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DEARING FIRM COUNSEL SECURES VICTORY IN U.S. SUPREME COURT

June 13, 2012
Dearing Firm counsel secures victory in U.S. Supreme Court extending learned intermediary doctrine to medical products in Florida. Click here to read more.

KATIE DEARING NAMED TO 2012 SUPER LAWYERS LIST

May 22, 2012
Katie L. Dearing has been named by Super Lawyers magazine to the Florida Rising Stars list as one of the top attorneys in Florida for 2012. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to the list.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.

KATIE DEARING APPOINTED CHAIR OF FOURTH CIRCUIT UPL COMMITTEE

April 10, 2012
Katie L. Dearing was recently appointed to serve as the Chair of the Florida Bar’s Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee for the Fourth Judicial Circuit. This appointment continues Ms. Dearing’s long-standing service to the Florida Bar and the Fourth Judicial Circuit’s legal community.

KATIE L. DEARING ELECTED TO SECOND TERM ON JACKSONVILLE BAR ASSOCIATION BOARD OF GOVERNORS

June 1, 2011
Katie L. Dearing was recently elected to a second two-year term on the Board of Governors for the Jacksonville Bar Association. Ms. Dearing’s election continues her long-standing service to the legal community and the Jacksonville Bar Association. Prior to her service on the Board of Governors, Ms. Dearing served the Jacksonville Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section’s Board of Directors for six years, including as its President.

KATIE DEARINGHAS BEEN INVITED TO BECOME AN ABA FELLOW

June 1, 2010
Katie L. Dearing has been invited to become a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars who have been elected by their peers to become members of The Fellows. They have demonstrated outstanding achievements and dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession. Membership in The Fellows is limited to one third of one percent of the lawyers in America.

KATIE L. DEARING RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF TOP YOUNG ATTORNEYS IN JACKSONVILLE

June 15, 2009
Katie L. Dearing has been recognized by Jacksonville Magazine’s 904 Magazineas one of the next generation of top legal practitioners in Jacksonville. According to 904 Magazine, the list, which recognizes lawyers under the age of 36 who have demonstrated outstanding professional talents and exemplary commitment to service, was compiled by interviewing Jacksonville’s most seasoned, board-certified attorneys.

KATIE L. DEARING ELECTED TO SECOND TERM ON JACKSONVILLE BAR ASSOCIATION BOARD OF GOVERNORS

June 1, 2009
Katie L. Dearing was recently elected to a two-year term on the Board of Governors for the Jacksonville Bar Association. Ms. Dearing’s election continues her long-standing service to the legal community and the Jacksonville Bar Association. Prior to her service on the Board of Governors, Ms. Dearing served the Jacksonville Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Section’s Board of Directors for six years, including as its President.