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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Hosts Welcoming Reception for Florida Memorial University President

Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman was proud to host a welcoming reception for the new president of Florida Memorial University, Dr. Jaffus Hardrick in our Coral Gables office on May 14th.  Founding Member Joseph Serota and partner Alison Smith hosted the event.  The reception was attended by trustees of Florida Memorial University, elected officials, various judges, and firm clients.  The first photo is Joseph Serota with Dr. Hardrick.  The second photo features circuit judge and federal judge nominee, Rodney Smith, Judge Tanya Brinkley, Joseph Serota, Alison Smith, Dr. Hardick, and Florida Memorial University Trustee Board Member Horrace C. Ford, Jr.  The third photo features Judge Seraphin, President Hardrick, Judge Brinkley, and Judge Smith. 

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Dan Espino Sworn in as Board Member of South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Congratulations to firm partner Dan Espino on being sworn in as a member of the Board of Directors of the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.  Dan was inducted on May 11th at the Chamber's 25th Anniversary Gala in Coconut Grove.  Also attending were firm member Lillian Arango, firm partners Eric Hockman, Ed Soto, Aleida Martinez-Molina and firm attorney Haydee Sera.

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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Sponsors 10th Annual Project Nuremberg Lawyers Luncheon

Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman was proud to sponsor and attend Temple Beth El’s 10th Annual Project Nuremberg Lawyers Luncheon on May 3rd in Boca Raton.  Palm Beach Office Managing Director Brett Schneider serves as Secretary at Temple Beth El.  Proceeds from the Luncheon went to the Holocaust, Law and Jewish Ethics Programming at Temple Beth El. 

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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Sponsors 65th Annual Miami-Dade County League of Cities Installation Gala

On May 4th, we were proud to sponsor and attend the 65th Annual Miami-Dade County League of Cities Installation Gala in Miami. Congratulations to El Portal Village Mayor Claudia V. Cubillos on her induction as President of the Miami-Dade County League of Cities, and to all the Officers and Directors.

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Jamie Cole & Marc Solomon Participate in BCBA Law Firm Succession Planning Program

Broward Office Managing Director and BCBA Board Member, Jamie Cole, moderated a panel with Firm partner and Chair of our Corporate Practice Group, Marc Solomon, on Law Firm Succession Planning for the BCBA on April 23, 2019.

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Susan Trevarthen and Laura Wendell Receive Amicus Service Award

  Congratulations to Firm member Susan Trevarthen and Firm partner Laura Wendell on receiving the Amicus Service Award for their service to the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) Legal Advocacy Program in the Aptive Environmental v. Town of Castle Rock Case.  This award’s mission is to recognize the attorneys who “have been actively involved in legal advocacy for and on behalf of local governments and IMLA, and who have done exemplary work to protect and advance local government interests.”  Susan and Laura attended the IMLA Mid-Year Seminar in Washington, D.C. on March 29th, where they received the award.

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Alison Smith Named Finalist for SFBW Magazine "Up & Comer Awards"

Congratulations to Firm partner Alison Smith for being recognized as a finalist by South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine in the “2019 Up & Comer Awards” Legal Category.

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Chad Friedman Participates in DCBA's “Annual Bench & Bar & Judicial Reception”

On April 5th, Firm member, Chad Friedman participated in the Dade County Bar Association’s, “Annual Bench & Bar & Judicial Reception” at the Hyatt Regency in Miami.  Chad moderated the panel on, “Hot Topics in Zoning and Development.”  The Firm was proud to serve as a Diamond Sponsor for the reception.  Firm partner Eric Hockman who attended, serves as the DCBA Treasurer.

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Alison Smith Given Award by Miami-Dade College for Creating & Founding "Aspire to Inspire" Program

On April 3rd, Firm partner, Alison Smith, was given an award by Miami-Dade College for creating and founding the "Aspire to Inspire" program at the College while she was president-elect of the Caribbean Bar Association. This event celebrated the five-year anniversary of the program. The program invites speakers to inspire students to continue with higher education in order to become successful professionals who can positively contribute to our society.

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Joseph Serota Serves as Co-Chair for Greater Miami Jewish Federation's 35th Annual Judicial Reception

Founding Member, Joseph Serota, served as Co-Chair for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation's 35th Annual Judicial Reception on April 1st at the Hilton Miami Downtown. The Firm also served as a sponsor for the Reception.  The event honored Judge Lisa S. Walsh and Judge Kevin Emas. Speakers also honored the memory of firm partner, Gail Serota, and everyone present observed a moment of silence.

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