Alumni Take on Roles as New Committee Leaders at Florida Bar


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Many leadership positions for Florida Bar officers include many Miami Law alumni. 

Here are the new chairs and vice chairs from South Florida that are also University of Miami School of Law alumni:

Antitrust and Trade Regulation Law Certification Committee: William Blechman, JD ’83, vice chair, Miami

Appellate Court Rules Committee: William A. Daniel, JD ’12, vice chair, North Miami

Appellate Practice Certification Committee: Andrew S. Berman, JD ’83, chair, Miami

Civil Trial Law Certification Committee: John W. McLuskey, JD ’81, chair, Miami; James D. Gassenheimer, JD ’92, vice chair, Miami

International Law Certification Committee: Harout Samra, JD ’09, chair, Miami

Legal Needs of Children Committee; Howard Talenfeld, JD ’79, chair, Fort Lauderdale

Workers’ Compensation Certification Committee: Mark Touby, JD ’95, chair, Coral Gables

Workers’ Compensation Rules Advisory Committee: James F. Fee Jr., JD ’88, chair, Miami

See the full listing here.