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Adams and Reese Partner Tom Dart, in the Firm’s Sarasota office, has been named to the Executive Council for the Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar. The Trial Lawyers Section has more than 6,000 members who consist of plaintiffs, defense and commercial litigators dedicated to trial work.
Adams and Reese Special Counsel Chip Wilbanks, in the firm’s Jackson office, has been approved to join the American Board of Trial Advocates, a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the civil jury trial right provided by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Membership is by invitation only.
The National Board of Trial Advocacy (NBTA) is pleased to announce that Adams and Reese Partner Steve Rowe has successfully achieved recertification as a civil trial advocate. Rowe, who practices in the Adams and Reese Birmingham office, has been a NBTA member for 15 years. The NBTA was formed out of a strong conviction that both the law profession and its clients would benefit from an organization designed specifically to create an objective set of standards illustrating an attorney's experience and expertise in the practice of trial law.

Recent Media Mentions

Jeff Richardson, Adams and Reese Partner and author of the legal tech blog iPhoneJD.com, was interviewed on the Mac Power Users’ June 11 show, “MPU Live: My Machine Just Kernel Panicked,” in which he discussed the Apple Watch, Dropbox, Photos.app, photo workflows meal planning, and several other Apple devices.
Adams and Reese Partner James McLaren, who represents Elvis Presley Enterprises, was interviewed in a Memphis News Channel 3 article, "EDGE Gives Approval for Graceland Hotel," as The Economic Development Board approved $84 million in financing to fund a 450-room hotel and convention center at the Graceland Property. With its 450 rooms, 500 seat theater and two restaurants, the Graceland hotel will be the third largest in the city behind the Peabody and Convention Center Sheraton. In addition, 500 jobs were promised in and around the hotel.

Adams and Reese Partner Jeff Richardson, in the firm’s New Orleans office, was interviewed by Legal Talk Network during the 2015 ABA Techshow, held April 16-18, in Chicago, Illinois. Richardson recommended some fun and productive apps for iOS devices. Richardson is well known in the legal tech industry for his website iPhoneJD.com which helps lawyers who use iPhones and iPads in their practice.


Recent Announcements

Adams and Reese is pleased to announce that Adam P. Gulotta has joined the Firm as a Staff Attorney in the firm’s New Orleans office. Gulotta spent the previous three years as a medical malpractice attorney at Lafayette-based Judice & Adley.
We are deeply saddened by the untimely death of our partner, colleague and friend, Thomas G. O’Brien on June 4, 2015. Tom was a highly skilled litigator, a trusted advisor to his many clients, and a mentor and role model to dozens of young lawyers. He touched many lives, personally and professionally, and he will be missed by everyone who knew him.
Adams and Reese is proud to present our Firm’s third issue of the “Women Out in Front” newsletter, highlighting our law firm’s women attorneys’ achievements, awards/ recognitions, and professional and community involvement as our women attorneys continue to make a difference in our 16 communities in which our firm has offices across the nation.