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Laura Wendell & Susan Trevarthen Score Significant Litigation Victory for City of Coral Gables & Historic Preservation Board of the City of Coral Gables

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Categories: Municipal Litigation
Tags: Susan L. TrevarthenLaura K. WendellFort Lauderdale Municipal Attorneys

Matthew Mandel & Edward Guedes Obtain Written Ruling from Eleventh Circuit Affirming Dismissal

Congratulations to Members Matthew Mandel & Edward Guedes on obtaining a written ruling from the Eleventh Circuit affirming the dismissal of a facial constitutional challenge of a Lauderhill city ordinance that mandated inspections in order to be able to rent residential properties.

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Categories: LitigationAppellate Law & PracticeMunicipal Litigation
Tags: Municipal Government

Jamie Cole and Robert Meyers Speak at Broward League of Cities 2017 Elected Officials Boot Camp

Managing Director Jamie Cole & Ethics Partner Robert Meyers both spoke at the Broward League of Cities 2017 Elected Officials Boot Camp program on February 24, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale. Jamie spoke on The Sunshine Law, while Robert spoke on the State Ethics Law.

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Categories: Local GovernmentMunicipal LitigationCommunity Outreach
Tags: Fort Lauderdale Local Government LawEvent

Fourth District Court of Appeal Upholds Viability of Post-Judgement Liens

Partner Laura Wendell obtained a significant victory for Firm client, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea and all other municipalities dealing with abandoned or unmaintained foreclosure propert

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Categories: Municipal Litigation
Tags: Florida Litigation Attorneys

Firm Attorneys Participate in Broward League of Cities

Managing Director Jamie Cole, Member Matthew Mandel, and Robert Meyers all participated in the Broward League of Cities "Elected Officials Bootcamp" training program on May 13.

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Categories: Municipal LitigationCommunity Outreach

Jamie Cole, John Quick, Adam Schwartzbaum Successful in Lawsuit Regarding Governmental Powers in Collier County Circuit Court

Managing Director Jamie Cole, Partner John Quick, and Associate Adam Schwartzbaum were successful in a major and important lawsuit today regarding governmental powers in Collier County Circuit Court. 

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Categories: Municipal Litigation
Tags: Jamie A. ColeJohn J. Quick

Cities Get Cash From Trash Feud Settlement

The wait is over for the municipalities that joined together to sue Broward County over how much they were owed regarding the assets of a countywide garbage disposal system created pursuant to an Interlocal Agreement that expired in July 2013.

 

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Categories: Local GovernmentMunicipal Litigation
Tags: Daniel L. AbbottJamie A. ColeAnthony C. Soroka

It’s a Sign - time to look again!

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled today that the Town of Gilbert, Arizona ‘s (the “Town”) sign code violates the First Amendment.

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Categories: Municipal Litigation
Tags: Kathryn M. MehaffeySusan L. Trevarthen

Trash Feud Nearly Over

The wait is nearly over for the municipalities that joined together to sue Broward County over how much they are owed regarding the assets of a countywide garbage disposal system created pursuant to an Interlocal Agreement that expired in July 2013.    

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Categories: Municipal Litigation
Tags: Jamie A. Cole

Marco Island Returns as Weiss Serota Helfman client

Just this week, the City Council for Marco Island voted to re-hire the Firm as City Attorney. 

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Categories: Local GovernmentMunicipal Litigation
Tags: Daniel L. AbbottBrett J. SchneiderAnthony C. SorokaRichard Jay WeissPaul Gougelman