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Maitland Library Must Comply with Sunshine Law, Officials Say

(July 26, 2017) Maitland elected officials have told the city’s non-profit library it needs to comply with the state’s broad open-records law. Discussion sparked up last week at one of the city’s budget workshops after City Attorney Cliff Shepard issued …

Davenport names Andrew Hand as City Attorney

(July 24, 2017) The City of Davenport has named Andrew J. Hand its new city attorney. Mr. Hand previously served the City as Interim City Attorney since late April.

City of Ocoee hires Andrew Hand as Special Magistrate

(February 7, 2016) Andrew Hand has been selected to serve as Special Magistrate for the City of Ocoee. As Special Magistrate, Mr. Hand will hear code enforcement matters relating to commercial properties and red light camera violations. Ocoee Hires Special …

Various City Boards Get Primer on Sunshine Law

(January 20, 2017) Three city governing bodies held a joint workshop Wednesday, January 18, to listen to details about the Sunshine Law, which mandates how city officials conduct public meetings and make public records available to members of the public, …

Condo Builder Gets Another Chance In Defect Coverage Suit

(October 20, 2016) A Florida federal judge on Thursday conditionally agreed to reconsider his ruling that a general contractor’s insurance policy barred coverage for a lawsuit over damage to a condo tower because the damage was to the contractor’s own …

Markel Unit Fights To Secure Win In Builder Defect Fight

(October 3, 2016) A Markel Corp. insurer asked a Florida federal court Monday to keep in place its finding that the insurer doesn’t have to defend a builder in a lawsuit alleging construction defects at one of its condominium complexes, …