B&E Firm News


Bay Area Legal Services (bals.org) presented the Judge Don Castor Justice Award to Tom Elligett.  The video presentation is posted at  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoHqxAX5hlw 


Amy Farrior Receives Award

Amy Farrior received the 2020 Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Outstanding Lawyer Award.


Mark Buell, Tom Elligett and Amy Farrior have been recognized in the 2021 Best Lawyers list.  Mark was selected in Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Eminent Domain and Plaintiffs Personal Injury; Tom in Appellate Practice and Eminent Domain; and Amy in Appellate Practice.

Tom Elligett revised “Professional Responsibility of Appellate Advocates,” Chapter 2,  for Florida Appellate Practice, Eleventh Edition (The Florida Bar 2020)

Tom Elligett wrote “Pandemic Play List” in the July/August 2020 Bencher Magazine, published by the American Inns of Court.  See https://home.innsofcourt.org/AIC/AIC_For_Members/AIC_Bencher/Bencher_JulAug2020/JulAug2020_Main_Page.aspx 

Tom Elligett co-authored an article with Alexandra Pullara of Bay Area Legal Services on “Civil Legal Aid Firms Protect the Most Vulnerable” in the May/June Bencher Magazine published by the American Inns of Court.

Tom Elligett spoke on insurance coverage in the Florida Chapter of Turnaround Management Association webinar: “What businesses and lenders need to know in the COVID-19 era”

Tom Elligett spoke on “Show Me the Money: Pursuing and Resolving Appellate Attorney’s Fee Claims” before the Hillsborough County Bar Association Appellate Practice Section.

The 8th Edition of Florida Appellate Practice and Advocacy by Tom Elligett and Judge John M. Scheb has been published.

Mark Buell and Tom Elligett have been recognized in Florida Trend’s 2021 Legal Elite.  See www.floridatrend.com

Mark Buell, Tom Elligett and Amy Farrior have been selected to the Florida Super Lawyers 2021 list. See www.superlawyers.com

Amy Farrior has been elected to the Florida Bar Board of Governors, representing the Thirteenth Circuit.

Buell & Elligett, P.A., has been recognized in the 2019 edition of Best Law Firms by U.S. News. https://bestlawfirms.usnews.com

Mark Buell has become a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. Membership is extended by invitation only, after a thorough evaluation to confirm the lawyer has mastered the art of advocacy and exemplifies the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. More information on the College is available at http://www.actl.com/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Home

Shirley Faircloth has been appointed to the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit Local Professionalism Panel and the Thirteenth Circuit Professionalism Committee