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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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Amy P. Slaman Selected To Leadership Okaloosa Program

Beggs & Lane is pleased to announce that Amy P. Slaman has been selected to participate in the 2017-2018 Leadership Okaloosa program. Leadership Okaloosa is an esteemed leadership training and development program with a 26 year history of being a vital part of the growth and development of Okaloosa County’s leaders. Participants of this program are selected for their desire to strengthen their leadership skills and better the Okaloosa County […]

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Jeff Stone To Assume New Role As Vice President-General Counsel And Corporate Secretary For Gulf Power

Beggs & Lane congratulates Jeff Stone on his new role as Vice President-General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Gulf Power. During his 33 years at the firm, Jeff represented Gulf Power in numerous regulatory proceedings before the Florida Public Service Commission, including the initial creation of the Purchased Power Capacity Cost Recovery Clause and the Environmental Compliance Cost Recovery Clause, as well as eight base rate reviews. “While we will […]

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Robert L. Jones, III Selected to Leadership Pensacola (LeaP) Class of 2018

Beggs & Lane is pleased to announce that Robert L. Jones, III has been selected to participate in the Greater Pensacola Chamber Foundation’s Leadership Pensacola (LeaP) class of 2018. This 10-month program brings together a cross-section of community-minded men and women in order to foster an understanding of the issues facing the Greater Pensacola Region and develop the leadership skills necessary to resolve them. Since 1982, more than 1,500 of our […]

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Beggs & Lane Attorney Represents Iraq War Veteran in Fair Housing Litigation

Beggs & Lane partner John H. Adams was recently mentioned in an article published in the Pensacola News Journal for his representation of Matthew Kopcsak, a disabled Iraq War veteran. Mr. Adams filed suit in Federal Court on behalf of Mr. Kopcsak. The law suit alleges that Mr. Kopcsak was deprived of his rights under the Fair Housing Act when his request to move a service animal into the home […]

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Beggs & Lane Prevails in Premises Liability Appeal

Charlie Wiggins of Beggs & Lane recently obtained a favorable decision from Florida’s First District Court of Appeal for one of the firm’s clients, a local beverage distributor. The case involved a trip-and-fall claim against the distributor. The plaintiff alleged that he fell over a beer pallet located near the entrance of a liquor store. In the plaintiff’s suit, he asserted that the distributor was negligent in its placement of […]

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Beggs & Lane Welcomes John H. Adams

Beggs & Lane is pleased to announce that John H. Adams has joined the firm as a partner in its Pensacola office. Mr. Adams has a broad commercial litigation practice and regularly represents clients in the state and federal courts of both Florida and Alabama. “John is an outstanding lawyer and brings additional strength to the firm’s commercial litigation practice. We are pleased to have John on our team and […]

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Beggs & Lane Assists in Bringing New Aircraft Maintenance Facility to Pensacola

PENSACOLA, October 29, 2016 After detailed and complex negotiations, the City of Pensacola broke ground on a new major aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul facility at the Pensacola International Airport. The 46 million dollar facility is expected to create over 400 jobs. Attorney John Daniel, of Beggs & Lane, was the lead attorney representing the City of Pensacola team in negotiation and finalizing the deal. Construction is expected to take […]

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Beggs & Lane Attorneys Secure Defense Verdict in Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death Jury Trial

The Beggs & Lane team of Tom Gonzalez, Bob Crongeyer and Jena Wise recently obtained a complete defense verdict in favor of a Pensacola, Florida physician and his practice group after a two week jury trial held in Escambia County, Florida.  The plaintiff alleged that the doctor had practiced below the standard of care and asked the jury to award between $1.5 and $2 million in economic and noneconomic damages.

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