3 months agoMunicipal 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.
6 months agoMember Chad Friedman spoke on a panel at the 22nd Annual Marcum Government Symposium at The Signature Grand in Davie on October 26th.
6 months ago
Member Susan Trevarthen presented at the 2016 International Municipal Lawyers Association National Conference on September 29th in San Diego, California.
Jamie Cole Participates in Broward County League Of Cities Infrastructure/Transportation Surtax Kick Off Event
8 months agoOn 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.
8 months ago
The Palm Beach League of Cities had Managing Director Jamie Cole come to present to about 60 elected officials regarding the Sunshine Law on Wednesday, September 7th.
8 months agoPartner Alison Smith served as a panelist with the community leaders at Miramar Town Center on August 25, at the City's Let's Talk Town Hall Public Safety Meeting.
2 years ago
Laura Wendell and Peter Waldman successfully represented the City of Homestead in the lawsuit styled Homestead Land Group, LLC v. City of Homestead and First Baptist Church of Perrine, Inc.
3 years ago
Congratulations to WSH partner Matthew Mandel and the entire Federal Bar Association Broward Chapter on their prestigious award.
3 years ago
On December 2, the Town of Medley appointed WSH as its Town Attorney. For the past four months, WSH has served as the Interim Town Attorney due to an unexpected vacancy. Founding Member Stephen J. Helfman will continue to serve as the town attorney on behalf of the Firm. Steve also serves as Town Attorney for Golden Beach, and as Village Attorney for Indian Creek and Key Biscayne. A member of WSH's Local Government Division and WSH's Public Land Use and Zoning Group, Steve has been extensively involved in the preparation of local government comprehensive plans and the adoption of municipal ordinances, including land development regulations and implementing those plans. He has been recognized as one of the "BestLaywers 2014" by BestLawyers for his work in Land Use and Zoning Law.
Categories: Land Use & Zoning (Public), Local Government, Awards & Recognitions, Land Use & Zoning (Private)
Tags: Municipal Government, Mitchell A. Bierman, Jamie A. Cole, Chad S. Friedman, Stephen J. Helfman, Gilberto Pastoriza, Susan L. Trevarthen, Richard Jay Weiss, David M. Wolpin, Fort Lauderdale Municipal Attorneys, Miami Municipal Attorneys, South Florida Municipal Attorneys
Author(s): Brooke P. Dolara
4 years ago
On September 3, WSH was selected by a unanimous vote to serve as Village Attorney for the Village of Pinecrest. The Village conducted a special meeting to interview the remaining finalists vying for the position, which ranged from sole practitioners to large-size firms. Founding Members Richard Jay Weiss, Joseph H. Serota, and Stephen J. Helfman played invaluable roles in WSH's presentation to the Council. Member Mitchell A. Bierman, who serves as the Town Attorney for Cutler Bay, will serve as the Village Attorney. A member of WSH’s Local Government Division and Chair of WSH’s Airports and Aviation Services Group, Mitch provides key expertise to many of the firm’s other government clients on particular matters. An AV rated attorney, Mitch has earned accolades from BestLawyers, South Florida Legal Guide, Florida Trend, South Florida Business Journal, and the South Florida Daily Business Review. Partner Chad S. Friedman will serve as Deputy Village Attorney. In addition to his extensive experience representing local governments, Chad is a leading legal expert in the field of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs.
Categories: Local Government, Awards & Recognitions
Tags: Municipal Government, Awards & Recognitions, Mitchell A. Bierman, Jamie A. Cole, Chad S. Friedman, Stephen J. Helfman, Joseph H. Serota, Richard Jay Weiss, David M. Wolpin, Fort Lauderdale Local Government Law, Miami Local Government Law, South Florida Local Government Law, Fort Lauderdale Municipal Attorneys, Miami Municipal Attorneys, South Florida Municipal Attorneys
Author(s): Brooke P. Dolara