Aungst Appointed to Juvenile Welfare Board

Brian J. Aungst, Jr. has been appointed as Vice Chair of the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County (JWB).  Brian was named to the JWB Board as a gubernatorial appointment in 2011. The JWB is a publicly-funded, mission-driven organization with… Continued

Staying Ahead of the Curve in Employment Law

Janet Goldberg McEnery will be the guest speaker for the Clearwater Chamber Member Luncheon in November.  Helping businesses understand how to stay ahead of the curve on employment issues, Janet’s topics will include: 1.  Rising employer costs from Dept. of… Continued

Super Lawyers & Rising Stars

Super Lawyer

        Congratulations to the following attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2015. Super Lawyers Andrew M. Brown – Medical Malpractice – Defense James W. Goodwin, II – Business/Corporate Joshua Magidson – Business Litigation Janet Goldberg McEnery… Continued

HR Florida Conference Guest Speakers


Attorneys from Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen were recently selected to present three sessions at the upcoming 2015 HR Florida Conference and Expo – August 31-September 2, 2015 at the Hilton Bonnet Creek in Orlando, FL ( Tuesday, 9/1/2015, 1:00 p.m.: … Continued

George W. Etheridge V Joins Firm

Etheridge, George V Color LR_HS

We are excited to welcome George W. Etheridge V as an Associate in the Firm’s Clearwater office.  George received his law degree from Florida State University and his B.S.B.A. and B.A. degrees from the University of Florida.  He will assist… Continued

Pregnancy Discrimination Law Developments


Andrew McLaughlin reviews a trending employment topic in his article titled “Recent Developments in Pregnancy Discrimination Laws.”  The analysis, which includes EEOC Enforcement Guidance information, was published in the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s “Lawyer” magazine.  Read the article here.

Hugh Macfarlane Honored

Hugh Macfarlane

Hugh C. Macfarlane, a founding member of Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen in 1884 has been honored by Friends of the Riverwalk as a Historical Monument Trail 2014 Honoree.  Mr. Macfarlane was the first City Attorney for the City of Tampa and instrumental… Continued

Harris Assists Physicians


Craig Harris presented at the Obstetrical Simulation Course: Emergencies and Catastrophes provided by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation in Tampa, Florida. Craig’s presentation concerned the important role of documentation… Continued