George R. Truitt, Jr., an attorney with Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. will be speaking at the 2016 CLM National Construction Claims Conference. The conference will be held in the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California, on September 28-30. With other National Panel members, Mr. Truitt will present “Watch Your Step! Construction Site Safety and Accident Claims Handling/Management.” This September, the CLM will hold the most comprehensive construction claims conference ever. In addition to addressing construction defect claims, conference sessions will also address facets of construction-related claims including construction site accidents/injuries, coverage issues, subcontractor issues, and new technologies. Sessions also will address issues on the national, regional, and state levels. George R.[...]
Zo's Hoop-Law Madness basketball tournament and fun day at the Overtown Youth Center in Miami on March 5th, 2016. Photos by MagicalPhotos.com / Mitchell Zachs Center Photo (top to bottom): Daniel Perez; Alonzo Mourning; Octavia Green; Gregory Pierre
CSK sponsors the F. Malcolm Cunningham Sr. Bar Association Annual Holland Scholarship Luncheon. From left to right: Katherine E. Woods, Anika C. Grant, Justice James Perry (Florida Supreme Court), Alan St. Louise, Jonathan Vine and Alison K. Thomas.
Did you know that 748 million people do not have access to a clean water source? The water crisis is an ongoing problem throughout the world that is being combated head-on by BLUE Missions Group. Specifically, throughout the year, BLUE builds aqueducts in remote towns that do not have access to clean water. Daniel Perez, an associate attorney at Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A., has participated in these mission trips while digging trenches, laying water pipes, and bringing clean water to people that have never had such access. Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. recently participated in BLUE’s annual gala, where[...]
Thanks to the generosity of the attorneys and staff in the West Palm Beach office, which was matched by the firm, we collected more than $1,700 this year. This year we supported two at risk-families under the auspices of the Children’s Home Society of Florida. These families needed the most basic necessities that we all take for granted – diapers, toiletries, and clothing. We were also able to purchase some toys for the children to make their holidays especially joyful. Children's Home Society: Caring for kids since 1902 - Thousands of children, dirty, malnourished and alone, boarded the Orphan Trains near[...]
Through our jeans days and generous donations from CSK attorneys and staff, we were successful in donating enough food and money for thousands of meals! We presented a check for $2000.00. The Miami office did participate in our work with Kids Can and Feeding South Florida with their own successful food drive as well. Feeding South Florida is one of 202 food banks comprising the Feeding America network nationwide. They are the leading domestic hunger relief organization in South Florida, serving Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties through a network of nonprofit partner agencies, including soup kitchens, food pantries, homeless[...]
CSK's foster care toy drive was an astounding success. Through our volunteers CSK was able to sponsor 142 foster children, which nearly doubles the amount of children sponsored last year. Above is a photo of all of our gifts before they were sent to the holiday party for the over 5300 local children in foster care. This has become a great annual charitable effort for the firm and most importantly, the local children in foster care will receive gifts this year.
We're proud to announce that U.S. News selects Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. their 2016 "Best Law Firms".
Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. provides support and participation in the 2015 Annual Minority Mentoring Picnic hosted by The Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation. The Kozyak Minority Mentoring Foundation's primary goal is to build an effective pathway to diversity in the legal profession by providing opportunities and support to minority and women law students through mentoring programs, networking and fellowships. The Foundation regularly promotes awareness in the legal community for the need to increase diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. The Foundation recruits and assists experienced lawyers and judges to mentor black law students attending law school in Florida. In[...]