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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Serves as Silver Sponsor for Miami-Dade League of Cities Gala

Our Firm was proud to sponsor and attend the 64th Annual Miami-Dade League of Cities Gala on May 12th at the Hilton Miami Airport Hotel.

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Categories: Local GovernmentCommunity Outreach
Tags: Event

Jamie Cole Moderates Broward Workshop Panel Presentation

Jamie Cole moderated a Panel for the Broward Workshop's Board of Director's Meeting on January 10th.  The Panel was called, "West Side Story: What's Happening in Western Broward County".  The Panel include the Mayors of Miramar (Wayne Messam), Weston (Daniel Stermer), and Sunrise (Michael Ryan).  In addition, the President of the Broward League of Cities, Dan Daley was on the panel as well.

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Categories: Local GovernmentCommunity Outreach
Tags: Fort Lauderdale Local Government LawEvent

Legal Alert: New Executive Order Impacts State Agencies’ Requirements for Sexual Harassment Training, Claim Investigation and Resolution

On December 12, 2017, Governor Rick Scott issued an executive order requiring state agencies to provide sexual harassment training to all new employees and supervisors and to adopt detailed procedures for investigating and resolving complaints of sexual harassment.  The goal of the order is to encourage reporting of harassment and help prevent further harassment or retaliation against victims of harassment.  In issuing the order, Governor Scott seeks to work toward the eradication of sexual harassment and misconduct in state government. 

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Categories: Labor and EmploymentLocal Government
Tags: Special Counsel to Local GovernmentFort Lauderdale Labor Law Attorneys

Andy Maurodis Speaks at BCBA on Voting Conflicts & The Sunshine Law

Local Government Partner Andy Maurodis spoke at the Broward County Bar Association regarding "Voting Conflicts and the Sunshine Law" on October 13, 2017. Andy is pictured with Partner Alison Smith, Board Member of the BCBA and Co-Chair of the BCBA's Government Law Section and Managing Director Jamie Cole who is Chair of the BCBA's Large Law Firm Committee. 

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Categories: Local Government
Tags: Fort Lauderdale Local Government Law

Matthew Ramenda Speaks at Palm Beach League of Cities Monthly Meeting

Palm Beach Litigation Associate Matthew Ramenda spoke at the Palm Beach League of Cities monthly meeting.  Matthew did a Best Practices Mini Seminar on "Is Your Website ADA Compliant and What is the Law".

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Categories: Local GovernmentCommunity Outreach
Tags: Event

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

Haydee Sera Honored at Miami Lakes Bar Association’s 2017 Installation Celebration

Municipal Associate Haydee Sera was honored at the Miami Lakes Bar Association’s 2017 Installation Celebration on Friday, January 20, 2017 at Shula’s Steakhouse in Miami Lakes. Haydee was honored for her time as President of the Organization.

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Categories: Local Government
Tags: Municipal Government

Jamie Cole Participates in Broward County League Of Cities Infrastructure/Transportation Surtax Kick Off Event

On Saturday, September 10, Managing Director Jamie Cole participated in the Broward County League Of Cities Infrastructure/Transportation Surtax Kick Off Event at the Sunrise Civic Center.  There were about 60 elected officials in attendance.  Jamie was part of the panel discussing the surtax and what cities and elected officials may do to educate about and/or advocate for the surtax.

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Categories: Local GovernmentCommunity Outreach
Tags: Municipal Government

Mitchell Bierman Provides Testimony With Reference to CS/SB 1220 – Public Records

Member Mitchell Bierman recently provided testimony with reference to CS/SB 1220 – Public Records.

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Categories: Local Government

Susan Trevarthen appointed Chair of the Land Use Section of the IMLA

Member, Susan Trevarthen has been appointed Chair of the Land Use Section of the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA).

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Categories: Local GovernmentCommunity Outreach
Tags: Susan L. Trevarthen