“It is an important decision and an important reminder that Fourth Amendment rights must be taken seriously,” said Bruce Rogow, a political law expert not involved in the litigation. Florida’s...
Trial Advocacy (d. 2022)
With great sadness I read of the death of advocacy in these pages on Dec. 23rd. Derrick Morales was given 40 minutes for his final argument including 20 seconds for...
Roy Black’s Closing Argument in “Varsity Blues” Georgetown Bribery Case Against Amin Khoury
Closing argument can be a powerful tool to assist the jury in considering what are sometimes very different sides of a case. Below is Roy Black’s closing argument in the...
Roy Black’s Commencement Address to 2019 University of Miami Law School Graduates
The 2019 Graduating Class from the University of Miami Law School was presented with a “Call to Arms” upon beginning their journey.
Jared Lopez: A Game of Attrition
February 5, 2018 Attorney Interviews WGomez
• Attorney at Law Magazine • February 5, 2018 • Attorney Q&A, Miami Feature Attorney at Law Magazine Miami Publisher Rhenne Leon sat down with Jared Lopez to discuss his...
2016 American Heart Association Heart Walk
August 3, 2016 American Heart Association Roy Black
My Firm and I have committed to support this year's American Heart Association Heart Walk. Why? Because I like to be an advocate. That's what I do.
Howard Srebnick Wins Appeal in Sexy Miami Beach Bar-Girl Case
In a colorful 41-page opinion, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed all counts charging nightclub owner Albert Takhalov with wire fraud and money laundering.
U.S. Supreme Court Adopts View Expressed in Amicus Brief Co-Authored by Firm Attorneys
July 12, 2016 US Supreme Court WGomez
Representing the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Miami Chapter, Firm attorneys Howard Srebnick and Joshua Shore co-authored an amicus brief in support of the defendants in the Supreme...
The First Minute: Night
July 7, 2016 Opening Argument Roy Black
I can not exaggerate the power of the opening, the first minute, even the first sentence, of a speech. The speaker must capture the attention of the audience. If not...
Roy Black’s Mentor, Phillip Hubbart, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Daily Business Review
May 23, 2016 Phillip A. Hubbart WGomez
Lifetime Achievement: Former Miami-Dade Public Defender Surprised Courts by Demanding Trials Roy Black has also published several other blog articles on Phil Hubbart. Phillip A. Hubbart Hubbart: The Reaction Hubbart...