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Anne Pollack Listed Among Florida’s Legal Elite

Fletcher Fischer Pollack is proud to announce that Anne Pollack has been named as one of Florida’s “Legal Elite” for 2021 by Florida Trend magazine.  Fellow lawyers were asked to vote for attorneys whom they have worked with, hold in the highest regard and would recommend to those seeking legal assistance. After being named to the list […]

Anne Pollack Named 2021 Super Lawyer

Fletcher Fischer Pollack is very proud to announce that Anne Pollack has been named to the list of 2021 Super Lawyers. Marking three consecutive years! Super Lawyers are considered the top attorneys in the state with a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research to evaluate […]

Obergefell and the Legal Rights of Same-Sex Married Couples: Now That You Have These Rights, What Do You Do With Them?

Anniversary of Obergefell On the anniversary of the great victory for the LGBTQ+ community we are reminded that Obergefell  stands not only as a triumph for human rights, but also is the basis of married same-sex couples’ access to numerous estate planning tools and tax savings previously only available to heterosexual married couples. On June […]

Insurance in the Time of Coronavirus: Business Interruption and Your Next Steps

This begins a series on insurance issues related to disaster resilience, especially with regard to the coronavirus pandemic and the upcoming hurricane season. While disasters are often somewhat personal (fire, sprinkler issue, robbery) or regional (hurricane, tornado, earthquake), rarely have we seen damaging events that effect the whole country like coronavirus has.  Insurance, as a […]

Insurance in the Time of Coronavirus: Litigation Claims and Government Help

This continues our series on insurance issues related to disaster resilience, especially with regard to the coronavirus pandemic and the summer hurricane season.  Part 1 can be found here. As noted in my earlier post, every insurance policy is different. Given the different needs and sophistication of businesses and the ultimate policy that comes out of […]

Anne Pollack Speaks about Development in the St. Pete Coastal High Hazard Area

Yesterday, attorney Anne Pollack spoke with Chris Steinocher of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Joe Hamilton of the St. Pete Catalyst on their “Coronavirus Impact Insights” podcast about the proposed changes to development regulations for St. Petersburg’s much expanded Coastal High Hazard area.  The conversation can be found here. In St. Pete and around […]

Leigh Fletcher and Anne Pollack named 2020 Super Lawyers

Fletcher Fischer Pollack is very proud to announce that Leigh Fletcher and Anne Pollack have been named to the list of 2020 Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers are considered the top attorneys in the state with a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Peer nominations and evaluations are combined with independent research to evaluate […]

Key Aspects of the CARES Act Provisions Authorizing Small Business Loans

Small business owners are necessarily prepared for various types of challenges, but what do you do when the government orders you to close for an indefinite amount of time? Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has put millions in this very difficult position. Even worse, it is still unclear in many places when authorities will allow businesses […]

Pinellas County Individual and Small Business Grant Update!

Pinellas County is offering new relief programs for individuals. To apply, residents should text COVIDCARES to 898211. Relief is also being offered to small businesses through Pinellas County and will open May 4 through an online portal. The cities of Pinellas Park and Gulfport have also opened small business relief programs. Links to those programs […]

How Will Coronavirus Affect Contractual Relationships and Obligations?

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted practically every aspect of American life. Whether closed by government order or by concerns about public safety, millions of businesses around the country have seen their operations come to a halt. Despite the overwhelming effect of COVID-19, it is not a certainty that an “Act of God” clause in a […]