Bowen | Schroth
After over six years of litigation and three successful appeals, partners Derek Schroth, Sasha Garcia and James Myers obtained the Fifth District Court of Appeal’s declaration the City of Ocala’s Fire User Fee is an unconstitutional illegal tax. The Fifth District Court of Appeal decided the City must refund millions of dollars in illegal taxes it imposed on its utility customers for over ten years. Read the Court’s decision.
Please join us in welcoming Associate Attorney Kevin B. Rossi to the firm. Mr. Rossi is a “Double Gator,” having graduated Manga Cum Laude from University of Florida with a major in political science and having recently graduated from University of Florida’s Levin College of Law. Mr. Rossi is a native Floridian and will primarily assist partners Derek A. Schroth and Zachary T. Broome (more…)
Please join us in congratulating James A. Myers as he begins his 2-year term as president of Educational Foundation of Lake County, Inc. The Foundation is the direct support organization and primary fundraising arm for Lake County Schools. It was established over 30 years ago and has ranked as one of the Top 50 education foundations in the country for the past two years. (more…)
On March 13, 2018, partner Zachary T. Broome was successful, on behalf of Clermont Chain of Lakes Foundation, in persuading the Clermont City Council to remove Lake Hiawatha Preserve from its list of possible sites for a new boat ramp to Lake Minneola and hopefully end the litigation Mr. Broome filed against the City. (more…)