News & Notes

Deanna to Speak on Ethics at 31st Annual Media and the Law Seminar

Deanna Shullman will be a panelist on social media ethics at the upcoming Media and the Law Seminar, held annually at the University of Kansas School of Law.  The panel, “Tweeters Gone Wild:  The Ethical and Legal Consequences of Robust & Unr… Read More
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Categories: Speaking

What Happens in Vegas . . .

Don’t miss out on the ABA Communications Law Forum Representing Your Local Broadcaster – Prime Time! Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the Encore Hotel, Las Vegas, NV. Most importantly though, get up bright and early for the Women in Communications Law Br… Read More
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Categories: Speaking

Shullman Fugate Wins Anti-SLAPP Award

A Florida trial court has awarded Orlando television station WFTV its fees under Florida’s anti-SLAPP statute, which shifts fees to a defamation plaintiff when a meritless claim is based on a defendant’s exercise of the constitutional right of… Read More
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Categories: Cases, Honors
Shullman Fugate Welcomes…

Shullman Fugate Welcomes New Partner, Allison Lovelady

Shullman Fugate is expanding again!  The firm welcomes partner Allison Lovelady, who will join the firm’s West Palm Beach office. Allison previously practiced law with Shullman Fugate founders Rachel Fugate and Deanna Shullman, and the firm is ecs… Read More
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Categories: Other News

Court Orders Release of Documents in Baby Kidnapping Case

In State v. Williams, Case No 16-2017-CF-00539 (4th Jud. Cir. Fla. Feb. 2, 2018), Giselle Girones and Rachel Fugate successfully obtained police reports containing witness statements, photographs of property seized after arrest, jail calls, personal… Read More
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Categories: Cases

Watch out Napa, here we come!

Shullman Fugate is heading West to Napa Valley for the ABA Forum on Communications Law 23rd Annual Conference. Deanna is on the faculty for the 21st Annual Media Advocacy Workshop and Giselle will be attending the Workshop for the first time. Rache… Read More
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Categories: Speaking

Ensuring Compliance with 119.12’s Notice Requirement

Complying with the notice requirement for attorneys’ fees in Section 119.12, Florida Statutes does not require a separate written notice to an Agency. The statute provides that “identifying the public record request to the agency’s custodian of… Read More
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Categories: Other News

Giselle Girones Assists with Opening of Nursing Room at Courthouse

On November 1, 2017, the Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association (JWLA) hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of a Nursing Lounge located at the Duval County Courthouse. The Lounge is designed to be a private, safe, and sanitary room… Read More
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Categories: Other News

Giselle Girones Coordinates Team for Breast Cancer Awareness

As the Co-Chair of Special Events for the Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association (JWLA), Giselle has been working hard to organize a team for the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5k Walk in Jacksonville hosted by the American Cancer Societ… Read More
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Rachel Fugate Slated as Panelist for PLI Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017 conference

Rachel Fugate has been selected to serve as a panelist for the Defamation and Related Claims session at theCommunications Law in the Digital Age 2017 conference, which is presented annually by the Practising Law Institute (“PLI”). Each year, PLI… Read More
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Categories: Speaking

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