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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 Sponsors "Bridging the DEI Gap in Law Documentary"

Guerra King was a proud Bronze Sponsor of the “Bridging the DEI Gap in Law Documentary” premiere event on Wednesday, April 26th at the Chester Ferguson Law Center. This groundbreaking film is a follow-up to the “Before the Law was Equal” documentary and features interviews from some of our community’s brightest legal stars and their accounts on how diversity, equity, and inclusion has progressed in our community. Chemere Ellis and George Guerra attended the premiere event and Ailen Cruz was part of the planning committee.


Speaking Out

Shareholder Larry Dougherty, who was a newspaper reporter in his previous career, participated in a presentation on dealing with the media at the monthly meeting of the Ferguson-White American Inn of Court on April 13, 2023


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.


Guerra King Celebrates International Transgender Day of Visibility

March 31 is International Transgender Day of Visibility, an annual celebration of transgender and nonbinary people and a commemoration of the worldwide discrimination against this vulnerable population. The term “transgender” refers to someone whose gender differs from the sex they were assigned at birth, and “nonbinary” refers to those who do not identify as either a man or a woman or are not strictly one or the other.