14 South Florida Attorneys Recognized for Professional Excellence

Staff Report, Daily Business Review


The Daily Business Review will recognize 14 legal industry veterans in its second annual Professional Excellence Awards.

The attorneys and judges were selected for outstanding service to the Florida legal community. They will be recognized at a May 19 event along with Rising Stars in the South Florida legal community at the Coral Gables Country Club.

The honorees recognized for their lifetime achievements are:

  • Frank Angones, Angones McClure & Garcia
  • Hilarie Bass, Greenberg Traurig
  • Charles Baumberger, Rossman, Baumberger, Reboso & Spier
  • Al Cardenas, Squire Patton Boggs
  • Katherine Fernandez Rundle, Miami-Dade state attorneys office
  • Philip Hubbart, Wetherington, Klein & Hubbart
  • Robert Josefsberg, Podhurst Orseck
  • James Lawrence King, U.S. District Court
  • John Kozyak, Kozyak Tropin Throckmorton
  • Elizabeth Maass, former Palm Beach Circuit judge
  • Eugene Pettis, Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm
  • Jim Scott, Tripp Scott
  • Andrew Smulian, Akerman
  • Howard Talenfeld, Talenfeld Law