WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (January 21, 2020) — Dane Leitner, an attorney at Ward Damon, has been named Equity Partner at the West Palm Beach-based multidiscipline law firm.Leitner, who concentrates his practice in civil litigation, marital and family law, and real estate law including condominium and homeowner association law, joined Ward Damon in 2012 and was named a partner in 2018.read more
Sasha Klein, Ward Damon partner and Chair of the firm’s Estate and Tax Planning group, was recently featured in a special Estate Planning supplement for the Palm Beach Daily News aka The Shiny Sheet.Her article “Ready or Not, Electronic Wills Have Arrived!,” discusses various elements to electronic wills including the history of will execution, current legal requirements for creating an electronic will, the issue of remote presence, and modernizing will execution.read more
West Palm Beach, Fla. (December 10, 2019) —Ward Damon attorney, Jason E. Handin, B.C.S., has been selected as a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America and appointed to the Board of Directors for the Florida Home Builders Association. The Construction Lawyers Society of America is an invitation-only international honorary association composed of preeminent lawyers specializing in construction law and related fields.Fellowship is limited and selective, with lawyers being invited into Fellowship upon a proven record of excellence and accomplishment in construction law at both the trial and appellate levels.The Florida Home Builders Association works to advance the home building industry. The organization works with home builders and trade partners to promote and advocate optimum housing for all, constant improvement of home building standards and techniques in Florida, and government regulations that support beneficial opportunities.read more
Our board certified Marital & Family Law partner, EDDIE STEPHENS, wrote an article that was published in Fall 2019 edition of The Florida Bar Family Law Section's COMMENTATOR magazine. As a family law attorney, Eddie is exposed to toxicity on a daily basis, becoming mentally and physically ill during those moments of high stress on the job. In his article "Invincible," read Eddie's tips to stay sane in a vocation that is often irrational.
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West Palm Beach, FL (November 4, 2019) – Ward Damon, a multidiscipline law firm in West Palm Beach, is pleased to welcome attorney Colleen B. Sullivan to its practice. Sullivan is an associate attorney who focuses her practice in the areas of commercial and residential real estate law, corporate law, and financing. In her role, Sullivan will assist clients with corporate formation and governance, secured lending, commercial and residential real estate transactions, and title examination.read more
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (October 22, 2019) — Caryn A. Stevens, an attorney at Ward Damon, has been named a partner at the West Palm Beach multidiscipline law firm. Stevens joined Ward Damon in 2017 and focuses her practice exclusively in the areas of marital and family law, working alongside the firm’s board-certified marital and family law partner and department head, Eddie Stephens.read more
Ward Damon partner Sasha Klein co-wrote an article with Mark R. Parthemer that is featured in the July/August 2019 (33:4) issue of Probate & Property magazine for the American Bar Association. Titled "Estate Planning in a Rising Interest Rate Environment," the article discusses how rising interest rates are affecting estate and gift tax planning strategies. It also describes the basic characteristics of some of the most popular wealth-transfer strategies and when they tend to be most efficient.read more
West Palm Beach, Fla. (August 1, 2019) —Ward Damon attorney, Jason E. Handin, B.C.S., has been recognized as Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar, identifying him as a specialist in this area of law.Board certification recognizes attorney’s special knowledge, skills and proficiency in various areas of law, and professionalism and ethics in practice.Only seven percent of eligible Florida Bar members are board certified.read more
West Palm Beach, Fla. (June 11, 2019) – Attorneys Michael J Posner, I. Jeffrey Pheterson and Eddie Stephens of Ward Damon, a multi-disciplined law firm primarily serving South Florida, were recently named Super Lawyers for 2019. Super Lawyers also selected three Ward Damon attorneys as 2019 Rising Stars including Dane Leitner, Jason E. Handin, and Labeed A. Choudhry.read more
Ward Damon recently helped their client Sunwave Health, Inc. close the deal with Blueprint Equity, a venture capital equity investor from Silicon Valley. Our skilled team of business and employment law attorneys including RANA GORZECK, PHIL WARD, BARI GOLDSTEIN, and CATHLEEN WARD assisted in the closing of the transaction as Blueprint Equity purchased ownership interest of the company. Sunwave Health is a leading technology provider based in South Florida that offers software solutions to some of the largest and most reputable substance abuse treatment centers including medical, customer and revenue records management. This strategic partnership will enable Sunwave to continue its trajectory of rapid growth and to deliver its groundbreaking technology to even more treatment centers worldwide.read more
West Palm Beach, FL (April 24, 2019) – Ward Damon, a multi-disciplined West Palm Beach-based law firm, is expanding its employment and litigation law practices with the addition of two new partners, Bari L. Goldstein and Kenneth Rehns. Goldstein focuses her practice on employment and labor law, preventative labor and employment defense work, as well as compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations.Rehns primarily focuses on business and commercial law, labor and employment litigation as well as complex commercial litigation.read more
CONGRATULATIONS to our very own real estate and business attorney ADAM SELIGMAN who was recognized today by the Daily Business Review as one of the area's 2019 "On the Rise" attorneys under 40. The annual awards recognize standout achievements in 2018 by Florida legal professionals. We get a front row seat to his leadership, expertise, commitment and loyalty every day – both at work and in the community. Kudos on this recognition Adam...well deserved.read more
West Palm Beach, FL (October 29, 2018) – Ward Damon, a multi-disciplined West Palm Beach-based law firm, continues to expand its practice with the addition of attorney Christopher B. Posner. Posner is an associate attorney who focuses his practice in the areas of commercial and civil litigation as well as marital and family law. Posner also has experience in areas of personal injury and administrative law.read more
West Palm Beach, Fla. (August 15, 2018) — Three Ward Damon attorneys, Philip H. Ward, III, I. Jeffrey Pheterson and Eddie E. Stephens, III, have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of the prestigious national publication, Best Lawyers® in America. Ward was recognized for Real Estate Law, Pheterson was recognized for Labor Law and Employment Law, and Stephens was recognized for Family Law. Best Lawyers® in America is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. The lists of outstanding attorneys are compiled by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which tens of thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. This distinction is bestowed upon the most esteemed in the legal profession, and only recognizes the top 4% of attorneys in the country.read more
West Palm Beach, Fla. (June 20, 2018) – Attorneys I. Jeffrey Pheterson, Michael J Posner and Sally Still of Ward Damon, a multi-disciplined law firm primarily serving South Florida, were recently named Super Lawyers for 2018. Super Lawyers also selected three Ward Damon attorneys as 2018 Rising Stars including Dane Leitner, Jason E. Handin, and Labeed A. Choudhry. Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have obtained high degrees of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Only five percent of attorneys in Florida are recognized with this distinction and only 2.5 percent of attorneys are selected to Rising Stars.read more