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Litigation attorney Carter Burgess joined Holland & Knight’s Jacksonville office as a senior counsel. 

 

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Assistant State Attorney Annie Kager was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court to handle criminal misdemeanor prosecutions. 

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Assistant State Attorney Connor Larkin was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court to handle criminal misdemeanor prosecutions.

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Assistant State Attorney Catherine Ann Lockhart was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court to handle criminal misdemeanor prosecutions.

 

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Assistant State Attorney LaVater Massie-Banks was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court to handle criminal misdemeanor prosecutions.

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Assistant State Attorney Patrick McGee was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court to handle criminal misdemeanor prosecutions.

 

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Rogers Towers Shareholder G. Kenneth Norrie was named to The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for his work in construction law.

 

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Rogers Towers Shareholder H. Joseph O’Shields was named to The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for his work in real estate law. 

 

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Rogers Towers Shareholder Robert H. Pritchard was named to The Best Lawyers in America 2018 list for his work in health care law and was named the Best Lawyers’ 2018 Jacksonville Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year.”

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Rogers Towers Shareholder James M. Riley was named to The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for his work in commercial litigation. 

 

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Rogers Towers Shareholder Cristine M. Russell was named to The Best Lawyers in America 2018 for her work in appellate practice and commercial litigation.

 

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Assistant State Attorney Nicole Saunders was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court to handle criminal misdemeanor prosecutions.

 

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Assistant State Attorney Beth Shelley was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court to handle criminal misdemeanor prosecutions.

 

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Assistant State Attorney Matthew Silverstein was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court to handle criminal misdemeanor prosecutions.Sales and marketing agency Acosta hired Ashley Taylor as chief customer officer.

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Sales and marketing agency Acosta hired Ashley Taylor as chief customer officer.

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Assistant State Attorney Jaclyn Blair was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court.

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Mike Nolan joined accounting and advisory organization BDO USA as business development director in the Jacksonville office. Nolan previously served as vice president of a global technology company.

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Assistant State Attorney Doug Baer was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court.

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Jacksonville Country Day School appointed Kirsten Martino (advancement committee) to its board of trustees.

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Jacksonville Country Day School appointed Michael Hillyard (governance committee) to its board of trustees.

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Past Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Captain Timothy Devin joined Orange Park Medical Center as EMS coordinator. Devin recently retired as JFRD captain in the emergency preparedness division.

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Jacksonville Country Day School appointed Michael R. Freed (audit committee) to its board of trustees.

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Jacksonville Country Day School appointed Rajeeb K. Das (finance committee) to its board of trustees.

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Circuit Court Judge Bruce Anderson earned a Florida Bar board certification in civil trial law. Anderson is one of only 255 Florida lawyers who earned board certification this year.

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Assistant State Attorney Brooke Gasson was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court.

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Assistant State Attorney Sam Friedman was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court.

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Balch & Bingham attorney Steve Greenhut was selected by his peers to be included in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Greenhut was recognized for his work in real estate law.

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Assistant State Attorney Rachel England was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court.

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Rogers Towers Shareholders announced C. Davis Ely was named to The Best Lawyers in America 2018. Ely was recognized for his work in real estate law.

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Assistant State Attorney Karri Becker was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court.

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Rogers Towers Shareholders announced Wyman R. Duggan was named to The Best Lawyers in America 2018. Duggan was recognized for his work inland use zoning law.

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Rogers Towers Shareholders announced Betsy C. Cox was named to The Best Lawyers in America 2018. Cox was recognized for her work in elder law.

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Rogers Towers Shareholders announced Kevin B. Cook was named to The Best Lawyers in America 2018. Cook was recognized for his work in commercial litigation.

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Rogers Towers Shareholders announced J. Kirby Chritton was named to The Best Lawyers in America 2018. Chritton was honored for his work in banking and finance law.

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Assistant State Attorney Vironica Brown was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court.

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Assistant State Attorney Ashleigh Brooks was assigned to Florida’s Fourth Judicial Circuit County Court.

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Rogers Towers Shareholders announced Ellen M. Avery-Smith was named to The Best Lawyers in America 2018. Avery-Smith was recognized for her work in land use and zoning law.

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G. Scott Baity, deputy general counsel for Baptist Health, received the 2017 First Chair Award for excellence in legal counsel. Baity was recognized in the category of Top Assistant General Counsel. 

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Rogers Towers Shareholders announced A. Graham Allen was named to The Best Lawyers in America 2018. Allen was recognized for his work in commercial litigation.

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Rogers Towers Shareholders announced Christine T. Adams was named to The Best Lawyers in America 2018. Adams was recognized for her work in real estate law.

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Balch & Bingham attorney Jeff York was selected by his peers to be included in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America. York was recognized for his work in commercial litigation.

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Wounded Warrior Project appointed Kathleen Widmer to its board of directors. Widmer is a president at Johnson & Johnson and a West Point graduate. 

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Real estate agent Belinda Nelson joined the sales team at Davidson Realty. 

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Lakeview Health, provider of treatment for addiction and psychiatric disorders, hired George Merhi as its chief financial officer. Merhi will provide leadership and guidance to the finance and accounting team and control all aspects of finance, accounting, cash and asset management. 

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Attorney Sean Cronin, a partner at Cronin & Maxwell, was selected by his peers to be included in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Cronin was recognized for Medical Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs. This is the seventh year Cronin has been listed in the book. 

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Rogers Towers law firm added Jason P. Tiemeier to the Jacksonville office.

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Jacksonville Country Day School appointed Justin Terry (compensation and benefits committee) to its board of trustees.

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Martha Stachitas was promoted to senior vice president for Jacksonville-based KFA Search. Stachitas has been with KFA Search for 13 years and was promoted to vice president of recruiting in 2007.

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Jacksonville Country Day School appointed Carrie Saunders (audit committee) to its board of trustees.

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Amanda Rice joined Burdette Ketchum as content director. Rice’s responsibilities include development, management and execution of engaging content for the agency’s client base.

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Gov. Rick Scott appointed Shannon Nazworth, CEO of Ability Housing, to the Task Force on Affordable Housing.

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Debbie Brainard was appointed as chief operating officer of Girl Scouts of Gateway Council. 
Provided by Clockwork Marketing.

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Suzanne Lyda, director of social services at River Garden, retired after 25 years of service. 
Provided by River Garden.

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Dr. McGregor Lott joined the Florida Eye Specialists ophthalmology team. 
Provided by Daigle Creative.

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Rogers Towers Shareholder Scott J. Kennelly was named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 list for his work in Commercial Litigation.
Provided by Rogers Towers P.A.

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Rogers Towers Shareholder Edward L. Kelly was named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 list for his work in Banking and Finance Law and Litigation – Banking and Finance.
Provided by Rogers Towers P.A.

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Rogers Towers Shareholder E. Allen Hieb Jr. was named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 list for his work in International Mergers & Acquisitions and Tax Law.
Provided by Rogers Towers P.A.

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Rogers Towers Shareholder Christopher C. Hazelip was named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 list for his work Commercial Litigation.
Provided by Rogers Towers P.A.

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Premier Coast Realty hired Elise Harris as a REALTOR.
Provided by Premier Coast Realty.

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Premier Coast Realty welcomed Latrese Hargrave as a licensed real estate agent.
Provided by Premier Coast Realty.

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Rogers Towers Shareholder Theodore R. Hainline Jr. was named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 list for his work in Land Use and Zoning Law and Real Estate Law and named the Real Estate Law “Lawyer of the Year”.
Provided by Rogers Towers P.A.

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Premier Coast Realty welcomed Chandler Griffin as a licensed real estate agent. 
Provided by Premier Coast Realty.

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Rogers Towers Managing Director Fred D. Franklin Jr. was named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 list for his work in Commercial Litigation and Litigation – Banking and Finance.
Provided by Rogers Towers P.A.

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Attorney Lawrence Datz was named chair of The Florida Bar’s “Marital and Family Law Board Certification Committee.” 
Provided by Daigle Creative.

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Marks Gray, P.A. shareholder Giselle Carson was selected as a 2016 Florida Super Lawyer by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine.
Provided by Marks Gray. 

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Premier Coast Realty hired Dawne Barrett as a broker associate. 
Provided by Premier Coast Realty.

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Rogers Towers Shareholder Edward McCarthy, III was named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 list for his work in Commercial Litigation.
Provided by Rogers Towers P.A.

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Rogers Towers Shareholder Sandra J. Mathis was named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 list for her work in Family Law.
Provided by Rogers Towers P.A.

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