The CSK team is pleased to announce our participation in the development of Lotus Village, a project set forth by Lotus House Women's Shelter to provide state of the art shelter facilities and supportive services to nearly 500 homeless individuals and families. Lotus House is an organization dedicated to improving the lives of homeless women, youth and children. They provide sanctuary, support, education, tools and resources that empower them to heal, learn, grow and blossom into who they are truly meant to be. With the creation of Lotus Village, the organization will be able to provide a holistic neighborhood health clinic, children's day care and wellness center, shelter facilities and dining[...]
Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Richard P. Cole has been selected for Lifetime Membership to America's Top 100 Attorneys for his work in class action litigation. Membership among the attorney rating system identifies and highlights the accomplishments of the nation’s most esteemed and skilled attorneys in all areas of practice. Mr. Cole is a Martindale-Hubbell rated A.V. attorney, as well as a member of the American Bar Association, AIDA Reinsurance & Insurance Arbitration Society and The Florida Bar. He is a past Director, Secretary, Vice President, and President of the Dade County Bar Association and[...]
Cole, Scott & Kissane, P.A. is a Gold Sponsor of the 2016 CLM National Construction Claims Conference, which will be held in the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California from September 28 - 30. The National Construction Claims Conference will address construction defect claims, as well as claims centered on construction site accidents/injuries, coverage issues, subcontractor issues, and new technologies. Sessions also will address issues on the national, regional, and state levels. CSK is a full-service, civil defense firm. We started our firm in 1997 with nine attorneys in two offices. Due to, among other things, our adherence to[...]
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.