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

2020 Best Lawyers

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 legal abilities of lawyers in their practice areas. HPS attorneys were recognized collectively in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Litigation and Commercial Litigation. The scope of the firm’s experience is highlighted by the practice areas in which the attorneys are named:

James S. Haliczer, Founding Partner

Commercial Litigation

Litigation – Healthcare

Medical Malpractice Law

Eugene K. Pettis, Founding Partner

Litigation – Labor and Employment

Medical Malpractice Law

Personal Injury Litigation

Richard B. Schwamm, Senior Partner

Medical Malpractice Law

Kenneth J. Miller, Partner

Personal Injury Litigation

The senior partners at HPS express their gratitude on being honored several years in a row with this designation, “At HPS, every member of our firm, from partner to associate to administrative staff, works tirelessly to service and support our clients’ needs. Our firm is fortunate to have a talented team of legal professionals who are passionate about their work and helping our clients. We thank our colleagues for both their nominations and their continued support of our work in the community and across the state!”

HPS Senior Partner Richard Schwamm speaks at the Children’s Safety Village Water Safety Awareness Event in Orlando, Florida.

Keeping Kids Safe This Holiday Season

HPS Senior Partner and Child Injury lawyer Richard Schwamm shares his tips for keeping kids safe this holiday season. As child injury lawyers, HPS has seen the devastating examples of what can happen in only an instant and knows the importance of taking the proper safety precaution.

Our priority is to maintain the safety and comfort of our clients during the COVID-19 global health pandemic. We offer an array of telephone and virtual meeting formats (ex. ZOOM) so you may speak with our attorneys while protecting you and your loved ones. If interested, please call us at (954) 523-9922 or email us at–to discuss all our confidential remote meeting options. We look forward to continuing to help you in these challenging times.