Portraits of all leaders of the Bedell Firm over the years. Text: History Spotlight: The Bedell Legacy

History Spotlight: The Bedell Legacy

Dittmar, DeVault, Pillans & Coxe, P.A. turned 155 years old in 2020, and is the oldest law firm in continuous existence in Florida. The legacy of the firm has been its attorneys.  Charles P. Pillans, III, C. Harris Dittmar and Chester Bedell spent decades committed to comprehensive legal representation. Pillans retired in 2020 after nearly […]

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John Woodlee Featured Leader in the Law by Jacksonville Daily Record

Bedell Firm Attorney John Woodlee, director, was featured as a “Leader in the Law” by the Jacksonville Daily Record. John is president of the board of directors for Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, Northeast Florida’s nonprofit law firm that provides civil legal assistance for people who otherwise could not afford representation.  Read an excerpt from John’s […]

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Bedell Firm Attorneys Recognized in 2019 Florida Trend Legal Elite

David Barksdale, Brian T. Coughlin, Henry M. Coxe III, John A. DeVault III, R. H. Farnell II, and Michael E. Lockamy were recently recognized in the 2019 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™. The winner list represents just over 1 percent of the active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida. Barksdale, Coxe, and […]

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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