Kevin M. Helmich has been asked to act as a guest lecturer for the Human Development & Family Studies graduate program at Iowa State University, Course HD FS 484: Estate Planning for Families. Mr. Helmich’s presentation is entitled “The Probate Process – A View from the Clouds”. The presentation will be made April 16, 2018, and is designed to introduce the students to the real life issues that are routinely […]

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Beggs & Lane Welcomes Ed Holland

Beggs & Lane is pleased to welcome G. Edison (Ed) Holland, Jr. back to the firm. Mr. Holland recently retired as president and CEO of Southern Company Holdings and executive vice president of Southern Company Services. Prior to these roles, he served as president, CEO, and Chairman of Mississippi Power and as executive vice president and general counsel to Southern Company. Mr. Holland joined Southern Company subsidiary Gulf Power in […]

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Robert L. Jones, III Elected President of the Estate Planning Council of Northwest Florida

Robert L. Jones, III, a partner in the firm’s Pensacola office, was elected President of the Estate Planning Council of Northwest Florida on September 19, 2017. He will serve a 1 year term beginning January, 2018 ending in December, 2018. Mr. Jones serves as Practice Group Manager for the firm’s Corporate and Tax practice groups and is a member of the firm’s Trusts and Estates practice group. Mr. Jones practices […]

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Marc Huff Earns LLM in Taxation

Beggs & Lane is pleased to announce that partner Marc Huff has earned an LL.M.  degree in taxation from the University of Alabama School of law. “We congratulate Marc on earning this advanced law degree.  The LL.M in taxation makes Marc particularly well qualified to advise clients on complex estate planning, tax and business law issues, “ said J. Nixon Daniel, III, Managing Partner of Beggs & Lane. Marc’s practice […]

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Judgment for Defense Contractor in Dispute Over $90 Million Award

Following a nearly three-week trial, Beggs & Lane attorneys Nix Daniel and Jack Zoesch obtained a defense verdict in favor of a local government contractor and its principals. The trial concluded an extensive litigation that centered on a $90 million contract award to the firm’s client by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The plaintiff claimed that the firm’s client breached an alleged teaming agreement by not subcontracting the award […]

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