Ms. Farrell will be presenting the workshop "Fifty Shades of Permanent Total Disability" on Monday June 10th at 12:30. The workshop will provide strategies for defending a claim for PTD, mistakes your team should always avoid and the ends and outs of utilizing a 501 (c) (3) non-profit placement program.
For more information and registration for the conference click here.
Kristen will present "Young Lawyers - What is This Case Worth" during a breakout session June 7th. The presentation is part of the 2-day conference and at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida on June 6-7, 2013.
For registration and additional information click here.
Boyd & Jenerette attorneys Mark Eckels and Kansas Gooden will be speaking at the 2013 Hot Topics in Appellate Practice seminar on May 17th, 2013 in Jacksonville, FL.
The CLE seminar is presented by the Florida Bar's Continuing Education Committee and Appellate Section to provide an update of topical issues currently affecting appellate practice in the state of Florida
For more information on the seminar click here.
Boyd & Jenerette Partner Alan Fertel will be speaking at the American Bar Association 4th Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film, Television and Sports on Friday May 3rd in Miami Beach at 2:30 p.m.
Fertel will be presenting on the topic of NCAA v. University of Miami…Which Institution Has Lost Institutional Control?
For more information on the symposium click here.
Piquet, among other attorneys and law students volunteered her time and knowledge to counsel applicants on properly filling out paperwork, what to expect during the naturalization process and possible issues that might arise on their journey in seeking citizenship.
Ms. Piquet handles a wide array of Immigration matters including citizenship, family based immigration, asylum applications and deportation and removal defense. Having been through the immigration process herself, Ms. Piquet is able to understand and appreciate the importance of competent legal counsel and the stresses which accompany any immigration petition.
For more information on the Citizenship Day Event click here.
Kristen Van der Linde Selected for Inclusion in Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™ for 2013
Boyd & Jenerette Shareholder, Kristen Van der Linde, has been selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of the Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers™. This achievement is reserved exclusively for women attorneys who have received the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards from their peers.
Less than 5% of women lawyers are recognized with an AV Preeminent Rating. This places Kristen among the elite women in the legal industry.
Boyd & Jenerette Partner Linda Wagner Farrell has been appointed by The Florida Bar President-Elect, Eugene Pettis to serve on the Florida Bar’s Workers’ Compensation Rules Advisory Committee for a 3 year term beginning July 2013.
Ms. Farrell has practiced exclusively in the area of Workers' Compensation Defense and Employment Law. Ms. Farrell is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating. She was also appointed the Workers' Compensation Practice Group Leader for the Firm in 2010.
As part of the Workers' Compensation Rules Advisory Committee Ms. Farrell will aid in advising the Division of Administrative Hearings and the Office of Judges of Compensation Claims by recommending, evaluating, and commenting on proposed amendments to the Rules of Procedure for Workers’ Compensation Adjudications
Attorneys recognized as “Top Rated Lawyers” have achieved significant leadership status and are highly regarded by their peers for both their legal ability and high ethical standards.
Mr. Eckels will be featured in the "Top Rated Lawyers" listing in the June issue of The American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel magazine.
Boyd & Jenerette Partners Kristen Van der Linde and Mark Eckels were recognized as Jacksonville's Best Lawyers in the April 2013 edition of Jacksonville Magazine. The 'Best Lawyers' selection was determined by The Best Lawyers in America and The Florida Bar. The partners were recognized in the following areas:
Kristen Van der Linde, Insurance Law & Personal Injury Litigation: Defendants
Mark Eckels, Workers' Compensation Law: Employers
Mark Eckels, Kristen Van der Linde and Elizabeth Howard were also included in the April 2013 Jacksonville Magazine's board certified attorneys listing. The Florida Bar board certification is the highest level of evaluation of competency and experience in one or more of 24 certification fields, as well as professionalism and ethics in practice.