Pavese Law Firm partners William T. Haverfield II, Neale Montgomery and Christopher J. Shields were selected by peers for inclusion in the 25th edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Haverfield was selected in the practice area of Family Law. Montgomery was recognized in the practice area of Land Use and...
As part of its efforts to give Florida voters nonpartisan information about judges and judicial elections, The Florida Bar has prepared the Guide for Voters in both English and Spanish for distribution. The Florida Bar’s Guide for Voters is an easy-to-read brochure for voters. It explains what the courts do, the role...
Attorney Vicki L. Sproat has founded Sproat Workplace Investigations, an employment law firm in Fort Myers. The firm will conduct and manage investigations of complex and sensitive disputes for large and small employers in both the public and private sectors. Sproat Workplace Investigations provides workplace investigations, investigation consulting, investigation training and...
A while ago I told you some reasons why lawyers are expensive. I also gave you some examples of how I have seen clients get in trouble. Now, I’d like to give you some thoughts on how to stay out of trouble. To start, give serious thought to whether...
Getting access to justice is about to get easier in Lee County. Clerk of Courts Linda Doggett is opening the county’s first Self Help Center on April 18 at 10 a.m. to assist people wishing to represent themselves in civil court. The Self Help Legal Center will provide computers and software to...
Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt P.A. will host its annual HR Law & Solutions employment law conference on March 6 at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa in Fort Myers. Conference Chair Suzanne Boy and board-certified employment law expert John Potanovic will address the #MeToo movement and the renewed focus on harassment in the workplace by providing attendees with guidelines to develop and enforce...
FTC Releases New Guidelines for Endorsements, Social Media, Contests, etc.  Every day you run into obstacles in your business that you must overcome, laws change, social media is a challenge, new technologies released for you to install - the list never ends! Recently the Federal Trade Commission has released their Guidelines...
Lawyers are expensive. Even lawyers know that. What isn’t well known is that lawyers like me are far less expensive than lawyers like my partner. My practice involves setting up companies, putting together contracts and employee agreements, transactional work, and working with clients to advise them on compliance, both...
Attorney General Pam Bondi has activated Florida’s price gouging hotline for all consumers in Florida. Anyone who suspects price gouging should report it to Bondi’s office by calling 1-866-9-NO-SCAM (966-7226). State law prohibits extreme increases in the price of essential commodities, including food, water, hotels, ice, gasoline, lumber, and equipment, needed...
Leading Edge Benefit Advisors, LLC is offering a Benefits University seminar on September 7 at Florida Gulf Coast University, located at 11090 FGCU Boulevard North in Fort Myers. The half day course will provide business owners and human resource executives a practical approach to handling legal issues that may arise within human...