BOYLE & LEONARD, P.A. NEWS AND MEDIA CENTER

FIRM NEWS AND EVENTS

Welcome to the Boyle & Leonard, P.A. news and media center. Here you will find firm information regarding our breaking news and announcements, case updates, and legal updates.

NEW PARTNER

We are pleased to announce that Amanda Anderson, of our Tampa location has become a partner with the firm. Ms. Anderson has been with the firm since 2011, and is licensed in both The State of Florida and the State of South Carolina.  In 2014, Ms. Anderson opened our Tampa office and has continued to make a significant impact on the overall growth of the firm.

NEW ASSOCIATES

Boyle & Leonard, P.A. is continuing to grow with the addition of our newest Associate, Meagan R. Cyrus.  Meagan will join our Fort Myers branch.

 

BOYLE & LEONARD, P.A. IS A SPONSOR OF THE PERRIN CONFERENCES 3RD ANNUAL CONSTRUCTION DEFECT CONFERENCE IN FORT LAUDERDALE.

Boyle & Leonard, P.A. is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the 3rd Annual Construction Defect Conference to be held November 15-17, 2017, at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Click here for complete conference agenda and speaker information.

ATTORNEY MARK BOYLE TO SPEAK WILL BE A SPEAKER AT THE WEST COAST CASUALTY CONSTRUCTION DEFECT SEMINAR IN CALIFORNIA.

Attorney Boyle will be speaking at the West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar which is held on May 18th & 19th, 2017, at The Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California.  Click here for complete conference agenda and speaker information.

ATTORNEY MARK BOYLE TO SPEAK AT THE SEMINAR GROUP’S, INSURANCE IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY SEMINAR

Attorney Boyle will be speaking at the Seminar Group’s Insurance in the Construction Industry Seminar to be held May 11 & 12, 2017, in Miami, Florida. Click here for complete conference agenda and speaker information.

 

 

NEW OFFICE

We are delighted to announce that Boyle & Leonard, P.A. has expanded our office locations to include Tampa, Florida located at 309 S. Fielding Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606.  Amanda Anderson, Esq. will bring her expertise to the Tampa area.

 

 

 

MARK BOYLE NAMED 2015 FLORIDA SUPER LAWYERS.

Boyle & Leonard, P.A. is pleased to announce that Mark A. Boyle has been named as 2015 Florida SuperLawyers.

BOYLE, GENTILE & LEONARD, P.A. GOLD SPONSOR AT UPCOMING 2015 PULTEGROUP LAW SUMMIT.

Boyle, Leonard & Crockett, P.A. is pleased to announce its gold sponsorship of the 2013, 2014 & 2015 PulteGroup Law Summit.

 

Mark A. Boyle Recognized as Florida Legal Elite

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE              Contacts:

06/27/13                                                      Andrew P. Corty, Florida Trend Publisher

(727) 892-2638; acorty@FloridaTrend.com

Janice Sharp, Florida Trend Associate Publisher

(727) 892-2621; jsharp@FloridaTrend.com

  1. PETERSBURG, FLA. (June 27, 2013) – Mark A. Boyle of Boyle, Leonard & Crockett, P.A. in Fort Myers Florida, was recently recognized in the 2013 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™. The list of 1,228 honorees, published in the July issue of Florida Trend magazine, includes attorneys in private practice as well as top government and non-profit attorneys.

Actively practicing Florida attorneys were asked to name the attorneys that they hold in highest regard as professionals – lawyers with whom they have personally worked and would recommend to others. Florida Bar President Eugene K. Pettis notes, “In an ever crowded profession, it’s even more important to the public and the profession to identify exceptional attorneys; Florida Legal Elite is a great resource for this task.”

“Florida Trend’s 250,000 readers are executives who rely on the legal community for a multitude of corporate assignments,” says Publisher Andrew Corty. “When we first published Florida Legal Elite in 2004, our goal was to provide a valuable resource for our readers. Over the past 10 years, I’ve heard many accolades about the program. Florida Legal Elite is a guide to selecting a trusted legal partner to handle delicate business concerns. Our website, FloridaTrend.com, offers another pathway for the dissemination of this key information.”

The entire Legal Elite report can be viewed at www.FloridaTrend.com/LegalElite.

MARK A. BOYLE, ESQUIRE TO SPEAK AT WEST COAST CASUALTY’S CONSTRUCTION DEFECT SEMINAR

Boyle, Leonard & Crockett, P.A. is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Mark A. Boyle, Esquire will be speaking at  West Coast Casualty’s Construction Defect Seminar being held in Anaheim, California on May 15th, 16th and 17th, 2013. Mr. Boyle will be speaking on May 16, 2013 at the seminar titled “Florida … Caught in the Crosshairs of CD.”

BOYLE, GENTILE, LEONARD & CROCKETT, P.A. PREMIER SPONSOR AND MARK A. BOYLE, ESQUIRE SPEAKER AT UPCOMING 7TH ANNUAL EAST REGION CONSTRUCTION DEFECT AND INSURANCE COVERAGE CONFERENCE IN ORLANDO.

Boyle, Leonard & Crockett, P.A. is pleased to announce its premier sponsorship of the 7th Annual East Region Construction Defect and Insurance Coverage Conference to be held June 19-21, 2013 in Orlando, Florida. Managing Partner Mark A. Boyle, Esquire will be a panelist at the conference during General Session 3: Construction Defect Claims – From the Insured’s Perspective. Click here for complete conference agenda and speaker information.

BOYLE, GENTILE, LEONARD & CROCKETT, P.A. WINS SUMMARY JUDGMENT REGARDING INJURY-INFACT- TRIGGER AND REQUIRING INSURANCE COMPANY TO DEFEND.

Axis Surplus Insurance Company v. Contravest Construction, et al., 2012 WL 2048303 (M.D. Fla. June 5, 2012) involves an insurance dispute in a construction setting. More specifically, the insurance company in that case disputed whether it was required to defend its insured, the general contractor, because it  claimed that the loss occurred outside of the policy period. The carrier denied coverage, relying on allegations in the complaint that the loss did not manifest, meaning become observable, until after its policy of insurance had expired. In an effort to get Axis to participate in the loss, we argued that Axis was required to defend the lawsuit because the allegations of the complaint, at least potentially, appeared to have implicated damages actually occurring during Axis’s insurance policy. Notwithstanding the existence of some prior cases in favor of Axis, the court held that because the complaint against the general contractor at least alleged some potential damages which actually occurred during Axis’s policy period, Axis was required to defend the general contractor. The underlying case and the coverage case resolved shortly after this ruling. This is one of the most definitive rulings about the so-called “trigger” of coverage issue in Florida in recent years, and likely represents a trend away from the so-called “manifestation” trigger.

 

 

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