• Posts by Jennifer P. Sommerville
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    Jennifer P. Sommerville is an attorney in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Construction Litigation Practice Group.  She has over 15 years of experience representing clients in complex commercial ...

In this post, which is the first in a series on original proceedings, Jennifer Sommerville and Suzanne Labrit provide a primer on the basics of common law certiorari jurisdiction and procedure with respect to non-final orders in civil cases. Read More

Attorney Jennifer Sommerville explains why appellate attorney practitioners need to be careful when drafting any order determining that a party is not entitled to statutory immunity. The words "as a matter of law," can make all the difference. Read More

We review the issues and arguments presented, and summarize the opposing positions, on the pending question of whether Daubert or Frye will be the standard for admissibility of expert evidence in Florida courts. Read More

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