Tag: William Spicola

Jim RosicaJuly 5, 2017

The new president of The Florida Bar says the organization is standing by to offer “technical legal” support to the Constitution Revision Commission as it readies to amend the state’s governing document, which could include changes affecting the judicial branch.  But Michael J. Higer, a partner in Berger Singerman’s Miami office, won’t say which public […]

Jim RosicaJuly 19, 2016

“As a mark of respect,” Gov. Rick Scott has ordered flags at half staff in honor of three police officers killed Sunday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Scott is in Cleveland this week for the Republican National Convention. He issued the order Tuesday through General Counsel William Spicola, according to a memo. The U.S. and Florida flags […]

Jim RosicaApril 6, 2016

Tallahassee attorney Tim Cerio, former general counsel to Gov. Rick Scott, is returning to the GrayRobinson law firm, according to a Wednesday news release. Cerio, who rejoins the firm as a shareholder, will practice “regulatory and health care law; administrative law, including representation of clients in regulatory, administrative and quasi-judicial proceedings; and complex litigation in state and […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 25, 2016

Lawyers for the state of Florida filed their response to a lawsuit filed by the Seminole Tribe of Florida nearly three weeks after a federal judge shot down their request to toss the case out. Among highlights of the filing: The state denies that the lawsuit was properly filed in Tallahassee and says “nothing in the […]


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