Shutts & Bowen Attorneys Sworn In as Foundation Board Members, OCBA Treasurer

May 24, 2019

Orlando partners Eric Reed and Brett Renton were formally sworn in as leadership members at the Orange County Bar Association’s (OCBA) 2018-2019 ‘Installation of Officers and Awards Luncheon,’ on May 24, 2019.

Stephen K. Putnoki-Higgins Published on

May 23, 2019

Tampa attorney Stephen J. Putnoki-Higgins was recently published in the wealth and estate planning section of His article, titled “Proceeds of ILIT Policy Not Included in Trustee-Beneficiary’s Estate,” discusses IRS Private Letter Ruling 201919002, which was released on May 10, 2019.

Shutts & Bowen Showcases Legal Careers for At-Risk Elementary Students in Broward County

May 22, 2019

Attorneys from Shutts & Bowen’s Fort Lauderdale office participated with more than 70 local businesses to share potential careers with students at Dillard Elementary School’s 6th Annual Career City.

Shutts & Bowen Tampa Office Recognized Again as one of 2019’s ‘Best Places to Work’

May 16, 2019

The Tampa Bay Business Journal has recognized Shutts & Bowen for the second time as a ‘2019 Best Place to Work’ top honoree in the large business category.

Justin Guido Featured in the Daily Business Review

May 14, 2019

Miami attorney Justin Guido was recently featured on the Daily Business Review.

Edward O’Sheehan Appointed to Florida Bar’s Military Affairs Committee

May 10, 2019

Fort Lauderdale partner Edward O’Sheehan has been appointed by the Florida Bar president to serve on the Military Affairs Committee. Edward’s term for this competitively pursued appointment begins July 1, 2019.

Deedee Bitran Featured on the Daily Business Review

May 09, 2019

Fort Lauderdale attorney Deedee Bitran was recently featured on the Daily Business Review.

Lauren Stricker Appointed to Florida Bar’s Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee

May 09, 2019

Tampa partner Lauren L. Stricker has been appointed by the Florida Bar president to serve on Florida’s Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee. Her term for this competitively pursued appointment begins July 1, 2019.

Kimberly Prior Recognized by DBR for Professional Excellence

May 06, 2019

Miami partner Kimberly Prior was recognized as a 2019 On the Rise honoree by the Daily Business Review. Kimberly will be honored at the publication’s Professional Excellence awards event to be held on May 23 at the Rusty Pelican Miami.

Shutts & Bowen Recognized as Law Firm of the Year

May 03, 2019

Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) announced the recipients of their 2019 Annual Recognition Awards. The awards were presented during a Law Day Luncheon co-hosted with the Broward County Bar Association on Friday, May 3, 2019, where Shutts was recognized as the Law Firm of the Year.

Alexander Tachmes Featured in MIAMI Magazine

May 01, 2019

Miami partner Alexander Tachmes was recognized as one of MIAMI Magazine’s 2019 Power Players. According to the magazine, the men and women included represent the highest level of accomplishments and power that influence and contribute to the overall success of the City of Miami.

Deedee Bitran Discusses Upcoming Supreme Court Rulings on Landmark LGBTQ Cases

April 26, 2019

Fort Lauderdale attorney Deedee Bitran was recently published in the Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy.

Shutts & Bowen Attorneys Recognized by Chambers & Partners

April 26, 2019

Thirteen attorneys at Shutts & Bowen LLP have been named top lawyers in their fields by Chambers & Partners in the 2019 Edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers.

Lauren Stricker selected as a 2019-2021 Fellow of the Florida Bar Business Law Section

April 25, 2019

Tampa partner Lauren Stricker has been selected as one of only eight lawyers to serve a two-year term in the Florida Bar Business Law Section’s Fellowship Program.

Miranda Lundeen Soto Installed As ABOTA Miami National Board Representative

April 25, 2019

Miami business litigation partner Miranda Lundeen Soto has been installed as an American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) National Board Representative for the Miami chapter.

Brendan Barry Attends Coast Guard Foundation Gala

April 22, 2019

Fort Lauderdale real estate partner Brendan Aloysius Barry attended the Coast Guard Foundation’s annual dinner gala held at the Pier Sixty-Six Hotel and Marina in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday, April 18.

Shutts & Bowen at Gov. DeSantis’ Announcement of Military Pro Bono Initiative

April 19, 2019

Shutts & Bowen LLP is proud to participate in the latest initiative announced by Governor Ron DeSantis, “Lawyers Assisting Warriors,” a military pro bono project.

Stephen Putnoki-Higgins Discusses United States v. Johnson in

April 18, 2019

Tampa associate Stephen Putnoki-Higgins was published in the wealth and estate planning section of

Ryan Reinert Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law

April 10, 2019

Tampa partner Ryan Reinert has been nationally certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification (ABC).

Sandra Krumbein Admitted as ACREL Fellow

April 05, 2019

Fort Lauderdale real estate partner Sandra Krumbein has been admitted as a Fellow to the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL).

Tampa Partners Recognized as Top Lawyers

April 02, 2019

Tampa partners Eric Page and Woody Pollack were included in TAMPA Magazine’s 2019 Top Lawyers list.

Miranda Lundeen Soto to Present at DCBA Bench & Bar

March 26, 2019

Miami partner Miranda Lundeen Soto is scheduled to present during the Dade County Bar Association Annual Bench & Bar conference. Miranda will present on the Voir Dire Panel.

Brian Moskowitz Discusses How to Master Your Emotions

March 21, 2019

West Palm Beach partner Brian Moskowitz was published in the PBCBA Bar Bulletin’s March 2019 issue.

Miranda Lundeen Soto to Present at the National Legal Malpractice Conference

March 19, 2019

Miami partner Miranda Lundeen Soto will participate in a panel discussion at the American Bar Association’s Spring 2019 National Legal Malpractice Conference.

Shutts Attorneys Selected for SFLG Top Lawyers List

March 19, 2019

The South Florida Legal Guide has published their annual list of Top Lawyers and Top Up and Comers in the region.

Mary Ruth Houston to Present at FBA Event

March 18, 2019

Orlando partner Mary Ruth Houston will participate in a panel discussion at the Orlando Chapter of the Federal Bar Association’s Business Law Committee’s March Lunch & Learn Series.

John Meagher Named Managing Partner of Shutts & Bowen’s Miami Office

March 18, 2019

Shutts & Bowen partner John E. Meagher has been named Managing Partner of the firm’s Miami office. John, Chair of the firm’s Insurance Practice Group, assumed leadership this month.

In Remembrance of Raul J. Salas

March 12, 2019

Raul J. Salas, longtime Shutts & Bowen partner, died on February 28, 2019, at age 63 after a long and hard-fought battle with cancer.

Art Menor Featured in South Florida Legal Guide

March 07, 2019

In an article titled “Why the Commercial Real Estate Outlook Remains Sunny,” the South Florida Legal Guide interviewed several South Florida real estate attorneys about the area’s commercial real estate market and its ability to continue its decade-long recovery from the Great Recession.

Tampa Partner to Present at Construction Law Institute

March 07, 2019

Tampa partner Amanda Buffinton will present as a panelist at the 12th Annual Construction Law Institute (CLI), an event sponsored by The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section.