Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2006
Practice Area:Employment / Labor
Description:Mr. Atkins represented Jim Tillman against his former employer, the City of Ocala, Florida in this race discrimination and retaliation case. Following a week long trial in federal court (Middle District of Florida - Ocala Division), the jury returned a verdict in the amount of $884,000.00 in favor of Mr. Tillman. Mr. Atkins filed a Petition for Attorneys Fees and Expenses after trial. The case settled confidentially at a post-trial mediation.