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Joe Hernandez and Drew Demers Present on Opportunity Zones at Tower Club Real Estate Luncheon

Firm member and Chair of the Real Estate Department, Joe Hernandez and firm partner Drew Demers presented, “How will Opportunity Zones Increase Real Estate Development?” to the Tower Club Real Estate Luncheon group on June 5th in Fort Lauderdale.  They were joined at the event by firm partner Alan Gabriel.  The room was filled with local realtors and developers, where Joe and Drew discussed the most recent updates regarding the new Opportunity Zones initiative.

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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Sponsors and Attends "9th Annual Bridge to Justice Breakfast"

On June 14th, Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman was very happy to sponsor and attend the "9th Annual Bridge to Justice Breakfast" in Fort Lauderdale.  This event "serves to increase awareness and raise critical funds for Legal Aid Programs in Broward County."  Attorneys from the firm, pictured from left to right are: Alicia Gonzalez, Elen Gantner, Alison Smith, Brooke Ehrlich, Lori Smith-Lalla, Chris Saunders, Joe Natiello, and Firm Managing Director Mitch Burnstein.

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Joe Hernandez Participates in Opportunity Zone Panel for Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc.

Member & Chair of the Real Estate Department, Joe Hernandez, participated in a panel presentation for the Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. on June 4th.  The panel presentation was entitled, “Opportunity Zones: The New Tomorrow.”

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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Sponsors “4th Annual CABA Night with the Marlins”

Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman was happy to sponsor and attend the “4th Annual CABA Night with the Marlins.”  The event held at Marlins Park benefited the CABA Pro Bono Project.  Firm member Lilly Arango, firm partners Eric Hockman and Dan Espino, and firm attorney and CABA Board Member Haydee Sera all attended the event.

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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Co-Sponsors BCBA "Got Civility" Event

Firm partner and incoming Secretary for the Broward County Bar Association, Alison Smith, attended the "Got Civility" event hosted by the Broward County Bar Association on May 23rd.  Firm attorney Elen Gantner attended as well.  Our firm was happy to co-sponsor the event.  Pictured from left to right are: Judge Gina Hawkins, Judge Yael Gamm, Alison Smith, Elen Gantner, Edwina Kessler (President of the BCBA) and Braulio Rosa (Executive Director of the BCBA).

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Michael Kantor & Brooke Ehrlich Participate in 2019 HRABC Legal Conference

The Firm was happy to sponsor and play an active role in the 2019 Human Resource Association of Broward County Legal Conference on May 9th at Nova Southeastern University.  Firm labor and employment attorney and HRABC Director of Legislative Affairs, Michael Kantor, organized and served as the master of ceremonies for the event.  In addition, Firm labor and employment attorney, Brooke Ehrlich, spoke to an audience of more than 125 human resources professionals on “Social Media in the Workplace: Positive & Negative Impact & Implications.”  Member and Chair of the Labor & Employment Department, Brett Schneider, is a past president of HRABC.

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John Quick Speaks at Miami-Dade County Youth Sports Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

On Saturday, May 18 (National Kids to Parks Day) firm partner, John Quick served as one of the opening ceremony speakers to kick off the Miami-Dade County Youth Sports Olympic Games.  The event is done as part of the County Parks Department’s sports development challenge. Kids enrolled in Fit2Lead and Fit2Play after school and sports development programs at more than 30 parks gathered to compete against each other in soccer, snag golf, jump rope, and track and field. 

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Eric Hockman & Eric Kay Successful in DCBA Election

Congratulations to firm partner Eric Hockman on his election as Secretary of the Dade County Bar Association.  Eric previously served as DCBA Treasurer.  Congratulations also to firm attorney Eric Kay, for being named a Director at the DCBA.

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Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman Sponsors Broward County League of Cities Annual Installation Gala

On May 18th, we were happy to sponsor and attend the Annual Broward League of Cities Installation Gala in Hollywood.  Congratulations to Weston Mayor Daniel Stermer on his installation to President of the Broward League of Cities.  We also congratulate all the new League Officers well.  In addition, Broward Managing Director Jamie Cole made a moving presentation honoring John Flint, Weston's long-time City Manager, on his upcoming retirement.    

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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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