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Alison Smith Speaks at FPHRA Annual Conference

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Alison Smith Elected Broward County Bar Association Secretary

Congratulations to firm partner, Alison Smith, on her election as Broward County Bar Association Secretary.  Alison was installed on June 22nd at the BCBA installation Gala.  The Firm proudly served as a sponsor.  Firm attorneys pictured from left to right are: Matthew Mandel, Chris Saunders, Alison Smith, Brooke Ehrlich, and Firm Managing Director, Mitch Burnstein.

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Justin Luger Appointed As GMCC General Counsel

Congratulations to firm Partner, Justin Luger, on being appointed to a two-year term as General Counsel to the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, during which he will also serve on the Chamber’s Executive Committee as an Officer and oversee all of its legal matters.  Justin becomes one of the youngest individuals to hold the position in the Chamber’s 112-year history.  Justin spent the last two years serving as Chair of the HYPE Miami Committee, the Chamber’s young professionals committee.

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Four Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Attorneys Named to Florida Trend’s “Florida Legal Elite"

Congratulations to the 2019 Florida Trend’s “Florida Legal Elite” honorees from our Firm:   Joseph Serota-Commercial Litigation Mitchell Burnstein-Eminent Domain Brett Schneider-Labor & Employment Haydee Sera-(Up & Comer)-Government & Administrative

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18 Attorneys from Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Make 2019 List of Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Congratulations to 18 of our attorneys on being named 2019 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars: -Joseph Serota -Jamie Cole -Mitch Bierman -Mitch Burnstein -Brett Schneider -Ed Guedes -Susan Trevarthen -Matthew Mandel -Michael Kurzman -Alison Smith -Alan Fertel -Anthony Soroka -Roger Kobert -Peter Waldman -Justin Luger -Alen Hsu -Michael Kantor -Anne Reilly

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Alicia Gonzalez Receives President's Award from Broward County Hispanic Bar Association

Congratulations to firm attorney, Alicia Gonzalez, for receiving the President's Award for outstanding service to the Broward County Hispanic Bar Association (“BCHBA”) and for being sworn in as Treasurer at the BCHBA annual gala on June 1st.  The firm was happy to sponsor the event.  Firm attorneys who attended included Anne Flanigan, Chris Saunders, and Adam Hapner.

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Aisha Chebbi Wins Inaugural "Gail Serota Award for Civic Service"

Congratulations to Aisha Chebbi for receiving the inaugural “Gail Serota Award for Civic Service.”  This award was presented by the Princeton Club of South Florida on May 15th in Miami.  This award was named after firm partner Gail Serota, who sadly passed away late last year.  Gail, a proud Princeton graduate, dedicated much of her life to civic service.  Pictured is Gail’s husband, and founding Member, Joseph Serota with Aisha.

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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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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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