The appellate attorneys at Mills Paskert Divers are experienced in handling all types of civil and administrative appeals. Our attorneys have been involved in appeals to the United States Supreme Court, the Florida Supreme Court, and various other state and federal appellate courts.
Mills Paskert Divers believes that its clients’ needs are best satisfied by appellate attorneys who have participated in and fully understand all phases of litigation, including civil trial work. Accordingly, in addition to performing the traditional roles of brief preparation and oral argument, our appellate attorneys work directly with the firm’s litigation attorneys on various trial matters. As a result, it is common for the firm’s appellate attorneys to actively assist in preparation of substantive legal memoranda and, when necessary, at trial. In addition, the firm’s appellate attorneys assist the litigation attorneys in the presentation of issues and preservation of error during the trial process.
Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal Rules Pre-Suit Notice under Chapter 558, Florida Statutes, is an “Action” for Purposes of the Statute of ReposeOn September 12, 2018, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeal rendered its opinion in Gindel v. Centex Homes, et al., which will impact construction defect litigation, and particularly the application of the ten-year statute of repose to construction defect cases. In Gindel, homeowners sought to recover damages from their homebuilder for alleged construction defects in their homes. The homeowners closed on and took possession of their homes in March 2004. In February 2014, they served on the builder pre-suit notices of defects pursuant to Chapter 558, Florida Statutes. Several months later, in May 2014, the homeowners filed suit against the builder. October 21, 2013
Five Mills Paskert Divers Attorneys Listed in the 2019 Best Lawyers in America
Five Mills Paskert Divers attorneys selected by their peers for inclusion in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.October 21, 2013