Recent Cases & News

DEC 06
Thomas Burns Speaking at Upcoming Advanced Appellate Practice and Board Certification Review

Thomas Burns, a board certified appellate specialist, has been selected as a speaker at the upcoming Advanced Appellate Practice and Board Certification Review presented by the Appellate Practice Section of the Florida Bar. Mr. Burns will be using his professional experience with federal litigation to discuss principles and recent developments in federal appellate practice. Mr. Burns is grateful for being invited to present and looking forward to participating in the event!

NOV 22
Bryan Gowdy presented the "Spartan at Thermopylae" Award

Howard Coker presented the annual "Spartan at Thermopylae" Award to Bryan Gowdy at this year's 15th annual Florida Justice Association Jacksonville Wine Reception benefiting Jacksonville Area Legal Aid for his "readiness to defend justice." This award recognizes an individual who always stands ready to defend justice, even against overwhelming odds and at great personal cost. Congratulations, Bryan!

NOV 18
U.S. Supreme Court sets oral argument in Gallardo

On November 17th, the United States Supreme Court scheduled oral argument inGallardo v. Marstiller. The case is set to be heard on January 10, 2022.  Creed & Gowdy and co-counsel represent Ms. Gianinna Gallardo, a Medicaid beneficiary. Ms. Gallardo's case asks the Court to decide whether a state Medicaid agency may seek reimbursement for Medicaid's payment of the beneficiary's past medical expenses by taking from the portion of the beneficiary's tort recovery that compensates for future medical expenses.

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NOV 12
Rebecca Creed and Dimitri Peteves Participate in the Jacksonville Justice Association’s Annual Seminar

On November 12, 2021, Rebecca Creed and Dimitri Peteves participated in the Jacksonville Justice Association's Annual Seminar presentation, titled "Summary Judgments Under the New Rule: Offensive and Defensive Strategies."  Rebecca served as a moderator for the presentation and Dimitri was a panelist.

OCT 26
Bryan Gowdy Appointed as Vice Chair of the Jury Instructions Committee

On October 26, 2021, the Supreme Court of Florida issued an Administrative Order, making appointments to the Supreme Court Committee on Standard Jury Instructions in Civil Cases.  The court appointed Daniel B. Rogers of Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP as Chair of the committee and Bryan S. Gowdy of Creed & Gowdy as Vice-Chair of the committee for 2022.