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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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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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Portraits of all leaders of the Bedell Firm over the years. Text: History Spotlight: The Bedell Legacy

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 …

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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.

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Bedell Firm Building in Let There Be Light Driving Tour

Bedell Building Featured in Cathedral District’s “Let There Be Light” Driving Tour

See the Bedell Building featured for 35 nights this season in Christmas in the Cathedral District 2020: Let There Be Light, beginning Friday, November 27.

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A look at Florida's new laws: By Brian Coughlin, Bedell Firm Director

Brian Coughlin Featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record: A Look at Florida’s New Laws

Brian Coughlin, Bedell Firm director, was featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record to bring attention to Florida’s new laws. In this feature article, “A look …

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Student athletes may profit from their name, image and likeness: By Valeen Arena, Bedell Firm Attorney

Valeen M. Arena Featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record: Student Athletes May Profit From Their Name, Image and Likeness

Valeen Arena, Bedell Firm attorney, was featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record to discuss the Intercollegiate Athlete Compensation and Rights Bill. For the first time, …

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Ashley Cox Recognized as a 2020 Jacksonville “Woman of Influence”

Congratulations to Bedell Firm director Ashley Wells Cox, who was honored as one of the 2020 Women of Influence presented by the Jacksonville Business Journal. Ashley was chosen as one of 20 women who through her work, words and accomplishments serves as an inspirational leader for the First Coast.

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R.H. Farnell is named 2021 "Lawyer of the Year" at the Bedell Firm

Farnell Honored as “Lawyer of the Year” in Legal Malpractice Defense

Nine Bedell Firm attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. “The Best Lawyers in …

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Hank Coxe, Bedell Firm Director

Hank Coxe Featured Speaker: The Florida Bar’s Criminal Law Conversation Series

Attorney Hank Coxe, former President of the Florida Bar and Director of the Bedell Firm, is speaking at the Bar’s virtual meeting, “CONNECT: A Criminal Law Conversation Series.” Coxe will share thoughts on lessons learned through the years, how his practice has adapted to COVID, and his views on the future of criminal law.

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Bedell Firm Attorneys Selected by Super Lawyers 2020—Florida Top 100 and Rising Stars

David Barksdale, Allan F. Brooke II, Brian T. Coughlin, Henry M. Coxe III, John A. DeVault III, R. H. Farnell II, Michael E. Lockamy, Charles …

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Ashley Cox Featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record

Ashley Cox Featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record: Family Law Practice Growth

Attorney Ashley Wells Cox, Bedell Firm director, leads the firm’s Family Law practice. Learn more about Ashley and the incredible growth of the practice in a feature article published by the Jacksonville Daily Record.

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Five lawyers from the Bedell Firm recognized in Florida Trend Legal Elite

Bedell Firm Attorneys Recognized in 2020 Florida Trend Legal Elite and Hall of Fame

Congratulations to our attorneys David Barksdale, Brian T. Coughlin, Henry M. Coxe III, John A. DeVault III, R. H. Farnell II, and Michael E. Lockamy, who are recognized in the 2020 edition of Florida Trend’s Legal Elite and Hall of Fame.

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John Woodlee Featured in the Florida Bar Journal

John Woodlee Published in The Florida Bar Journal

Attorney John G. Woodlee, Bedell Firm director, was published in the latest issue of The Florida Bar Journal. He discusses key considerations to navigate district court review of mandamus proceedings in land-use litigation. Read more.

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Michael Lockamy selected by the Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award

Michael Lockamy Honored by The Florida Bar: Receives President’s Pro Bono Service Award

Congratulations to Bedell Firm attorney Michael Lockamy, who was recently honored by The Florida Bar as this year’s outstanding pro bono attorney with the President’s Pro Bono Service Award. Michael is actively involved in groups that serve the legal profession and our community. Learn more about Michael Lockamy.

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Brian Coughlin Featured in the Jacksonville Daily Record: Commentary on Florida’s Distracted Driver Law

Attorney Brian Coughlin, Bedell Firm director, helps drivers get up to speed on the changes to Florida’s distracted driver law in a feature article published in the Jacksonville Daily Record.

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John Woodlee Featured Leader in the Law by Jacksonville Daily Record

Bedell Firm Attorney John Woodlee, director, was featured as a “Leader in the Law” by the Jacksonville Daily Record. John served as the president of …

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Best Law Firms 2020

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 2020 U.S. News — Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” Bedell Firm was recognized as a Tier …

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