February 1, 2006 On the Move

first_img On the Move Ryan A. Featherstone joined Dunlap & Moran in Sarasota. Featherstone practices primarily in the area of business and real estate transactions. Tara J. Scott joined Abbey, Adams, Byelick, Kiernan, Mueller & Lancaster in St. Petersburg as an associate. Justus W. Reid and Craig R. Zobel, formerly of Reid, Metzger & Bernhardt, P.A., are pleased to announce the formation of Reid & Zobel, P.A. , a civil litigation trial practice, located in the Esperante Building, 222 Lakeview Avenue, Suite 1160, West Palm Beach, 33401. Phone (561) 659-7700; fax (561) 659-6377; e-mail [email protected] and [email protected] Merlin Law Group is pleased to announce the opening of its new office located at 12515 Orange Dr., Suite 810, Davie 33330; phone (954) 916-1733; fax (954) 916-1735; Web site www.merlinlawgroup.com. In addition, the firm announces the addition of attorneys Robin Reyes who will head the new Davie office, and Amy Deruelle who joined the home office in Tampa. Daniel J. De Leo joined Abel Band in Sarasota as an associate. De Leo focuses his practice on all aspects of business litigation, civil litigation, professional liability, and products liability. Kacie L. Kelly, Adam P. Bourque, Andrew N. Feldman, and Seth W. Goettleman have joined Boyd & Jenerette as associates. Michael Romm has relocated his office to 5815 S.W. 21st St., Hollywood 33023; phone (954) 557-8002; alternate phone (954) 964-2906; fax (954) 986-4334; e-mail: [email protected] and [email protected] K’Shana Haynie joined Roetzel & Andress in Ft. Myers as an associate with an emphasis on real estate and land use. David S. Romanik joined Becker & Poliakoff in Ft. Lauderdale. Romanik was appointed to the firm’s entertainment, sports, and gaming law practice. Evan M. Ostfeld, P.A. has relocated their office to The Coral Springs Professional Campus, 5421 N. University Drive, Suite 102, Coral Springs 33067-4638; phone (954) 227-7529; fax (954) 227-1243. Keith Wasserstrom, Dvora Weinreb, and Matthew Wealcatch have formed Wasserstrom Weinreb & Wealcatch with offices located at 1909 Tyler Street in the Wachovia Center in Hollywood and at 1900 N.W. Corporate Blvd., Suite 400 East, Boca Raton. The firm focuses on commercial and residential real estate, corporate, securities, litigation, and tax planning, as well as Internet and computer law. Lisa M. Spader was named a partner of George, Hartz, Lundeen, Fulmer, Johnstone, King & Stevens in Ft. Myers. Spader practices personal injury defense and employment law. Additionally, Robert F. Cooke was named a partner in the firm’s Coral Gables office. Cortney R. Kaiserman joined Katz Barron as an associate in Ft. Lauderdale. Kaiserman practices in the areas of complex and general commercial litigation, real estate litigation, employment practices litigation, contract disputes, and commercial landlord/tenant litigation. William Bernard McCarthy joined Shutts & Bowen as a partner in Miami. McCarthy practices in the area of tax law. Marylin Batista-McNamara was appointed deputy board attorney to the Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Michael D. Weinstein announces the opening of the Law Office of Michael D. Weinstein at 350 East Las Olas Blvd., Suite 1700, Ft. Lauderdale 33301; phone (954) 761-1420; fax (954) 761-1421. The firm concentrates in criminal trial practice. A. Michelle Jernigan, Richard B. Lord, Kimberly Sands, and Michael B. Walls have become shareholders of Upchurch Watson White & Max. Neera Mahajan Shetty was elected a partner of McGuireWoods in Jacksonville. Matthew L. Kahl announces the opening of Matthew L. Kahl, P.A., focusing on residential and commercial real estate transactions, wills, and probate. The firm is located at 2929 E. Commercial Blvd., Suite 507, Ft. Lauderdale 33308; phone: (954) 771-9501; fax: (954) 776-4714; email: [email protected] T. Neal McAliley, Steven J. Vainder, and Carlos Viana were named partners of White & Case in Miami. Pablo A. Alvarez joined Stroock, Stroock & Lavan in Miami as special counsel in the firm’s real estate practice group. Veronica S. Prostko of the J ohnnie B. Byrd, Sr., Alzheimer’s Center & Research Institute in Tampa was promoted to assistant director of IP/Grants. Joshua M. Kaye of McDermott Will & Emery in Miami was promoted to partner. Omar Perez of Miller, Kagan, Rodriguez & Silver was promoted to partner. Additionally, Miller, Kagan, Rodriguez & Silver announces the expansion of two of its seven Florida locations. The firm’s headquarters in Miami relocated to 201 Alhambra Circle, Suite 802, Coral Gables. The Port St. Lucie office has expanded its office to 1862 S.E. Port St. Lucie Blvd., Port St. Lucie. Geri E. Howell and Tara L. Elfering have joined Shook, Hardy & Bacon in Miami in the firm’s tort section. Ginnette Childs of Zimmerman, Kiser & Sutcliffe in Orlando was named a shareholder. Brian A. Crumbaker and Michael C. Eckert of Hopping, Green & Sams in Tallahassee were named shareholders. David B. Goulfine joined Wohlsifer & Associates in West Palm Beach as an associate in the firm’s homeowners and condominium association, contract dispute, and commercial litigation division. H. Ray Allen II joined Carlton Fields in Tampa as a shareholder in the government law and consulting practice group as well as the real estate and mortgage financing practice group. Jaimi L. Kerr and Michelle N. Boyd have become associates with Zinober & McCrea in Tampa. Patricia A. McLean was named a partner of Phelps Dunbar in Tampa. February 1, 2006 On the Move February 1, 2006 On the Movelast_img

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