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April 1, 2019 News and Notes

News & Notes

Alan R. Rosenberg of Markowitz Ringel Trusty + Hartog in Miami was a panelist at the 2019 Caribbean Insolvency Symposium in Grand Cayman presented by the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Recovery and Insolvency Specialists Association.

Brett Henson of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, in Sarasota presented “Dispute Resolution for Design Professionals and Construction Specifiers” at the monthly meeting of the Construction Specifications Institute Suncoast Chapter.

Davey T. Jay of Meehle & Jay, P.A., in Orlando was awarded the Service Excellence Alumni Award from Barry University School of Law.

Christina M. Paul of K&L Gates in Miami has been appointed to the executive board of The American Boat & Yacht Council.

Rosemary Armstrong of Crossroads for Florida Kids in Tampa was recently the recipient of the ABA Criminal Justice Section’s Livingston Hall Award.

Ben J. Whitman of Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather & Littky-Rubin in West Palm Beach was elected to the Palm Beach County Justice Association Board of Directors.

Scott B. Miller of Hurley, Rogner, Miller, Cox & Waranch, P.A., spoke to the Florida Association of Self Insureds about “The Challenge of Proving Major Contributing Cause by Medical Evidence.”

Leslie Lott of Lott & Fischer spoke at the Bench and Bar Conference in Miami, presented by the Spellman-Hoeveler Inns of Court, on “Intellectual Property: Law & Litigation Update.”

Lucy Chernow Brown of JAMS spoke on “The Do’s and Don’ts of Mediation — Insider Tips from Top Mediators,” at a Palm Beach County Bar YLS Sidebar Series.

Ryan E. Davis of Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman was appointed vice president of the Adult Literacy League of Central Florida.

Hale E. Sheppard of Chamberlain, Hrdlicka, White, Williams & Aughtry in Atlanta published 13 articles in major tax journals, including the “Journal of Taxation,” “Journal of International Taxation,” “International Tax Journal,” “Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure,” “Taxes – The Tax Magazine,” and “Journal of Real Estate Taxation.”

Bradley Ellis of Icard Merrill of Sarasota is the new chair of the Board of the American Hiking Society.

Donald R. Fountain, Jr., of Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather & Littky-Rubin in West Palm Beach presented “Uncovering the Hidden Cases” at the Maximizing Fees through Cutting Edge Areas of Law Seminar at the Palm Beach Bar Association.

Janet Goldberg McEnery of Stearns Weaver Miller in Tampa presented “Sticky Wickets” at the Florida Public Employer Labor Relations Association Annual Training Conference.

Nicole Sinder of Valiente Law in Miami has become president of the Greater Miami Chapter of the ACLU Florida.

John Quick of Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman has earned the “Certified Practitioner of Oversight” designation from the National Association of Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement.

Fred Cunningham of Domnick Cunningham & Whalen in Palm Beach Gardens lectured at the National Trial Lawyers Summit in Miami Beach.

Kirsten Ullman and Brian Bursa of Ullman Bursa Law of Tampa presented “Arbitration Primer: A Guide to Arbitration Proceedings in Senior Living Cases” at the Pinellas County chapter meeting of the Florida Assisted Living Association.

Neal I. Sklar of Peckar & Abramson in Miami has been named to the board of directors of the Latin Builders Association.

Lonnie Groot of Daytona Beach Shores taught six class periods at Creekside Middle School in Port Orange on the Bill of Rights.

Stuart Pepper of Cape Coral recently had his movie “The Coverup” made available on Amazon Prime free to Amazon subscribers. He is the central character in the movie shot in Hollywood. It also features John Savage and Eliza Dushku. It is about a case involving the death of a young man in police custody in small town Iowa.

Joseph M. Percopo presented Estate Planning Basics Workshop in conjunction with Fairwinds Credit Union in Orlando.

Jason Silver of Greenspoon Marder in Ft. Lauderdale spoke as an adjunct lecturer at the University of Miami School of Law’s Externship Program Orientation where he discussed real life-on-the-job challenges students will face at their externships and professionalism.

Candis Trusty of Markowitz Ringel Trusty + Hartog in Miami co-hosted the “You Be the Judge” probate seminar.

Rand Hoch of the Law and Mediation Offices of Rand Hoch presented “Liberty Rights and the New Supreme Court” at the National Center for Reproductive Rights seminar in West Palm Beach.

Sherry Ellis of Sherry Ellis Law has attained emeritus status as a master of The Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court

Justin Shapiro of Leesfield Scolaro co-wrote “Make Way for E-Scooters” published in the American Association for Justice’s “Trial Magazine.”

Carlos H. Gamez, an assistant city attorney for the City of Miami, lectured on “The Role of a City Attorney” at the Rotary Club of South Miami.

Adrian Delancy of Markowitz Ringel Trusty + Hartog in Miami spoke on “Dissecting Fraudulent Transfers: Best Practices in Fraudulent Transfer Litigation in Bankruptcy” for the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida.