Erin Dernis Joins Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm as Associate

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL July 29, 2015 – James S. Haliczer, cofounder and managing partner of Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm (HPS) is pleased to announce that the firm has added Erin Dernis as an associate in the Fort Lauderdale office. Ms. Dernis is the third attorney in the firm’s Sports Law Litigation / Workers’ Compensation division.

Ms. Dernis previously worked for the law firm of Miller, Kagan, Rodriguez & Silver, P.L.

Ms. Dernis received her law degree from the University of Miami School of Law in December 1998, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Miami in 1994.

Ms. Dernis is admitted to The Florida Bar (1999) and the Federal Bar for the Southern District of Florida.

Ms. Dernis is currently the PTO President for Imagine Charter School at Plantation.

About Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm, P.A.

Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm, P.A., with offices in Fort Lauderdale and Orlando, is a boutique litigation and appellate firm known for litigating complex, multi-party cases to help individual, corporate and governmental clients achieve their goals. The firm’s trial attorneys have decades of experience in medical malpractice, personal injury and wrongful death, commercial litigation, health care law, employment law, sports law litigation / workers’ compensation, professional liability and appellate practice. The diverse law firm provides clients with litigation teams that reflect Florida’s unique racial and ethnic makeup. The firm, founded in 1996, is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell. For more information, please visit or call (954) 523-9922.