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Johnson & Cassidy is pleased to announce that Firm partner Sean Johnson has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017© in the practices areas of Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, and Litigation – Securities.  This is the second year in a row that Sean has been selected by […]

In one of the first cases filed in Florida under the new Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (“DTSA”), a federal court relied on precedent under Florida’s own Uniform Trade Secrets Act (“FUTSA”) to dismiss a complaint for misappropriation of trade secrets that sought relief under both statutes.[i]  In M.C. Dean, Inc. v. City of Miami […]

Tampa Connection has selected Chris DeCort to join its Board of Directors for a three year term beginning this year.  Chris has been active in Tampa Connection for several years, first as a participant in its 2014 graduating class and subsequently as a member and the Executive Chair of its Alumni Committee.  Tampa Connection is an important community organization […]

The United Way of Tampa Bay’s Sulfur Springs Resource Center provides job skills and employment counselling services to residents of the Sulfur Springs community.  As part of their program, the Resource Center seeks donations of business suits to assist their clients getting started in the interview and employment process.  Everyone at Johnson & Cassidy pitched […]

Nicole Newlon attended the 2016 Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference in May 2016 in Point Clear, Alabama.  The conference presentations included “Neuroscience and the Law,” “Law, Justice, and the Holocaust:  How the Courts Failed Germany”, and “Technology and the Law”.  Conference attendees also participated in roundtable discussions and were afforded the opportunity to hear from Supreme […]

Johnson & Cassidy, P.A. | Stephen Tabano

As 2015 drew to a close, Johnson & Cassidy’s own Steve Tabano celebrated his 35th year as a practicing Florida lawyer.  Steve has been an exemplary lawyer with a broad range of experience in his 35 years of practice, including running his own firm, working in the Lawyer Regulation Department of the Florida Bar, working […]

Continuing her record of service to her hometown, Nicole Newlon won a contested three-person election to the City Commission for Dade City, Florida.  Nicole’s four-year term runs from 2016 to 2020.  A graduate of Pasco High School, Nicole has proven that you can go home and make a difference.  She has been active in numerous […]

The internet is a wonderful tool.  So is a chainsaw, until it’s used to trim your fingernails.  Entrepreneurs are understandably skeptical about spending money on something as mundane as form bylaws when hundreds of examples are available at the click of a mouse.  In many cases, that approach works out fine.  When it doesn’t however, […]