CSK had the pleasure of participating in this year's Annual Kozyak Minority Mentoring Picnic. 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. In addition, the foundation works with other voluntary bar associations to find mentors for all minority law students attending law school in Florida. For more on the KMM Foundation, visit www.kmmfoundation.org.
CSK Tampa attorneys Elizabeth Tosh, Carlos Morales, Tawna Schilling, Geoffrey Schuessler, Stephanie Generotti and law clerk Katherine Vinez hosted and prepared a dinner at the John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Ronald McDonald House in St. Petersburg, Florida. The hospital is devoted to intensive care level services and is the regional pediatric referral center for Florida's West Coast, providing care for critically ill patients and performing complex surgical procedures. The Ronald McDonald House of Tampa Bay is a "home away from home" for families whose children need inpatient or outpatient care, and who live a distance from the hospital. It was[...]
CSK is excited to announce that our firm has received a ranking in the 2017 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms." "The 'Best Law Firms' rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process." CSK was awarded five rankings. The firm's Personal Injury Litigation and Professional Malpractice Law specialties were granted placement in the first tier for the Miami metropolitan area, meaning CSK scored within a certain[...]
In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, CSK participated in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, the world's largest fundraising event for breast cancer, on Saturday October 15th. In addition to raising significant funds and awareness, the 5K run also celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. CSK will also be holding its annual GO PINK campaign firm-wide where members of our team are invited to make a $20 donation to Susan G. Komen for the Cure and to spread awareness by "Going Pink" in their CSK e-signature block. The firm[...]
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.