Chemere Ellis presented on Florida’s Revised Service of Process Legislation to leading business practitioners at the Florida Business Law Section’s Labor Day Retreat. The Service of Process legislation was just one of many that the Business Law Section drafted, supported, and lobbied to enact, and Chemere presented on some of the changes that will take effect January 2, 2023. The revisions to Chapter 48 will eliminate redundancies and inconsistencies in the statute and simplify service of process in the state of Florida.
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Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month (“HHM”) takes place from September 15 through October 15 and celebrates the history, culture, and contributions of Americans whose ancestry can be traced to over 20 countries in Latin America, including Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean.
In 1971, Representative Bella Abzug (D-NY) championed a bill in the U.S. Congress, which passed in 1973, to designate August 26 as “Women’s Equality Day.” The observance of this day commemorates the passage of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, and calls attention to women’s continuing efforts toward equality. Although the 19th Amendment was ratified on August 18, 1920, it was not until its certification by proclamation on August 26, 1920, that it was officially enacted
Guerra King, P.A. was a proud sponsor of the “Back to School” Social and school supplies drive hosted by the Tampa Bay Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Hillsborough County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, and the Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers.
Best Lawyers released its list of lawyers recognized in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Guerra King is pleased to announce that two of its attorneys have been recognized.
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is observed on August 9 every year to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world’s indigenous population. Indigenous populations around the world are vast and their cultures and customs are diverse and bountiful. There are more than 370 million indigenous people in 90 different countries, and they account for 5% of the world’s population. Indigenous peoples are divided between 5,000 different cultures and speak 4,000 different languages.
Guerra King lawyers joined the large crowd of well-wishers at the Tampa Theatre on July 21 for the unveiling of Senior U.S. District Judge Virginia Covington’s portrait.
The Tampa Bay Chapter of the FBA’s YLD hosted the Morning at the Courthouse program for summer associates, interns, and law students, at the Sam Gibbons Courthouse.
Today is “ADA Day,” the 32nd anniversary of the U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Fourth of July celebrates the founding of the United States when, on this date in 1776, members of the Second Continental Congress signed the Declaration of Independence.