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Category: News

Richard Schwamm Receives Master Member Designation by the George C. Young American Inn of Court

Congratulations to Richard B. Schwamm, who was recently voted into active membership as a Master Member in the George C. Young American Inn of Court! The George C. Young American Inn of Court was founded in 1990. The members come from all areas of practice and include some of the best and most respected lawyers and judges in the State of Florida. The primary purpose of the Inn is to provide opportunities for law students...

PRESS RELEASE: HALICZER PETTIS & SCHWAMM RANKED BY BEST LAW FIRMS® IN 2024

Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm, P.A. (HPS) has been recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms®, ranked by Best Lawyers®, as a TIER 1 law firm, in multiple locations and practice areas. Firms included in the 2024 Best Law Firms® list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Achieving a tiered ranking in Best Law Firms® on a metropolitan scale signals a unique credibility within the industry. The...

Eugene Pettis Again Named to the Florida 500 for 2023

HPS Co-Founder Eugene K. Pettis has once again been selected to Florida Trend magazine’s “Florida 500” Florida’s Most Influential Business Leaders list. According to Florida Trend, selection is based on numerous factors: “What distinguishes Florida 500 honorees is demonstrated impact beyond their companies, and we place a high premium on community service and philanthropy. We look for individual to whom others in their communities or industry sectors turn to for leadership or who set a...

BCBA Executive Director Braulio Rosa Interviews Debbie Klauber on FL Tort Reform for #BrowardBarBuzz Podcast

Check out the latest episode of the Broward County Bar Association‘s podcast, the #BrowardBarBuzz, featuring our very own Debbie Klauber, Leader of the HPS Appellate Practice and Co-Chair of the BCBA’s Appellate Section. Listen in as Braulio and Debbie discuss the recent changes to Tort Law in Florida, and how it is impacting attorneys and clients alike!      

Press Release: Best Lawyers Ranks 5 HPS Attorneys for 2024

Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm (HPS), a leading Florida medical malpractice law firm, is pleased to announce that 5 lawyers have been included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has been regarded by lawyers and the public as the most credible measure of legal integrity and distinction in the United States. Thus, recognition by Best Lawyers signifies excellence in practice. Haliczer Pettis &...

Press Release: James S. Haliczer Named to Florida Trend’s “Legal Elite – Notable Managing Partners” List for 2023

Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm (HPS), a leading Florida catastrophic injury law firm, is proud to announce that our Managing Partner, James S. Haliczer, has been named to Florida Trend‘s “Legal Elite – Notable Managing Partners” list for 2023! Selection was based on various criteria, including outstanding proof of experience, vision, leadership and mentorship. Visit https://www.floridatrend.com/notable to learn about each individual Managing Partner included in this prestigious list. About HPS Established in 1996, Haliczer Pettis &...

Press Release: HPS Announces 2023 Super Lawyers List

Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm (HPS), a leading Florida catastrophic injury law firm, is proud to announce that four attorneys have been ranked in Florida Super Lawyers for 2023. Each individual attorney has been listed in this prestigious ranking publication for more than 10 years. James Haliczer (ranked since 2006), Eugene Pettis (ranked since 2006) and Richard Schwamm (ranked since 2010) are all listed in the “Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff” practice area. Debra Klauber (ranked since 2009) is listed in the “Appellate” practice...