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Press Release: Seasoned Litigator Richard L. Allen, Jr. Joins Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm

March 18, 2022

Press Release

Contact: Carrie T. Ryder
Director of Marketing
954.523.9922
cryder@hpslegal.com

Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm (HPS) is pleased to announce that Richard “Rick” L. Allen, Jr. has joined the firm’s Orlando office as a Partner. For more than 40 years, Rick has represented clients in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice and professional/legal malpractice.

“Rick is a great addition to our Orlando office,” says Jim Haliczer, Managing Partner of HPS. “His years of experience handling personal injury and medical malpractice trials, and the knowledge he gleaned from his previous health care industry roles, will make him an invaluable benefit to our clients and add additional depth to our team.”

Rick also served as an Assistant to the Professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and as an Adjunct Professor in Pharmacy Law at the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy. He is admitted in Florida and Ohio.

About HPS

Established in 1996, Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm focuses on representing clients in the areas of medical malpractice, wrongful death, personal injury and workers’ compensation matters, with offices located in both Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. Over the years, the attorneys at HPS have built a reputation for strong client advocacy and integrity. Outside attorneys are encouraged to contact us for co-counsel opportunities. Visit www.hpslegal.com to learn more about our firm.

Press Release: Kaitlin Stapleton Joins Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm

January 18, 2021

Press Release

Contact: Carrie T. Ryder
Director of Marketing
954.523.9922
cryder@hpslegal.com

Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm (HPS) is pleased to announce that Kaitlin Stapleton has joined the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office as an Associate.

Kaitlin mainly focuses her practice in the areas of personal injury litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Kaitlin was an attorney for a law firm located in Deerfield Beach, FL. She also served as a legal intern for the HIV Education and Law Project, Inc., an organization that provides legal assistance to low-income clients affected by HIV/AIDS.

“We are delighted to have Kaitlin on our team,” says Jim Haliczer, Managing Partner of HPS. “She is an exceptional attorney and is the perfect fit to support our Fort Lauderdale office.”

Kaitlin earned her JD at Thomas University School of Law and her BA at SUNY Oswego. She is a member of the Florida Bar’s Elder Law and Trial Lawyers Sections, and Young Lawyers Division. Kaitlin is also a member of the Broward County Bar Association and Miami Dade Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in Florida.

About HPS

Established in 1996, Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm focuses on representing clients in the areas of medical malpractice, wrongful death, personal injury and workers’ compensation matters, with offices located in both Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. Over the years, the attorneys at HPS have built a reputation for strong client advocacy and integrity. Outside attorneys are encouraged to contact us for co-counsel opportunities. Visit www.hpslegal.com to learn more about our firm.

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