Marks Gray Shareholder Meagan L. Logan receives complete defense verdict in four-day federal trial Cohen v. City of Jasper
JACKSONVILLE, FL – Meagan L. Logan of Marks Gray, P.A. received a complete defense verdict on September 1, 2016, following a four-day jury trial in Federal Court (Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division). Ms. Logan represented The City of Jasper, Florida in Cohen v. The City of Jasper, Florida. Mr. Cohen, a former Captain for the Jasper Police Department brought claims against the City of Jasper for false arrest and violation of his liberty interest without due process of law following his resignation from the Jasper Police Department after an administrative investigation revealed that Mr. Cohen had accepted payment from the City of Jasper for his official duties while also receiving payment from the County for officiating youth sports during his regularly assigned shift for the City of Jasper. A jury found that Mr. Cohen had voluntarily resigned his employment with the Jasper Police Department and that the City of Jasper did not violate Mr. Cohen’s right to be free from unreasonable restraint or arrest.
About Meagan L. Logan
Meagan L. Logan joined Marks Gray, P.A. in 2008. Ms. Logan practice is concentrated in the areas of product liability, construction litigation, civil litigation, and insurance defense. Meagan Logan is AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Ms. Logan is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, Georgia State and Superior Courts and the Georgia Court of Appeals and all Florida Courts. She is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the Georgia Bar Association, Jacksonville Bar Association and the Jacksonville Women Lawyer Association. She has been named to Florida Super Lawyers Magazine Rising Star’s list since 2010.
About Marks Gray, P.A.
Marks Gray, P.A., with offices in downtown Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach, is a multi-faceted law firm with 24 attorneys experienced in a wide range of practice areas. Marks Gray takes immense pride in one century of highly personalized service and litigation. The attorneys at Marks Gray represent local, regional, national and international clients in a variety of matters. The firm’s diverse practices include an extensive commercial and tort litigation defense, professional liability defense, intellectual property, banking, real estate, business and employment law, commercial transactions, probate, taxation, wealth succession, immigration and workers’ compensation. To learn more about Marks Gray and the services offered, please visit www.marksgray.com.