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James Waczewski, formerly of DuBois & Cruickshank, P.A., has joined the Office of Statewide Prosecution as an assistant statewide prosecutor, with offices at PL-01, The Capitol, Tallahassee 32399-1050, telephone (850)414-3700.

Holtzman, Krinzman, Equels & Furia announce a name change to Holtzman, Equels & Furia, with offices in Miami, Orlando, Tallahassee and Houston, Texas. Name partner Richard Krinzman has withdrawn as a partner from the firm but will remain of counsel.

Cole, White & Billbrough, P.A., announces the opening of offices at 2202 N. West Shore Dr., Tampa 33607, telephone (813)289-9300. The firm also maintains offices in West Palm Beach and Miami.

Aileen Ugalde has been named assistant to the president of the University of Miami, Donna E. Shalala, with offices at 1122 Rmsb, R-79, Miami 33101, telephone (305)243-5500.

Ronald D. Lee, formerly of Wyrsch Hobbs Mirakian & Lee, P.C., in Kansas City, Missouri, has joined the Office of Statewide Prosecution, with offices at PL-01, The Capitol, Tallahassee 32399-1050, telephone (850)414-3700.

Jim Manuel of Sears & Manuel, P.A., announces his retirement. The firm, with offices at 511 N. Ferncreek Ave., Orlando 32803, telephone (407)896-9068, will continue to practice under the same name.

Amanda H. Reher has become associated with George, Hartz, Lundeen, Fulmer, Johnstone, King & Stevens, with offices at 201 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 925, Orlando 32801, telephone (407)843-4646.

Karen D. Walker has been named a partner with Holland & Knight LLP, with offices at 315 S. Calhoun St., Ste. 600, Tallahassee 32301, telephone (850)224-7000. She concentrates in the areas of administrative and legislative law.

Doug G. Bills-Redon has become associated with Page & Eichenblatt, P.A., with offices at 1560 Orange Ave., Ste. 200, Winter Park 32789, telephone (407)740-8599.

John Michael Traynor has been elected as a 7th Judicial Circuit Court judge, with offices at St. Johns County Judicial Center, 4010 Lewis Speedway, Ste. 305, St. Augustine 32084, telephone (904)823-2386.

H. William Walker, Jr., has rejoined White & Case LLP, with offices at 200 S. Biscayne Blvd., Ste. 4900, Miami 33131, telephone (305)371-2700. He is the partner in charge of the firm's real estate practice in Florida.

Michael S. Popok announces the relocation of his practice to Ruden, McClosky, Smith, Schuster & Russell, P.A.'s Miami office, with offices at 701 Brickell Ave., Ste. 1900, Miami 33131, telephone (305)789-2700. He previously practiced in the firm's West Palm Beach office, and concentrates in the areas of complex commercial and business tort litigation.

Jeff Kucera, formerly of Kirkpatrick & Lockhart LLP, has joined Ferrell Schultz Carter Zumpano & Fertel, with offices at 2015. Biscayne Blvd., Ste. 3400, Miami 33131, telephone (305)371- 8585. He concentrates in the areas of creditors' and debtors' rights.

Kevin M. Gilhool and Jay P. Dinan have been named shareholders with Bavol Bush & Sisco, P.A., with offices at 100 S. Ashley Dr., Ste. 2100, Tampa 33601, telephone (813)228-7000. Gilhool concentrates in the areas of commercial and construction litigation, and Dinan in professional liability.

Riley W. Cirulnick has become associated with Roberts & Reynolds, P.A., with offices at 470 Columbia Dr., Bldg. C, West Palm Beach 33409, telephone (561)688-6560. He concentrates in the areas of civil litigation and governmental liability.

Robert J. Webb has rejoined Baker & Hostetler LLP, with offices at 200 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 2300, Orlando 32802, telephone (407)649-4000. He concentrates in the areas of resort timesharing and commercial real estate.

Michael S. Perry has become associated with Walters Levine Brown Klingensmith & Thomison, PA, with offices at 1515 Ringing Blvd., Ste. 900, Sarasota 34236, telephone (941)364-8787. He practices in the litigation department.

Craig J. Freger, formerly of ABC in New York, has joined Phillips, Eisinger, Koss, Rothstein & Rosenfeldt, P.A., with offices at 4000 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 265 5, Hollywood 33021, telephone (954)894-8000. He concentrates in the areas of labor and employment law and commercial litigation.

Scott Frick, formerly of Hinshaw & Culbertson, Dean Kent and Megan Edmonds have joined Becker & Poliakoff, P.A., with offices at 3111 Stirling Rd., Ft. Lauderdale 33312, telephone (954)987-7550. Frick concentrates in the area of complex commercial litigation, Kent in civil litigation and Edmonds in municipal law.

Mercedes Gonzalez Hale has been named a partner with Piper Marbury Rudnick & Wolfe LLP, with offices at 101 E. Kennedy Blvd., Ste. 2000, Tampa 33602, telephone (813)229-2111. She practices in the firm's litigation group.

Seth M. Schimmel and Lisa Dodge have been named partners with Holland & Knight LLP with offices at 400 N. Ashley Dr., Ste. 2300, Tampa 33602, telephone (813)227-8500. They practice in the firm's litigation department.

Maria C. Ramos and Errin E. Camner have become associated with Zack Kosnitzky PA., with offices at 100 SE Second St., Ste. 2800, Miami 33131, telephone (305)539-8400. Ramos concentrates in the areas of complex commercial litigation and international law, and Camner in tax and corporate law.

Deborah A. Ruster has been named senior attorney at Peterson & Myers, P.A., with offices at 130 E. Central Ave., Lake Wales 33853, telephone (863)676-7611. She concentrates in the areas of civil litigation and eminent domain.

Catherine B. Parks has joined Quintairos, McCumber, Prieto & Wood, P.A., with offices at 9200 S. Dadeland Blvd., # P H825, Miami 33156, telephone (305)670-1101. She concentrates in the area of nursing home defense.

Jeffrey P. Milhausen has been named a partner with Miller & South, P.A., and the firm will change its name to Miller, South & Milhausen, P.A., with offices at 2699 Lee Rd., Ste. 120, Winter Park 32789, telephone (407)539-1638. He concentrates in the areas of real property and residential and commercial development.

Philip A. Mallios, formerly an officer in the Judge Advocate General's Corps of the U.S. Navy; William J. Twyford, formerly an assistant public defender for the 10th Judicial Circuit; and Michael A. Ainico, formerly a certified legal intern with Environmental and Land Use Law Center, have joined the 10th Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office, with offices at 255 N. Broadway, 3rd Floor, Bartow 33831, telephone (863)534-4200.

The Hepler Law Firm announces the relocation of offices to 134 East Bay St., Jacksonville 32202, telephone (904)475-1789.

Joseph A. Troiano, Clay C. Schuett and Michael Ashy have joined Annis, Mitchell, Cockey, Edwards & Roehn, P.A.. Troiano concentrates in the areas of tax and corporate law, with offices at 12800 University Park, Ste. 600, Ft. Myers 33907, telephone (941)489-1776. Schuett concentrates in the areas of construction and commercial litigation, and Ashy in insurance defense and professional liability, with offices at 201 N. Franklin St., 22nd Floor, Tampa 33602, telephone (813)229-3321.

Michael D. Annis, Olin G. Shivers, Randolph J. Wolfe, Fred S. Ridley, Thomas M. Little, Robert D. McLean, and W. Keith Fendrick have joined Foley & Lardner, with offices at 100 N. Tampa St., Ste. 2700, Tampa 33602, telephone (813)229-2300. Annis, Shivers and Wolfe have joined the firm's corporate practice. Ridley, Little and McLean have joined the firm's real estate practice. Fendrick concentrates in the areas of bankruptcy and creditors' rights.

Arnold Tritt & Associates announces a name change to Tritt, Lippes & Bryan, PA., with offices at 865 May St., Jacksonville 32204, telephone (904)354-5200. Harold S. Lippes and Mark C. Bryan have also joined the firm.

William G. Capko has become a shareholder with Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A., with offices at 1700 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Ste. 1000, West Palm Beach 33401, telephone (561)340-0820. He concentrates in the areas of public finance and governmental law.

Arnold M. Zipper has been named a partner with Holland & Knight LLP, with offices at 1 E. Broward Blvd., Ste. 1300, Ft. Lauderdale 33301, telephone (954)525-1000. He concentrates in the areas of corporate and securities law.

Scott K. Lippman and G. Steven Fender have become shareholders with Litchford & Christopher, P.A., with offices at 390 N. Orange Ave., Orlando 32802, telephone (407)422-6600. He concentrates in the area of commercial litigation.

Wayne Paugh, formerly legislative counsel to Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), has become the general intellectual property counsel in government affairs for the Intellectual Property Owners Association, with offices at 1255 23rd St. N.W., Ste. 200, Washington, D.C. 20037, telephone (202)466-2396.

Donald J. Fann has become a partner and R. Rene Chamberlain, Matthew R. Kamula, and A. Candace Marcus have become associates with McIntosh, Sawran, Peltz & Cartaya, P.A. Chamberlain practices in the firm's Miami office, located at 19 W. Flagler St., Ste. 920, Miami 33130, telephone (305)381-8922. Fann, Kamula and Marcus practice in the firm's Ft. Lauderdale office, located at 1776 E. Sunrise Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale 33338, telephone (954)765-1001.

Foley & Lardner has merged with Chicago-based Hopkins & Sutter and Washington, D.C.-based Freedman, Levy, Kroll & Simonds. The merger has added approximately 120 attorneys to Foley & Lardner's Chicago and Washington, D.C. offices.

Andrew E. Balog, Candace R. Duff, Michael W. Hein, and Fernando Margarit have been named shareholders with Greenberg Traurig LLP's Miami office, located at 1221 Brickell Ave., Miami 33131, telephone (305)579-0500. Duff concentrates in the area of litigation, and Balog, Hein and Margarit in corporate and securities. Jeffery A. Bahnsen, Brian C. Blair, and Craig A. Minegar have been named shareholders with the firm's Orlando office, located at 111 N. Orange Ave., 20th Floor, Orlando 32801, telephone (407)420-1000. They concentrate in the areas of corporate and securities, litigation and real estate, respectively. Jonathan E. Gopman and Marc I. Sinensky have been named shareholders with the firm's Boca Raton office, located at 2255 Glades Rd., Ste. 419A, Boca Raton 33431. They concentrate in the areas of tax and real estate, respectively. Maribel N. Nicholson-Choice has been named a shareholder with the firm's Tallahassee office, located at 101 E. College Ave., Tallahassee 32301, telephone (850)222-6891. She con centrates in the area of environmental and land use law.

Matthew M. Morrow has become associated with The Law Office of Joshua H. Rosen, Chartered, and the firm announces its relocation of offices to 5250 17th St., Ste. 8, Sarasota 34235, telephone (941)378-3755. Morrow concentrates in the areas of civil litigation, wrongful death, and personal injury.

Mara J. Hornstein, Marilen Marnet, Sally H. Seltzer, Lelenia Evans, Scott M. Fisher, and Adam J. Steinberg have become associated with Cole, White & Billbrough, P.A. Horstein, Marnet, Seltzer and Steinberg maintain offices at 1390 Brickell Ave., 3rd Floor, Miami 33131, telephone (305)366-4700. Evans and Fisher maintain offices at 2202 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa 33607, telephone (813)289-9300.

Mari-Frances Kline and Rolando G. Guerra, Jr., have become associated with Barr, Murman, Tonelli, Slother & Sleet, with offices at 201 E. Kennedy Blvd., Ste. 1700, Tampa 33602, telephone (813)223-3951. Kline concentrates in the areas of workers' compensation and general liability, and Guerra in insurance defense and personal injury litigation.

Scott G. Miller and Theodore E. Deutch have been named partners with Broad & Cassel. Miller practices in the firm's real estate development practice group, with offices at 7777 Glades Rd., Ste. 300, Boca Raton 33434, telephone (561)483-7000. Deutch practices in the firm's estate planning and trusts practice group, with offices at 390 N. Orange Ave., Ste. 1100, Orlando 32801, telephone (407)839-4200.

Craig P. Rieders has been named a partner with Genovese Litchman Joblove & Battista, PA., with offices at 100 S.E. 2nd St., Ste. 3600, Miami 33131, telephone (305)349-2300. He concentrates in the area of debtors' and creditors' rights cases.

David H. Charlip has joined Robles Law Center, PA., with offices at 100 S. Biscayne Blvd., Ste. 900, Miami 33131, telephone (305)371-5944. He concentrates in the areas of personal injury and medical malpractice.

Holly N. Derenthal has joined Foley & Lardner, with offices at 111 N. Orange Ave., Ste. 1800, Orlando 32801, telephone (407)423-7656. She concentrates in the areas of e-commerce and information technology law.

Foley & Lardner announces the relocation of their West Palm Beach offices to 777 S. Flagler Dr., Ste. 901 W. Tower, West Palm Beach 33401, telephone (561)655-5050. The offices were previously located in the building's east tower.

Christopher C. Casper was recently named a partner with James, Hoyer, Newcomer & Smiljanich, P.A., with offices at 4830W Kennedy Blvd., Ste. 147, Tampa 33609, telephone (813)286-4100. Sean Cronin, Elaine Scudieri Stromgren, and Laura Smith have become associated with the firm.

Gregory A. Wald, formerly assistant district counsel with Immigration and Naturalization Services in Miami and San Francisco, has become associated with Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, P.C., with offices at 1999 Harrison St., Ste. 1400, Oakland, California 94612, telephone (510)302-2853. He concentrates in the areas of immigration and nationality law.

Douglas Scott Williams, Karen Jenette Wonsetler, and D. Melissa Moore, formerly of the Office of the State Attorney for the Seventh Judicial Circuit, announce the formation of Williams, Wonsetler & Moore, P.A., with offices at 101 5. Palmetto Ave., Ste. 3, Daytona Beach 32114, telephone (904)258-6700.

William Jay Palmer, formerly of Adorno & Zeder in Miami, has become a partner with Shutts & Bowen LLP, with offices at 201S. Biscayne Blvd., Ste. 1500, Miami 33131, telephone (305)358-6300. He concentrates in the areas of trusts and estates.

J. Melanie Slaughter and William M. Gladson, formerly assistant state attorneys in Ocala, announce the formation of Slaughter & Gladson, P.A., with offices at 15580 5. Hwy. 441, Ste. 4, Summerfield 34491, telephone (352)620-3800. The firm concentrates in the areas of wills, trusts, and criminal law.

Michael J. Yates, formerly of Welbaum, Guernsey, Hingston, Greenleaf & Gregory, LLP, announces the opening of the Law Offices of Michael J. Yates, PL, with offices at 2015. Biscayne Blvd., Ste. 1920, Miami 33131, telephone (305)530-0818. The firm concentrates in the areas of construction and commercial litigation.

Stephen L. Spector, formerly of the Stowell Law Firm, has become associated with Pennington, Moore, Wilkinson, Bell & Dunbar, P.A., with offices at 215 S. Monroe St., 2nd Floor, Tallahassee 32301, telephone (850)222-3533. He concentrates in the areas of corporate litigation, administrative law, and employment/labor law.

Richard B. Comiter and Michael S. Singer announce the formation of Comiter & Singer, LLP, with offices at 3801 PGA Blvd., Ste. 802, Palm Beach Gardens 33410, telephone (561)626-2101. Mark Dedick has also become associated with the firm, which concentrates in the areas of taxation, business transactions, and estate planning.
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