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Bruce A. Blitman Elected to the Dr. Nan S. Hutchison Broward Senior Hall of Fame

PRESS RELEASE-FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION   4/3/2018 BRUCE A. BLITMAN, a longtime member of the Broward County Bar Association and resident of Broward County, was recently elected to the Dr. Nan S. Hutchison Broward Senior Hall of Fame. Blitman, who has been a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit, Family and County Court Mediator for almost thirty years, was recognized for his ten years of exemplary volunteerism and hours contributed to the Broward community. He is one of... Read More

17th Circuit Court Judge Spearheads Collaboration With The Seminole Tribe of Florida

The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), 25 U.S.C. §1911, provides for transfer of jurisdiction of state court cases involving an Indian child to that child’s tribal court. Specifically, ICWA provides that “In any State court proceedings for the foster care placement of, or termination of parental rights to, an Indian child not domiciled or residing within the reservation of the Indian child’s tribe, the court, in the absence of good cause to the contrary, shall... Read More

Alison Smith at the Jamaica Diaspora Conference

Partner Alison Smith spoke at the Jamaica Diaspora Conference in Kingston Jamaica on July 25, 2017 in honor of the island’s 55th anniversary of independence. She is pictured with Audrey Marks (center), Jamaican ambassador to the United States and Suzette Rochester, VMBS Manager.  Congratulations to Alison on this honor!
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