Brian O. Cross has become a partner with Goede, Adamczyk & DeBoest in Naples. Cross practices in the areas of business litigation, construction litigation, real estate litigation, and general commercial litigation.
Rachel Sgroi, Jordan T. Beard, and Kevin A. Jenkins have joined the Fourth Circuit Public Defender’s Office. Sgroi and Beard will work in the juvenile court unit. Jenkins joins the misdemeanor unit.
Jacqueline Schneider has relocated Jacqueline Schneider, P.A., offices to Coral Gables. The firm offers services in the areas of elder law, estate planning, Medicaid and long-term care planning, probate and guardianship.
Dennis Siegel has joined Herman Law in Boca Raton. Siegel represents victims of sexual abuse.
Jason Grimes has joined Trenam Kemker in St. Petersburg as an associate in the private client services practice group, with an emphasis on estate planning, wills and trusts, tax planning, and business transactions.
Aaron M. Cohn, Elizabeth K. Mabry, and Elena Otero have joined Katz, Barron, Squitero, Faust, Friedberg, English & Allen as associates. Cohn is a litigation associate in Miami. Mabry is in the firm’s Ft. Lauderdale office and focuses on commercial transactions, contracts, and intellectual property. Otero works in the real estate department in Miami.
Courtney A. Umberger has joined the Barnes Trial Group in Tampa as an associate. Umberger will focus on personal injury, wrongful death, and appeals.
Clayton Solomon has rejoined Hogan Lovells in Miami as an associate in the litigation, arbitration, and employment practice. Solomon focuses on complex commercial and administrative litigation before trial and appellate courts.
Richard B. Warren and Michael L. Grant have formed Warren & Grant, P.A., located in the Wells Fargo Bank Building at 4440 PGA Blvd., Suite 200, in Palm Beach Gardens. The firm’s primary focus is representing commercial property owners and managers. Warren is board certified in business litigation. Grant focuses on representing commercial landlords in a wide variety of litigation and leasing matters.
Leonard Collins has joined Broad and Cassel in Tallahassee as of counsel in the commercial litigation and government relations practice groups.
Gary D. Farmer, Jr., has joined Hinshaw & Culbertson in Ft. Lauderdale as of counsel in the firm’s bankruptcy and creditors’ rights practice.
Simon Ferro has joined Gunster in Miami as a shareholder in its environmental and land use practice. He represents residential, commercial and industrial developers at all levels of the legal and administrative process.
Maureen McCarthy Daughton has joined Sniffen & Spellman in Tallahassee. Daughton focuses on administrative law, labor and employment law, commercial litigation, and land use and environmental law.
A. Candace Marcus has relocated to McIntosh Sawran & Cartaya’s West Palm Beach office. Marcus focuses on medical malpractice and health care law.
Audrea Ashcraft has joined the Florida Department of Children and Families’ Children’s Legal Services in Daytona Beach for Circuit 7 with the Northeast Region.
Andrew J. Agnini has joined Frankl & Kominsky in Boynton Beach as an associate. Agnini concentrates in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, and premise liability.
Hava Leipzig Holzhauer of Boca Raton has become the Florida regional director of the Anti-Defamation League.
Aislynn Thomas-McDonald has joined Hershoff, Lupino & Yagel in Tavernier. Thomas-McDonald will primarily practice in the areas of family law and probate.
Brian Oltchick has joined Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson in Tampa. Oltchick focuses his practice on insurance defense litigation, including first-party disputes and third-party liability claims.
Michael A. Tessitore has become of counsel to Moran Kidd Lyons Johnson & Berkson in Orlando. Tessitore focuses his practice on domestic and international business litigation, creditors’ rights, and bankruptcy. He also serves as mediator in diverse litigation and bankruptcy matters.
Ralph Azoy has joined Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson in Miami. Azoy focuses his practice on first-party property insurance coverage litigation, where he represents clients in defending first-party insurance disputes involving policy claims for damage to real property.
Jay Ziskind is relocating Jay A. Ziskind P.A., to 3471 Main Hgwy., No. 517, in Miami. Ziskind is board certified in health law and a circuit civil mediator.
Casey Colburn has joined the Economic Recovery Group in Winter Park, a firm dedicated to navigating the BP settlement program for its clients.
Gary K. Oldehoff has been made a partner with Lewis Stroud & Deutsch in Boca Raton. Oldehoff focuses on litigation and local government law.
Melissa J. Gomberg has joined Broad and Cassel in Ft. Lauderdale as an associate in the commercial litigation and real estate litigation practice groups.
Ryan V. Kadyszewski has established Ryan Kadyszewski, P.A., located at 2560 RCA Blvd., Suite 111, in Palm Beach Gardens, 33410. Kadyszewski focuses on construction law, commercial litigation, general civil litigation, and landlord/tenant.
Anne V. Alper has joined Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky, Abate & Webb in Ft. Lauderdale as an associate in the children’s rights and foster care/disabled persons damages division.
Amanda M. McClure has joined Page, Eichenblatt, Bernbaum & Bennett in Orlando as an associate. McClure will focus on personal injury law.
Matt Sowell has joined of Terrell Hogan in Jacksonville where his practice will focus on professional negligence claims, business trials, personal injuries, and wrongful deaths.
Courtney A. Umberger joined the Barnes Trial Group in Tampa as an associate. Umberger will focus on personal injury, wrongful death, and appeals.
Jayme Cassidy has become staff attorney for Nova Southeastern University’s in-house Veterans Law Clinic.
Stathia Sferios has joined Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick in Tampa as an associate in the bankruptcy, insolvency, and creditors’ rights and commercial litigation departments.
Peter Baker has become of counsel to MansonBolves in Tampa. Baker focuses on real estate, easements, environmental, land use development, commercial transactions, eminent domain, and mortgage foreclosure litigation and workouts.
Hal Morlan has become of counsel to MansonBolves in Tampa. Morlan focuses on eminent domain, property rights, construction, and commercial litigation.
Amy Hamlin has joined The Aikin Family Law Group in Winter Park. Hamlin focuses on family law.
Jonathan S. Goldstein has joined the Law Office of David B. Haber, P.A., in Miami as an associate. He concentrates in the areas of condominium and homeowners’ association law, commercial litigation, and construction litigation.
Richard J. Fidei has become a shareholder with Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky, Abate & Webb in Ft. Lauderdale. Fidei is an insurance regulatory attorney.
Orion G. Callison III has joined the Law Office of Alexis Gonzalez, P.A., in Coconut Grove. Callison focuses on commercial litigation, employment law, education law, and appeals.
Anita Patel has joined the Florida Department of Children and Families’ Children’s Legal Services as an senior attorney in Daytona Beach for Circuit 7 with the Northeast Region.
Tom Ingram has joined Akerman Senterfit as of counsel in Jacksonville. Ingram focuses on land use, real estate, governmental relations, and environmental matters.
E.D. Armstrong III has joined Hill Ward Henderson in Clearwater as a shareholder in the real estate group. His practice is comprised of representing clients involved in complex land use matters and governmental relations.
Katherine E. Cole has joined Hill Ward Henderson in Clearwater in the real estate group. Cole focuses on land use and zoning.
William Kratochvil has joined Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt in Ft. Myers as a stockholder in the tort and insurance litigation practice area. Kratochvil concentrates in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, civil rights, and construction litigation.
Jany Martinez-Ward joined the Ward Law Group in Miami. Ward practices personal injury law.
Roger Kobert has joined Weiss Serota Helfman Pastoriza Cole & Boniske in Miami as a partner and Marc Pugliese has joined as of counsel. Kobert is a trial attorney. Pugliese focuses his practice on the litigation of commercial matters.