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Lori Smith-Lalla Joins Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman

Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman is pleased to announced that attorney Lori Smith-Lalla has joined the firm. Lori brings vast experience in public finance and bond transactions, and is board certified in City, County & Local Government Law by the Florida Bar.

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John Quick Attends NALEO Reception

On November 8th, firm partner, John Quick, and his wife Diane, attended the National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO) reception honoring its newest board member, School Board Representative Lubby Navarro. >

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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Sponsors Florida Memorial University Gala

We were proud to support Florida Memorial University’s,  “Celebrating 50 Years of Academic Excellence and Success” Gala on November 2, 2018 at Florida Memorial University Wellness Center.  Attending on behalf of the Firm, were attorneys Alison Smith and guest, Milton Collins, and Elen Gantner.  

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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Receives Law Firm of the Year Award from the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

On November 2, 2018, the firm was honored to receive the “Law Firm of the Year” award from the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.  Partner Dan Espino accepted the award on behalf of our firm, along with firm members, Lilly Arango and Ed Guedes, and firm attorneys Maria Currais, Haydee Sera, Justin Luger and Jose Arango.  The event took place at the Ritz-Carlton resort in Key Biscayne. The Sunshine Awards are awarded to companies for “their leadership, contributions, successes, and participation & involvement in the Hispanic community.”

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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Named One of 2019 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers

We are very pleased to announce that once again, Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman has been named one of the 2019 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers.  The firm was awarded the following rankings:

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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Sponsor BCBA Legal Mentoring Picnic

Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman was proud to sponsor the Broward County Bar Association’s first ever South Florida Legal Mentoring Picnic on October 27, 2018 at C.B. Smith Park.  Firm attorneys Milton Collins, Alicia Gonzalez, Chris Saunders, Ashley Daniels, Chanae Wood, and Lindsey Ryder attended the event.

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Eric Hockman Participates in “Understanding the State Constitutional Amendments on the Nov. 2018 Ballot” DCBA Presentation

Partner Eric Hockman, who serves as the Dade County Bar Association Treasurer and Government Relations Committee Co-Chair, participated in “Understanding the State Constitutional Amendments on the Nov. 2018 Ballot” presentation with Bob Martinez, Miami City Attorney Victoria Mendez on November 1, 2019 at Grapeland Park.

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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Receive 2018 Law Firm of the Year Award

We were very humbled to receive the 2018 Law Firm of the Year Award from Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida.   The Law Firm of the Year award honors a firm that has a long history of supporting LAS and CCLA. Partner Alison Smith accepted the award on behalf of the firm.  Alison has served as Chair of both Legal Aid and Coast to Coast.

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Brett Schneider Speaks at HFTP Gold Coast Meeting on Hiring Practice Compliance Issues

On October 17, 2018, Brett J. Schneider, Chair of the Firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group and Managing Member of the Firm’s Palm Beach Office, spoke to local country club Finance and Human Resources professionals concerning hiring practice compliance issues at the Hospitality Financial Technology Professionals (HFTP) Gold Coast Chapter meeting held at the Delray Beach Club.

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Joseph & Gail Serota Host Fundraiser For U.S. Senator Tim Kaine

Founding Member, Joseph H. Serota, and firm partner, Gail Serota, hosted at their home in Pinecrest, Florida on October 18, 2018, a fundraiser for their longtime friend and U.S. Senator from Virginia, Tim Kaine, in connection with his re-election bid.  Senator Kaine was the Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee for the 2016 Presidential Election, and he discussed at length ideas for bridging the current political divide in this country.  Numerous firm attorneys also attended the event to support Senator Kaine and hear his ideas for the country going forward.

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