Blog

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Community Outreach
Tags: Awards & Recognitions

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Awards & Recognitions
Tags: Awards & Recognitions

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Community Outreach
Tags: Awards & Recognitions

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.

Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Community Outreach
Tags: Awards & Recognitions

Three Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Attorneys Recognized By the DBR

A big congratulations to three of our prominent attorneys on the Daily Business Review’s annual Professional Excellence Awards: Broward Managing Director, Jamie Cole (Finalist for Attorney of the Year Award) Member and Chair of the Appellate Practice Group, Ed Guedes (Winner of Distinguished Leader Award) Partner, Justin Luger (Winner of On the Rise Award)

Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Awards & Recognitions
Tags: Awards & Recognitions

Attorney Joseph Natiello Returns to Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman

We are very happy to welcome back to the firm attorney Joseph Natiello. Before becoming an attorney, Joe served as Deputy Sheriff with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office for over 24 years, having worked as a patrolman, and as a detective in the Homicide, Sex Crimes, and Major Crimes Units. Joe also worked as a Sergeant supervising child dependency investigations, sex crimes investigations, and missing persons investigations. Joe retired from law enforcement in 2013 as an Assistant Chief/Executive Lieutenant for the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. 

Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Community Outreach
Tags: Awards & Recognitions

Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Names Three New Partners

The Firm is extremely pleased to announce that attorneys Justin Luger, Matthew Ramenda, and Milton Collins have been named as the Firm’s newest Partners.  Justin and Matthew practice in our Litigation Department, while Milton practices in our Labor/Employment Department.   The Firm extends its heartfelt congratulations to all of them for their excellent contributions to the Firm.

Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Community Outreach
Tags: Awards & Recognitions

John Quick Elected President of Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade

Firm partner John Quick has been elected President of the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade.   Prior to this, John served on the organization’s Board of Directors.  The Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade is committed to ensuring Miami-Dade’s park facilities, programming and connections provide a world-class experience for residents and visitors. In his role as president, John will work with the board and staff to help secure funding to preserve and promote parks and programming throughout the county.

Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Community Outreach
Tags: Awards & RecognitionsJohn J. Quick

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.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Awards & Recognitions
Tags: Awards & Recognitions

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:

Read the rest of this entry »

Categories: Awards & Recognitions
Tags: Awards & Recognitions