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J. Frazier Carraway, a partner at Saxon|Gilmore, participated in the Eighth Annual Golf Scramble for the National Organization for Transplant Enlightenment (N.O.T.E.). The organization was started in 1985 by Thomas Thrasher, the first successful heart transplant recipient in the State of Florida. He wanted to raise awareness about organ donation. The event was held at […]

Paul Quin was a presenter at St. Petersburg College, as part of its Speaker Series, an open event for professional development with industry speakers. Mr. Quin discussed key aspects to the business side of being a musician including contracts, licensing, and royalties. Mr. Quin has spent many years as a professional drummer and remains active […]

Saxon|Gilmore employees recently celebrated the firm’s 15th Anniversary. A good time was had by all!

Saxon|Gilmore participated in the Fall Food Challenge. Employees donated food such as soup, cereal, fruit, and macaroni and cheese for “End 68 Hours of Hunger”. More than 50% of children in the Hillsborough County School system are eligible to participate in the free/reduced lunch program. In an effort to provide food year round for these […]

On October 1, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Mount Lemmon Fire Dist. v. Guido, which involves the issue of whether the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (the “ADEA”), which protects employees and applicants who are 40 years of age or over from discrimination in the workplace because of […]

By Claire Carter, Esq., Associate Florida Statutes, is the power of a governmental entity to take private property for a public use, in exchange for full compensation to the owner. Petition in Eminent Domain seeking to acquire property located in Hillsborough County, Florida to develop a mixed income affordable housing project in furtherance of its […]

By Claire Carter, Esq., Associate Published in FAHROgram July/August 2018 edition The Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), 15 USC § 1681 et seq, provides protection to employees by requiring employers to notify and request written permission from an employee or potential employee when performing a background credit check. The FCRA requires the employer to tell […]

By Claire B. Carter, Esq., Associate On June 6, 2018, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeals issued its opinion in the case of Salerno v. Del Mar Fin. Serv., LLC, 2018 WL 2716927, at *1 (Fla. 4th DCA June 6, 2018). The Court held the defendant employer not liable for the death of its employee […]

Rhonda E. Stringer, Esq., a partner at Saxon|Gilmore, and Suzanne J. DeCopain, Esq., an associate at Saxon|Gilmore, were presenters at an eviction procedure workshop. Approximately 45 representatives of the firm’s affordable housing clients were in attendance. The event included an informative presentation on lease violations, lease terminations, eviction pitfalls, federal regulatory requirements, and more. Rhonda […]

Claire B. Carter, an associate at Saxon|Gilmore, has been involved in the Guardian Ad Litem program since October 2016. Recently, she had the pleasure of attending the adoption of the foster child for whom she was the Guardian Ad Litem. Guardian Ad Litem volunteers work within a team that includes a Child Advocate Manager and […]