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Kendall Coffey on Palm Beach County Vote Recount

Palm Beach County is Florida’s third largest county and ground zero for the historic 2000 electoral crisis that has led the state to try and correct its flawed vote-counting process. The county may not make the deadline for recounting votes in at least two tightly contested races. The decade-old machines can only tally one [...]

Kendall Coffey on Palm Beach County Vote Recount 2019-03-20T06:50:30+00:00

Craig Robins Exposed to Punitive Damages in Beef with Ugo Colombo Over Jet

Craig Robins, a Miami Design District developer lost another case, this time against a big name in Miami real estate, Ugo Colombo. Robins was seeking punitive damages in a lengthy case over a private jet that they used to jointly own. The Third Court of Appeal denied Robins’ petition after a lower court allowed [...]

Craig Robins Exposed to Punitive Damages in Beef with Ugo Colombo Over Jet 2019-03-20T06:50:42+00:00

Kendall Coffey on NBC 6 Talking Brett Kavanaugh

Kendall Coffey sat down with NBC 6 to chat about working with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Coffey is a part of several South Florida legal circles and he had the opportunity to work with Kavanaugh on the Elian Gonzalez case. When asked what type of person Kavanaugh is, Coffey stated that he is [...]

Kendall Coffey on NBC 6 Talking Brett Kavanaugh 2019-03-20T06:50:46+00:00

Kendall Coffey Speaks About Working with Brett Kavanaugh on Elián González Case

With the news breaking about Brett Kavanaugh being a Supreme Court Justice nominee, Kendall Coffey sat down with 7News to chat about Kavanaugh’s impact on several South Florida cases. Prior to being a Supreme Court Justice nominee, Kavanaugh was a federal appeals court judge and an attorney who worked on many high-profile cases connected [...]

Kendall Coffey Speaks About Working with Brett Kavanaugh on Elián González Case 2019-03-20T06:50:51+00:00

Kendall Coffey Shares Secrets to Being a Successful Businessman

In an interview with Miami Me Magazine, former Federal Prosecutor of the Southern District of Florida, Kendall Coffey shared his secrets to being a successful businessman and investor in the United States. Coffey says that there are always people looking for legal assistance to solve complex issues. He added that you need to possess [...]

Kendall Coffey Shares Secrets to Being a Successful Businessman 2019-03-20T06:51:06+00:00

Spinning Wheels: The Television Interview

Attorney at law, legal analyst, high stakes litigator, and former U.S. Attorney Kendall Coffey discusses the importance of the television interview for law spinners. Television interviews can be a great forum for getting a message to the public. But they sometimes offer pain as well as gain because, in many ways, the broadcast venue [...]

Spinning Wheels: The Television Interview 2019-03-20T06:51:17+00:00

A Media Primer for Spinners: Silence is Golden, Especially When Required

Kendall Coffey is a former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida and founding member of Coffey Burlington, PL. Learn more about his expertise in law on his personal website: http://kendallcoffey.com/ With legal news, as with diets, some of the most delicious tidbits are off-limits. In fact, some laws make it a federal [...]

A Media Primer for Spinners: Silence is Golden, Especially When Required 2019-03-20T06:51:23+00:00

Selective Prosecution: Illegal or Just Unfair?

This is an excerpt from Spinning the Law by Kendall Coffey. The full book is available for purchase on Amazon here. So-called selective prosecution is only illegal if a defendant is singled out for a purpose that is itself wrongful, such as discrimination based on race, gender, or political or religious affiliation. Like claims of [...]

Selective Prosecution: Illegal or Just Unfair? 2019-03-20T06:51:27+00:00

Defense of Insanity: Overly Successful or Overrated?

This is an excerpt from Spinning the Law by Kendall Coffey. The full book is available for purchase on Amazon here. Even for defendants who are mentally ill, the legal defense of insanity is rarely successful – especially since the laws changed in the wake of the insanity-based acquittal of John Hinkley Jr., President Reagan’s [...]

Defense of Insanity: Overly Successful or Overrated? 2019-03-20T06:51:38+00:00

Pop Law: Do Celebrities Get Special Treatment?

This is an excerpt from Spinning the Law by Kendall Coffey. The full book is available for purchase on Amazon here. The public usually assumes that celebrities receive preferential treatment at every turn in criminal cases, as well as in civil proceedings. Their lawyers tell a different story. The one point of agreement is that [...]

Pop Law: Do Celebrities Get Special Treatment? 2019-03-20T06:51:42+00:00