Justice for all interested in building business” prevailed at a recent Aventura Marketing Council Chairman’s Roundtable luncheon featuring judges from the North Dade Justice Center including Associate Administrative Judge Linda Singer Stein; Judge Myriam Lehr; Judge Caryn Schwartz; Judge Eric Hendon; Judge Charles Johnson; Judge Fleur Lobree; and Judge Sheldon Schwartz. Circuit Court Judge Stan Blake served as moderator for the auspicious judicious event hosted by Russel Lazega of Florida Insurance Advocates with auxiliary sponsors Airstron, Northern Trust and The Continental Group.
Legal leader/AMC Chair Cliff Schulman of Weiss, Serota, Helfman helped welcome guests to the Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort along with attorney Russel Lazega; Maxine Lopez of Airstron; Tom Oliveri and Kevin Shacter of Northern Trust; and Gary Pyott of The Continental Group.
Presenting evidence of enhanced convenience, the judges noted the North Dade Justice Center now has an additional parking lot; Chief Judge Joel Brown facilitated the addition of a new judge to expedite complex commercial cases; a new Child Support Enforcement division has been created; and pending legislative approval, increased court funding may help speed up processing of foreclosure cases.
Miami-Dade Commissioner Sally Heyman helped the judges pass on good news that passport applications and renewals, bus passes and voting cards can be obtained at the North Dade Justice Center as well as assistance with homestead exemptions, auto tag renewals, property or business tax payments, the sale of dog tags, baby stroller permits and contractor licenses. For more information, phone 3-1-1.
Taking the stand, Russel Lazega explained, “Florida Insurance Advocates is a 15-attorney, statewide insurance litigation boutique representing hundreds of medical providers and consumers with issues involving insurance companies. Our firm’s team of specialists includes authors of the leading textbooks on Florida Workers’ Compensation law; Florida insurance law; and general insurance law. We work on a contingency basis and in most instances, our fees are recovered from the insurance company on top of your recovery – so in essence, we’re working at no expense to you.” For more information, phone: 305-981-9055 or visit lazegalaw.com
Airstron specializes in air conditioning, refrigeration, sales, service and installations, is one of the region’s largest mechanical contractors providing services including new installations, total retrofit projects, design builds, refrigerant and heat recovery, sales and service. Phone: 305-940-2962 or visit airstron.com
Northern Trust is a global leader in delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions to corporations, institutions and affluent individuals worldwide. Phone: 305-931-2230 or visit northerntrust.com
The Continental Group is the state’s largest manager of multifamily rental communities as well as condo and homeowner associations managing 1,600 communities statewide and 35 properties in Aventura, where their Lukes-Sawgrass landscaping division helps keep the city beautiful.
For more information, call 800-927-4599 or visit tcgmgt.com