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September 1, 2022, News and Notes

News & Notes

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle received the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association’s highest award, the Eugene Whitworth Award.

Marcia S. Cohen was a speaker at the EEOC Training Institute presentation on Continuing and Emerging Issues in Pay Equity and Equal Pay, focusing on continuing wage gaps for women, some recent successes in litigation, and suggestions for the future.

David Itskovich of Nelson Mullins in Boca Raton has been appointed to the advisory board of the Urban Land Institute Southeast Florida/Caribbean.

David H. Lichter of Lichter Law Firm of Aventura has been accepted as a fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators.

Alexander Lian of Alexander Lian, P.A., was featured at an author’s reception at Books & Books in Coral Gables hosted by the Colombian American Bar Association. Cambridge University Press has just released the paperback edition of Lian’s book, “Stereoscopic Law: Oliver Wendell Holmes and Legal Education.”

Michael P. Dunn of Dunn Law, P.A., in Miami has been installed as president of The Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida.

Roy L. Weinfeld, in conjunction with Celesq AttorneysEdCenter and Thomson Reuters, presented seminars on “Post-Judgment Enforcement in Florida” and “Proceedings Supplementary in Florida.”

Evelyn I. Suero has been appointed to the Florida Advisory Committee for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition.

John Gihon of Shorstein, Lasnetski and Gihon in Orlando spoke on a panel in New York City at the American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference, discussing how immigration counsel can properly advise criminal defense attorneys on the immigration consequences of criminal cases.

Sean C. Domnick of Domnick Cunningham & Whalen was sworn in as president-elect of the American Association for Justice.

Cathleen M. Winter of The Rebecca L. Palmer Law Group has become president of the Greater Orlando Asian American Bar Association.

Rachael Flanagan and Poorad Razavi of Cohen Milstein presented to students in the Law Academy program at Palm Beach Lakes High School for 2022 Law Week.

Joshua R. Goodman and Joseph F. Rich of Cozen O’Connor have become civil circuit and county mediators.

Cynthia M. Winter of The Rebecca L. Palmer Law Group has been appointed to the Greater Orlando Asian American Bar Association Board of Directors.

Poorad Razavi of Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll published, “Time for This Dad to ‘Leave’ —The Power of Parental Leave” in the ABA’s Tort Source.

Larry Smith of RumbergerKirk was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award during the Orlando Business Journal 2022 Diversity in Business Awards ceremony.

Rachael N. Flanagan of Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll published, “Pet-Related Product Liability Claims: Will COVID-19 Inspire an Increase in Litigation?” in the Florida Justice Association Journal.

Eduardo Palmer of Eduardo Palmer, P.A., in Miami presented a one-week seminar on an introduction to U.S. law and practice this summer in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, at the University of the Balearic Islands, as part of a joint program between FIU College of Law.

Broward County Circuit Judge Michael A. Robinson recently presented, “Professionalism and Civility,” at the Broward County Bar Association’s Bench and Bar Conference.

Andrew M. Gordon of Hinshaw & Culbertson in Ft. Lauderdale spoke as part of Hinshaw’s Labor & Employment Regional Law Update about recent developments in state and federal law that have significant implications for Florida employers.

Carolina Blanco of Hill Ward Henderson has been selected to participate in Leadership Tampa’s Class of 2023.

Richard A. Wood and Alonso E. Sanchez of Fowler White were panelist for, “Learn How To Do Business the Miami Way,” a live seminar and webinar by Banesco USA and Fowler White.

Eric Bluestein of Dolan Dobrinsky Rosenblum Bluestein had his article, “Judicial Notice Has Expanded: What You Need to Know,” published in the Daily Business Review.

Holly K. Melzer of Barron & Redding of Panama City has become chair of the Panama City-Bay County Airport and Industrial District that owns and operates the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport.

Ella Shenhav of Shutts & Bowen in Tampa earned her Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP)/U.S. Credential.

Nicholas C. Johnson of Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll spoke on, “Depositions: Getting Your Client Ready & Getting Ready for Theirs,” for the Florida Justice Association.

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