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Massey Law Group Becomes Key Partner to Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay

MLG is proud to announce it has become a Key Partner to the Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay (NLC). The NLC’s mission “is to develop and connect nonprofit leaders to strengthen organizations and our communities.” The center provides learning and networking opportunities to nonprofit professionals, leaders, and organizations.    It offers professional development experiences […]

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What All Business Owners Need to Know About the Corporate Transparency Act, Effective Jan. 1, 2024

In 2021, the Federal government enacted the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”) to enhance transparency in corporate entity structures and require the disclosure of the identity of the individuals who own and control U.S. companies to better arm the federal government in its fight against money laundering, tax fraud, terrorism funding, and other illicit activities.   Every […]

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Practice of Law

There is a proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) tools in the legal space. However, there are no state or federal licensing schemes for AI technology. In this, the first of three primers on Artificial Intelligence and the Law, we explore the impact of AI on the practice of law.   Masheika Allgood, AI Ethicist and […]

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Say What You Mean and Mean What You Say: Drafting Arbitration Provisions for Construction Disputes … and Beyond 

by Lauren Kerr, attorney of counsel, MLG Arbitration is a popular dispute resolution method for construction law claims Many construction agreements require resolution of disputes by arbitration.  This means that the parties intend to waive a jury trial and instead have any claims adjudicated by a neutral third party, the arbitrator(s). But, how far the […]

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Should My Florida LLC Have More Than One Member? How to Protect Your Company’s Corporate Veil

Florida LLC

by Starlett Massey, attorney and founding shareholder of MLG You may be starting a business and are about to set up an LLC.  Or you may have established your LLC a decade ago.  An LLC offers certain protections.  However, in some circumstances, courts can reach beyond the company’s liability protections — “piercing the corporate veil.”  […]

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Celebrating Collaboration, Freedom, Art, and the LGBTQ+ Community

Art is expression. It allows the artist and the public to consider their lives within our complex social and political climate. For the LGBTQ+ community, the art of drag performance expresses the freedom and fluidity of sexuality and gender.  In celebration of the Collab at 3833’s two-year anniversary, we hosted a special event, “The Art […]

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Lauren D. Kerr of Massey Law Group Achieves Florida Bar Board Certification in Construction Law

Dedicated to achieving a heightened level of excellence through character, professionalism, ethics, and credibility in the practice of law ST. PETERSBURG, FL, September 5, 2023 – Massey Law Group, P.A. (MLG), a law firm focusing on real property, business law, and commercial litigation, is pleased to announce that Lauren D. Kerr, MLG Attorney of Counsel, […]

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Understanding Florida Time Limitations and Florida’s Recent Changes Impacting Construction Claims

Statutes of Limitation A statute of limitation is the period in which a person may file a lawsuit arising from a certain event.  One of the primary purposes of a statute of limitations is to “protect defendants from unfair surprises and stale claims.”[1]   The statute of limitations begins to run from the time the […]

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Forced Forfeiture of Residential Property and New Florida Laws

Florida Statutes §§ 692.203 and 692.204 On July 1, 2023, several new Florida laws restricting the ownership and transfer of properties in Florida took effect.  One such law is Fla. Stat. 692.203, wherein a “foreign principal” is prohibited from owning any property (or having more than a de minimus interest therein), including residential property, within […]

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MLG Welcomes Lauren D. Kerr as Attorney of Counsel

Massey Law Group, P.A. (MLG) welcomes attorney Lauren D. Kerr to the team. Lauren is an experienced and engaging litigator with a wide-ranging background in civil litigation and construction law. Her dedication to her clients and resolving cases efficiently sets her apart from her peers. Lauren truly enjoys working diligently toward and achieving her clients’ […]

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