Personal Injury Attorney Eric R. Elms Made Shareholder of Fisher Rushmer, P.A.

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Mar 2, 2018 8:04:00 AM

On January 1, 2018, Attorney Eric R. Elms was named a shareholder of the Orlando, Florida law firm of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. As a shareholder, Mr. Elms will continue to assist the firm in its civil trial cases involving personal injury and insurance litigation."Our goal is to handle a wide range of legal needs for our clients," said Joe Amos, Jr., managing shareholder for Fisher Rushmer, P.A. "Eric, in particular, brings to our firm a tenacity that is a true asset to our clients. His clear insight into insurance and the litigation process makes him uniquely qualified to assist in both ...

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Meet Michael Brownlee, Board-Certified Appellate Attorney at Fisher Rushmer, P.A.

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Jan 23, 2018 3:30:40 PM

Hiring an appellate attorney can be stressful. You may have won before the trial court, but the thrill of victory fades once you receive the other side’s Notice of Appeal. Perhaps the trial court or jury ruled against you and you need to appeal. Either way, the appellate process often represents your last shot at achieving victory, or your only hope of retaining your initial win.

As a result, choosing the right appellate attorney is crucial.

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Fisher Rushmer, P.A. Sponsors the 2017 Art of Medicine Gala for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Nov 22, 2017 9:10:00 AM

On October 20, 2017, the attorneys and employees of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. enjoyed a wonderful night of art and ballet as they helped sponsor and support the care and research for patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries.

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6 Fisher Rushmer Attorneys To Receive Ninth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Merit Award

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Oct 17, 2017 11:38:46 AM

Fisher Rushmer, P.A.  is proud to congratulate six (6) of its attorneys who have been chosen to receive the Inaugural Ninth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Merit Award. 

The award recognizes attorneys who have shown a commitment to their local community by providing significant pro bono legal assistance to people who could not otherwise afford legal counsel. The Fisher Rushmer attorneys who were chosen to receive the Inaugural Ninth Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Merit Award are Joseph L. Amos, Jr., Chris Ballentine, Eric R. Elms, David R. McFarlin, Elizabeth Collins Plummer, and C. Gene Shipley.

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How Personal Counsel Can Assist You In Legal Cases

Posted by Joseph "Joe" Amos on Aug 23, 2017 11:51:55 AM

During my years of legal practice, especially handling third-party injury claims, I have seen so many times, and in numerous ways, how personal counsel (or private counsel or corporate counsel) has proven to be a valuable, positive factor for case resolutions, evaluations, damage control and even trials.

Let me explain...

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Topics: Insurance, Personal Counsel

Fisher Rushmer P.A. Attorney Appointed as Chair of Florida Bar Committee

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Aug 1, 2017 7:59:50 PM

Fisher Rushmer P.A. attorney Penelope B. Perez-Kelly has been appointed to serve as the chair of the Florida Bar International Law Certification Committee. This appointment runs until June 30, 2018.

Florida Bar board certification recognizes attorneys whose special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law and professionalism and ethics in practice make them experts in their designated certification area.

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Fisher Rushmer, P.A.  Announces 10 Members of Their Orlando Law Firm Have Been Selected as 2017 Super Lawyers

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Jul 25, 2017 2:53:59 PM

Every year, Super Lawyers selects and rates outstanding lawyers from 70 or more practice areas and chooses the top 5% to receive Super Lawyer status. The attorneys chosen by Super Lawyers have been recognized by their peers and made personal achievements in the legal field. The patented selection process is based on independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.The Orlando law firm of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. is proud to announce that the following attorneys were selected as a Super Lawyer or Super Lawyer Rising Star for 2017:

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Eric R. Elms of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. Law Firm Recently Recognized as the Most Productive Board Member of the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Jul 6, 2017 12:39:28 PM

Eric R. Elms, of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. in Orlando, a practicing lawyer since 2011, was recently recognized by the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors as the “Most Productive Board Member.”

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Attorney Joseph L. Amos, Jr. of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. Named 2017 President of Central Florida ABOTA Chapter

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on May 11, 2017 1:49:43 PM

Joseph L. Amos, Jr., of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. in Orlando, has been an active member of the Central Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) since 2010. Joe has served in various officer positions in recent years, and was named President for 2017.

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Who Gets to Choose the Corporate Representative to Appear for the Corporation in a Deposition?

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on May 9, 2017 11:22:49 AM

A recent case went before Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal to decide who is allowed to choose the corporate representative in a deposition. Following is a synopsis of the case and the Second District’s decision.

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Orlando Attorney J. Brock McClane Shares About His Service as an Honorary Consul of Germany

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on May 2, 2017 3:43:24 PM

Recently, we had the chance to sit down with one of our attorneys J. Brock McClane to discuss his appointment as an Honorary Consul of Germany.

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Are Income Taxes Dischargeable in a Bankruptcy Case?

Posted by David McFarlin on Apr 19, 2017 5:00:15 PM

The Internal Revenue Service will frequently assert a claim for unpaid income taxes and be one of the largest creditors in a chapter 7 case. Therefore, many individuals considering a bankruptcy case inquire about the dischargeability of income taxes.

Here are the rules you need to know:

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Eric R. Elms of Orlando’s Fisher Rushmer, P.A. Law Firm Helps The Florida Bar Launch the PWP Program Online

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Mar 23, 2017 6:08:43 PM

Eric R. Elms, of Fisher Rushmer, P.A. in Orlando, and the co-chair of the Young Lawyers Division’s Practicing with Professionalism Committee, recently announced that the Practicing with Professionalism course is now available online. Previously, it was only offered in person.

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Topics: The Florida Bar

6 Fisher Rushmer, P.A. Attorneys Included in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for 2017

Posted by Fisher Rushmer, P.A. on Feb 28, 2017 10:15:00 AM

Fisher Rushmer, P.A. is one of Central Florida's leading law firms, providing quality legal services to clients since 1984. With more than 20 attorneys in multiple practice areas, Fisher Rushmer has earned a reputation for its commitment to clients and results.

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What Rights Do Secured Creditors Have?

Posted by David McFarlin on Feb 24, 2017 11:11:01 AM

Secured creditors will typically inquire about what they must do to be able to enforce their security interests or mortgage interests against property that is involved in a bankruptcy case.

Read on to find out what help is available for secured creditors in bankruptcy cases.

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