Goren, Cherof, Doody & Ezrol, P.A. Blog http://www.cityatty.com/blog.php recent posts en-us Tue, 24 Apr 2018 23:34:27 -0500 Goren, Cherof, Doody, & Ezrol, PA Shareholder Michael D. Cirullo, Jr. and Associate Shana H. Bridgeman File the First Petition for “Risk Protection Order” in the State of Florida Following Parkland Shootings http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=32525 The law firm of Goren, Cherof, Doody, & Ezrol, through Lighthouse Point City Attorney Michael D. Cirullo, Jr. and Assistant City Attorney Shana H. Bridgeman, assisted the Lighthouse Point Police Department with filing the Petition on March 14, 2018. On March 15, 2018, Broward County Chief Judge Jack Tuter held a hearing on the Petition and signed an Order Granting Temporary Ex-Parte Risk Protection Order, which allowed the Department to retain the weapons and ammunition it has seized until a final hearing on the matter. At the final hearing, the judge will make a ruling on whether the resident will be prohibited from possessing firearms and ammunition for the 12-month period specified in the Act.  For further information regarding the Act and its implementation, please contact Michael D. Cirullo, Jr. at MCirullo@CityAtty.com or Shana H. Bridgeman at SBridgeman@CityAtty.com.

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2018-03-17 11:19:59 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=32525
Shareholders James A. Cherof and Donald J. Doody played a pivotal role in representing the City of Boynton Beach http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=32483 Shareholders James A. Cherof and Donald J. Doody played a pivotal role in representing the City of Boynton Beach as it approved a major redevelopment project.  The Town Square Project is an investment of 118 million dollars to redevelop  16 acres off Boynton Beach Boulevard into a pedestrian-friendly, town center to live, work and play.  The plan calls for the historic high school to become a cultural center with a 500 seat auditorium and restaurant space, a first station, library and City Hall in a four-story building, an amphitheater, parking garages, apartments, retail space, a hotel and a police headquarters off site.

Progress on this major city redevelopment project can be followed at this link http://www.boynton-beach.org/townsquare.php

 

 

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2018-03-14 13:08:32 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=32483
Housing Authority of Pompano Beach hires Goren Cherof Doody & Ezrol, P.A. http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=31524 2017-11-16 06:43:56 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=31524 GCDE partners make presentation on ethics, sunshine law and public records http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=31494 Partners Sam Goren, Julie Klahr and Jacob Horowitz made a presentation on ethics, sunshine law, and public records to the Broward County City Managers Association on November 9th.  The purpose of the Broward County City Managers Association is to regularly bring together local government professional administrators to stimulate the highest standards of public service and administration and to promote good fellowship and closer intergovernmental relationships.

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2017-11-13 11:11:22 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=31494
GCDE appointed as Interim City Attorney http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=31446 Goren, Cherof, Doody & Ezrol. P.A. is pleased to announce that the City of Margate has appointed the firm Interim City Attorney.

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2017-11-07 10:13:13 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=31446
Partner Jacob Horowitz invited to speak at Eleventh Annual Ethics Seminar http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=31375 Mr. Horowitz will be participating in a panel discussion titled "My Lobbyist is a God, Yours is a Monster." The discussion will help attendees identify ethical issues when lobbying, and assist public officials working with lobbyists who may be seeking to influence public policy.  The event is part of the 11th Annual Ethics Seminar presented by the Palm Beach State College Center for Applied Ethics being held November 3, 2017 at the Palm Beach State College, Boca Raton Campus.

Mr. Horowitz regularly lectures on ethics matters and provides ethics training to elected officials in accordance with state law and the Broward County Code of Ethics.

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2017-10-30 14:51:39 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=31375
Partners David Tolces and Julie Klahr have been invited to speak at the Marcum Government Symposium http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=31269 2017-10-13 00:00:00 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=31269 Shareholder Kerry Ezrol has joined the Mission United Consumer Taskforce http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=31099 2017-10-02 11:18:26 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=31099 Goodbye Irma http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=30970 2017-09-15 10:00:32 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=30970 Hurricane Irma Update http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=30949 2017-09-12 13:17:08 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=30949 GCDE closing for Hurricane Irma http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=30921 Our office will close at noon on Thursday, September 7th, so that our staff may prepare for Hurricane Irma.  After the storm has passed and the all clear has been given, our office will reopen.  We will update this site if something changes.

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2017-09-06 13:05:00 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=30921
Deadline to submit local bills to the Broward Legislative Delegation http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=30854 2017-08-31 08:01:37 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=30854 Attorney Brian Sherman invited to speak at Florida League of Cities 6th Annual Summer Research Symposium http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=30848 2017-08-11 00:00:00 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=30848 Broward League of Cities Announces Samuel S. Goren Presidential Award http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=30363 Sam Goren was honored by the Broward League of Cities at the 60th Annual Installation Gala.

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2017-06-30 00:00:00 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=30363
Attorney Brian Sherman appointed to Urban Administration Committee http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=30138 Brian Sherman has been appointed to the Urban Administration Committee for the Florida League of Cities.  The committee will discuss the many issues facing our cities that will come before the Legislature during the 2018 Session and decide upon a policy direction for the Florida League of Cities' legislative efforts.

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2017-06-05 08:55:35 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=30138
Florida Legislature Passes Safe Harbor Provisions Related to Public Records http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=29926 2017-05-08 11:21:50 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=29926 Successful Final Order of Dismissal on behalf of our client http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=29781 2017-04-25 13:22:54 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=29781 4th DCA Rules on Statute of Limitations to Foreclose on Code Liens http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=29473 2017-03-22 09:51:09 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=29473 Samuel S. Goren & Jacob G. Horowitz Present at League of Cities Event http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=29187 Samuel S. Goren, Shareholder and Jacob G. Horowitz, Partner, were presenters at the Broward League of Cities Elected Officials Boot Camp held on February 24, 2017.  Mr. Goren presented on Public Records and Mr. Horowitz on the Broward County Ethics Ordinance.

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2017-02-24 13:31:42 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=29187
Julie Klahr and Brian Sherman elected as B'Nai B'rith Officers http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=29129 2017-02-20 12:43:40 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=29129 Florida Department of Health Notice - Medical Marijuana Rulemaking http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=28802 We continue to monitor the adoption of rules by the Florida Department of Health that will implement the recently adopted Florida Constitutional Amendment to authorize the distribution and use of medical marijuana

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2017-01-18 09:49:00 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=28802
Proposed Legislation to Amend Florida Code of Ethics http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=28801 Florida House Public Integrity and Ethics Committee Considering Ethics Legislation that will require public officials to utilize more detailed Form 6 for financial disclosure.

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2017-01-18 09:35:27 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=28801
Farah Nerette Recognized for Pro Bono Services http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=28636 2016-12-27 13:52:24 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=28636 Samuel S. Goren Speaker at 10th Annual Ethics Seminar http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=27851 2016-11-14 00:00:00 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=27851 David N. Tolces Speaker for Residential Development & Affordable Housing Webinar http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=26128 “A Post-Housing Crisis Look in the Mirror: Challenges and Opportunities for Residential Development and Affordable Housing” Webinar is taking place Monday, September 12, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET.  See attached Link for information.

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2016-08-22 13:33:01 http://www.cityatty.com/post-detail.php?id=26128