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2024 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Announced

Six lawyers from Thomas & LoCicero have been named to the 2024 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. The Thomas & LoCicero attorneys honored this year, and their practice areas, are: Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer…

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TLo Announces Membership in NAMWOLF

The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms Thomas & LoCicero is pleased to announce its membership in The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms, NAMWOLF.  NAMWOLF is a non-profit trade association serving those public entities interested in diversifying their outside law firm portfolios and has been successful in providing…

Allison Simpson Joins Tampa Office As Associate

TLo’s Latest Addition to the Firm Allison Kirkwood Simpson has joined Thomas & LoCicero as an associate in the firm’s Tampa office. Simpson is a graduate of Stanford University and the University of Florida Levin College of Law. She is a former law clerk to U.S. District Judge Susan C. Bucklew. Simpson practices media law,…

County Clerk’s Offices in Florida Transition to Posting Documents Online

Clerk’s offices in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Hernando and Pasco are at different stages of pushing records to the Web after the Florida Supreme Court ruled in 2014 that documents can be released electronically. Various Florida Clerk of Court records have been or will be available in most Florida counties over the next several months. Carol LoCicero notes that…

The Latest Threat To Your Business Success

Did you know your business is under 24/7 media scrutiny?  Today’s technology provides unprecedented abilities to capture the smallest pieces of content and virally share it with a worldwide audience.  Your employees, family, and friends all have the ability to share content on social networks in text, audio, and video formats that can significantly impact…

Florida Supreme Court says agencies that unlawfully withhold public records must pay attorney’s fees, even if they acted in good faith

The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that a prevailing plaintiff in a Public Records Act case is entitled to recover statutory attorney’s fees from the public agency that unlawfully denied access to the records. And now for some good news about open government in Florida.  The Florida Supreme Court has ruled that a prevailing plaintiff…