In the article Slade describes how to save the holidays by treating your family as if they were a business.
As a Commercial Litigator and someone who has litigated many intra-family disputes he shares some observations about what might have been done to avoid a nasty and expensive lawsuit if this were a 'family business'.
To view the full article visit Smart Business Online.
To view more articles from Roger visit his blog The Florida Litigator
On November 20,2012 Boyd & Jenerette, P.A. hosted the Council for Educational Change's Executive Pass Fall Networking Meeting.
The program Executive PASS program teams business leaders with principals to improve school and student performance emphasizing leadership development. The business leader and principal strategize and implement activities that lead to school and student success.
During their Fall meeting business professionals met with the council to share their experiences as mentors to local high school principals and their plans for the future activites.
Boyd & Jenerette, P.A's Roger Slade, partner and commercial litigation practice group leader currently serves on the board of directors for the Council and was recently appointed Corporate Secretary. Slade also mentors the principal at South Miami High School.
The Council for Educational Change is a non-profit organization that focuses on leadership. The Council connnects business leaders with principals to improve student achievement and address critical educational issues in the Public School System.
Mr. Slade is a firm believer that every child can recieve a quality education and every child can succeed, the very beliefs the Council was founded on. In addition to serving on the Board of Directors for the Council Slade acts as a mentor to the principal of South Miami High School encouraging leadership to increase student achievement.
Miami Dade College featured Boyd & Jenerette Associate Maria Soledad Bodero in their “I AM MDC” campaign. This campaign features successful alumni through daily ads in prominent local publications such as The Miami Herald, El Nuevo Herald, Diario Las Americas and on the MDC alumni website.
Ms. Bodero obtained her undergraduate degree, majoring in criminal justice, from Miami Dade College where she began her academic life in the United States.
Ms. Bodero is a native of Guayaquil, Ecuador where she began her legal career and attended the Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil School of Law, and received her law license in 1998. In 2009 Ms. Bodero graduated cum laude from Nova Southeastern University College of Law.
Ms. Bodero currently devotes her practice to litigation matters involving commercial, contractual and real estate disputes and has represented domestic and international clients in litigation and arbitration. Ms. Bodero’s practice also involves a wide array of complex family matters, with a particular emphasis on international-based clients that has allowed her to assist her clients in foreign jurisdictions including China, Taiwan and South and Central America. In addition, Ms. Bodero has a unique perspective and experience in immigration matters including family-based petitions and employment-based petitions having gone through the immigration process herself.
Super Lawyer Rising Stars recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state!
Elizabeth Howard and Eileen LaCivita share an expertise in Construction law, commercial law and civil litigation.
Kansas Gooden specializes in appellate practice, coverage & bad faith and global settlements.
Christopher Ritchie devotes his practice to civil litigation including, automobile, premises liability, products liability, property damage.
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Alan Fertel has been nominated in Super Lawyers since 2006 and heads both our Sports & Entertainment Law group as well as our Family Law group.
This is Roger Slade's second year in a row being selected by Super Lawyers and is head of our Commercial litigation and Appellate practice groups.
Kristen Van der Linde has been recognized by Super Lawyers since 2010 and is head of our Automobile Liability, Global Settlements and Mass tort litigation Groups.
Roger Slade, Partner and Chairman of the Firm's Commercial Litigation Department writes:
A Document Production You Can Believe In
Recent news in South Florida tells the sad story of a law firm involved in the defense of a major fraud case on behalf of a well-known local bank which was slammed with a $67 million jury verdict after trial. If that wasn’t bad enough, after the verdict came down, it came to light that the bank failed to produce certain critical documents which plaintiff’s counsel believed would have altered the verdict and made plaintiff’s award even higher had the Jury seen them. If you were the lawyer responsible for supervising and implementing the document production in this case, and this issue came to light after the trial, there may be only one thing left for you to do – quit your job. How could you prevent such a debacle?
Read more: http://florida-litigator.com/
Roger Slade, Partner at Boyd & Jenerette, had his article "Deposition Subjects Can only Take the Fifth When Necessary" published in "Daily Business Review".
Roger Slade is co-chair of the Miami litigation department for Boyd & Jenerette & specializes in complex commercial litigation.
In the article Mr. Slade comments on challenges in court when a deponent asserts their Fifth Amendment privilege along with how and when they can "take the fifth". Click here to view.