Thomas H. McGowan

Attorney at Law

Notable Cases

Mr. McGowan has tried more than 500 cases at the State Circuirt Court/Federal District Court levels as well as numerous appeals, some of which are:

Appellate Cases:

Lewis v. Evans, 406 So. 2d 489 (Fla. 2d DCA 1981) - (Defamation verdict reversed)

Sanchez v. Swanson, 461 So. 2d 155 (Fla. 2d DCA 1985) - (clerk of Court’s filing policies declared unconstitutional)

Times Publishing Company v. Corrections Corporation of America, Case No 91-429- CA , Hernando County, Florida, Reported at myfloridalegal.comsun.nsfcases; Affirmed at 611 So. 2d 532(Fla. 5th DCA 1993) - (Privatized Prison’s records held to be subject to public records act)

Rogers v. Rogers, 746 So. 2d 1176 (Fla 2d DCA 1999) - (Trial Court ruling reversed on husband’s claim of “involuntary retirement”)

Rogers v. Rogers, (Trial Court’s Alimony Award reversed and amount increased)

Agate v. Clampitt, 80 So. 3d 450 (Fla. 2d DCA 2012) ; Trial Court Verdict Affirmed at 119 So. 3d 1255 (Fla 2d DCA 2013) - Reversed Trial Court’s Order citing Statute of Frauds as barring plaintiffs claims.

Recent Jury Verdicts:

Sherwani v Sherwani – Breach of Contract $295,000 January 2015

Dellis v. Clampitt – Fraud $$481,462 , March 2013

Agate v. Clampitt $308,000 August 2012