September 27, 2020


Shumaker Loop & Kendrick LLP, Tampa

Ronald Christaldi, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP business lawyer, and the President/CEO of the public affairs firm Shumaker Advisors Florida, LLC, has been elected Vice Chair of the New College of Florida Board of Trustees. The Board has responsibility for governing the college, which is the State of Florida's legislatively-designated "honors college for liberal arts." Read more »
Published on 9/1/2020

Holland & Knight LLP, Tampa

Francisco Sánchez, who served as the Under Secretary of Commerce in charge of the International Trade Administration from 2010 to 2013, has joined Holland & Knight as co-chair of the firm's International Trade Practice. Mr. Sánchez will split his time between the firm's Tampa, Fla and Washington, D.C. offices. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2020

Shutts & Bowen LLP, Tallahassee

Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that George N. Meros, Jr. has joined the firm as a partner in the Tallahassee office. Over more than 30 years in appellate law, governmental affairs and regulatory compliance, Meros has represented public and private clients before the FL Supreme Court, all FL District Courts of Appeal and the 11th Circuit US Court of Appeals. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2020

GrayRobinson P.A., Orlando

GrayRobinson, P.A. welcomes Charles Gillis as its chief administrative officer, providing strategic, financial, and operational support to its President & CEO Dean Cannon. Located in the Orlando office, Gillis comes from Dallas, Texas, where he owned a legal and corporate recruiting and consulting firm, and brings with him over 20 years of law firm management experience. Read more »
Published on 7/13/2020

Florida Law Group, Tampa

The Florida Law Group welcomes Robert Samartin. Rob recently joined Florida Law Group as a senior litigation attorney, with 30 years of experience trying cases in Florida's courts. Born and... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2020

McQuaid & Douglas, St. Petersburg

McQuaid & Douglas is proud to announce Sean McQuaid was sworn in as President of the St. Petersburg Bar Association Read more »
Published on 6/3/2020

Obront Corey PLLC, Miami

Obront Corey is pleased to announce that Christian F. Schoepp, Esq. has joined the firm. Christian will focus his practice on the firm's insurance coverage, wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury cases. He will also use his extensive experience in international relations and diplomacy to the benefit of the firm's business clients and transactional matters. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2020

Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine, Fort Lauderdale

The Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine are excited to announce Juan Carlos Arias, Esq., will be joining the team as a Managing Attorney. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

Upchurch Watson White & Max, Maitland

Frederick J. Lauten joins Upchurch Watson White & Max as full-time mediator. Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

GrayRobinson P.A., Tallahassee

GrayRobinson, P.A. is pleased to announce the addition of Kristen Bridges as communications director under its President & CEO Dean Cannon. A longtime public affairs and strategy professional, Bridges will be based in the firm's Tallahassee office, supporting both internal and external communications for its 14 offices in Florida and one in Washington, D.C. Read more »
Published on 5/11/2020

Kelley Kronenberg, Fort Lauderdale

Following a record growth year, Kelley Kronenberg announced the addition of Chief Relations Officer, Michelle Martinez Reyes, to its executive team. She has over 20 years of experience as a trusted business advisor in the field of marketing and public relations, and has earned a proven national reputation as a marketer, publicist, key brand builder, and catalyst to growth. Read more »
Published on 5/5/2020

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, Fort Lauderdale

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin named Michael A. Packer Managing Attorney of the firm's Fort Lauderdale office. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the firm's Insurance Services Practice Group. Mr. Packer defends property insurers throughout Florida in first party coverage matters and provides coverage analysis and opinions of third party claims. Read more »
Published on 5/4/2020

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Orlando

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida announces Jeffrey D. Harvey as Chief Executive Officer. Read more »
Published on 4/22/2020

Holland & Knight LLP, Miami

Barbara Martinez has joined Holland & Knight as a senior consultant and member of the firm's Global Compliance and Investigations Team. Ms. Martinez was previously the chief of the Special Prosecutions Section for the Miami U.S. Attorney's Office and the Department of Justice's human trafficking coordinator for South Florida. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2020

Steinger Greene & Feiner, Fort Lauderdale

Steinger, Greene & Feiner associate attorney Todd Baker has become president-elect designate of The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2020

Balch & Bingham, Jacksonville

Patrick Krechowski has joined Balch & Bingham as a partner in the firm's Real Estate, Land Use & Zoning and Public Policy & Government Relations practices. Based in Balch's Jacksonville office, clients will benefit from Patrick's 20-year experience in real estate, land use, environmental, governmental, administrative litigation, appeals and title insurance law. Read more »
Published on 3/16/2020

Holland & Knight LLP, Tallahassee

Shannon B. Hartsfield has been appointed to serve as executive partner of the firm's Tallahassee office. Ms. Hartsfield will oversee the day-to-day management of the 21-lawyer office, while continuing her thriving healthcare compliance practice, which focuses on regulatory and data privacy issues. Read more »
Published on 3/9/2020

Ward Damon Attorneys At Law, West Palm Beach

Dane Leitner has been named Equity Partner at the West Palm Beach-based law firm. Dane concentrates his practice in civil litigation, marital and family law, and real estate law including condominium and homeowner association law. He joined Ward Damon in 2012 and was named a partner in 2018. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers® and Florida Trend's Florida Legal Elite. Read more »
Published on 3/9/2020

Holland & Knight LLP, Tallahassee

Karen Walker has been appointed to serve as leader of Holland & Knight's Government Section, one of four sections through which the firm delivers its services to clients. Ms. Walker is a partner in the firm's Tallahassee office and focuses on assisting clients that do business with, or are regulated by, state and local government entities. Read more »
Published on 3/2/2020

Shutts & Bowen LLP, Miami

Shutts & Bowen LLP today announced the addition of James Eaglesham as the firm's new Chief Financial Officer. A financial executive with nearly 20 years of experience across multiple industries, he will be responsible for Shutts' accounting strategy and overseeing the firm's financial operations. Read more »
Published on 2/24/2020

Holland & Knight LLP, Miami

José Sirven has been appointed to serve as leader of Holland & Knight's Business Section, which has more than 550 lawyers in three areas - corporate transactions, finance and financial services, and private wealth services. Mr. Sirven has practiced in the financial services, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and cross-border fields for more than 30 years. Read more »
Published on 2/24/2020

Shumaker Loop & Kendrick LLP, Tampa

The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Ronald A. Christaldi has been named to the Tampa Museum of Art Board of Trustees for a three?year term. Read more »
Published on 2/17/2020

Foley & Lardner, Miami, FL

Justin Uhlemann has joined Foley & Lardner as a partner and member of its Litigation Department and Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He focuses his practice on health care litigation, class action defense, and other complex commercial litigation, using his 20+ years of experience to help clients with contracts, trademarks, accounting and auditing. Read more »
Published on 2/4/2020

Marshall Dennehey, Fort Lauderdale

Marshall Dennehey, a leading civil defense litigation law firm with more than 500 lawyers, has promoted Craig S. Hudson to the position of Assistant Director of the Professional Liability Department. He will work closely with department director Christopher E. Dougherty in managing 16 practice groups and approximately 150 lawyers throughout the firm's 20 offices. Read more »
Published on 2/3/2020

Shutts & Bowen LLP, Miami

Shutts & Bowen LLP announced today that Raul L. Tano has been elevated to partnership, effective January 1, 2020. Resident in the firm's Miami office, he is a member of the Class Action and Mass Litigation Practice Group. His practice focuses on general civil litigation with an emphasis on insurance-related claims. Read more »
Published on 2/3/2020

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Century-old Ybor City clock tower is being restored
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