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July 2017

Lorna Brown-Burton (JD 1987) Co-founder and Managing Partner of Brown-Burton & DeMicco of Fort Lauderdale and member of the NSU Law Board of Governors, was recognized with the Presidents Award by The Florida Bar, for her energizing leadership as chair of the Bar's Citizens Advisory Committee for the last two years. She is also board liaison to the Voluntary Bar Committee and the Pro Bono Legal Services Committee. She was presented with the award by the outgoing Florida Bar President William Schifino Jr. | Read Full article here  

1980

David W. Singer has been reappointed to the Nova Southeastern University Ambassador’s Board for the 2017-18 term.

1981

Douglas M. McIntosh of McIntosh Sawran & Cartaya in Fort Lauderdale, FL presented “You Screwed Up: You Trusted Us! Conflicts Among Insurers, Independent Counsel and Insureds” at the May 2017 American College of Coverage and Extracontractual Counsel annual meeting in Chicago, IL.

1987

Yueh-Mei Kim Nutter of Brinkley Morgan in Boca Raton, FL presented “Modification of Parenting Plans: Seven Practical Tips” at the Palm Beach County Bar Family Law Seminar in April 2017. Nutter also co-presented “Bitcoins and Virtual Currency in Family Cases” at the May 2017 AAML Florida Chapter’s 39th Annual Institute in Orlando with Andrew Hinkes of Berger Singerman.

1992

M. Scott Stein was named as Chief Judge of the General District Court for the City of Newport New, VA.

1999

Jonathan A. Yellin has joined Backer Aboud Poliakoff & Foelster as a partner in Boca Raton, FL focusing on condominium and homeowners’ associations, business and commercial litigation, employment law, real property and construction law, insurance coverage disputes, personal injury claims, and probate.

2000

Russell M. Robbins, has earned the designation Community Associations Institutes’ Educated Business Partner.

2001

Elisha D. Roy, of Elisha D. Roy, P.A., in West Palm Beach, FL has successfully achieved board certification as a family trial advocate from the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

2005

Michele Forte-Osborne, has joined the executive staff as Of Counsel for the Florida State University Department of Athletics.

2006

Jennifer Diaz, of Diaz Trade Law in North Miami, FL was a panelist in two World Trade Month events: the Doral Business Council’s Signature Breakfast and Miami-Dade County’s “Going Global Workshop and Career Expo.”

Louis Reinstein has joined Kelley Kronenberg as a partner in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Reinstein focuses on police professional litigation, correctional health care, civil rights violations, commercial litigation, and appeals.

2007

Annabella Barboza has opened Barboza Law & Associates, P.A., in Fort Lauderdale, FL focusing on real estate, probate, estate planning, business, and transactional law.

2008

Jennifer M. Chapkin, has been recognized in the 2017 edition of Florida Super Lawyers. Chapkin is an Associate with McGlinchey Stafford in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

2009

Coleen M. Crocco, has joined Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Crocco represents and defends insurance companies in coverage disputes and first property litigation.

2010

Valerie Barnhart, has reappointed to The Florida Bar Committee on Technology.

Meredith A. Chaiken, published “Learning to be Appealing in the Third and Fourth DCAs? in the June 2017 Broward County Bar Association Barrister Magazine.

Mary E. Corbin, has joined Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Corbin focused on representing insurance companies in litigation.

2011

Marc Marra and Michelle Suarez (JD 2013) are co-authors on "Your Dog's Fur is Floating in my Merlot...A Legal Analysis of Service Animals in Restaurants" published in the Summer 2017 issue of The Florida Bar Animal Law Section Newsletter.

Heather L. Weeter, was recently named to the 2017 Florida Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers. Weeter is an associate at Haliczer, Pettis & Schwamm P.A.

2012

Harold F. Pryor, Jr., has joined Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin in Fort Lauderdale, FL as an associate. Pryor joins the casualty department.

2013

Jared Guberman, published “Florida Construction Law update” in the June 2017 Broward County Bar Association Barrister Magazine.

Michelle Suarez, published “How to Turn “Fitness Fads” into “Forever Fit" in the June 2017 Broward County Bar Association Barrister Magazine. Suarez and Marc Marra are co-authors on "Your Dog's Fur is Floating in my Merlot...A Legal Analysis of Service Animals in Restaurants" published in the Summer 2017 issue of The Florida Bar Animal Law Section Newsletter. Suarez was recently named to the 2017 Florida Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers.

Kit Van Pelt, graduated from the Florida Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

2015

Andrew Polenberg, published “Fees for Fees”: A Familiar Trend May come to an End” in the June 2017 Broward County Bar Association Barrister Magazine.

2016

Vijay Choksi, presented “Medical Marijuana – Are you Prepared for the Impact?” at the June 2017 Workers Comp Book Camp Strategies that Work by Physicians Health Center in Miami, FL.

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