New hires

Attorney Joins Firm as Shareholder

Paula Lozano recently joined the law firm Walters Levine, which has changed its name to Walters Levine & Lozano, as a shareholder.

01/19/2017 By Staff

Manufacturing

Car Manufacturer Pleads Guilty to Emissions Test Violations

Volkswagen this week agreed to plead guilty to three criminal felony counts and pay $2.8 billion in fines and penalties for cheating on diesel emissions tests.

01/12/2017 By Staff

New hires

Sixth-Generation Attorney Joins Sarasota Firm

Elisha Robertson recently joined the Sarasota law firm Kirk-Pinkerton, PA, as an associate attorney.

01/11/2017 By Staff

New hires

Real Estate Attorney Joins Sarasota Firm

Real estate attorney Elizabeth Wexler recently joined Sarasota's Berlin Patten Ebling, PLLC.

01/10/2017 By Staff

New hires

New Attorney Joins Sarasota Firm's Tax Department

Alisa French recently joined the Tax Department of the Sarasota law firm Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, Keyser, Baron & Tirabassi, P.A., as an associate attorney.

01/09/2017 By Staff

Article

Preventing Opportunistic Crimes the Focus of Next Neighborhood Group Meeting

On Monday, Jan. 9, the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations will host a discussion of how to prevent opportunistic crimes.

01/04/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Huge fundraisers, generous grants and plenty of holiday cheer in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

12/29/2016 By Staff

Law

Sarasota County Files Lawsuit Over 'Defective Work' at Ed Smith Stadium

Sarasota County last month sued Rhode Island's Gilbane Building Company, alleging that the company performed "defective work" on concrete flooring and walls at Ed Smith Stadium.

12/27/2016 By Staff

Law

Business Groups Sue to Block South Florida Minimum Wage Hike

The Florida Retail Federation, the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association and the Florida Chamber of Commerce filed suit last week to block the City of Miami Beach from raising its minimum wage.

12/20/2016 By Staff

New hires

Three Attorneys Join Sarasota Law Firm

The Sarasota law firm Williams Parker recently added three attorneys: Nicole Behar, Ryan Portugal and Daniel Tullidge.

12/15/2016 By Staff

Law

Legal Honors

A roundup of recent achievements and recognitions in the local legal field.

11/30/2016 By Staff

Law

Attorneys Form Marijuana Law Practice Group

The law firm Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, which has offices in both Tampa and Sarasota, recently created a new practice group dedicated to marijuana law.

11/28/2016 By Staff

Tech

Facebook Announces Changes to Its 'Ethnic Affinity' Marketing System

Responding to criticism that its "ethnic affinity" marketing options for advertisers could lead to discrimination, Facebook last week announced that it is changing its advertising system.

11/15/2016 By Staff

Awards

Business Group Honors Saunders, Merrill

The Argus Foundation, a nonprofit business organization, is honoring Michael Saunders, an honoree, and William Merrill Sr., a posthumous honoree, at its 15th annual Lifetime Achievement Awards banquet.

11/07/2016 Research by Staff

Promotions

Law Firm Announces New Closing Manager

The Sarasota law firm Gibson, Kohl, Wolff & Hric, P.L. recently promoted Cathy Bruce to closing manager.

10/26/2016 Research by Staff

Construction

Construction Litigation the Topic of Oct. 28 Lunch Panel

The Gulf Coast Builders Xchange is hosting a lunch panel titled "Learn From the Past, Plan for Your Future" on Friday, Oct. 28.

10/17/2016 Research by Staff

Law

Human Rights Lawyer Speaks in Sarasota Oct. 27

Bryan Stevenson—human rights lawyer, author and the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative—will serve as the keynote speaker at Legal Aid of Manasota’s 25th Anniversary dinner.

10/13/2016 Research by Staff

Cars

Volkswagen Dealership Offers Workshop on Lawsuit Settlement Program

Bradenton’s Boast Volkswagen is hosting a workshop on Thursday, Oct. 6, offering information about and assistance with Volkswagen’s TDI Settlement Program.

09/30/2016 Research by Staff

Law

Legal Honors

A roundup of recent achievements and recognitions in the local legal field.

09/30/2016 Research by Staff