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Weintraub vs. Sarasota Herald-Tribune et al.

SARASOTA, FLORIDA, May 14, 2014 – Sarasota real estate lawyer Anne Weintraub (www.anneweintraub.com) has sued the Sarasota Herald-Tribune for libel over a front-page article that accused Weintraub of defrauding her bank in connection with personal real estate loans in 2005 and 2006. In the article, the Herald-Tribune alleged that Weintraub “simultaneously claimed” multiple properties as… Read More »

Richard A. Harrison Named Among Tampa’s Top Rated Lawyers

Richard A. Harrison has again been named among Tampa’s top rated lawyers in the upcoming publication, “Tampa’s Top Rated Lawyers,” published by ALM.

Richard A. Harrison Appointed to Florida Bar’s Clients’ Security Fund Committee

Richard A. Harrison has been appointed by President-Elect Gregory W. Coleman to a three-year term on the Florida Bar’s Clients’ Security Fund Committee. The Clients’ Security Fund was created by the Florida Bar to help compensate people who have suffered a financial loss through misappropriation or embezzlement by an attorney. 

Richard A. Harrison defends businesses and property owners

March 2013 – Richard A. Harrison continues to defend businesses and property owners plagued by “drive-by” lawsuits brought under the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”). He was among the first to successfully litigate a standing defense to an ADA case in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. See Access for America, Inc. v. Associated Outdoor… Read More »

Richard A. Harrison elected for 3rd term as Chair of the Hillsborough County Land Use Appeals Board

February 8, 2013 – Richard A. Harrison was elected to a third term as Chair of the Hillsborough County Land Use Appeals Board.

Richard A. Harrison quoted by The Tampa Bay Times

January 15, 2013 – The Tampa Bay Times quoted Richard A. Harrison in its article on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Lozman v. City of Riviera Beach, Florida, which involved a unique question of federal maritime law and its application to a floating plywood structure. Read the article here: www.tampabay.com

Richard A. Harrison quoted by the Tampa Tribune

January 14, 2013 – Richard A. Harrison was quoted in the Tampa Tribune discussing the high profile case pitting two local radio personalities against each other. Read the article here: www2.tbo.com

Richard A. Harrison speaks to Sarasota Tiger Bay Club

January 3, 2013 – Richard A. Harrison spoke to the Sarasota Tiger Bay Club on the topic of Florida’s open government laws.

Richard A. Harrison quoted in the Lakeland Ledger

December 11, 2012 – Richard A. Harrison was quoted in the Lakeland Ledger in an article about a city commissioner’s potential conflict of interest. Read the article here: www.theledger.com

Richard A. Harrison speaks at Tampa Bay Paralegal Association

October 5, 2012 – Richard A. Harrison spoke at the Tampa Bay Paralegal Association’s annual convention on the topic of First Amendment Rights and the Internet.