Partner Jessica Kopas Discusses Florida’s Legal Landscape with CityBiz

With a surge in new Florida residents and an aging population, lawyers in the Sunshine State are increasingly dealing with litigation on trusts, estates, and landlord/tenant disputes. Jessica Kopas, well-versed in these matters, provides insights for prospective litigants in her interview with CityBiz and guest host Robert Anderson. They cover various topics, including:

  • Tell us about DarrowEverett and its presence in South Florida, and tell us a little about your practice.
  • Florida is such a unique market with so many new residents. What types of cases are you seeing in increasing numbers?
  • With the aging of so many baby boomers, we’re seeing the greatest transfer of wealth to future generations ever seen. With it, brings some pretty complex problems too. What are you seeing more of in the trust and estates litigation work that you’re handling?
  • You mentioned that you handle a lot of litigation involving landlord and tenant disputes. What are the factors in play behind that?
  • So often in matters of litigation, they could’ve been avoided with proper planning in the first place. How big are the risks if you don’t?
  • Does the complex work that you handle translate to greater satisfaction in assisting clients?
  • How often do lessons learned from litigation end up helping you help clients in the future?

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