Federal Civil Asset Forfeiture: Part 1

Can the federal government seize a person’s assets?  Yes. Can the federal government seize a person’s assets—even if there haven’t been any criminal charges?  Yes. Sound unfair?  It probably does. An explanation:  If an asset (real estate, money, cars, etc.) was involved in committing a crime, the federal government has [...]

By |2021-09-29T14:14:03+00:00September 29th, 2021|

Stephen D. Wilson Appointed to International Trademark Association (INTA) Committee

The International Trademark Association (INTA) has appointed Stephen D. Wilson to its Building Bridges Committee for the 2022-2023 term. Steve previously served on INTA’s Enforcement Committee and Judicial Administration & Trademark Litigation Subcommittee. INTA is a global association of brand owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual [...]

By |2021-09-27T12:48:12+00:00September 27th, 2021|

Arraignment in Federal Court – What to Expect

If you or someone you know has been arrested on a  federal criminal charge, you know that everything seems to happen very quickly.  Typically, in the days after the arrest,  a criminal defendant must attend an arraignment. What is an arraignment? An arraignment is a relatively short proceeding in which [...]

By |2021-09-22T16:12:07+00:00September 22nd, 2021|

6 BEGGS & LANE ATTORNEYS NAMED 2022 BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA®

August 19, 2021 | Press Release 6 Beggs & Lane ATTORNEYS NAMED 2022 BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA® Beggs & Lane, RLLP is pleased to announce that 6 of the firm's attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The Best Lawyers [...]

By |2021-08-19T13:23:26+00:00August 19th, 2021|

Robert L. Jones Elected to Serve the 1st Circuit JNC as Vice-Chair

The Judicial Nominating Commission of the First Judicial Circuit conducted its annual meeting on July 28, 2021.  Partner Robert L. Jones, III was named Vice-Chair of the 1st Circuit JNC. The JNC is a non-partisan nine-member commission of lawyers and non-lawyers who locate, recruit, investigate and evaluate applicants for judicial [...]

By |2021-08-03T14:05:45+00:00August 3rd, 2021|

Beggs & Lane helps launch second phase of aircraft MRO campus at Pensacola International Airport

Beggs & Lane congratulates the City of Pensacola and ST Engineering on the groundbreaking for the second aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) hangar at Pensacola International Airport (PNS) to be leased to ST Engineering's subsidiary VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering Inc. This second hangar is one of three additional MRO [...]

By |2021-07-13T14:05:41+00:00July 13th, 2021|

CHAMBERS USA 2021 RECOGNIZES BEGGS & LANE ENERGY ATTORNEYS

Pensacola – May 20, 2021-- Beggs & Lane, R.L.L.P. is pleased to announce that Steve Griffin and Ed Holland have both been awarded top rankings in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA for their expertise in the areas of Energy and Natural Resources law.  Published annually, the Chambers USA guide [...]

By |2021-05-21T12:45:52+00:00May 20th, 2021|
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