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Table for Eight with Mediator John W. Salmon

On August 7, 2013, MDFAWL hosted a Table for 8 at Perricone’s Marketplace & Cafe with Mediator John W. Salmon of Salmon & Dulberg Dispute Resolution. John Salmon has mediated over 7,000 cases, including commerical, complex personal injury, first party insurance, probate, professional malpractice, employment and disabilty disputes. During the... Read More

FAWL Announces its 2013 Rising Stars

Katie Phang, Monica Segura, Sandra Ferrera, Melissa Pallett-Vasquez and Patrick Montoya were recognized by the Daily Business Review as 2013 Rising Stars. With more than 125 nominations, a panel of Daily Business Review judges selected 40 lawyers who established themselves as “top contributors to the practice of law and their... Read More

Alimony reform advocates gear up for 2nd round

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER Sarasota Herald-Tribune Published:  Sunday, August 11, 2012 at 6:19 p.m. TALLAHASSEE — Efforts to revamp Florida’s divorce laws failed this year, but lawmakers and groups pushing for alimony reform are gaearing up for another attempt in the 2014 legislature.Gov. Rick Scott, who vetoed the alimony-reform bill passed... Read More

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The @mdfawl community congratulates the new leaders of the Gwen S. Cherry Black Women Lawyers Association and Melba Pearson The Resident Legal Diva on becoming the new President! ... See MoreSee Less

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We had a great time at our Past Presidents Brunch yesterday honoring the amazing Past Presidents of our organization. And we had an even better time celebrating Hon. Gill Freeman’s birthday! ... See MoreSee Less

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Last night’s Table For 8 with Greg Sandler, GC of Spruce Finance was a huge success. We learned a lot about what it takes to be a successful GC and got some quality insight about how lawyers in private practice can keep their clients happy! Thanks Greg! ... See MoreSee Less

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Please note the Tech Roadshow has been postponed until further notice. Stay tuned @mdfawl for more on this!Join us Thursday, June 21 for the TECH ROADSHOW dlapiper! We are stoked to geek out with some of our friends @gscbwlaw LawPay @callruby @servemanage! Register online www.mdfawl.org/events/#!event/2018/6/21/tech-roadshow ... See MoreSee Less

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We are honored to welcome our new @FLBarPresident Michelle Suskauer, the first former public defender to serve as President.

We look forward to an exciting year ahead!

We proudly announce the official formation of the Miami-Dade FAWL Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit entity, created to support law student scholarships! Interested in making a contribution to a student's future? Contact us at foundation@mdfawl.org @FAWL_FAWL @theflabar

We are so thankful that our @MDFAWLPrez and her family are safe! @theflabar @FAWL_FAWL @WeilGotshal

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