March 1, 2004 News and Notes

first_img March 1, 2004 Regular News Mark J. Price of Roetzel & Andress in Naples, has been reappointed as general counsel to Collier Building Industry Association. Mark Eiglarsh of Robbins, Tunkey, Ross, Amsel, Raben, Waxman & Eiglarsh, P.A., in Miami, presented, “Community Service, the Key to a Happy Life” at the Miami-Dade Community College, N. Campus. Michael Andrew Haggard of Haggard, Parks, Haggard & Bologna in Coral Gables, spoke about opening statements at the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyer’s winter seminar in Beaver Creek, CO. Stuart Jay Levine of Walters Levine Klingensmith & Thomison, P.A., in Sarasota, has been appointed chair of the Sarasota County Bar Association Circuit Civil Committee, for a two-year term. James P. Hines, Jr. of Hines Norman Hines, in Tampa, has been re-elected to the board of directors of the Sun City Center Chamber of Commerce. Mitchell A. Bierman of Weiss Serota Helfman Pastoriza Guedes Cole & Boniske, P.A., in Miami, moderated the seminar “Doing Business with Miami-Dade County, Ethically & Profitably.” The seminar was sponsored by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and Miami-Dade County Commission on Ethics & Public Trust. Roland Sanchez-Medina, Jr., of Sanchez-Medina & Associates, P.A., in Coral Gables, has been elected to the board of directors of the Cuban American Bar Association, Inc. Scott J. Brook of Coral Springs, has been recently appointed secretary of the Broward County Planning Council. Richard M. Zelman of Sacher, Zelman, Van Sant, Paul, Beiley, Hartman, Rolnick, & Waldman, P.A., in Miami, spoke about implications of the U.S. Patriot Act on international banking at TerraLex’s annual meeting in Lyon, France. James Mitchell of Baker & Hostetler in Orlando, has been named the 2003 educator of the year by the Orlando Regional Realtors Association. Michael C. Gongora of Miami Beach has been appointed to the City of Miami Beach Zoning Board of Adjustment. Gongora also is on the Code Enforcement Board for the City of Miami and is a special master for the Miami-Dade County Value Adjustment Board. Don Dufresne of Adorno & Yoss, and Pat Rooney, Jr., general counsel of the Palm Beach Kennel Club — both of West Palm Beach — were presented with the Lois Cohn Kwasman MVP Award at the monthly meeting of the Sports Commission Board of Directors in West Palm Beach. Joseph S. Karp, of Karp Law Firm with three South Florida offices, has been elected to the board of directors of the Southeast Florida Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Bennett Brummer, Miami-Dade public defender, received the “Gran Orden Martiana” award from the Liceo Cubano, an organization dedicated to preserving the memory of Jose Marti. Daniel D. Dolan II, of Haggard, Parks, Haggard & Bologna in Coral Gables, has been re-elected to the board of directors of the Dade County Trial Lawyers Association for 2004-2006. Michael Rosenburg of Packman, Neuwahl & Rosenburg, co-chaired the 22nd Annual International Tax Conference in Miami, and presented “A Case Study of How the Ever Changing U.S. International Tax Provisions Can be Utilized in a U.S. Pre-Immigration Tax Planning Scenario, and Working Through the Ethical Considerations.” Alexander P. Heckler of Greenberg Traurig in the Ft. Lauderdale and Miami offices recently received the Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award from Nova Southeastern University’s high school, the University School. Hannesson Murphy, of Clarke Silverglate Campbell Williams & Montgomery, has been elected president of the Dade County Defense Bar Association. Marcy Shaw of Wright, Shaw & Hoerner, P.A., in Cape Coral, has been elected member at large of the Lee County Bar Association. She will become president of the association in 2008. Nelda Lawrence of Stephens, Lynn, Klein, LaCava, Hoffman & Puya, P.A., in Miami, has been appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc., for the 2004-2006 term. Michael R. Lowe of Ruden, McClosky, Smith, Schuster & Russell, P.A., in Orlando, has been appointed to the board of directors of the Emergency Medicine Learning & Resource Center. Bruce Blitman of Ft. Lauderdale, has been elected vice chair of the Managed Care Ombudsman Committee for District 10. Richard C. Milstein of Akerman, Senterfitt & Eidson, P.A., in Miami, has been elected chair of the Dade Community Foundation’s Board of Governors. Allison R. Day of Genovese Joblove & Battista, P.A., and an adjunct professor at Barry University in Miami spoke on how to handle complex consumer bankruptcy issues at a program of the National Business Institute in Miami. Submissions for the News and Notes and On the Move columns of The Florida Bar News may be e-mailed to Assistant Editor Britt Dys at [email protected], or faxed to (850) 681-3859. March 1, 2004 News and Noteslast_img read more

Dead ref named for league match in Nigeria

first_imgIn a very bizarre circumstance, a faction of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) involved in a tussle for leadership named a dead referee, Wale Akinsanya, for a top-flight game to be held this Sunday.The dead referee was appointed for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) game between Warri Wolves and Giwa FC billed to be held in the city of Warri by the NFF faction of Chris Giwa.supersport.com understands that the NFF faction, led by Giwa listed, late Akinsanya in its list of appointments for match officials in a letter dated April 20, 2016 to the League Management Company (LMC), which oversees the running of the top division in Nigeria.The late Akinsanya was appointed for the game alongside Tope Orowole and M Adeleke as assistant referees. Peter Efozia is listed as fourth official and Tunde Oloyede as match commissioner.Unknown to the Giwa NFF faction, the referee passed on January 22 this year during a mandatory Fifa cooper test for referees in Ibadan.  – Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @JoySportsGH. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more