Legal Aid Service of Broward County and Coast to Coast Legal Aid
of South Florida Announce New Board and Executive Council Officers
and Members at Joint Installation
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (January 21, 2016) – Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA), Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and Legal Aid Service of Collier County (LASCC) announce that Alison Smith, Esq. of Weiss, Serota, Helfman, Cole & Bierman will serve as the 2016 Chair of their Board of Directors. Ms. Smith was sworn into office by former president of The Florida Bar, Eugene Pettis, Esq. at a reception held at the Broward County Bar Association on January 14th.
Board Officers were announced and sworn into office for the 2016 term: Margaret McMorrow, Esq., of Northern Trust NA – Vice Chair; Steven Jaffe, Esq., of Farmer, Jaffe, Weissing, Edwards, Fistos & Lehrman, P.L. – Secretary; and Arnold E. Nazur, C.P.A., C.F.E., of Nazur & Associates, P.A. – Treasurer.
New Board members were sworn into office alongside existing Board members and included Kelley Geraghty Price, Esq., of Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. and Diaphya V. Saphyr representing Habitat for Humanity of Collier County. Other Board members include: Immediate Past Chair, Nydia Menendez, J.D., LL.M., Menendez Law Firm; Juan Carlos Arias, Esq., Velasquez, Dolan, Arias Trial Lawyers; Peter Caspari, representing United Way of Broward County; Marie Compas, representing Urban League of Broward County; E.J. Generotti, Esq., Frank, Weinberg and Black, P.L.; Amber Goethel, Esq., Holland & Knight, LLP; Jose Izquierdo, Esq., Law Offices of Izquierdo & Marin, P.A.; Anthony Johnson, representing Broward House; Brian L. Lerner, Esq., Kim Vaughan Lerner; Shawana Newson, representing Broward County Commission; Scott D. Owens, Esq., Scott D. Owens, P.A.; Exzavia Pearson, Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center; The Honorable Ronald J. Rothschild; Jeffrey A. Rubinton, Esq., Rubinton & Associates, P.A.; and Humphrey Scarlett representing Impact Broward.
Lori Rabinowitz of MARCA was sworn in as the Chair of the Executive Council and Andy Sokol of CopyScan was announced as Chair-Elect. Other Executive Council members include: Katherine O. Birnbaum, Esq., Kirschbaum, Birnbaum, Lippman & Gregoire, PLLC; Jesse H. Diner, Esq., Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney, PC; Joey Epstein, JetSmarter; Jennifer Gaul, U.S. Legal Support; Miles A. McGrane, III, The McGrane Law Firm; Jean Karadbil Mignolet, Mignolet Business Research Consultants, Inc.; Robin S. Moselle, Esq., Lawcraft Firm; Matthew Rocco, Broward College; Drew Saito, CNL Bank; Mark Schwartz, Corporate Insurance Advisors, LLC; Don Silver, BoardroomPR; Adele I. Stone, Esq., Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney, PC.
The event was generously underwritten by U.S. Legal Support, with additional support from CopyScan and the Broward County Bar Association.
For more information about the work of CCLA, LAS or LASCC visit www.legalaid.org.
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Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit law firm established in 2003 and funded, in part, by the Legal Services Corporation. Our mission is to improve the lives of low income persons in our community through advocacy, education, representation and empowerment.
Legal Aid Service of Broward County is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit law firm established in 1974. Our mission is to provide high quality free civil legal advice, representation and education to the poor of Broward County so as to improve the lifestyle and living conditions of the low-income community and to encourage self-sufficiency.
Legal Aid Service of Broward County is a 501(c)(3) corporation registered with the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services #SC-02337. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free 1-800-435-7352 within the state OR VISITING WWW.FRESHFROMFLORIDA.COM/DIVISIONS-OFFICES/CONSUMER -SERVICES. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the State.