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Representative Cases

Kayfetz v. Best, 832 So.2d 784 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2002)(improper expert testimony and jury instruction reversed in personal injury case)

Clark v. City of Miami, Case #01-110 AP (Fla. 11th Cir. Appl. Div. 2002)(unlawful assessment of code enforcement fines reversed)

Jones v. Budget Rent-A-Car, 723 So.2d 401 (Fla 3rd DCA 1999)(order apportioning for “comparative fault” of intentional tortfeasor reversed)

Hollinger v. Baur, 719 So.2d 954 (Fla. 3rd DCA 1998)(assessment of alimony based on retirement funds reversed)

Harper v. Blockbuster, 139 F.3d 1385 (11th Cir. 1998), cert. denied, 118 S.Ct. 214 (1998)(employment discrimination and retaliation case)

Lane v. Sarfati 691 So.2d 5 (Fla. 3d DCA 1997)(order denying arbitration reversed)

US v. Brenson, 104 F.3d 1267 (11th Cir. 1997), cert denied, 118 S.Ct. 214 (1997)(complex obstruction of justice and sentencing guidelines case)

Suarez v. Suarez, 702 So.2d 246 (Fla. 3rd DCA 1997)(Cope, J. dissenting)(temporary alimony & support based on questionable imputation of income)

Cooper v. Fla. Dep't of Legal Affairs, 698 So.2d 568 (Fla. 3rd DCA 1997)(improper attorney fee award reversed)

Lane v. Sarfati, 676 So.2d 475 (Fla. 3d DCA 1996) (counsel disqualified in entertainment law case.)

Garraway v. City of Miami Beach, 3 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 210 (11th Cir. Appl. Div. 1995)(city practice of assessing penalties against appellants ruled unconstitutional)

Brown v. City of Hialeah, 30 F.3d 1433 (11th Cir. 1994)(improper exclusion of evidence in police brutality case reversed)

Dial Corporation v. Addonisio, 634 So.2d 748 (Fla. 3d DCA 1994)(affirmed denial of attorney's fees where settlement offer was not unreasonably rejected)

Dalia v. Alvarez, 605 So.2d 1281 (Fla. 3d DCA 1992)(reversal of appellate attorney fees as excessive)

Dalia v. Duda, 576 So.2d 868 (Fla. 3d DCA 1991) (reversal of improper assessment of attorneys fees)

HRS v. Ondrizek, 566 So.2d 932 (Fla. 3d DCA 1990)(per curiam affirmed decision in suit against state agency on complex venue issue)

Tally-Ho v. Coast Community College District, 889 F.2d 1018 (11th Cir. 1989)(reversal with directions to issue injunction in complex trademark case)

Benarroch v. Crawford, 516 So.2d 28 (Fla. 3d DCA 1987)(writ of habeas corpus granted for petitioner taken into custody in violation of due process clause during family law case)

Blanco v. Allen, 509 So. 2d 1356 (Fla. 4th DCA 1987) (summary judgment of foreclosure reversed)

Betens v. Casino Consultants, 20 Fla. Supp. 2d 120 (Fla. 11th Cir. Appl. Div. 1987)(reversal of judgment in suit to recover for an idea)

Merle v. Florida State Constructor's Service, 472 S.2d 558 (Fla. 3d DCA 1985)(judgment reversed in mechanic's lien/Rico case)

Merle v. Barad, 487 So.2d 1315 (Fla. 3d DCA 1985)(writ of prohibition issued for petitioner).