Apr. 25, 2022

Tripp Scott Named Law Firm of the Year by Legal Aid Service of Broward County

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 22, 2022 – Tripp Scott today announced it was named Law Firm of the Year by Legal Aid Service of Broward County. The Law Firm of the Year Award is presented annually to a firm that has shown overall commitment to the work and clients served. This year, the Law Firm of the Year Award honors Tripp Scott because it has supported LAS and CCLA in a number of ways, and on various different levels. Tripp Scott has a history and culture of demonstrating a commitment to justice at every level and to serving its community. The firm encourages and supports its staff in taking on leadership roles and volunteer opportunities with community organizations.

Legal Aid Services of Broward County, through its 73 attorneys, provides free legal aid services to low-income and otherwise eligible residents. Last year over 20,000 individuals were impacted by its legal services in areas as diverse as housing conditions for the poor, protecting victims of domestic violence, children, the elderly, and people with HIV/AIDS.

About Tripp Scott and Tripp Scott's Pro Bono Work

In 2019, Tripp Scott implemented a firm-wide pro bono policy reaffirming its commitment to providing pro bono legal services to the local community as part of its professional responsibility to provide access to the legal system to the most needy in the community. Since 2019, over twenty Tripp Scott attorneys and paralegals have provided hundreds of hours of pro bono legal services to the community in various areas of the law, including, business disputes, corporate matters, evictions, guardianship, public housing, and real estate. Tripp Scott has also partnered with and co-counseled with LAS attorneys in addressing unsafe and uninhabitable housing conditions in low-income housing within Broward County. These multi-year efforts have resulted in positive results for clients with meaningful improvement to their living conditions and safety and security. 

Since its inception in 1969, Tripp Scott has served the legal needs of established and growing businesses, as well as individual clients and their families. The multi-disciplinary firm represents a diverse mix of publicly traded corporations and privately held companies with operations in Florida and around the country.

Tripp Scott provides legal and business counsel to clients in the areas of corporate, litigation, finance and tax, healthcare, construction, real estate, bankruptcy, environmental and entrepreneurial business. For additional information, call (954) 525-7500 or visit the firm’s website at www.trippscott.com.

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INCREASING SUBPRIME AUTO LOAN DEFAULTS – THE CANARY IN THE COAL MINE FOR 2023 BANKRUPTCY FILINGS

By: Charles M Tatelbaum and Corey D. Cohen, Tripp Scott PA

Experience tells us that the recent increase in subprime auto loan defaults can be a reliable predictor of an overall increase in consumer bankruptcies which, in turn, causes problems for businesses in many sectors.  Recently reported data discloses that in the fourth quarter of 2022, subprime auto loan defaults increased by slightly more than 30%.

These defaults rise from a number of reasons, namely:  (1) higher interest rates on the subprime loans that have a floating rate of interest; (2) inflationary increases which have pinched consumers' budgets; and (3) increased costs of rental housing.

TSE's Candice Ericks Named One of City & State's Women Power 10

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., January 25, 2023 – Tripp Scott today announced that Candice Ericks, Director of Government Relations for TSE, the governmental affairs division of Tripp Scott, was named one of City & State Florida's Women Power 100. 

City & State is the premier media organization dedicated to covering Florida, New York and Pennsylvania's local and state politics and policy. Its in-depth, non-partisan coverage serves Florida’s leaders every day as a trusted guide to the issues impacting Florida. City & State Florida's Women Power 100 list is comprised of elected officials and high-powered lobbyists, leaders from the worlds of business, nonprofits, media, social justice, conservative think tanks and what we call the “persuasion industry”: public relations, strategic messaging and fundraising.

Tripp Scott Attorneys Represent Datum RMS for Major Sale of Controlling Stake to AES Engineering Ltd

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., January 24, 2023 – Tripp Scott today announced that its team, Tanya Bower, director and Arsen Pascua, attorney, successfully represented Datum RMS in the sale of the controlling stake of the company to AES Engineering Ltd.

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