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.
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.
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 …
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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:
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:
Bedell Firm Celebrates the Lifetime Achievements and Retirement of Charles P. Pillans, III
In April, current and former members of the Bedell Firm and their families came together to recognize former director Charles P. Pillans, III. Pillans retired …
Attorney Spotlight: John G. Woodlee
As the oldest law firm in Florida, the Bedell Firm has a well-established tradition of excellence in federal and state court litigation. Among our firm’s …
Attorney Spotlight: Michael Lockamy, Director
Bedell Firm Director Michael Lockamy has a diverse legal practice, with experience litigating cases involving contract and other business disputes, professional malpractice, personal injury, domestic relations, and employment discrimination. He has also argued a variety of appeals in state and federal courts of appeal.
Attorney Spotlight: Brian T. Coughlin, Director
Director Brian Coughlin joined the firm in March 2007. Brian specializes in matters of criminal justice, as well as internal investigations, personal injury, wrongful death, …
History Spotlight: The Bedell Legacy
Dittmar, DeVault, Pillans & Coxe, P.A. turned 155 years old in 2020, and is the oldest law firm in continuous existence in Florida. The legacy …
The Bedell Firm Named a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News and Best Lawyers in America
The Bedell Firm was honored as one of the 2021 U.S. News — Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” Bedell Firm was recognized as a Tier 1 firm in the metropolitan area of Jacksonville for excellence in over a dozen practice areas ranging from Criminal Defense to Commercial Litigation.