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.

Shutts & Bowen Announces the Addition of Patrick J. Lannon to Miami Office

January 14, 2020

Shutts & Bowen LLP announced today it has expanded its Private Client Services practice group with the addition of Patrick J. Lannon as a partner in its Miami office.

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.

Harvey Oyer Recognized as one of Palm Beach County’s Most Influential Business Leaders for 2020

January 07, 2020

West Palm Beach partner Harvey Oyer was recognized as one of Palm Beach County’s Most Influential Leaders for 2020.

Shutts Team to Volunteer with Legal Aid Advice Hotline

January 03, 2020

Throughout the month of January, the team at Shutts & Bowen’s Fort Lauderdale office will volunteer to staff the Legal Aid Service of Broward County’s “Telephone Advice and Counsel Hotline.”

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.

Eric Christu Appointed as a Director for the Palm Beach Civic Association

December 20, 2019

West Palm Beach partner Eric Christu was appointed as a Director for the Palm Beach Civic Association.

Shutts & Bowen South Florida Offices Recognized Among “Best Places to Work” by SFBJ

December 20, 2019

The South Florida Business Journal has recognized Shutts & Bowen as a finalist for its “2020 Best Place to Work” award in the large business category.

Stefan Rubin Discusses the Florida Business Corporation Act in CLE Program

December 13, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Orlando partner Stefan A. Rubin was recently featured as a key member of a speaking panel for an educational program by the Business Law Section of The Florida Bar, titled “The Inc. is Finally Dry: The Update and Modernization of the Florida Business Corporation Act.” The speaking engagement, which took place on two separate days in Tampa and Miami and was also live broadcast via internet, provided attendees with 6.5 hours of continuing legal education credits.

Shutts & Bowen Named 2019’s Most Effective Lawyers by Daily Business Review

December 10, 2019

Shutts & Bowen is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s attorneys have been recognized by the Daily Business Review as “Most Effective Lawyers” in the Arbitration category.

Sandra Krumbein Featured in VoyageMIA

December 05, 2019

Fort Lauderdale partner Sandra Krumbein was recently profiled on the VoyageMIA “Miami’s Most Inspiring Stores” feature. Sandra shares her story on her upbringing, what inspired her to become a lawyer and the challenges she had to overcome.

Paul Scheck Appointed to the Board of Directors of Grace Medical Home

December 04, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Orlando partner Paul Scheck has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Grace Medical Home, a non-profit organization offering the highest level of health care to those in the community who need it most.

Sarasota Attorney John Patterson Installed as a Board Member to The Innocence Project of Florida

December 02, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Sarasota partner John Patterson was recently installed to the Board of Directors of The Innocence Project of Florida, Inc., a non-profit organization that works to help innocent prisoners in Florida obtain their freedom and rebuild their lives.

Woodrow Pollack Reviews “IP Basics” at the Great American Teach-In

December 02, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP Tampa partner Woodrow “Woody” H. Pollack, was recently a featured speaker at Gaither High School during the Great American Teach-In event, held on November 21, 2019.

James Paul Discusses Ramifications of NCAA Decision on College Athletes

November 25, 2019

Fort Lauderdale attorney James Paul recently discussed the NCAA’s new process of allowing college athletes to profit off of their names, images and likeness “in a manner consistent with the collegiate model.”

Mary Ruth Houston Discusses Arbitration with the OCBA

November 22, 2019

Shutts & Bowen’s Orlando Co-Managing partner and Chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, Mary Ruth Houston, recently presented to the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA). Her presentation, titled “Arbitration Case Law Review 2019,” took place on November 12, providing one general CLE credit to attendees.

Stephen J. Putnoki-Higgins Publishes Article on Trustee-to-Trustee Transfer Ruling

November 21, 2019

An article written by Tampa attorney Stephen J. Putnoki-Higgins, titled “Trustee-to-Trustee Transfer Didn’t Disqualify IRA,” was recently published in WealthManagement.com.

Martha Rabbitt and Tim Gillis Featured Speakers at the RPPTL Real Property Finance and Lending Committee Meeting

November 20, 2019

Miami partner Martha Rabbitt and Jacksonville partner Tim Gillis were featured speakers at the RPPTL Real Property Finance and Lending Committee Meeting on November 8 in Miami.

Shutts & Bowen Recognized for “Tipping the Scales” on Women in New Partner Class

November 18, 2019

Shutts & Bowen was awarded a “Tipping the Scales” Award by the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance (DFA) during the organization’s Annual Conference, held November 7 in Washington, D.C. Aliette Rodz, Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee and Focus on Women Committee, accepted the award on behalf of the firm.

Erik Szabo Sworn In to the 2020 GOBA Board of Directors

November 14, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP is pleased to announce that Erik F. Szabo was recently sworn-in for his third year as an Associate Director on the 2020 Greater Orlando Builders Association (GOBA) Board of Directors. The Installation & Yearly Awards Dinner took place on November 7 at the Amway Center, where the organization installed its elected senior officers and directors for 2020.

Deedee Bitran Participates as a Panelist for Federal Bar Association CLE Event

November 12, 2019

The Federal Bar Association chapter at the Shepard Broad College of Law at Nova Southeastern University hosted a CLE program on labor and employment law on Friday November 8, 2019.

Mark Rankin Recognized as a Champion by Best Buddies

November 12, 2019

Tampa partner Mark Rankin was recently recognized as a 2019 Champion at the Best Buddies Champion of the Year Gala held in Tampa Bay. The Champion of the Year event unites and recognizes the community’s most active leaders in the name of inclusion.

Charla Burchett helps Impact 100 SRQ award over $200,000 in Grants

November 08, 2019

Shutts & Bowen Sarasota partner, Charla M. Burchett, recently attended the ‘Impact 100 SRQ: Women Giving Together’ 2019 Annual Meeting and Grant Awards Celebration, which awarded two separate $114,000 grants to organizations impacting Sarasota and Manatee counties. A 2019 In-Kind Donor, Charla is also a Founding Member of Impact 100 SRQ.

U.S. News – Best Lawyers® Names Shutts & Bowen to Best Law Firms List

November 07, 2019

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the 10th consecutive year, collaboratively announced the release of the “Best Law Firms” rankings. Shutts & Bowen was named to the 2020 list.

Miranda Lundeen Soto Featured Speaker at The Florida Bar’s Basic Evidence Conference

November 05, 2019

Miami partner Miranda Lundeen Soto will be a featured speaker at The Florida Bar’s Basic Evidence Conference on November 8th at the Hilton Downtown Miami. The conference is a one-day seminar intended for new lawyers or lawyers new to the practice area.

Tiffany Comprés and FIU Co-Host International Arbitration Program

November 04, 2019

Miami partner Tiffany Comprés and Florida International University are co-hosting the “Intelligence about Arbitrators & the Future of International Arbitration” Program on November 12 beginning at 5:30 pm at the firm’s Miami office.