July 15, 2012 News & Notes July 15, 2012 News and Notes News and Notes Jack Bovay of Dean, Mead & Bovay in Gainesville received the Professional Advisor Legacy Award from the Gainesville Community Foundation in partnership with the North Central Florida Estate Planning Council. Grace H. Yang of GrayRobinson in Tampa has been elected to the board of directors for the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Tampa Bay. Steven D. Manno of Andrews & Manno, P.A., has been nominated for the 2012 Insurance Attorney of the Year from the Florida Insurance Fraud Educational Committee. Jane W. Moscowitz of Moscowitz & Moscowitz in Miami has become a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Katherine Earle Yanes of Kynes, Markman & Felman has become president of the Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers. Joseph Carey, Jarred Dichek, Betty Marion, and Michael Walsh of Kubicki Draper discussed homeowner insurance claims, fraud, arson, and trends in workers’ compensation at the FIFEC Annual Conference in Orlando. Michael V. Leeman of Fowler White Boggs in Tampa has been elected to the board of trustees of SERVE, which enhances students’ educational experiences by providing community volunteers to support Hillsborough County educators. Christin M. Russell of Kubicki Draper in West Palm Beach presented “Immigration Law Compliance & FLSA/Wage and Hour Compliance” for Sterling Education Services, Inc. Wendy S. Loquasto, of Fox & Loquasto in Tallahassee was a panelist at a program on Practicing Before the First District Court of Appeal. She presented a “Ten-minute Primer” on workers’ compensation appeals. Ronald Scott Kaniuk of Sachs Sax Caplan in Boca Raton spoke on short sales, foreclosure, and bankruptcy at a meeting of the Women’s Council of Realtors Stuart-Martin County Chapter and on “The Intersection of Foreclosure and Bankruptcy Law” at a Palm Beach County Bar Association bankruptcy seminar. Richard Mancini of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt in Bonita Springs was re-elected to a second term as president of the Foundation for the Developmentally Disabled in Naples. Journey Beard, director of Contract Development and Quality Control for the Palm Beach County Dept. of Economic Sustainability, was inducted into the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame and Museum. Tracey Jaensch of Ford & Harrison in Tampa and chair of the Florida Diversity Council moderated a panel discussion at the inaugural Florida Healthcare Diversity Summit, hosted by Fifth Third Bank, Moffitt Cancer Center, along with the Florida Diversity Council. Steven M. Berman of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick in Tampa spoke at the University of Florida College of Law Advanced Bankruptcy Seminar. Brad Gould of Dean Mead in Ft. Pierce was elected to the board of governors of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Elizabeth Green of Baker Hostetler in Orlando spoke on “Quagmire of Individual Chapter 11 Cases: Lifestyle and Other Issues” at the Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association meeting. Steven S. Grieco of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick in Tampa has been elected to the board of directors and as a vice president of the Florida High School Hockey Association, Inc. Gary Farmer, Sr., of counsel to Farmer, Jaffe, Weissing, Edwards, Fistos & Lehrman, discussed “The Effects of the Precedent-setting Mensing & Kendall Decisions” at the National Trial Lawyers Association’s Mass Torts Made Perfect Conference in Las Vegas. Elizabeth Howard of Boyd & Jenerette in Jacksonville has been elected to the board of governors of the Jacksonville Bar Association. David Steinfeld of Palm Beach Gardens has been named as a fellow in the National Trial Lawyer Honor Society, Litigation Counsel of America. Michele Leo Hintson of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick in Tampa has been appointed to the Junior League of Tampa Board of Directors, serving as chair of the Grants Committee. Keith Grossman of Grossman Law & Conflict Management in Ft. Myers presented a seminar for Lee County mediators on “Preparing for Mediation Ethically.” Brad Edwards of Farmer, Jaffe, Weissing, Edwards, Fistos & Lehrman presented “Maximizing Recovery for Sexual Abuse Victims” as part of SeminarWeb Live!-FJA Webinar and “Enforcing Victims’ Rights” to the Coalition for Independent Living, Inc., as part of the Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center seminar in West Palm Beach. Gregory S. Weiss of Leopold Law in Palm Beach Gardens was sworn in as president of the Martin County Bar Association. Bradley T. Guldalian of Traub, Lieberman, Straus & Shrewsberry in St. Petersburg has been selected to be an adjunct professor at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Riverview. Steve Jaffe of Farmer, Jaffe, Weissing, Edwards, Fistos & Lehrman presented “Current Litigation Trends When Dealing with Denials on Long-term Insurance” at the Private Care Association of Florida’s Best Practices Conferences for Registries in Ft. Lauderdale. Joseph R. Englander of Shutts & Bowen moderated a roundtable at the International Trademark Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D. C. Englander’s group discussed “Cost Benefit Analyses for Trademark and Domain Name Enforcement Actions.” Jude M. Faccidomo of the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Weiner, P.A., was sworn in as president of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Miami Chapter. Martin J. Shuham of Shuham & Shuham, P.A., in Hollywood has been elected vice president of governance and a member of the board of directors of the Leadership Broward Foundation. Leora B. Freire of Richman Greer has been elected president of the Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. Allison R. Sabocik and Duane L. Pinnock of Pankauski Law Firm in West Palm Beach presented “Probate Litigation: Hot Topics and Trends” to the Broward County Bar Association. Paul Scheck of Shutts & Bowen in Orlando has been elected president-elect of the Orange County Bar. Slade V. Dukes of St. Petersburg has been appointed to the Florida Consumers’ Council, which advises and assists the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services in carrying out its duties. Quentin E. Morgan of Brinkley Morgan in Ft. Lauderdale has been reappointed by the City of Coconut Creek to the City’s Planning and Zoning Board. Patrick D. Coleman of GrayRobinson in Jacksonville has been elected to the Salvation Army’s Advisory Board. Deborah L. Russell of Cummings & Lockwood LLC has become a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Adria M. Jensen and Hunter G. Norton of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick in Sarasota were the featured presenters at the Fourth Annual BBT REO Agent Training Seminar. They discussed post-foreclosure legal issues, including title issues, association disputes, and protecting tenants at Foreclosure Act procedures. Elisha D. Roy of Sasser Cestero & Sasser in West Palm Beach has become a fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. James Vickaryous of Lake Mary presented “Problem Depositions and How to Deal with Them” to the Seminole County’s Voile Williams, Jr., Inns of Court. Steven G. Paulson, a domestic violence attorney with Dade Legal Aid, was a speaker at the Miami-Dade Pro Bono Summit held in the Miami offices of Akerman Senterfitt to increase awareness of and greater involvement in pro bono..