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Brett Schneider Speaks at 2018 FMAA Annual Conference on Sexual Harassment

Member & Chair of the Firm’s Labor & Employment Department, Brett Schneider, spoke at the 2018 Florida Municipal Attorneys Association Annual Conference in Key Biscayne on July 12th.  Brett spoke on, “Sexual Harassment Policies and Training.”  The presentation provided in-depth guidance for municipal attorneys on prevention, policies and procedures for addressing sexual harassment in the workplace, including issues associated with the conduct of elected officials and persons and entities doing business with municipalities.

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Chris Saunders Installed as President of TJ Reddick Bar Association

Congratulations to firm attorney Chris Saunders, on becoming President of the TJ Reddick Bar Association.  Chris was installed at their association gala on June 30th at the Renaissance Fort Lauderdale Hotel.  Chris was joined by his wife Amber, and firm attorneys: Mitch Burnstein, Susan Trevarthen, Anne Flanigan, Alicia Gonzalez, Elen Gantner, and Ashley Daniels.

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Eric Hockman & Laura Wendell Continue To Make A Difference At The DCBA

Congratulations to firm partners, Eric Hockman and Laura Wendell, for their continued success in the Dade County Bar Association.  Eric was sworn in for the third year of his term at the Dade County Bar Association Board of Directors, where he chairs the government relations committee, and also serves on the budget committee.  In addition, Laura, an outgoing Board member, was appointed by Stephanie Carmen, the DCBA President, to co-chair the DCBA's Environmental and Land Use Committee for 2018-2019.

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Alison Smith Speaks at International Public Management Association for Human Resources

Partner, Alison Smith had the privilege to speak at the International Public Management Association for Human Resources on June 21st.

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Justin Luger Moderates HYPE Miami's, “Turning the Tables 3”

Litigation attorney, Justin Luger, moderated HYPE Miami's, “Turning the Tables 3.” The co-mentoring event focused on connecting young professionals with senior executives to foster two-way learning and mentorship. Justin chairs HYPE Miami, the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce’s young professionals committee, and sits on the Chamber’s Board of Directors.

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Five WSHC&B Attorneys Make 2018 Florida Trend Legal Elite List

A big congratulations to our five Florida Trend Legal Elite representatives from our Firm. Joe Serota was recognized in the Legal Elite Hall of Fame. Mitch Burnstein, Brett Schneider, and Kathy Mehaffey were recognized as Legal Elite winners.  Finally, Jihan Soliman was named a Legal Elite “Up-and-Comer.”

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Jamie Cole Honored With Executive Director's Award by BCBA

Congratulations to Broward Managing Director Jamie Cole, who was honored by the Broward County Bar Association with the Executive Director's Award for co-creating an outstanding pilot program encouraging civility in court. In addition, Jamie and firm partner Alison Smith, were installed/reinstalled as members of the BCBA Board of Directors.

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Joseph Serota Honored with David W. Dyer Professionalism Award

Congratulations to Founding Member Joseph Serota on being honored with the Dade County Bar Association’s prestigious David W. Dyer Professionalism Award.  There is great history with this award, as Mr. Serota presented the first ever “Dyer Award” to Mr. Dyer many years ago.  Mr. Serota was presented with this award by firm partners Eric Hockman and Laura Wendell at the Dade County Bar Association’s Annual Installation Gala on June 23rd.

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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Sponsors BCBA "Taste of Carribean" Event

Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman was happy to sponsor the Broward County Bar Association's "Taste of Caribbean" event that took place at the Broward County Bar.  Alison Smith, who is getting ready to start her third year on the board, attended with attorney Elen Gantner.

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22 Attorneys from Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Make 2018 List of Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

We are very proud to announce that 15 attorneys from our firm were named to the 2018 List of Super Lawyers:

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