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(954) 523-9922 or via e-mail at firm@hpslegal.com.

Stand Up and Get Counted

HPS co-founding partner Eugene K. Pettis asks Broward County residents to STAND UP AND GET COUNTED in the 2020 United States Census! The Census count shapes how over $1.5 trillion per year is distributed to communities like ours. Responding is easy. It’s safe. It’s important. It’s confidential. As a longtime Broward County resident and respected community leader, Mr. Pettis knows that Broward counts…and YOU count! Watch the video

Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm partner Trisha S. Widowfield named Director of Operations of Ms. Esquire

Trisha Trisha S. Widowfield, partner at Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm,S. Widowfield, partner at Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm, has been named the Director of Operations of Ms. Esquire, a dynamic and growing women attorneys’ networking group. Ms. Esquire has over 8,500 members nationwide and another 3,000 on the waiting list. Widowfield and founder Rahysa Vargas will continue the group’s mission of bringing women in the legal profession together to empower each other with camaraderie, support, and charity. They launched their empowering new 2020 MS. ESQUIRE SPEAKER SERIES designed to inspire & educate female attorneys on ways to develop and improve their businesses!

Orlando Family Magazine’s Awesome Attorneys 2020

Awesome AttorneysOur very own senior partner, Richard Schwamm has been recognized as one of Orlando Family Magazine’s Awesome Attorneys 2020! Across 33 specialties, readers within the Orlando community voted for the area’s top lawyers – Richard was selected as the ONLY attorney recognized in the field of medical malpractice! We are so proud of this recognition, in one of the most widely distributed publications in Orlando. Congratulations to Richard for his continued, dedicated service to the families in the Orlando community!

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Point of View: A diverse Florida Supreme Court is worth the wait

HPS Senior Partner Eugene K. Pettis, Esq.

HPS Senior Partner Eugene K. Pettis, Esq. offers his poignant point of view surrounding Governor Ron DeSantis’ power to make a major decision that will shape Florida’s high court, and the need for diversity and inclusion for decades to come. Read his op-ed Point of View: A diverse Florida Supreme Court is worth the wait in today’s Palm Beach Post (Feb 4, 2020).