Category: Legal

Representative Roach Files Bill To Require Disclosure Of Financial Interests For Municipal Officials

Representative Roach Files Bill To Require Disclosure Of Financial Interests For Municipal Officials

Representative Spencer Roach filed HB 301 to increase transparency in local government by requiring municipal elected officials to publicly disclose their financial interests and assets. Currently, mayors and city council members are not required to file a full and public disclosure of financial interests. Instead, they file a statement with a minimal disclosure requirement to […]

Career Connections: The Value of Community in a Pandemic

Career Connections: The Value of Community in a Pandemic

By: Rita Davis In February 2020, there were over 36,000 Career & Technical Education course enrollments in over 80 programs across 15 high schools and 20 middle schools in the School District of Lee County. From Agritechnology to Welding, classrooms were buzzing with face-to-face, hands-on learning. Students were acquiring the necessary skills to become workforce-ready […]

Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner attorney, P.J. Scheiner, earn board certification in civil trial law, joining a select group across the state

Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner attorney, P.J. Scheiner, earn board certification in civil trial law, joining a select group across the state

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 3, 2021) – Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, are pleased to announce that attorney Preston J. “P.J.” Scheiner recently earned board certification in Civil Trial Law from the Florida Bar. Board certification identifies lawyers with specialized knowledge, skills, and proficiency, as well as a reputation for professionalism and ethics. Scheiner is […]

Pavese Law Firm Adds Capps And Thompson As Managing Partners

Pavese Law Firm Adds Capps And Thompson As Managing Partners

FORT MYERS, Fla. (March 1, 2021) – The Pavese Law Firm is proud to announce Partners Chad Capps and Chene’ Thompson will join current Managing Partner Charles Mann to form a three-person Management Committee effective immediately. Capps and Thompson were selected to serve with Mann for 2021, to ensure continuity as Mann intends to step down as Managing Partner in December 2021.  […]

Lee County Sheriff’s Office: Credit Report FYI

Lee County Sheriff’s Office: Credit Report FYI Safety & Security Tip - Lee County Sheriff's Office

Credit reports are a detailed account of your credit history. They are a measure of your financial reliability and often determine your ability to secure loans and financing, are often used for employment inquiries, rental applications and much more. Ensuring their accuracy in a world of identity theft is YOUR responsibility. You have rights and may wish […]

United Way Of Lee, Hendry, Glades, And Okeechobee Offers Online Tax Filing Tool For Free

United Way Of Lee, Hendry, Glades, And Okeechobee Offers Online Tax Filing Tool For Free

More than 1.2 Million MyFreeTaxes® Filers Have Used MyFreeTaxes since 2009 Fort Myers, FL (Feb 1, 2021) – Today, United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee announced the launch of this tax season’s MyFreeTaxes.com site. For the 12th year, United Way is providing online tax filing software, accessible through MyFreeTaxes.com, to help taxpayers easily […]

Pavese Law Firm Welcomes Attorney Ryan Swick

Pavese Law Firm Welcomes Attorney Ryan Swick

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 30, 2020) – Pavese Law Firm is pleased to announce that Ryan Swick has joined the firm as an associate and will be practicing in the areas of Community Association and Planned Development Law, Construction Law, and Real Estate Development Law. Prior to joining Pavese, Mr. Swick practiced construction litigation in Miami, […]

Michael Versnik Named Partner At Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A.

Michael Versnik Named Partner At Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A.

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2020) – Michael Versnik, a seasoned personal injury lawyer who joined Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz, P.A. in 2019, has been named a partner of the nearly 60-year-old firm. Versnik, rated “AV Preeminent” Civil Trial Attorney, the highest ranking under the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating system, focuses on personal […]

Dawn Maselli Graduates From Florida Bar Leadership Academy

Dawn Maselli Graduates From Florida Bar Leadership Academy Attorney Dawn Maselli

Attorney Dawn Maselli, One of only two attorneys in Southwest Florida to have received this specialized training FORT MYERS, Fla. (December 15, 2020) – Dawn Maselli, an attorney with Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured, has graduated from the Florida Bar Association’s Wm. Reece Smith Leadership Academy. Maselli was one of only thirty statewide […]

Pavese Law Firm Attorney, Christopher L. Pope, Earns Board Certification In Construction Law, Joining A Select Group Of Specialists

Pavese Law Firm Attorney, Christopher L. Pope, Earns Board Certification In Construction Law, Joining A Select Group Of Specialists

FORT MYERS, Fla. (November 18, 2020) – Pavese Law Firm is proud to announce that attorney Christopher L. Pope recently earned Board Certification in Construction Law in the Florida State Bar. In 2019, Mr. Pope also became Board Certified in Condominium and Planned Development Law, making him one of only two attorneys in Florida, and the […]

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