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Brinkley Morgan Attorney Quentin E. Morgan Appointed to the 17th Judicial Circuit Professionalism Panel

Quentin E. Morgan, a local government law attorney with the full-service law firm of Brinkley Morgan, was recently appointed to the 17th Judicial Circuit Professionalism Panel in Broward County. The purpose of the panel is to receive, screen, evaluate and act upon complaints of unprofessional conduct by attorneys in the 17th Judicial Circuit and [...]

By | 2018-03-07T14:08:27+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Press Release|

Paul Newman’s Legacy – Estate and Business Planning Finally Meet

By: William T. Coleman Several years ago a client wanted to set up a private foundation and gift his 100% ownership in his corporation to a private foundation so that the profits generated were used for charitable purposes.  Unfortunately, Section 4943 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the “Code”) limited his ability to [...]

By | 2018-03-01T13:06:14+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Blog, Estate Planning, Taxation|

Brinkley Morgan Attorney Julia Wyda Receives Prestigious AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell

Julia Wyda, a family law attorney at the full-service South Florida law firm Brinkley Morgan, has received an AV Preeminent® rating from Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory.  As Martindale-Hubbell’s highest certification mark, an AV Preeminent® rating indicates that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.  Only approximately 10% of attorneys [...]

By | 2018-02-09T14:21:35+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Press Release|

Brinkley Morgan Partner William S. Kramer Appointed as Chairman of the Board for SOS Children’s Villages Florida

William S. Kramer, a partner at the full-service South Florida law firm Brinkley Morgan, was recently appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors for SOS Children’s Villages Florida. SOS Children's Villages Florida (SOS) is a foster care neighborhood in Coconut Creek, which provides up to 75 foster children with "A Place to Call Home." [...]

By | 2018-01-26T15:05:44+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Press Release|

Brinkley Morgan Receives Numerous Recognitions in 2018 Edition of South Florida Legal Guide

Brinkley Morgan, a full-service law firm with offices in Fort Lauderdale, Boca Raton and Palm Beach, announced that the firm and seven of its attorneys have been recognized in the 2018 edition of South Florida Legal Guide. While Brinkley Morgan was recognized as a “2018 Top Law Firm,” the firm’s managing partner, Roberta Stanley, [...]

By | 2018-02-22T10:29:19+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Press Release|

Brinkley Morgan Attorney George J. Taylor Named Chair of Arc Broward’s Board of Directors

George J. Taylor, an attorney with the full-service South Florida law firm Brinkley Morgan, was recently elected to serve a two-year term as Chair of the Board of Directors for Arc Broward, a non-profit human services organization dedicated to providing services to children and adults with developmental disabilities and other life challenges. “It’s an honor [...]

By | 2017-11-13T13:58:10+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Press Release|

Thinking About New Subsection 553.79(20), Florida Statutes, From The Local Authority’s Perspective

By: Donald J. Lunny Ch. 2017-149, Laws of Florida, became effective July 1, 2017 and seemingly relates to the subject of construction.  In Section 3 of the new legislation, which applies to property located outside a designated historic district, a prohibition and pre-emption from county and municipal development control was granted in favor of [...]

By | 2017-11-14T11:27:49+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Blog, Local Government Law and Relations|

“Savings Alimony” – Really?

By: David A. Riggs According to the Florida Supreme Court in a 2000 case called Mallard v. Mallard, alimony is not intended to provide for the accumulation of capital (i.e., savings) by the alimony recipient.  It is intended to provide current necessary support to the alimony recipient.  “Savings alimony”, as some courts have phrased [...]

By | 2017-09-19T12:13:25+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Blog, Marital & Family Law|

Best Lawyers in America® Honors Thirteen Brinkley Morgan Partners

Thirteen partners with Brinkley Morgan, a full-service South Florida law firm established in 1975, have been included in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, one of the oldest peer-review publications in the legal profession.  This is the highest number of recognitions ever received by Brinkley Morgan since its inception, and the firm [...]

By | 2017-08-15T11:14:02+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Press Release|

Brinkley Morgan Supplies Students with Tools for Success with Back-to-School Drive for Kids In Distress, Inc.

Hundreds of kids throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties will have the school supplies they need this year, thanks to the law firm of Brinkley Morgan and Kids In Distress, Inc. (KID). During the month of July, Brinkley Morgan hosted a back-to-school charity drive for children whose family situations make obtaining essential school supplies challenging.  [...]

By | 2017-08-02T15:14:26+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Community, Press Release|