Attorney Spotlight: John G. Woodlee
John Woodlee specializes in complex commercial litigation, general civil litigation, and appellate litigation. Learn more about John’s background and professional experience.
Hank Coxe: Critical of Failures to Respect Significance of Nonpartisanship
Bedell Firm Director, Hank Coxe, discusses nonpartisanship in his Florida Times-Union column titled, “New civics courses should include lessons on nonpartisanship”, published on the front page of Sunday’s REASON section.
Erica Cruzat Represents Bedell Firm in Ecuador
Bedell Firm paralegal, Erica L. Cruzat, takes things to new heights in and outside of the firm. Erica recently spent two weeks scaling mountains in Ecuador. Learn more about her exciting expedition.
Bedell Attorneys Selected by Super Lawyers Florida 2022
Bedell is proud to announce that John A. DeVault, III, Bobby Farnell II, Michael E. Lockamy, David Barksdale, Brian Coughlin, and Hank Coxe have been recognized in the 2022 edition of Florida’s Super Lawyers Magazine.
7 Bedell Attorneys Honored in Best Lawyers in America
The Best Lawyers in America 2023 edition honored eight Bedell attorneys for their excellence in their respective practice areas. Since 1983, the Best Lawyers publication has been universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
Bedell Firm Sponsors 2022 Florida Bar Convention
The Bedell Firm was a proud sponsor of the 2022 Annual Florida Bar Convention, June 22-25. The convention’s highlights this year included a Judicial Luncheon with a State of the Judiciary address given by Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles T. Canady, a 50-Year Member Luncheon, and a President’s Reception.
Bedell Firm Attorneys Recognized in 2022 Florida Trend Legal Elite
David Barksdale, Henry M. Coxe, III, John A. DeVault, III, and Michael E. Lockamy have been recognized in the 2022 Florida Trend Legal Elite. The Florida Trend Legal Elite presents Florida’s top 1.4% of licensed and practicing attorneys selected by their peers.
A Look at The Bedell Firm’s History
With over 155 years of litigation excellence, the Bedell Firm has a fascinating and extensive history. Visit our visual history timeline to learn more about the pivotal moments that have shaped our firm’s legacy over the years.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
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:
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 …
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.
Brian Coughlin Co-Chairs Leadership Jacksonville’s Justice Day
Attorney Brian Coughlin, Bedell Firm director, recently served as Co-Chair for the Leadership Jacksonville program Justice Day. Along with his co-chair Kathy Para, he planned …
Bedell Firm Attorneys Recognized in 2019 Florida Trend Legal Elite
David Barksdale, Brian T. Coughlin, Henry M. Coxe III, John A. DeVault III, R. H. Farnell II, and Michael E. Lockamy were recently recognized in …