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Chemere Ellis Graduates from the HCBA Leadership Institute

Guerra King is pleased to announce that Chemere Ellis has graduated from the Hillsborough County Bar Association  (“HCBA”) 2022-2023 Leadership Institute. The 2022-2023 Leadership Institute consisted of an elite group of attorneys who all exhibit the potential to develop into HCBA and Tampa Bay community leaders.


Guerra King Prevails On FINRA Eligibility Motion

On April 5th, shareholder Ailen Cruz successfully argued a Motion to Dismiss based on eligibility in a FINRA customer arbitration.  Although FINRA arbitration rules prohibit time-barred claims from proceeding in arbitration, arbitrators have been conspicuously less inclined to dismiss ineligible claims in recent years due  – in part – to increasingly creative pleadings and arguments from claimants that are designed to avoid dismissal.


Are Non-Compete Agreements Still Valid In Florida?

On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) proposed a rule banning non-competition clauses in employment agreements. Approximately one in every five American workers, or 30 million people, are subject to a non-compete agreement.


What We’re Reading

These days the news is full of stories about young superstars whose business ideas turned out to be too good to be true.  Sam Bankman-Fried of FTX and Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos are examples.


Nine Tips For Wrecking Your Business Partnership

At Guerra King, we frequently counsel clients about disputes they’re having with their business partners.  While we are litigators, we find it is often more productive to discuss common-sense ways to help our clients resolve problems and avoid courtroom conflict.


Ailen Cruz Named Shareholder At Guerra King

The law firm of Guerra King is pleased to announce that Ailen Cruz has been named a shareholder of the Firm. A double Gator, Ailen graduated cum laude from the University of Florida in 2010 and cum laude from Florida’s Levin College of Law in 2013.


Kim Koves Wins Contested Expungement Hearing

On December 20, 2022, a FINRA arbitration panel unanimously found in favor of GK’s client on a request to expunge two written customer complaints from his Central Registration Depository (“CRD”) Record.