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Bedell Firm team members at 2022 Great Fire Run

Bedell Firm Sponsors 2022 Great Fire Run

In commemoration of Jacksonville’s Great Fire, the Bedell Firm sponsored the Jacksonville Bicentennial Great Fire Run, hosted by the Jacksonville Historical Society.

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Hank Coxe was Master of Ceremonies at ‘A Supreme Evening’

On April 7, 2022, the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society presented “A Supreme Evening” in Tallahassee. Hank Coxe was the event’s master of ceremonies.

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Paralegal Spotlight: Andrea U. Bailey, Erica L. Cruzat, Patricia J. Abraham

The Bedell Firm Paralegal Team

Our firm’s legacy grows each day due to the hard work performed by our attorneys and paralegals. Learn more about our firm’s experienced paralegal team. 

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Attorney Spotlight: R.H. Farnell ||

Attorney Spotlight: R.H. Farnell II

Bedell Firm Attorney and Director, R.H. Farnell II, specializes in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death, Insurance Coverage, Complex Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Defense, and Real Estate Litigation. Learn more about Mr. Farnell’s background and experience.

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Brian Coughlin and others smile at Jay Fund Gala

Bedell Firm Sponsors Jay Fund Gala

The Bedell Firm sponsored the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Wine Tasting Gala on March 3rd. For over 25 years, the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation has provided critical financial, emotional, and practical support to Jacksonville families tackling childhood cancer.

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Brian Coughlin Featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record: A look at some of the new laws that went into effect in 2022

Brian Coughlin Discusses New Laws to Watch in Jacksonville Daily Record

Bedell Firm Director and Attorney, Brian Coughlin, discusses new Florida laws to watch in his article titled ‘A Look at Some of the New Laws That Went Into Effect in 2022’ for the Jacksonville Daily Record. 

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Attorney Spotlight Lidija Barauskas

Attorney Spotlight: Lidija Barauskas

Bedell Firm attorney Lidija Barauskas began her career as an Assistant State Attorney in Pensacola, handling both misdemeanor and felony cases.  Lidija has practiced criminal …

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Bedell Firm Building Renovation: Before and After

We are proud to announce that renovations on the Bedell Firm building are complete. Take a look at the remodeling process and the finished renovations.

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Valeen Hyde Featured Leader in the Law by Jacksonville Daily Record

Valeen M. Hyde Featured Leader in the Law by Jacksonville Daily Record

Bedell Firm attorney Valeen M. Hyde was featured as a “Leader in the Law” by the Jacksonville Daily Record. Read an excerpt from Valeen’s feature below. 

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Happy Holidays From The Bedell Firm’s Children

Every year, our children decorate special holiday cards to help us wish you a wonderful holiday season. From our family to yours, we hope you enjoy these drawings and have a joyful holiday.

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Bedell Firm | Best Law Firms 2022 U.S. News

The Bedell Firm Named a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News and World Report

The Bedell Firm is honored to be recognized as a Best Law Firm by U.S. News and Best Lawyers in America for the 2022 distinctions. Learn more about our recognition:

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How Bedell Firm Attorneys Give Back

At the Bedell Firm, we believe that our involvement in professional activities and pro bono work is just one part of our commitment to the community. To that end, attorneys of the firm serve a number of community organizations, committing both their time and financial contributions.  The firm is always actively participating in and sponsoring community-driven initiatives and events. 

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Valeen M. Hyde Featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record: Caveats to Intercollegiate Compensation

Bedell Firm attorney Valeen M. Hyde recently co-authored an article for the Jacksonville Daily Record titled, “College athletes: Cashing in with caveats.” Read the full article here.

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Attorney Spotlight: Ashley Cox

Attorney Ashley Wells Cox serves as a director (partner) at the Bedell Firm, specializing in family law, criminal defense, Florida Bar disciplinary defense, and administrative licensure defense cases. Learn more about Ashley’s background and legal experience.

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Eight Bedell Firm Lawyers Honored by Best Lawyers in America

Eight Bedell Firm attorneys were honored in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in America for excellence in practice areas ranging from Criminal Defense to Construction Law. “The Best Lawyers in America 2022” identified each as a top legal talent in his respective practice areas.

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Bedell Firm Attorneys Recognized in 2021 Florida Trend Legal Elite and Hall of Fame

We are proud to announce that our attorneys, David Barksdale, Henry M. Coxe, III, John A. Devault, III, RH Farnell, II, and Michael E. Lockamy have been recognized in the 2021 edition of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite. Congratulations!

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Bedell Firm Sponsors 2021 Florida Bar Convention

The Bedell Firm is proud to have sponsored the 2021 Florida Bar Convention. Our attorneys celebrated at the Florida Bar’s Annual Convention this June. Learn more.

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Brian Coughlin Re-Elected to the Jacksonville Bar Association Board of Governors

Bedell Firm Director Brian Coughlin was recently re-elected to the Jacksonville Bar Association Board of Governors. Brian’s goals for the year include supporting Jacksonville lawyers personally and professionally, keeping in high esteem the judiciary and system of justice, leading on major issues affecting the profession, and helping maintain strong membership and financial infrastructure for the organization. Learn more about Brian.

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A collage of images of the Jax Beach Sandlot and NOL Red Sox little league teams sponsored by the Bedell Firm. The Bedell Firm logo against a blue background

Bedell Firm’s Little League Teams Bring Home Titles

The Bedell Firm is proud to have sponsored two little league baseball teams during the Spring 2021 season. Learn more about the Bedell Firm’s community involvement:

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Bedell Firm Sponsors Jacksonville’s Great Fire Run

In recognition of the 120th anniversary of Jacksonville’s Great Fire, the Bedell Firm sponsored and participated in the Great Fire Run on May 1st. Learn more about the history of the Great Fire and how it shaped the Bedell Firm as we know it:

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