Jan. 11, 2022

Dismissing parents’ role in their children’s education is not a politically savvy move

AS PUBLISHED IN THE MIAMI HERALD

An op-ed by Tripp Scott's Ed Pozzuoli

One lesson that was certainly reinforced in 2021, amid political upsets and COVID wreckage, is that parents will engage to protect their children’s health and education against dictates from out-of-touch politicians and bureaucrats with records of vacillation and failure. The battle has become parental freedom vs. the self-interest of the teachers’ unions.

Urban League research correlates increased parental engagement with improved student academic achievement; better behavioral outcomes, emotional functioning and self-control within the classroom; increased attendance; lower dropout rates; and higher college enrollment.

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Dec. 8, 2021

Not So Much Brotherly Love? Five-Year Dispute Between Two Business Partners Ends With Defense Judgment

These South Florida attorneys have finally put a five-year litigation battle between two brothers to rest.

The lawsuit began with plaintiff Aldo Di Sorbo’s claim that American Van Lines Inc. and defendant Anthony Di Sorbo defrauded the company by using a corporate loan to buy out other shareholders. But Tripp Scott attorneys Paul Lopez and Stephanie Mazzola alleged the plaintiff knew all along about the use of the corporate funds since the company’s lawyer told him about the transaction in various emails.

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Dec. 6, 2021

Do I Need Title Insurance When Buying Property In Florida?

By William C. Davell

This month’s legal opinion is provided by Jenna Piotrowski, a director with Tripp Scott.

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Nov. 30, 2021

Bankruptcy May Not Solve Your Clients' Problems

With the increase and proliferation of Native American and other casinos, as well as the advent of internet sports gambling, many of those suffering substantial losses are turning to a bankruptcy filing in order to obtain a “fresh start” by filing a Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy proceeding. Unfortunately, for those individuals who fail to meet the strict standards relating to obtaining a discharge in bankruptcy, a foray into a bankruptcy proceeding may turn out to be a journey in quicksand.

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Nov. 4, 2021

Competition for Legal Talent Drives Nail into Coffin of Five-Day, In-Office Work Week

Tripp Scott director and chief operating officer Paul Lopez initially asked his attorneys and staff to return to the office full time in July. Then, the delta variant hit, and the 48-lawyer law firm readopted its hybrid working model.

Nowadays, as Lopez plans for the future of Tripp Scott’s in-office working policies, he weighs aggressive competition from rival firms in his decision of whether to eventually ask everyone to return for a five-day, in-office work week.

“We have been successful in retaining employees and paralegals and associates, even though we know recruiters out there are trying to recruit them, because they know they have flexibility,” Lopez said in an interview. “I think that if we went back to five days (in-office) per week, that could have consequences for us because of how actively our competitors are trying to solicit employees with promises that they could work remotely. We’re trying to listen to the marketplace.”

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Dismissing parents’ role in their children’s education is not a politically savvy move

AS PUBLISHED IN THE MIAMI HERALD

An op-ed by Tripp Scott's Ed Pozzuoli

One lesson that was certainly reinforced in 2021, amid political upsets and COVID wreckage, is that parents will engage to protect their children’s health and education against dictates from out-of-touch politicians and bureaucrats with records of vacillation and failure. The battle has become parental freedom vs. the self-interest of the teachers’ unions.

Urban League research correlates increased parental engagement with improved student academic achievement; better behavioral outcomes, emotional functioning and self-control within the classroom; increased attendance; lower dropout rates; and higher college enrollment.

Tripp Scott Attorney Douglas H. Reynolds Elected Chair of the Board of Directors of Legal Aid of Broward County

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., December 16, 2021 - Tripp Scott today announced that Douglas H. Reynolds, a director with the law firm, has been elected the Chair of the Board of Directors for Legal  Aid Service of Broward County, which serves both  Broward and Collier counties.

Not So Much Brotherly Love? Five-Year Dispute Between Two Business Partners Ends With Defense Judgment

These South Florida attorneys have finally put a five-year litigation battle between two brothers to rest.

The lawsuit began with plaintiff Aldo Di Sorbo’s claim that American Van Lines Inc. and defendant Anthony Di Sorbo defrauded the company by using a corporate loan to buy out other shareholders. But Tripp Scott attorneys Paul Lopez and Stephanie Mazzola alleged the plaintiff knew all along about the use of the corporate funds since the company’s lawyer told him about the transaction in various emails.

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