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November 1, 2011

Note: Carol Rooney is a partner with Butler in Tampa, where she practices complex commercial litigation and related appeals. She began her career as a staff attorney to the Ninth Judicial Circuit. She obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida and her law degree from Stetson University.

This column is submitted on behalf of the Appellate Practice Section, Matthew J. Conigliaro, chair; Kristin A. Norse, editor, and Chris McAdams, Brandon Christian, and Bretton C. Albrecht, assistant editors.

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