Annabella Barboza has opened Barboza Law & Associates, P.A., in Ft. Lauderdale focusing on real estate (residential/commercial), probate, estate planning, business, and transactional law.
David G. Hassan has been named a partner with the Mena Law Firm in Miami.
Brian P. Marantz has formed The Law Office of Brian Marantz focusing on estate planning, probate, and real estate.
David M. Gobeo has joined FordHarrison in West Palm Beach as a partner focusing on
management-side labor and employment law.
Maria C. Berrette and Shaina J. Zuppke have opened Berrette & Zuppke Attorneys at Law in Ft. Myers focusing on family, criminal, dependency, and immigration law.
Sarah E. Spector has joined Roetzel & Andress in Ft. Myers as a partner in the real estate, banking, and finance practice group.
Spensyr Ann Krebsbach has joined the Lomnitzer Law Firm, P.A., in Boca Raton as an associate. The firm focuses on intellectual property, commercial litigation, and entertainment law.
Jonathan G. Sieg has joined GrayRobinson in Lakeland and will practice in the real estate, banking and finance, corporate, and wealth transfer practice groups.
Juan Azel has joined Hunton & Williams in Miami as of counsel focusing on global banking and corporate law.
Mariela I. Tassone has joined Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin as an associate in Tampa focusing on construction defect litigation and general professional liability defense.
Paul L. Zelnick has joined Arnstein & Lehr as an associate in Miami. He joins the corporate transactions and counseling law group.
Scott G. Miller has joined Burr & Forman as a partner in Orlando in the corporate and tax practice group.
Jonathan A. Yellin has joined Backer Aboud Poliakoff & Foelster as a partner in Boca Raton focusing on condominium associations, homeowners’ associations, country clubs, collections, foreclosures, general litigation, business and commercial litigation, employment law, real property law, construction law, employment law, educational law, contract disputes, landlord-tenant law, complex commercial matters, insurance coverage disputes, personal injury claims, and probate.
Douglas W. Barnes, Maritza I. Gomez, and Louis Reinstein have joined Kelley Kronenberg as partners in Ft. Lauderdale. Barnes focuses on third-party insurance defense and general liability. Gomez focuses on employment and labor law. Reinstein focuses on police professional litigation, correctional health care, civil rights violations, commercial litigation, and appeals.
Joseph M. Landolfi, Jr., has joined Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Hermann as a partner in Boca Raton. Landolfi focuses on trusts and estate law, taxation, entity formation, business planning, and Medicaid/elder law planning.
Meghan Daigle has joined the Legal Aid Foundation of Tallahassee as its promise zone staff attorney focusing on family law, dependency, probate, guardianship, medical malpractice, automobile negligence, corporate, small claims, and employment discrimination.
Laura Ross has joined Fowler White Burnett in Miami as an associate in the corporate practice group.
Andrew Maurodis and Jeffrey Siniawsky have joined Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman focusing on local government law. Maurodis will be a resident in the Boca Raton location, while Siniawsky will work out of the Broward office.
Rob Shave joined GrayRobinson as a director of government affairs, practicing both in its Tallahassee and Ft. Myers offices. Shave represents a broad range of public and private clients before Florida’s legislative and executive branches.
Lowell J. Walters has joined Carlton Fields in Tampa as of counsel and will work in the business transactions practice group.
John P. Kelly has joined The Soto Law Group in Ft. Lauderdale as of counsel. Kelly is a dual Florida board-certified litigation lawyer, both as a civil trial lawyer and as a business litigation specialist. He focuses on business litigation, intellectual property litigation, and related business counseling.
Eric Reisman has joined Cole Schotz in Boca Raton as an associate in the real estate department.
Leonard C. Atkins IV has become a named partner with Ballaga & Freedman, which will now be known as Ballaga, Freedman & Atkins in Coral Gables. The practice areas of the firm are now expanded to include commercial litigation, as well as real estate and business transactions.
Mary E. Corbin, Coleen M. Crocco, and Harold F. Pryor, Jr., have joined Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin in Ft. Lauderdale as associates. Corbin and Crocco join the professional liability department, and Pryor joins the casualty department.
Noel J. Davies has joined Quarles & Brady in Naples as a mid-level associate in the real estate law group.
Ed Park has joined DCF/Children’s Legal Services as a senior attorney in Palm Bay.
Kyle Hope has joined DCF/Children’s Legal Services as a senior attorney in Ocala.
Issiah James has joined DCF/Children’s Legal Services in St. Augustine.
Jennifer Burns has joined DCF/Children’s Legal Services as a senior attorney in Sarasota.
Carissa Gangemi has joined DCF/Children’s Legal Services as a senior attorney in Kissimmee.