Class Actions January 2018
Lucy Chernow Brown, published “Mediation Magic Transforming Adversity into Collaboration” in the December 2017 Palm Beach County Bar Association Bulletin.
The Honorable James Nutt, appointed to the 15th Judicial Circuit Court to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Richard Oftedal
Hilary Creary, has been named as the Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Award Recipient for the 17th Judicial Circuit.
Scott M. Solkoff has completed the 17th edition of the 1,000-page Florida Elder Law Practice Guide for Thomson Reuters Publishing.
Jonathan M. Stein, has been appointed assistant vice president of client relations and development at GCG, a global provider of legal administrative solutions.
Bryan L. Shorstein, recently hired at the office of State Attorney R.J. Larizza returning to the Seventh Circuit State Attorney’s Office.
Raul Cabrera, is a community advocate, specifically with Ybor’s and Tampa Bay’s Latin and LGBTQIA communities. He specializes in personal injury, bankruptcy, criminal & immigration law.
Elisha D. Roy, has been elected secretary of the Florida Chapter of American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Hollan (Holly) M. Fintel, has joined Kelley Kronenberg, Tampa office as Partner. She handles matters related to asset recovery, property levies and seizures, replevins, state/federal forfeitures, probate claims, injunctions, garnishments and judgment collections.
Debra Little, mentioned in the Pensacola News Journal for her strength and perseverance, her story is inspirational and quite a success.
Robert Sparks, litigated a case that resulted in a $30 Million jury verdict out of Hillsborough County – the largest jury award in 2017. https://www.givenssparks.com/attorney-profiles/robert-d-sparks/
Jason Blank, published “Back to the Basics: Simple, but effective, Direct Examination” in the December 2017 Broward County Bar Association Barrister.
Natalie Giachos, published “How Lawyers and Law Firms can Leverage LinkedIn” in the December 2017 Broward County Bar Association Barrister.
Justin Parafinczuk, published in Modern Restaurant Management. His article, “Negligent Security: Does Your Restaurant Have Exposure?” focused on the issues surrounding restaurants’ failure to maintain adequate security measures and the failure of the measures that are in place.
Greg Popowitz, has been elevated to partner with Assouline & Berlowe, P.A. in Miami, FL.
Lisa Kohring, published “The Clash between Diversity of Opinion and Diversity of Culture in the Marketplace of Ideas” in the December 2017 Palm Beach County Bar Association Bulletin.
Carissa Coniglio, and her husband Nicholas are chairing the 2018 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) WILD Black-Tie Gala. Carissa is a Florida Realtor Associate with Tina Fanjul Associates
Sara Hanley, has joined Woodward, Pires & Lombardo in Naples and Marco Island in an of counsel relationship, focusing on securities and commodities arbitration and litigation.
Tricia-Gaye Cotterell, was elected and sworn in as secretary of The Caribbean Bar Association Executive Board.
Vijay S. Choksi, published by Preferred Governmental Insurance Trust (PGIT) concerning local governments implementing medical marijuana real estate zoning restrictions, http://pgit.org/docs/PreferredNews_2017_Winter.pdf.