News and Notes.
Robert A. Williams of Fowler White Boggs Banker in Tampa has been selected to participate in Leadership Tampa Bay.
Howard D. Rosen of Donlevy-Rosen & Rosen, P.A., in Coral Gables presented "Asset Protection Planning Using Offshore Trusts" to the Estate Planning Council of Diablo Valley (California) and to the Financial Planning Association of Southwest Florida. Patricia Donlevy-Rosen of the firm presented "Estate Freeze Planning with Offshore Trusts" to the 61st Annual Convention of the American Society of Women Accountants in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Margarita Ruiz, of Altamonte Springs and a board member of the Seminole County Bar Association Legal Aid Society Inc., was recently honored as a finalist in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' NFL Community Quarterback Award for her volunteer work with the legal aid program. The Buccaneers Buccaneers can refer to:
Stephen Rossman of Rossman, Baumberger & Reboso in Miami has been installed as chair of Easter Seals MiamiDade for 2001-02.
Katz, Barron, Squitero & Faust,. PA., of Miami recently hosted a panel discussion about "Understanding Florida's New Building Code."
Lynn E. Wagner of Rumrell, Wagner & Costabel, LLP, and Litigation An action brought in court to enforce a particular right. The act or process of bringing a lawsuit in and of itself; a judicial contest; any dispute.
When a person begins a civil lawsuit, the person enters into a process called litigation. Alternatives in Winter Park has been appointed an adjunct professor at Barry University School of Law to teach labor relations law during the spring term 2002.
Jack Falk of Dunwody, White & Landon, P.A., in Miami recently spoke at the "On the Cutting Edge -- Estate and Trust Litigation" seminar presented by the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar.
Sam Rothman of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently spoke to the Real Estate Section of the Collier County Bar Association about "HUD's New RESPA RESPA Real Estate Settlement Procedure Act Enforcement Initiative."
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Joanne Richards of Stoll, Keenon & Park, LLP, in Lexington, Kentucky, recently was the featured speaker at the Kentucky Law Update Seminar where she presented "Intellectual Property in the New Millenium -- A New Ballgame." She also spoke about trade secrets and copyrights at the Women in Business Seminar in Lexington.
Scott H. Marder of Ruden, McClosky, Smith, Schuster & Russell, P.A., in Ft. Lauderdale has been named chair of the Commercial Law Section of the Broward County Bar Association.
Dan Armstrong of Ponte Vedra Beach has been accepted into the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Jeffrey P. Coleman of Clearwater recently became qualified as a National Association of Securities Dealers National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD)
Nonprofit organization formed under the joint sponsorship of the investment bankers' conference and the SEC to comply with the Maloney Act, which provides for the regulation of the OTC market. , Inc., arbitration chairperson.
Michael E. Long Introduction
Mike Long was born October 13, 1946 in Albany, New York. He developed his love for coaching while in the service, where he was a player/assistant coach for the Fort Sheridan Post basketball team. of Zimmerman, Shuffield, Kiser & Sutcliffe, P.A., in Orlando was recently named to the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity Habitat for Humanity, nonprofit ecumenical Christian organization that enables low-income people to own affordable, livable housing. Headquartered in Americus, Ga., it was founded in 1976 by businessman Millard Fuller and his wife. of Seminole County.
Karen Meyer Buesing of Zinober & McCrea in Tampa recently co-chaired the Equal Employment Opportunity Basics Regional Institute, sponsored by the Labor & Employment Law Sections of the American Bar Association American Bar Association (ABA), voluntary organization of lawyers admitted to the bar of any state. Founded (1878) largely through the efforts of the Connecticut Bar Association, it is devoted to improving the administration of justice, seeking uniformity of law and The Florida Bar. She also gave a substantive law overview at the conference.
Elliott H. Scherker of Greenberg Trauirig, LLP, in Miami has been elected to the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers The American Academy of Appellate Lawyers is a non-profit organization consisting of the Fellows who have been elected to the Academy. It was founded in 1990. Its mission is to "advance the highest standards and practices of appellate advocacy and to recognize outstanding appellate .
Margaret Z. Vilella of Atkinson, Diner, Stone, Mankuta & Ploucha, P.A., in Hollywood has been appointed to the board of directors of the South Broward YMCA YMCA
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Joseph Goldstein of Shutts & Bowen in Ft. Lauderdale has been reappointed Florida chair of the Public Contract Law Section, Region IV, of the American Bar Association.
Paul Rampell of Palm Beach recently spoke about estate planning to doctors at the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology in Orlando.
Astigarraga, Davis, Mullins & Grossman, P.A., in Miami recently raised more than $5,000 for the American Cancer Society American Cancer Society,
n.pr established in 1913, this national volunteer-based health organization is committed to the elimination of cancer through prevention and treatment and to diminishing cancer suffering through advocacy, scholarship, research, through their "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk-a-thon.
John H. "Jack" Hickey spoke at the Association of Trial Lawyers of America The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA) is a nonprofit organization that represents the interests of personal injury attorneys. The ATLA is the world's largest trial bar organization, with about 60,000 members worldwide. Annual Convention in Montreal, Canada about alternative theories of liability in slip-and-fall cases.
Steven Uhlfelder of Holland & Knight, LLP, in Tallahassee has been appointed by President George W. Bush to serve on the J. William Fulbright James William Fulbright (April 9, 1905 – February 9, 1995) was a member of the United States Senate representing Arkansas. Fulbright was a Southern Democrat and a staunch multilateralist, supported racial segregation, supported the creation of the United Nations and opposed Foreign Scholarship Board for a three-year term.
Karen Spigler of Plantation has been chosen as the December Attorney of the Month by Legal Aid Service of Broward County's Broward Lawyers Care program.
Kimberly Kolback of Miami recently participated on the executive council for the 13th annual Southern Regional Entertainment and Sports Law Seminar in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico sponsored by the Florida, Tennessee, and Georgia bars.
Robert W. Hudson of Carlton Fields in Miami has been elected vice president of the board of directors for the Humane Society of Greater Miami.
David L. Deehl of Deehl & Carson, P.A., in Coral Gables recently spoke about email management at an Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers seminar in Ft. Lauderdale.