Ryan Reinert Supports the 2nd Annual Broken Bench & Busted Clay Charity Tournament February 19, 2020
Shutts & Bowen LLP was pleased to sponsor the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association’s 2nd Annual Broken Bench and Busted Clay Charity Sporting Clays Tournament on February 7. Tampa partner Ryan C. Reinert, a board member of and director of continuing legal education for the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association, attended the event in support of its fundraising goals.
Manuel Negron and Hillary Thompson Nominated to Represent Shutts in LCLD February 18, 2020
Shutts & Bowen is pleased to announce that attorneys Manuel Negron and Hillary J. Thompson have been selected for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 2020 class of Fellows and Pathfinders, respectively.
Paul Scheck Facilitates the 9th Annual Teachers’ Law Symposium February 17, 2020
Shutts & Bowen LLP Orlando partner, Paul J. Scheck, facilitated and moderated the ninth annual Teachers’ Law Symposium, hosted by The Florida Bar’s Trial Lawyers Section at the Tampa Convention Center on January 23 and 24, 2020. Inspired by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, this event has been held every year since 2012 to help teachers educate their students about the legal and judicial systems and their importance.
Alexander Tachmes Quoted in RE: Miami Beach Discussing Possible Spring Break Alcohol Restrictions February 10, 2020
After last year’s Spring Break, Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber is proposing an ordinance to cease the sale and service of alcohol after 2:00 am for 17 days in March in South Beach’s Mixed Use Entertainment District (MXE) and a little further west. The time period for the restrictions would begin with the first Friday in March and continue for 17 days.
Shutts Orlando Supports the 7th Annual Fire in the Park Chili Cook Off For A Cure January 31, 2020
Shutts & Bowen LLP Orlando was proud to participate as the presenting sponsor of the “7th Annual Fire in the Park Chili Cook Off For A Cure” fundraiser on January 25th, 2020, which focused on raising money for pediatric oncology. Representing Shutts Orlando were partners Eric C. Reed and Stefan A. Rubin, who also accepted several awards while at the event.
Deedee Bitran among Panelists at the Power House Women in the Law Event at FIU Law January 29, 2020
Fort Lauderdale associate Deedee Bitran recently participated as a panelist on the Power House Women in the Law event at FIU College of Law. The event was moderated by incoming Shutts summer associate, Devon Hoffman (2L), and provided an interactive opportunity for FIU Law students to engage with the panelists, learn about obstacles women face in the legal profession, and discuss avenues to combat those obstacles.
Alexander Tachmes Discusses International Inn’s Progress January 22, 2020
After two years of negotiations between preservationists, the City of Miami Beach and the owners of the International Inn, the settlement agreement to allow an eight-story addition was put on hold in the fall of 2019 due to concerns about criminal activity. However, in a recent report to City Commissioners last week, Miami partner Alexander Tachmes said the International Inn has made significant progress, both reducing criminal activity and making other improvements to the operations. Given the substantial progress made, the hope is for the settlement agreement to be reconsidered sometime in March of this year.
Ryan McCarthy Authors Article in the January 2020 Edition of the Dade County Bar Association Bulletin January 21, 2020
Miami attorney Ryan McCarthy authored an article in the January 2020 edition of the Dade County Bar Association Bulletin. The article titled “Lessons for an Associate” sets forth a few insights on how to tackle the practice of law as a young associate attorney.
Shutts & Bowen Attorneys Featured on the DBR January 21, 2020
Miami managing partner John Meagher, partner Frank Zacherl, and associate Damien Reynolds were featured in the Daily Business Review. The article, entitled “Attorneys Who Rock: These South Florida Lawyers Moonlight as Musicians,” highlights seven musically inclined lawyers.
Ella Shenhav Appointed to Board of Bay Area Legal Services January 17, 2020
Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that Tampa partner Ella A. Shenhav was recently appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of Bay Area Legal Services (BALS). Ella’s appointment was adopted by the the Board of Directors of the Hillsborough County Bar Association from the recommendation of BALS’ Review Committee, who noted her “demonstrated commitment to pro bono services.”
Alan Higbee Discusses Local Market Expertise with Capital Analytics January 16, 2020
Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that the Managing Partner of the Tampa office, Alan Higbee, was recently interviewed and featured by Capital Analytics. The spotlight piece discusses the benefits of having specialized practices in the Tampa Bay area, how to withstand economic cycles and how to not lose talent in the process.
Sandra Krumbein to Moderate the 3500 Advanced Condominium and Planned Development Certification Review Course January 13, 2020
Fort Lauderdale partner Sandra Krumbein will be a moderator at the 3500 Advanced Condominium and Planned Development Certification Review Course on February 21-22 at Nova Southeastern University.
Shutts Orlando Sponsors the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida’s 2019 Teen Holiday Party December 30, 2019
Shutts & Bowen LLP was pleased to sponsor and organize the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida’s (BGCCF) 2019 Teen Holiday Party, which was organized in support of the almost 90 teens who regularly participate at the Universal Club branch.
Shutts Tampa Contributes as a Top Ten Company for the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer December 26, 2019
Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that the Tampa office was recently recognized as a Top Ten Company Contributor for funds raised toward the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides of Tampa Presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.