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Chad Friedman Gives Jackson Bond Citizen’s Advisory Board Report

Member and MDCLC Jackson Bond Citizen’s advisory Board appointee, Chad Friedman gave the Jackson Bond Citizen’s Advisory Board Report.

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Chad Friedman Participates in Panel at the 2016 CDFA Florida Financing Roundtable Conference

Member Chad Friedman participated in a panel at the 2016 CDFA Florida Financing Roundtable Conference on May 5 at the Hilton in Tampa.  Chad's panel was called, "What You Need to Know Before Creating a Pace Program in Florida".

 

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Chad Friedman Moderates DCBA Panel, "Planning and Legal Issues with Sea Level Rise in South Florida"

On April 22, 2016, Member Chad Friedman moderated a panel for the Dade County Bar Association called, "Planning and Legal Issues with Sea Level Rise in South Florida".

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Chad Friedman & Eric Hockman participate in Dade County Bar Association CLE Program

Partners Chad Friedman (Co-Chair, Environment & Land Use Committee of the Dade County Bar Association) and Eric Hockman (Co-Chair, Government & Relations Committee of the Dade County Bar Association) both participated in the Dade County Bar Association's CLE Program entitled, “The Bumpy Road Ahead – Will Transportation & Development Derail Our Future?” on November 6th at the 94th Aero Squadron.

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Categories: Transportation LawCommunity Outreach
Tags: Chad S. FriedmanEric P. Hockman

Florida Supreme Court affirms the circuit court’s decision to validate the Clean Energy Coastal Corridor

On October 1, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court affirmed the circuit court’s decision to validate the Clean Energy Coastal Corridor (the “Coastal Corridor”) bonds, which are to be issued in order to fund energy efficient, renewable energy and wind resistant improvements (the “Qualifying Improvements”) pursuant to Section 163.08, F.S. (the “PACE Statute”). 

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Categories: Appellate Law & Practice
Tags: Jeffrey DeCarloChad S. FriedmanEdward G. Guedes

New Florida Building Code To Take Effect

The State of Florida has a uniform building code entitled the “Florida Building Code” that governs construction of buildings across the State.  Local governments are preempted from adopting their own building code.

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Categories: Land Use & Zoning (Public)Land Use & Zoning (Private)Construction Law
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21 Attorneys From Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Have Been Named to the 2015 Super Lawyers/Rising Stars List

We are very proud to announce that 21 attorneys from Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman have been named to the 2015 Super Lawyers/Rising Stars List.  Congratulations to them all!

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Categories: Community Outreach
Tags: Jamie A. ColeJeffrey DeCarloChad S. FriedmanEdward G. GuedesStephen J. HelfmanEric P. HockmanGilberto PastorizaMatthew J. PearlAnthony L. RecioClifford A. SchulmanJoseph H. SerotaAlison F. SmithSusan L. TrevarthenRichard Jay WeissSamuel I. ZeskindJohn J. QuickJustin D. LugerAlicia H. WelchAlan FertelTony RecioAlison SmithAlicia WelchMatthew Mandel

Tenth Annual Local Government Seminar

On Friday, April 24 Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman held their 10th Annual Local Government Seminar at the Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport Hotel.  The Seminar was well attended by City officials throughout Southern Florida.

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Categories: Local GovernmentCommunity Outreach
Tags: Jamie A. ColeChad S. FriedmanStephen J. HelfmanBrett J. SchneiderJoseph H. SerotaSusan L. TrevarthenJames E. WhiteFort Lauderdale Local Government LawMiami Local Government Law

PAR – Protect, Accommodate, Retreat

PAR .  Not just a goal for professional golfers but for governments looking to protect the land from the encroachment of a rising water level.  

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Categories: Land Use & Zoning (Public)
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WSH To Serve as Town Attorney for Medley

On December 2, the Town of Medley appointed WSH as its Town Attorney. For the past four months, WSH has served as the Interim Town Attorney due to an unexpected vacancy. Founding Member Stephen J. Helfman will continue to serve as the town attorney on behalf of the Firm. Steve also serves as Town Attorney for Golden Beach, and as Village Attorney for Indian Creek and Key Biscayne. A member of WSH's Local Government Division and WSH's Public Land Use and Zoning Group, Steve has been extensively involved in the preparation of local government comprehensive plans and the adoption of municipal ordinances, including land development regulations and implementing those plans. He has been recognized as one of the "BestLaywers 2014" by BestLawyers for his work in Land Use and Zoning Law.

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Categories: Land Use & Zoning (Public)Local GovernmentAwards & RecognitionsLand Use & Zoning (Private)
Tags: Municipal GovernmentMitchell A. BiermanJamie A. ColeChad S. FriedmanStephen J. HelfmanGilberto PastorizaSusan L. TrevarthenRichard Jay WeissDavid M. WolpinFort Lauderdale Municipal AttorneysMiami Municipal AttorneysSouth Florida Municipal Attorneys
Author(s): Brooke P. Dolara