...Ice predicted legal challenges to the law. One constitutional challenge may be that the law infringes on the Supreme Court procedural rulemaking authority because it spells out how foreclosures will be handled. A second, more serious, challenge, he said, is likely over the provision that limits a homeowner who was wrongly foreclosed to monetary damages instead of reclaiming the home if it was purchased by an innocent third party. ...
Thomas Erskine Ice was named as one of Florida's Legal Elite in the tenth edition of Florida Trend Magazine's Florida Legal Elite (2013).
Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
...“If the cases are undefended, they should go to trial and be disposed of quickly,” said Royal Palm Beach-based attorney Tom Ice. “But if you set 70 cases for trial in one morning, it’s prejudicial to homeowners defending their case because in five minutes you’re either not going to get a fair trial or it’s not going to happen that day.”
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