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Hurricane Preparedness 2018

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Due to storms and hurricanes that have historically impacted Florida, DSK Law has had the opportunity to assist many individuals and small businesses with legal issues related to the after effects of storm damage.  In past consultations with our clients, we have identified certain frequently asked questions or concerns as indicated below which may be

Attorney Spotlight: Meet Norman W. Nash

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Norm Nash has been practicing law for over twenty-nine years. His practice focuses on real estate transactions, contracts, corporate and business transactions, and probate. Norm has advised CEOs, directors, management and line personnel on a broad spectrum of issues including real estate transactions, property leasing and development, corporate matters, business transactions, regulatory matters and licensing.

5 Questions and Answers About Probate

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  My spouse/parent/sibling just passed away, what do I need to do?  In the State of Florida, the court-supervised process to determine the deceased person’s assets, take care of their debts and make any distribution to beneficiaries is called “Probate.”  Generally, if retirement accounts (such as IRAs or 401(k)s and life insurance policies list a beneficiary,

Avoiding Problems When Renting A Vacation Home – Tips For The Owner And The Renter

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As the summer vacation season approaches, now is the time to plan.  Private short-term vacation home rentals and home-sharing arrangements are the rage and provide an opportunity for vacationers to reduce their traditional vacation costs by obtaining cost-effective non-traditional vacation accommodations.   Additionally, property owners can use their homes to generate income.  Therefore, if the arrangement

Sexual Harassment In The Era Of #MeToo What Is An Employer To Do?

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Allegations of sexual harassment have over taken all forms of news and social media in the last several months, sparking what has been referred to as the “#MeToo” movement. In light of the avalanche of sexual harassment claims and lawsuits, many employers are, rightfully, overwhelmed. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency

Q&A with Hugo de Beaubien

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How was DSK Law founded in 1976? “DSK Law was founded in 1976 when former Partner Tom Drage and I started a Firm in downtown Orlando – that was formerly the Firm of a sole practitioner who became a Judge.”   What are you most proud of? “I am proud of our growth into one

David Simmons: A Letter To My Former Self

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In a few weeks, I will have the honor of giving the commencement address to one of the graduating classes of the University of Central Florida.  As a Florida State Senator who has had the opportunity to be a big part of the success of Florida and the growth of UCF in the past 17

Don’t Let The Mailbox Rule Box You Out

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Amber Ashton, Special Counsel in the Firm’s Tampa Office, has published another article for the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section (“RPPTL”) of the Florida Bar’s quarterly magazine, ActionLine. As part of her fellowship with the RPPTL, Amber’s article “Don’t Let The Mailbox Rule Box You Out” outlines practice pointers for other attorneys regarding

Are You Prepared for this Year’s Hurricane Season?

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Due to storms and hurricanes that have historically impacted Florida, DSK Law has had the opportunity to assist many individuals and small businesses with legal issues related to the after effects of storm damage.  In past consultations with our clients, we have identified certain frequently asked questions or concerns as indicated below which may be

Is Privacy Obsolete in Modern Litigation?

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(Mr. Valdes is a Partner in the Firm’s Tampa Office and is the Chairman of the Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence Committee of the Business Law Section of the Florida Bar) Within the past decade, the introduction and widespread adoption of social media use by individuals and corporations, as well as the use of tablets,

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DSK Law Sponsors 2019 Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division Golf Tournament

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DSK Law’s Brett Miller, Ryan Wisneski, Aaron Baroff and Cameron Frye recently participated in the 2019 Golf Tournament for the Young Lawyers Division of the Hillsborough County Bar Association. This is DSK Law’s second year in a row sponsoring this event; the Attorneys love this event and we even went home with an award for

Andrew Ballentine’s Special Judicial Appointment

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Congratulations to our Associate Attorney in our Orlando office, Andrew Ballentine, for being appointed by Governor DeSantis for a 4-year term on the 18th Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commissions (JNC). “I am honored to have been appointed by Governor DeSantis as a member of the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit.  The judiciary

Partner Jason Breslin Speaks to Elementary Students on Veterans Day

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On Monday, Partner Jason Breslin spoke to the First Grade Class at Timber Lakes Elementary School about the military for Veterans Day. Prior to becoming an Attorney, Jason served in the United States Air Force for 6 years.

Happy Birthday DSK Law!

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DSK Law was founded on November 7, 1976. We are proud to be one of Central Florida’s largest law firms. We now have offices in Orlando, Tampa, Tallahassee and Melbourne.

Partner Yvette Rodriguez Brown Out in the Community

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Our Partner, Yvette Rodriguez Brown recently attended the Orlando Regional Chamber’s Membership Optimization event. The Chamber’s mission is to prepare and empower businesses through their programs. DSK Law is looking forward to participating in several of their upcoming events.

DSK Law Sponsors the 2019 State of Orange County Real Estate

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DSK Law was proud to sponsor the 2019 State of Orange County Real Estate presented by Orange County Property Appraiser, Rick Singh, which was attended by our Partners Ken Hazouri and Lindsay Greene, and Associate Ryan Wisneski. Mr. Hazouri has had the privilege of providing legal representation to the Orange County Property Appraiser for over

DSK Law Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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DSK Law is happy to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by acknowledging our Hispanic Attorneys! From probate/wills to immigration and criminal law… we can help you. Hablamos Español!

DSK Law Doing Business in Brevard County!

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Brett J. Miller recently attended the annual event “Doing Business in Brevard County” panel discussion. This event was put on by the Orlando Business Journal for business leaders from both the private and public sectors to collaborate in this panel discussion luncheon event. Did you know DSK Law has an office location in Brevard County?

Bart Valdes – Tampa Hispanic Bar Association’s New Treasurer

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Congratulations to Partner Bart Valdes the new Treasurer of the Tampa Hispanic Bar Association for 2019-2020!

Congratulations to our 2019 Super Lawyers!

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Partners: David H. Simmons, Kevin Knight and Daniel F. Mantzaris. Attorneys: Cameron S. Frye and Brandon M. Sapp. Click on their names to read more about them!

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