March 15, 2004 On the Move

first_imgMarch 15, 2004 On the Move March 15, 2004 Regular News Page & Eichenblatt, P.A., has moved its offices tothe historic Beardall Houseat 214 East Lucerne Circle, Orlando, FL 32801, phone: (407) 386-1900, fax number: (407) 386-1901. Gregory M. Palmer has become a partner of Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.A., in Miami. He concentrates in commercial and general aviation litigation, as well as employer liability law. A. Courtney Cox has become associated with Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell, P.A., in Tampa. She concentrates in premise liability and products liability matters. Cari Roth has become a shareholder of Bryant Miller & Olive, P.A., in Tallahassee, where she will head the firm’s land use and legislative practice. She previously served as general counsel and assistant secretary of the Florida Department of Community Affairs. Frank Massabki has joined Zuckerman Spaeder in Miami. He focuses in complex civil and criminal litigation in federal and state court. Michael S. Orfinger, formerly of Smith, Hood, Perkins, Loucks, Stout and Orfinger, P.A., has become a shareholder of Upchurch Watson White & Max in Daytona Beach. He concentrates on mediating commercial litigation, real estate litigation, insurance defense, and insurance coverage disputes. Edward M. Whelan, formerly of Haynsworth, Marion, McKay, & Guerard in Charleston, S.C.,has become a partner of McGuireWoods in Jacksonville. He focuses his practice on construction-related matters. Offices are located at 50 N. Laura St. Cary P. Sabol has become associated with the law firm of William H. Pincus, Attorney at Law. He focuses primarily on business litigation. Gregory S. Glasser, Gary Khutorsky, Kari Katzman Jacobson, and C. Andrew Tharp have become shareholders with Stephens, Lynn, Klein, LaCava, Hoffman & Puya, P.A., and Lynn L. Audie has become a partner with the firm. Glasser, Khutorsky, and Audie are in the Miami office; Jacobson is in the Tampa office; and Tharp is in the Ft. Lauderdale office. The firm concentrates on the defense of professional liability, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, products liability, general liability, and insurance coverage matters. Larry Benton “Ben” Alexander, Jr., has become associated with Carlton Fields in West Palm Beach. He joined the firm’s real estate and mortgage financing practice group. Michael Work has merged his practice with Bratter Krieger in Miami Beach, and has become the managing attorney of the firm. The firm represents foreign professionals in matters of immigration, real estate, and corporate law.The Law Offices of Robert Kravitz, P.A., announces that Genilde Guerra has become a partner of the firm and the name has changed to Law Offices of Kravitz & Guerra P.A. The firm concentrates in immigration, international law, business transactions, and real estate. Phone: (305) 539-0003. Barbara Kissner has joined Rosenthal & Weissman, P.A., in Port St. Lucie. She concentrates her practice in representing claimants in workers’ compensation law. Allison K. Hift and Guy M. Shir have become shareholders with Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. Hift represents developers, wireless and other telecommunications providers, local governments, and corporate clients on their telecommunications strategies. She practices in the firm’s Miami and Ft. Lauderdale offices. Shir is a litigation attorney, in the West Palm Beach office, who focuses on contract disputes, commercial and residential leases, representing both community associations and individuals in covenant enforcement actions, collections and foreclosures, and general commercial litigation. Collin J. Hite, formerly assistant attorney general at the Office of the Attorney General in both Virginia and Florida , has become partner of McGuireWoods in Richmond. He focuses his practice on class actions and toxic torts. Offices are located at One James Center, 901 E. Cary St., Richmond, VA, 23219. Joseph G. Foster has joined the litigation department of Porter Wright Morris & Arthur in Naples. Harvey E.Oyer III has become a shareholder of Gunster Yoakley in West Palm Beach. Oyer concentrates in real estate and land use law. Judith A. Garabo has become an associate with Roth, Powell, Pearson & Hosley, P.A. in Winter Park. Carlos A. Kelly has become a stockholder of Henderson Franklin in Fort Myers. Kelly concentrates in real property disputes, business torts, construction claims, creditors’ rights, and contract-based disputes. William T. Bonner has become associated with The Yerrid Law Firm with offices at 101 East Kennedy Blvd., Ste. 3910, Tampa, 33602, phone: (813) 222-8222, fax: (813) 222-8224. Jeffrey M. Bell, Douglas B. Melamed, formerly of Ritter Chusid Bivona and Cohen, and P. Jeffery Stubbs, formerly of Hawkins & Parnell, announce the new office of Bell, Melamed & Stubbs, with offices at 1451 W. Cypress Creek Rd., Ste. 300, Ft. Lauderdale, 33309, phone (954) 489-2732, fax (954) 489-2733. The firm concentrates in insurance defense, medical malpractice defense, products liability, premises liability, commercial litigation, construction litigation, and general civil defense. Michelle R. Rencoret has become partner with Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed in Orlando. She is a commercial real estate attorney that concentrates in matters of real estate acquisition, development, finance, and leasing. Robert K. Lincoln, a former assistant professor of urban planning at Michigan State University, has become associated with Levin, Tannenbaum, Wolff, Band, Gates & Pugh. He concentrates in land use permitting and litigation, and administrative law. Offices are located at 1680 Fruitville Rd., Ste. 102, Sarasota, 34236, phone (941) 316-0111. Charles W. McBurney, Jr., announces the opening of his law office located at 6320 St. Augustine Rd., Ste. 11, Jacksonville, 32217, phone (904) 731-0002. His practice focuses on business law, commercial litigation and collections, creditors’ rights, and bankruptcy. Craig W. Sohn has joined the trust and estate department of Porter Wright Morris & Arthur in Naples.The Law Offices of Richard N. Friedman has moved to 8925 SW 148 th S t., Ste. 200, Miami, 33176, phone (305) 666-2747, fax (305) 666-2748. Paul J. Nicoletti has become a shareholder of Moyle, Flanigan, Katz, Raymond & Sheehan, P.A. He concentrates in local government, land use, real estate, corporate transactions, estate planning, and probate administration matters. Offices are located at 625 N. Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach, 33401, phone (561) 659-7500, fax (561) 659-1789. J. Patrick Buckley and Michael A. Pohl have become partners of Cottrell, Warchol, Merchant & Rollings and the name of the firm has changed to Warchol, Merchant, Rollings, Buckley & Pohl. The firm practices in matters of real property and land use law, title insurance and closings, construction law, estate planning, probate, governmental law, corporate and business law, insurance law, Internet law, intellectual property law, personal injury, and civil litigation. Shawna M. Mucario has become associated with Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & Wein, P.A., in Tampa. She joined the firm’s commercial and civil litigation department. Offices are located at Wachovia Bank Building, 980 Tyrone Blvd., St. Petersburg, 33743, phone (727) 381-2300, fax (727) 343-4059. T he offices of Stovash, Case, & Tingley, P.A., has moved to the SunTrust Center, 200 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 1220, Orlando, 32801, phone (407) 316-0393, fax (407) 316-8969. Diana K. Shumans has become associated with Moyle, Flanigan, Katz, Raymond & Sheehan, P.A., in Tallahassee. She concentrates in labor and employment law, civil litigation, and administrative law. Offices are located at The Perkins House, 118 N. Gadsden St., 32301, phone (850) 681-3828, fax (850) 681-8788.last_img read more

Half of consumers lack a financial adviser: Fiserv

first_img 4SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Credit unions and other financial institutions have a huge opportunity to add members if they offer products and services that help people take better control of their finances, according to a new Fiserv/Harris Poll survey of 3,050 U.S. adults.The survey, conducted over a two-week period last fall, found that 45% of consumers agree time spent thinking about managing their money is a chore and 60% view financial management as a “have to do” rather than a “want to do.” One-quarter said they feel lost when trying to manage household expenses, and 48% admitted they don’t have anyone to rely on for advice on managing their finances. continue reading »last_img read more