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Jamie Cole & Alison Smith Participate in Luncheon for Florida Bar President

On February 20th, Broward Office Managing Director Jamie Cole and firm partner Alison Smith attended a luncheon honoring Michelle Suskauer, president of the Florida Bar. The luncheon was sponsored by several organizations including the Broward County Bar Association, of which Jamie and Alison serve as Board Members. The program was called “Up Close and Personal with the Florida Bar President”. 

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Categories: Community Outreach
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Supreme Court Says Constitutional Protection Against Excessive Fines Applies to State Actions

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Categories: Appellate Law & Practice
Tags: Miami Appellate Law Attorneys

Florida Supreme Court Opts Not to Consider Appeal of Lower Court Decision Prohibiting Local Government From Setting Minimum Wage Exceeding State Minimum Wage

On February 6, 2019, Florida's newly constituted Supreme Court chose not to hear Miami Beach's appeal of the Third District Court of Appeal’s decision striking down the City's implementation of a higher minimum wage.   

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Categories: Labor and Employment
Tags: Fort Lauderdale Labor Law Attorneys

John Quick Organizes Census 2020 Event Hosted By Community Relations Board

Firm partner and Chair of the Miami-Dade County Community Relations Board, John Quick, organized an event hosted by the Community Relations Board.  It was a discussion with NALEO and the Dade County School Board on Census 2020 and strategies to ensure a complete count in Miami-Dade County. John is pictured with 2 members from NALEO and School Board Rep. Lubby Navarro.

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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Sponsors 2019 Governor's Baseball Dinner

The Firm was proud to sponsor and attend the Palm Beach Sports Commission's "2019 Governor's Baseball Dinner."  The Dinner was held in West Palm Beach on February 17th at the Kravis Center.  In attendance was Governor Desantis, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, and a host of baseball players.  Attendees from the firm included: Palm Beach Managing Director Brett Schneider,  Chair of Sports and Entertainment Law Group Alan Fertel, Partners Marc Solomon, Anthony Soroka, Sam Zeskind and attorney Alen Hsu.

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Categories: Community Outreach
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Chanae L. Wood Wins Gator Greats Gator First Award

A big congratulations to firm attorney Chanae L. Wood for being honored with the “Gator Greats Gator First Award” by the University of Florida Association of Black Alumni South Florida Chapter.  This award celebrates community leadership.

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Categories: Awards & Recognitions
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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Sponsors City of Lauderhill’s “MLK Old School Music Celebration”

Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman always takes great pride in sponsoring and attending the City of Lauderhill’s “MLK Old School Music Celebration.”  This event celebrates Black History Month.  Partner Alison Smith and attorneys Brooke Ehrlich and Chris Saunders attended the event on behalf of our firm.

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Categories: Community Outreach
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Joe Hernandez Participates in “South Florida Opportunity Zones” BISNOW Event

Firm Member and Chair of the Real Estate department, Joe Hernandez, moderated a panel on the hot topic of “South Florida Opportunity Zones” for Bisnow in Miami on February 7th.  Joe was joined on the panel by a group of experts in the area of Opportunity Zones.

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Susan Trevarthen Speaks at APA Florida's 17th Annual Public Policy Workshop

Firm Member and Chair of the firm’s Public Land Use and Zoning Group, Susan Trevarthen, took part in a panel for the American Planning Association-Florida Chapter on February 7th in Tallahassee. The panel, “Planning in the Courts,” was part of the APA Florida’s 17th Annual Public Policy Workshop.  Susan was joined on the panel by David Theriaque and Nancy Stroud.

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John Quick Speaks at Miami-Dade Parks 90th Anniversary Kick-Off Event

Firm Partner and President of the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade, John Quick, was the opening speaker for the Miami-Dade Parks 90th anniversary kick-off event held on January 24th.  The Foundation "is committed to ensuring Miami-Dade's park facilities, programming and connections provide a world-class experience for residents and visitors."

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Categories: Community Outreach
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