In late May, Bryan Gowdy accepted the role of Chair for the Florida Justice Association Amicus Curiae Committee. In his first order of business, Bryan has expressed his opinions on the Florida Supreme Court's recent adoption of the Daubert standard for expert witness testimony. In a recent interview with Law360, he stated, "that the plaintiffs bar has never been opposed to having reliable scientific expert testimony." The Daubert standard may have its concerns, but it can be a good thing. Moving forward he said, "the court should consider whether to impose monetary sanctions on parties that file multiple unsuccessful Daubert motions. He added that under court rules, the judiciary has the authority to do so."
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Last week, the Florida Supreme Court reversed the standard on expert witness testimony, known as Frye, and adopted Daubert. Daubert standard is used by the majority of states already. Bryan Gowdy was featured in a recent journal discussing the transition and future impacts of Daubert in Florida. To read the full interview, click here.
The annual Super Lawyers list has been released, and three Creed & Gowdy attorneys have been named. Super Lawyers recognizes the top lawyers in Florida!
Rebecca Creed and Bryan Gowdy have been ranked Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers for 2019. This list consists of the top-rated attorneys evaluated by peer recognition and professional achievement in their area of practice.
Rebecca and Bryan have also been ranked Top 25 Jacksonville Super Lawyers.
Daniel Mahfood was listed as "Rising Star" in 2019. Being selected to Rising Stars is limited to a small number of attorneys in each state. Daniel is among only about 2.5 percent of attorneys named "Rising Star" and has been selected each year since 2017.
Creed & Gowdy is proud of our attorney achievements and repeated recognition.
Rebecca Creed has been ranked among the Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers List since 2006. This year Rebecca has been further ranked as Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers.
Creed & Gowdy is proud of her continued peer and professional recognition.
The Florida Justice Association Annual Convention kicks off in Palm Beach, Florida later this month. On Wednesday, June 12th Rebecca Creed will speak at the Mini Deposition College session. She will discuss a variety of topics from Rules of Engagement to Deposition Do's and Don'ts. For more information about her presentation and the convention, please visit the FJA website here.