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

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).

Where Will the Next Generation of Trial Lawyers Come From?

Our very own Kenneth J. Miller, Esq takes a deep-dive into the question: “Where Will the Next Generation of Trial Lawyers Come From?” in this week’s Daily Business Review commentary. Ken says, “the future of litigation will be…interesting!” Keep reading to find out Ken’s in-depth perspective on seemingly unavoidable trends within the legal practice! Read Full Article

New Daily Business Review

What do you say to an uninsured and uninformed employer who’s now faced with multiple Workers Compensation claims?  Find out exactly what HPS partner Michael Riedhammer would say in his Daily Business Review article: A Consultation with an Uninsured Employer.

Creating a Sisterhood in the Struggle

Do you know what “The Tribe” is? Click here to read HPS partner Trisha S. Widowfield’s article in the Daily Business Review “Creating a Sisterhood in the Struggle” to find out and learn more about her obstacles, triumphs and what she is doing to forge meaningful relationships with other forward thinking female attorneys in the legal game!

Generational Advice: Five Pillars to Build Your Legal Career

What better way for young lawyers to receive advice on advancing their careers than from a fellow “millennial” that is learning from the experience and wisdom of his mentors and mixing it in with today’s strategies for proper work-life balance. Read HPS Associate Patrick W. Zalman’s article in the Daily Business Review “Generational Advice: Five Pillars to Build Your Legal Career” and see what’s working for him!

Eugene Pettis on Elevating Professionalism

HPS Senior Partner Eugene K. Pettis is a 2019 Legal Legend, discussing his career and his outlook on the law in the Top Lawyers issue of Attorney at Law Magazine South Florida. With no signs of slowing down anytime soon, Mr. Pettis continues to thrive as a top notch practitioner and a leader within the legal community, “continuing to elevate the true meaning of professionalism.” Well done and very well said, Mr. Pettis! Click here...

Haliczer Pettis & Schwamm Partners named to the Best Lawyers© in America 2020 Edition

Haliczer, Pettis & Schwamm proudly  announces that four partners, James S. Haliczer, Eugene K. Pettis and Kenneth J. Miller of the Ft. Lauderdale office and Richard B. Schwamm of the Orlando office have been named to the highly selective Best Lawyers in America 2020 Edition.  Selection for Best Lawyers is based on the results of peer-review surveys in which more than 93,000 of the nation’s top attorneys cast more than 10 million votes on the...