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Thursday, June 30, 2022
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, June 30, 2022 - Mint Eco Car Wash announced today the acquisition of their fifth car wash property located at 5577 Okeechobee Boulevard.  The property has been operating as Sure Shine Car Wash since 2015.  Mint Eco has closed Sure Shine Car Wash temporarily and is in the process of an extensive site renovation and rebranding that is anticipated to be completed in ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Jones Foster is proud to announce that several attorneys have been recognized as Florida Trend’s 2022 Legal Elite™.     David E. Bowers, Scott G. Hawkins, Stanley D. Klett, Jr., Joanne M. O’Connor, and Steven J. Rothman are among Florida Trend’s Legal Elite honorees, representing the top 1.3% of Florida lawyers in private practice, government, and non-profits sectors.  Attorneys who exemplify a ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Legal
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
YMCA of the Palm Beaches has announced the addition of two key leadership positions - Jim Barnes as Director of Operations, and McKenzie Marsch as Associate Director of Philanthropy.   Barnes will oversee the daily operations of the YMCA’s Membership, Aquatic, Athletic, Childcare, and Wellness Programs.  He brings over 8 years of recreation experience to the YMCA, most recently as the Athletics ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Economic, General News Article, Recreation, Community, Chamber
Monday, June 27, 2022
Orlando, FL (June 24, 2022) – Attorney Gary S. Lesser, Managing Partner of West Palm Beach-based Lesser, Lesser, Landy & Smith, PLLC, was sworn in today as the 74th President of The Florida Bar. More than 500 Bar members attended the ceremony, which took place this morning at the Bar’s Annual Convention at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek & Waldorf Astoria.  Lesser is a longtime leader of the ...read more
Categories: Legal, Economic, General News Article, Political, Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, June 24, 2022
Jones Foster is proud to announce that 50% of our shareholders and senior counsel have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 edition of Florida Super Lawyers, a prestigious and select list of no more than 5% of the lawyers in the state.Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who are nominated from more than 70 practice areas. Candidates go through a rigorous and patented ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Legal
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA — “Innovators. Trailblazers. Fulbrighters.” That’s how the Fulbright Program describes the people it honors, a select group that now includes 10 graduates of Palm Beach Atlantic University.     The Fulbright Program, the flagship international academic exchange sponsored by the U.S. Government, appoints students, educators and researchers to serve and learn in other ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA — Palm Beach Atlantic senior Miriam Edele has won the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study this summer in Cusco, Peru.     The Gilman Scholarship is a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). “This award is highly competitive on a level with the Fulbright Award,” said Dr. Carl Miller, who ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Wednesday, June 08, 2022
NAI/MERIN HUNTER CODMAN’S NEIL E. MERIN, SIOR, CCIM & ADAM STARR EXECUTE AN 11-YEAR LEASE AT DOWNTOWN FORT LAUDERDALE’S 1 EAST BROWARD OFFICE BUILDING- 9,285 square feet leased to South Florida law firm Stok Kon + Braverman -  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – One of South Florida’s leading commercial real estate services firms, NAI/Merin Hunter Codman, Inc., announces that Chairman, Neil E. Merin, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, June 07, 2022
For immediate release:June 7, 2022Melissa BeierNAI/Merin Hunter CodmanPhone: 561-471-8000mbeier@mhcreal.com   NAI/MERIN HUNTER CODMAN’S NEIL E. MERIN, SIOR, CCIM & ADAM STARR EXECUTE AN 11-YEAR LEASE AT DOWNTOWN FORT LAUDERDALE’S 1 EAST BROWARD OFFICE BUILDING- 9,285 square feet leased to South Florida law firm Stok Kon + Braverman -  Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – One of South Florida’s leading ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, June 01, 2022
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, June 1, 2022 — Geoffrey Jervis, CEO and Co-founder of Mint Eco Car Wash, was named the 2022 Small Business Person of the Year Award winner last week by the Chamber of the Palm Beaches during their Business Awards breakfast. The annual award honors an individual who is a business leader that exhibits dedicated involvement to the community. Geoff was selected as one of ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, May 19, 2022
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, May 19, 2022 — In celebration of National Police Week, Mint Eco Car Wash has announced that they will be offering free car washes for police vehicles as a permanent part of Mint Eco’s community outreach initiative. To date, Mint Eco has washed over 500 police cars across many police departments in the county, including the West Palm Beach Police Department, the Palm Beach ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Press ReleaseMelissa BeierNAI/Merin Hunter CodmanPhone: 561-471-8000mbeier@mhcreal.com May 10, 2022   MHCommercial Real Estate Fund II Acquires Boca Raton Office Complex, Yamato Office Center, for $45.9 Million  West Palm Beach, FL – MHCommercial Real Estate Fund II (“MHCREFII”), a discretionary real estate private equity fund formed by Dung Lam, Neil E. Merin and Jordan Paul, has closed on ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, April 14, 2022
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, April 14, 2022 — Mint Eco Car Wash has officially been recognized as the “Best Car Wash in Palm Beach County” by the Palm Beach Post in their annual “Best of the Best” local fan-based award.Geoffrey Jervis, Co-Founder and CEO of Mint Eco, shared, “We are incredibly honored to receive this prestigious accolade.  When you set out to do something dramatically different in an ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, March 21, 2022
MEDIA CONTACT: Slatkow & Husak Public Relations Ally CecilAlly@slatkowhusak.com or 561.278.0850FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUNFEST ANNOUNCES IDEAL NUTRITION AND LABOVICK LAW GROUP AS NEW STAGE SPONSORS (West Palm Beach, Fla.) – Organizers for SunFest 2022 recently announced Ideal Nutrition and LaBovick Law Group as the new stage sponsors of the festival’s stages at Meyer Amphitheatre and the South ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
West Palm Beach, FL (December 15, 2021) – After thirteen years of dedicating his compassionate leadership as president and CEO of the Trustbridge Hospice Foundation (Hospice of Palm Beach County/Hospice by the Sea) Greg Leach has announced his retirement to the Board of Directors. Leach will continue in his position through March of 2021 to ensure a smooth transition for his successor. He will ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, November 15, 2021
Florida law firm Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A. has been recognized among 2022 “Best Law Firms” byU.S. News & World Report.  The LLW offices that received “Tier 1” rankings are:Jacksonville – Environmental LawTallahassee – Environmental Law; Environmental Litigation and Natural Resources LawWest Palm Beach – Environmental Law and Environmental LitigationRankings are determined by a combination of ...read more
Categories: Legal, Press Release
Friday, November 05, 2021
Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A. attorney Kathryn Rossmell has been named an honoree of South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine’s first annual Legal Awards. Kathryn is one of only two attorneys to win an award in the Junior Associate category. SFBW legal awards celebrate the accomplishments, acumen and dedication of “top-flight attorneys” in the region.   Kathryn was presented with the award last ...read more
Categories: Legal, Press Release
Friday, September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021 – When it comes to inspiring and supporting women in the workforce to achieve their full potential, Kathryn Rossmell makes that mission an integral part of her professional and personal life every day. That deeply embedded commitment has now brought Rossmell well-deserved recognition as a finalist for the 2021 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award sponsored by the Chamber ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A. President and Shareholder Michelle Diffenderfer was recently elected Chair of the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources (ABA SEER).  She will serve a one-year term, through August 2022.   “I am excited and honored to be named Chair of the Section. I grew up as an environmental lawyer in SEER and am thrilled to be able to give back to ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Jones Foster is pleased to announce that Litigation Shareholder Roberto M. Vargas has been named Vice Chair of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group.   Rob will work closely with Litigation Practice Group Leader, Robert W. Wilkins, providing leadership to the expanding litigation team as well as establishing priorities, strategy, and fostering further growth. “Our litigation ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Enforceability of E-Signatures, E-Notarization and E-Witnesses in Florida Transactions By L. Benton Alexander, Jr. and Laura D. MaxwellThe current pandemic has made obtaining original signatures and having documents witnessed and notarized difficult, if not impossible at times. This has particularly affected real estate transactions in Florida, where, like other states, certain documents must ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
Jones Foster is pleased to announce the addition of two new attorneys, Laura D. Maxwell and Brittany E. Cobb, to the Firm’s West Palm Beach office.    Laura Maxwell has joined the Real Estate practice group, while Brittany Cobb has joined the Firm’s Corporate & Tax and Private Wealth, Trusts & Estates practice groups.   These hires denote the Firm’s resilience and commitment to its clients ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Litigation Shareholder Joanne O’Connor served as co-moderator for the Palm Beach County Bar Association (PBCBA) webinar entitled, “Civility and Good Practice: Navigating Complex Cases During the Pandemic.” The webinar featured a distinguished panel of federal and state court judges, including U.S. District Judge Robin Rosenberg, U.S. Magistrate Judge Bruce Reinhart, Fifteenth Judicial Circuit ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Jones Foster is proud to announce that Firm Board Member and Litigation & Dispute Resolution Shareholder Peter A. Sachs has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County for a 3-year term.   The Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County was founded in 1949 with a mission of providing equal access to our judicial system to qualified and low-income ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, June 08, 2020
Jones Foster Litigation Shareholder Joanne M. O’Connor has been appointed by U.S. District Judge Robin L. Rosenberg as Defendants’ Liaison Counsel in the Zantac (Ranitidine) multidistrict products liability litigation.   As Defendants’ Liaison Counsel, Ms. O’Connor holds a pivotal leadership role as the point of contact for the transferee court, charged with expediting the resolution of complex ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Jones Foster Litigation Shareholder, Peter Sachs, was a featured speaker at the Planned Giving Council of Palm Beach County’s monthly breakfast meeting. The gathering provides a forum for members and guests to learn from prominent speakers in various industries and to network with professionals who have a role in designing and implementing philanthropic plans. Mr. Sach’s presentation, entitled, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Monday, March 09, 2020
Bill Smith, Firm Shareholder and a member of the Corporate & Tax and Private Client teams, concentrates his practice in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, taxation, and corporate law.   We sat down with Bill to discuss his practice here at Jones Foster, as well as some current issues that may impact clients.  How do you describe your practice to non-attorneys? I ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, February 27, 2020
Jones Foster is proud to announce that Litigation Shareholder, Steven Rothman, has been accepted into the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).    Membership in ABOTA is by invitation-only and is considered to be one of the most prestigious affiliations for trial attorneys. All members must meet a list of professional requirements as well as extol the virtues of civility, integrity, and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, February 13, 2020
“When I sit down with a client, I look at the big picture. I consider the individual, their family situation, medical and emotional needs (short-term and long-term), possible government benefits available (Medicaid, Veterans benefits), tax implications, and then I assist in determining the best plan for their circumstances.” – Genny BernsteinElder Law is a complex and highly specialized area of ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, February 06, 2020
Thomas J. Baird, Land Use & Governmental Practice Group Co-Chair, is a Florida Bar Board Certified specialist in City, County, and Local Government Law, and is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners as a land use planner. We sat down with Tom to get a little more information about his background and his practice here at Jones Foster.  How do you describe your practice to ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, February 04, 2020
By Robert W. Wilkins Best practices for defense counsel when working with insurance adjusters in construction cases A typical construction project involves the owner, the design professionals (architects and engineers), the general contractor, and numerous subcontractors. When something goes wrong and litigation ensues, there are many potential defendants. Which of these defendants you ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Papers/Research
Friday, January 24, 2020
Jones Foster Impact, a firmwide community program, was announced this week by the Board of Directors. Jones Foster Impact will offer all employees a platform to collaborate, engage, and collectively impact the community through efforts designed to support local charitable organizations.   Board Member and Litigation Shareholder, Theo Kypreos, expects that many positive outcomes will result from ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Jones Foster Corporate attorney, Kevin T. Lamb, represented Grain & Barrel Spirits brand, Dixie Vodka, in a multi-year sponsorship deal as the first official vodka of NASCAR. A certified South Carolina product, Dixie Vodka is the largest premium craft vodka produced in the Southeast and is one of the fastest-growing spirit brands in the United States. The NASCAR partnership represents a major ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, December 13, 2019
Jones Foster is proud to announce that Land Use and Governmental Shareholder, John “Skip” Randolph, has received a Proclamation of the Mayor of the Town of Palm Beach, Gail Coniglio, in appreciation of his 40 years of service to the Town of Palm Beach.   Mayor Coniglio proclaimed the date of December 11, 2019, a day of gratitude for his outstanding commitment to the community.Mr. Randolph began ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, November 11, 2019
PRESIDENTIAL PERSPECTIVES: SCOTT HAWKINS, 2011-12This article was first published on FloridaBar.org, October 10, 2019 As part of a project to document the history of The Florida Bar, the former presidents were asked to comment on the same three questions.Q: How would you like to be remembered as a lawyer and a former Bar president? Hawkins: The opportunity to serve as president of The Florida ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Sunday, November 10, 2019
Photo: L-R, Don McClintock, Brenda Star, Alexander J. Dreyfoos, Jr. West Palm Beach, November 11, 2019 – West Palm Beach-based philanthropist and Arts patron, Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr., will contribute his thoughts on the significance of music and its impact on the community, in an upcoming coffee table book being produced by StarGroup Books, entitled, Music & Memories: Palm Beach County. ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, June 11, 2018
Combined Firm to Have Over 725 Attorneys Across 11 States and the District of Columbia  Columbia, SC (June 11, 2018): Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and Broad and Cassel LLP announced today that both partnerships have approved an agreement to combine effective August 1, 2018, to be known in Florida as Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel.  Both firms’ partnerships voted overwhelmingly to ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, November 02, 2017
Firm Again Achieves Top Rankings in Corporate, M&A, Real Estate, and Litigation Practice Areas  Top 100 U.S. law firm Akerman has once again been recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers as among the “Best Law Firms” in the United States. The firm earned a record 35 national practice rankings, recognized for its corporate, real estate, and litigation teams, among others. The firm also increased its ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, November 02, 2017
ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov. 2, 2017) — Statewide law firm Broad and Cassel LLP today announced it has been named among the 2018 “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News – Best Lawyers®. The annual rankings recognize the top law firms in the country for professional excellence.  Ranked firms are presented in tiers and listed on a national and/or metropolitan scale. Broad and Cassel saw seven national and numerous ...read more
Categories: Press Release