As a result of an April Supreme Court decision in the case of Navarette v. California, it is now legal for a law enforcement officer to pull a driver over based solely on an anonymous tip, even if the officer does not observe any further evidence of criminal activity prior to stopping the driver.
Peter Krotec Syprett Meshad recently recognized Attorney Peter J. Krotec for 25 years of service with the firm. Rated AV Preeminent® by the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, Attorney Krotec joined Syprett Meshad in May, 1989, was named partner in 1994, and served several years as managing
Earlier this month, attorney Kenneth M. Poole, Jr., participated in Sarasota County Lakeview Elementary’s annual Law Week, which included a mock trial in the case of Goldilocks v. the Three Bears. Kenneth M. Poole, Jr. Law Week 2014 marked the third year Poole has taken part in the program. “It’s a
Automobile drivers who are facing a first-time suspension for a breath test over .08 or for refusing to take the breath test have an option available to them that many do not know: Those drivers can waive their right to a formal review of their suspension in exchange for obtaining Business Purposes
Kenneth M. Poole, Jr. Attorney Ken Poole, who specializes in the area of Family Law and Criminal Defense, has been invited to speak at the inaugural “State of Jobs Conference,” presented by The Young Professionals of Sarasota April 16-18. Attorney Poole will speak tomorrow on the topic of the legal
Nancy Cason Contrary to popular belief, the foreclosure crisis is far from over in Sarasota. Sarasota County lies within the 12th Judicial Circuit, which is comprised of Sarasota, Manatee and Desoto Counties. In mid-2013, our Circuit obtained additional funding from the Florida Legislature as part
Attorney Nancy Cason spoke to a full house at the February 26 meeting of the Sarasota Real Estate Investors Association. During her talk, Nancy covered topics of foreclosure, landlord/tenant issues and Dodd-Frank regulations, and answered questions from the members.
The Sarasota County Bar Association recently installed Attorney Nancy Cason as a member of its Board of Directors for 2014. Attorney Amanda King was also named a member of the Board of Directors serving the SCBA’s Young Lawyer Division. As a leader of the local legal community, the Sarasota County
John Dumbaugh Syprett Meshad attorney John D. Dumbaugh has been recognized with the Legacy Award by Habitat for Humanity Sarasota. Attorney Dumbaugh received the award during Habitat’s December 8 annual banquet held at Church of the Psalms. Habitat Executive Vice President Fred Scheerle presented
Spyrett Meshad Managing Partner Scott Westheimer, Candidate for 12th Judicial Circuit Judge Susan Maulucci, and Syprett Meshad senior partners Peter Krotec and Michael Resnick at the Nov. 18 fundraising reception for Maulucci’s campaign. Syprett Meshad co-hosted the event, which was held at the