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Media lawyer Alison Steele leaving Rahdert, going solo

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Longtime media attorney Alison Steele is leaving the St. Petersburg law firm she has helped build for the last quarter-century and starting her own solo practice. Steele, a name partner in the firm of Rahdert, Steele, Reynolds & Driscoll, Friday said she was sending announcements out over the past weekend. She will continue to focus on media and employment law and civil litigation. According to her online bio, Steele “has concentrated in legal issues affecting journalists, including litigation and appeals in cases involving Florida’s public records…

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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times (6/16)

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Before I write about the issue du jour, let me just tell you how absolutely proud I am to have written a post mentioning the St. Petersburg Times that ended up in Urban Dictionary.  Yes, the post involved the word “taint” and it’s moments like this that make life worth living. Also, stop the presses, outgoing Times food critic Laura Reiley actually wrote a review that does not end with the awarding of 2.5 stars. In this case, she awarded…

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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times (6/16)

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Before I write about the issue du jour, let me just tell you how absolutely proud I am to have written a post mentioning the St. Petersburg Times that ended up in Urban Dictionary.  Yes, the post involved the word “taint” and it’s moments like this that make life worth living. Also, stop the presses, outgoing Times food critic Laura Reiley actually wrote a review that does not end with the awarding of 2.5 stars. In this case, she awarded…

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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times

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I enjoyed a dirty martini at St. Pete Brasserie late last night and had the opportunity to speak with George Rahdert, the St. Petersburg Times lawyer on 1st Amendment issues.  Talking about the City of St. Petersburg ban on street-side solicitations, I told him, “Give ’em hell, George!” Well, reading today’s Declaration of War by Times Publishing Co. on the City of St. Petersburg, Hell may seem like a pleasant alternative to where this case will end up. As I’ve said before,…

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5 things I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times

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I enjoyed a dirty martini at St. Pete Brasserie late last night and had the opportunity to speak with George Rahdert, the St. Petersburg Times lawyer on 1st Amendment issues.  Talking about the City of St. Petersburg ban on street-side solicitations, I told him, “Give ’em hell, George!” Well, reading today’s Declaration of War by Times Publishing Co. on the City of St. Petersburg, Hell may seem like a pleasant alternative to where this case will end up. As I’ve said before,…

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5 things I think I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times

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There’s so much news to discuss, but today, there is really only one story the Times cares about. I cannot tell you how upset — internally and externally — the St. Petersburg Times‘ corporate officers are about the City of St. Petersburg’s solicitation ban. I spoke with Times’ lawyer the compassionate and uber-smart George Rahdert last year during the city elections and he was aghast at some of the city leaders’ decision to ‘go after the least among us’ meaning…

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5 things I think I think about today’s St. Petersburg Times

in Peter/The Bay and the 'Burg by

There’s so much news to discuss, but today, there is really only one story the Times cares about. I cannot tell you how upset — internally and externally — the St. Petersburg Times‘ corporate officers are about the City of St. Petersburg’s solicitation ban. I spoke with Times’ lawyer the compassionate and uber-smart George Rahdert last year during the city elections and he was aghast at some of the city leaders’ decision to ‘go after the least among us’ meaning…

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