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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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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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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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Alison Smith & Alicia Gonzalez attend BCBA New Member Reception

Partner and Broward County Bar Association Board Member Alison Smith, along with firm attorney Alicia Gonzalez, attended the New Member Reception at the Broward County Bar Association on February 1st (picture with BCBA Board member, Michael Rajtar).

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Ed Guedes Hosts Florida Supreme Court Historical Society Annual Gala

On Thursday February 7, 2019, Firm Member, Ed Guedes, who serves as President of the Florida Supreme Court Historical Society, hosted the Society’s Annual Gala Dinner, “A Supreme Evening,” in Tallahassee, Florida.  More than 500 people attended the dinner, including Governor Ron DeSantis, whom Mr. Guedes had the pleasure of introducing at the dinner.  In addition to the Governor, all the Florida Supreme Court Justices attended, as did many trial and appellate judges from around the state.  Mr. Guedes is pictured giving his introductory remarks to the audience. Also in attendance were firm attorneys, Richard Rosengarten and Eric Kay, who are pictured with Mr. Guedes and the evening’s keynote speaker, former U.S. Solicitor General Ted Olson.

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Weiss Serota Attorneys Attend Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's "Get To Know Your Magic City" Boat Tour

On Saturday, January 26, attorneys Dan Espino, Justin Luger, Eric Kay, and Liz Coppolecchia participated in the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce's "Get To Know Your Magic City" immersion tour along the Miami River.  Justin chairs the HYPE Miami Committee of the Chamber, which put on the event (now in its fourth year).  The firm has counseled several interests along the Miami River as it develops into a 21st Century destination to work, live, and play.

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Jamie Cole & Alison Smith Attend BCBA's 2019 Judicial Procession & State of the Circuit

On January 25th, Broward Office Managing Director, Jamie Cole and firm partner Alison Smith attended the 2019 Judicial Procession & State of the Circuit at the Broward courthouse presented by the Broward County Bar Association. Jamie and Alison are pictured with Judge Dan Casey. Both Jamie and Alison are currently on the BCBA Board.

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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Sponsors and Attends 45th Annual CABA Gala

Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman was proud to sponsor and attend the 45th Annual Cuban American Bar Association’s (CABA) Gala at Ice Palace Studios in Miami.  Firm attorney Haydee Sera was installed as a CABA Board Member at the event.  “CABA was established in 1974 by lawyers of Cuban descent with the mission to promote equality of its members.”

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