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Ada Puryear Burnette, Ph.D., Recognized for Excellence in the Field of Higher Education

2017-08-11

    TALLAHASSEE, FL, August 11, 2017 — Ada Puryear Burnette, Ph.D., has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process. Dr. Burnette embarked on a career in education after spending part of her senior year as an exchange student at Cedar Crest College and earning a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Talladega College in 1953. Degree in hand, she took on her first role as a high school mathematics teacher in Winston-Salem, N.C., at Atkins High School, a school from which she graduated as valedictorian of the class of 1950. She held this position for one year. She married and moved to Chicago, IL where she served as an elementary school teacher for Chicago Public Schools for four years. Dr. Burnette completed...

Greenberg Traurig's Liz Dudek Shares Legislative Insight with Prominent Florida Associations

2017-08-08

Tallahassee, Fla. August 08, 2017 — Liz Dudek, Director of Health Care Affairs in the Tallahassee office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., provided a Florida Legislative Update at the Florida Assisted Living Association Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida. Dudek briefed the association on relevant legislation that was considered by the Florida Legislature during the 2017 session, provided a look ahead to the quickly approaching 2018 session and shared insights into the purpose and benefits of lobbying. Dudek provided a similar update during LeadingAge Florida’s 54th Annual Convention & Exposition in Orlando, Florida, last month. Topics discussed included Florida’s Certificate of Need program, the...

Tallahassee Daily Times Local News Website Offers Tallahassee Breaking News
Tallahassee Daily Times Local News Website Offers Tallahassee Breaking News

2017-07-29

TALLAHASSEE, FL – 07/29/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — Tallahassee Daily Times, sometimes referred to as TallahasseeBreakingNews.com  or just Tallahassee Breaking News, is a local news website offering national and local news in Tallahassee, Florida. Tallahassee Breaking News syndicates news release directly from Perpetual Wire, the world’s leading digital provider of news-related content; and offers the ability for...

Florida Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Suggests the Nation’s Top Three Law Firms When It Comes to A Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma in Florida Getting the Best Possible Compensation

2017-07-17

The fulltime mesothelioma attorneys we have listed are considered to be among the leading mesothelioma attorneys in the nation for Navy Veterans with this rare cancer-call them” — Florida Mesothelioma Victims Center NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, July 17, 2017 — The Florida Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “There might be car accident attorneys who proclaim they also do mesothelioma-but doing a mesothelioma compensation claim successfully for a Navy Veteran who has been diagnosed with this rare cancer requires more than a license to practice law. A Navy Veteran in Florida who has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma deserves to have the very best legal representation in the nation because their financial compensation depends on it-as we would like to discuss anytime at 800-714-0303.”

22 Greenberg Traurig Florida Attorneys Recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2017

2017-06-27

June 26, 2017 — Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A. announced that 22 of its Florida attorneys have been recognized in The Legal 500 United States 2017 editorial. Nationally, The Legal 500 guide recommends Greenberg Traurig as a “Top Tier” firm in the “Real Estate” category. This high recognition of the firm’s Real Estate Practice comes shortly after the team received the Chambers USA Award for Excellence in Real Estate. Firm-wide, The Legal 500 United States 2017 recognizes more than 100 Greenberg Traurig attorneys and 32 of the firm’s practice areas. According to the publisher, the rankings recognize practice area teams and practitioners who are “providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.” The rankings are based on feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, law firm submissions, and interviews with...

Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana

2017-06-22

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana. Already blamed for one death in Alabama, Cindy was expected to keep churning seas and spin off bands of severe weather from eastern Texas to northwestern Florida. The storm’s maximum sustained winds had decreased to near 40 mph (64 kph) Thursday morning with additional weakening expected, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by the storm. Baldwin County Sheriff’s Capt. Stephen Arthur said witnesses reported the 10-year-old boy from Missouri...

Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

2017-06-21

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A boy on an Alabama beach was struck and killed Wednesday by a log washed ashore by storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, which spun bands of severe weather ashore from the Florida panhandle to east Texas as it churned ever closer to the Gulf coast. Baldwin County Sheriff’s Capt. Stephen Arthur said witnesses reported the 10-year-old boy from Missouri was standing outside a condominium in Fort Morgan when the log, carried in by a large wave, struck him. Arthur said the youth was vacationing with his family from the St. Louis area and that relatives and emergency workers tried to revive him. He wasn’t immediately identified. It was the first known fatality from Cindy. The storm formed Tuesday and was expected to make landfall some time...

Greenberg Traurig Attorney Fred E. Karlinsky Speaks at the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund’s Participating Insurers Workshop

2017-06-12

June 12, 2017 — Fred E. Karlinsky, shareholder in the Fort Lauderdale and Tallahassee offices of international law firm Greenberg Traurig P.A., provided a Florida Legislative Update at the Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund’s 17th Annual Participating Insurers Workshop in Orlando, FL. Karlinsky addressed current topics of interest to the Florida insurance market such as assignment of benefits, workers’ compensation and personal injury protection, among others. Karlinsky, a frequent speaker on insurance-related legislative initiatives in Florida, has provided this annual legislative update since first serving as a workshop panelist in 2008. Karlinsky is Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s

Newstoter Launches First Black American News and Entertainment Portal

2017-06-08

TALLAHASSEE, FL – 06/08/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — Tallahassee, Florida–The world of news and entertainment is about to witness another revolutionary channel as Newstoter comes on stream. The focus of this medium is to connect with issues that affect the black race across the world. It will cover news, entertainment, lifestyle, politics, sports and music related to black culture. It is bound to create rich interactions and a way of viewing the world from a healthy perspective. “We feel that newstoter.com will give black businesses of all shapes and sizes an incredible, free platform to spread their content and strengthen their brand. Unlike setting up a social media account and having to constantly upload videos or photos, Newstoter takes care of all of this by automating the process. The companies never have to...

Florida Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers a Navy Veteran with Mesothelioma in Florida Tips About Hiring the Nation’s Most Skilled and Experienced Compensation Lawyers

2017-06-07

When it comes to getting the best possible mesothelioma financial compensation a Navy Veteran and their family should retain the services of some of the nation’s most capable mesothelioma attorneys” — Florida Mesothelioma Victims Center NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, June 7, 2017 — The Florida Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “We are offering a US Navy Veteran in Florida who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma tips about hiring a very experienced, skilled and fulltime mesothelioma attorney. to assist with the financial compensation claim. As we would like to explain anytime at 800-714-0303-there are some remarkable fulltime mesothelioma attorneys sprinkled around the nation-and we want a recently diagnosed Navy Veteran in Florida or their family talking to some of these compensation claims experts-directly. “Aside from being some of the nation’s top...

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