History Spotlight: Bedell Firm

The law firm of Bedell, Dittmar, DeVault, Pillans & Coxe, P.A. recently celebrated a 150-year milestone, making the Bedell Firm the oldest law firm in continuous existence in Florida. The Bedell Firm strives to provide the most comprehensive professional legal representation to every client, and its success has contributed to a storied history of legal […]

Andrea Baily

Paralegal Spotlight: Andrea U. Bailey

Andrea Bailey joined the Bedell Firm in 1992 and has become an integral part of the firm over the last 26 years. Andrea provides support to the civil litigation team and has assisted with numerous trials and appeals, including trucking accidents, legal malpractice, and complex commercial cases. Throughout her time with the Bedell Firm, Andrea […]

Attorney Spotlight: Michael Lockamy

Attorney Michael Lockamy specializes in civil litigation, legal malpractice defense, personal injury, employment discrimination, and family law. He has been repeatedly recognized as a rising star in criminal defense by Super Lawyers since 2015 and in Florida Trend’s Up & Comer Legal Elite since 2013. Background Michael attended Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama where he […]

New Attorney Announcement: Michael E. Halkitis | The Bedell Firm

New Attorney Announcement: Michael E. Halkitis

Attorney Michael E. Halkitis joined the Bedell Firm in 2018 as a civil litigator. Background Mr. Halkitis graduated cum laude from Davidson College in 2003 and graduated with honors from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2006. Mr. Halkitis moved to Tampa in 2006 where he served one year as a law […]

Al Brooke Reviews “The Brain Defense" | The Bedell Firm

Al Brooke Reviews “The Brain Defense: Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America’s Courtrooms”

Al Brooke reviewed “The Brain Defense: Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America’s Courtrooms” in the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers journal, The Champion.   “The Brain Defense: Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America’s Courtrooms” was written by Kevin Davis in 2017. This book explores the perplexing […]

Constitutional Amendments: Prepare and Study Before Voting | The Bedell Firm

Constitutional Amendments: Prepare and Study Before Voting

Brian Coughlin was featured as a guest writer in the Jacksonville Daily Record discussing the 2018 general election. In this article, Brian summarizes each proposed amendment likely to be on the ballot this year. Election Day is November 6 and early voting in Duval County begins October 22. Read the full article below: Read Article