Gordon wins case for homeowner’s association

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In December, Keefe, Anchors & Gordon partner Ben Gordon prevailed in a key case in favor of a homeowner’s association client. In the case, the Court ordered that the owner of a four-story, semi-completed house — complete with a rooftop swimming pool — bring the structure into compliance with the Association’s guidelines or be demolished. The owner took the position that it …

KAG scores victory on behalf of local skydiving business

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Florida’s First District Court of Appeal ruled Tuesday to reverse a lower court’s decision to grant Walton County an injuction halting the business of Skydive North Florida, represented by Keefe, Anchors & Gordon attorney — and recently-elected Congressman — Matt Gaetz. Since 2008, James and Melanie Nipper have operated Skydive North Florida on their 290-acre Walton County farm. Despite the …

Gaetz elected to Congress

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On Tuesday, November 8, KAG attorney Matt Gaetz was elected to serve as Northwest Florida’s next representative in Congress! Matt will be sworn in as a member of the 115th Congress when it convenes in Washington, D.C. on January 3, 2017, continuing a family tradition of public service. Matt previously served as a member of the Florida House of Representatives …

KAG attorney Kia Johnson sworn into bar

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In a ceremony held Friday morning in The Honorable T. Patt Maney’s courtroom, Keefe, Anchors & Gordon attorney Kia Johnson was sworn in as the newest member of the Florida Bar. Johnson was joined by her father, aunt, and grandmother, along with other attorneys from the firm. KAG partner Larry Keefe introduced Johnson and her family to Judge Maney, after …

Michelle Anchors on new Bar rule prohibiting sexist remarks in court

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The Northwest Florida Daily News recently interviewed KAG partner Michelle Anchors about a new American Bar Association rule prohibiting sexist remarks in court. Michelle Anchors, a female attorney in Fort Walton Beach, said she has been treated only with dignity and respect by the judiciary, her colleagues and the local bar. “To me, this rule is a formality that codifies the standard of …

KAG Welcomes New Associate Attorney

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John Libby is a native of Okaloosa County and a recent graduate from FSU College of Law. After obtaining his B.A. in Finance and his J.D. from Florida State University, John and his wife, Christina, returned home to focus his practice on commercial litigation, real estate litigation, and community association litigation. Welcome aboard, John!

Michelle Anchors Inducted into Okaloosa County Women’s Hall of Fame

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On August 26th, in conjunction with Women’s Equality day, Michelle Anchors was inducted into the Okaloosa County Women’s Hall of Fame. Anchors’ induction and reception of the Contemporary Award is in recognition of her efforts to make significant contributions to the quality of life in Okaloosa County. Way to go, Michelle!!

Larry Keefe: Legal Elite “Super Lawyer”

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KAG is proud to announce that, not only has Larry Keefe been named in the 2015 Florida Legal Elite for the 6th consecutive year, he has also reached “Super Lawyer” status for the 8th consecutive year in the 2015 Super Lawyers Magazine. “This honor only confirms what Larry’s partners and clients already know about him: He is a creative, strategic …

Larry Keefe Named One of Top Lawyers in State of Florida

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The law firm of Keefe Anchors & Gordon is proud to announce that Larry Keefe has been named one of the top lawyers in the State of Florida. Florida Trend magazine included Keefe in the select group of lawyers chosen by their peers to be part of the 2014 Florida Legal Elite. This is the fifth year Keefe has been …

KAG Partner Larry Keefe Selected to Super Lawyers Magazine List

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The law firm of Keefe Anchors & Gordon is proud to announce that Larry Keefe has been selected to the 2014 Florida Super Lawyers Magazine list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in Florida are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. This is the seventh consecutive year that Keefe has …