Florida Bar Selects Broward Attorney Elizabeth Blandon to Lead Statewide Immigration Certification Committee

Elizabeth Blandon, founder of Weston-based law firm, has been appointed to chair Florida’s certification committee for immigration law experts.  WESTON, FL: Florida Bar’s President-Elect has appointed attorney Elizabeth Blandon to serve as Chair of the Immigration and Nationality Law Certification Committee, effective July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. Elizabeth Blandon, founder of Blandon Law, has been practicing immigration law for twenty years and currently serves as the certification committee’s Vice Chair. As a Board-Certified... Read More

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
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