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On February 15, 2017, Suzanne D’Agresta will be speaking at the Florida Association of District School Superintendents. She will be presenting on “Protecting Students While Maintaining an Effective Learning Environment”.

November 2016 – We welcome Kristin N. Eick, Senior Attorney who has joined our City, County, and Local Government Team.

Suzanne D’Agresta was invited to speak at the FASBO 2016 Annual Conference in October 2016. She presented Recent Changes of Interest in Public Procurement: The 2016 Legislative Session and More.

Richard Blystone will be speaking at the 78th annual conference of the American Association of School Personnel Administrators in Orlando, FL. He will be presenting “A School District’s Guide to the Family & Medical Leave Act: Nuts and Bolts”.

Garganese, Weiss & D’Agresta, P.A. has received a Tier 1 – “Best Law Firms” ranking in the 2017 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers.

Anthony A. Garganese, Jeffrey S. Weiss & Catherine D. Reischmann selected 2016 – Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine.

Florida Super Lawyers 2016 – Anthony A. Garganese, Jeffrey S. Weiss, Suzanne D’Agresta and Erin J. O’Leary.

In July 2016, Catherine Reischmann spoke at the annual conference in Naples of the Florida Public Human Resources Association on Public Records and Sunshine Law.

In July 2016, Suzanne D’Agresta was invited to speak at the Summer Symposium – Central Florida Chapter of NICG on the Recent Changes of Interest in Public Procurement.

Suzanne D'Agresta was invited to speak at the 2015 School Law Practice Seminar by the National School Board Association Council of School Attorneys in October 2015.

Suzanne D'Agresta was invited to speak at the Florida Association of School Business Officials 49th Annual Conference held in October 2015.

Forida Super Lawyers 2015 - Anthony A. Garganese, Jeffrey S. Weiss, Suzanne D'Agresta, and Erin O'Leary

Suzanne D'Agresta was the keynote speaker at the Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials48th Annual Conference What Changed and What Didn't in Public Procurement

Jeffrey S. Weiss has been appointed by Governor Rick Scott to the 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission.

Suzanne D'Agresta was invited to speak at the Florida Association of School Business Officials 48th Annual Conference held in October, 2014. She presented Legislative Updates - Impacts to Purchasing and Contracting.

Catherine D. Reischmann selected 2014 Florida Legal Elite by
Florida Trend Magazine.

Suzanne D'Agresta presents at the 47th Annual Conference of the Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials, on April 16, 2014, "Ethical Issues in Public Procurement ".

Vivian Cocotas was recognized by the Florida Supreme Court, The Florida Bar's Young Lawyers Division and the Florida Pro Bono Coordinators Association for her 2013 pro bono work.

Anthony A. Garganese is appointed to the Florida League of Cities, Legislative Committee 2013/2014

Anthony A. Garganese receives Distinguished Service Award 2013 from the Tri County League of Cities for his outstanding service to the citizens of Seminole County

Anthony A. Garganese included as Best Lawyers in the 20th Edition of the Best Lawyers in America (2014).

Anthony A. Garganese and Jeffrey S. Weiss named 6th annual Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine.

Congratulations to Florida Super Lawyers 2009, Anthony A. Garganese, Suzanne D'Agresta; and Rising Stars - Erin J. O'Leary

Anthony A. Garganese has been selected as Best Lawyers in America 2009. Best Lawyers in America is based on a rigorous peer-review survey by the top attorney's in the country.

Anthony A. Garganese is selected 2008 Florida Super Lawyers by Law & Politics. The Super Lawyers selection process is a combination of balloting, blue ribbon panel review and independent research. Only 5% of Florida attorneys have been selected for 2008 Florida Super Lawyers.

Congratulations to Anthony A. Garganese who has been chosen as one of the 2008 Florida Legal Elite, a select group comprising of the top two percent of lawyers practicing in Florida. Mr. Garganese's primary practice area is City, County and Local Government Law. Mr. Garganese will be listed in the Legal Elite report in Florida Trend magazine's July 2008 issue.

Suzanne D'Agresta appointed to the Florida Bar Grievance Committee.

Anthony A. Garganese named
City Attorney of the Year at the Annual Florida League of Cities' "Florida Cities of Excellence" awards banquet on November 9, 2007. News Release

-Winter Springs'- Attorney named as Florida's Best-
Seminole Chronicle Article

Anthony A. Garganese has been selected as Best Lawyers in America 2008. Best Lawyers in America is based on a rigorous peer-review survey by the top attorney's in the country.

Congratulations to Anthony A. Garganese and William E. Reischmann for being selected as 2007 Florida Cities of Excellence Awards Finalists, City Attorney of the Year. The Winner will be announced at the Florida League of Cities Awards Luncheon on November 9.

Congratulations to Catherine D. Reischman who has become Certified as a Specialist in City, County, and Local Government Law by The Florida Bar. Certification is the highest level of recognition by The Florida Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys in the areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida.

Congratulations to Anthony A. Garganese, Jeffrey S. Weiss and Suzanne D'Agresta for being selected 2007 Florida Super Lawyers by Law & Politics. The Super Lawyers selection process is a combination of balloting, blue ribbon panel review and independent research. Only 5% of Florida attorneys have been selected for 2007 Florida Super Lawyers.

Congratulations to Anthony A. Garganese who has been chosen as one of the 2007 Florida Legal Elite, a select group comprising of the top two percent of lawyers practicing in Florida. Mr. Garganese's primary practice area is City, County and Local Government Law. Mr. Garganese was listed in the Legal Elite report in Florida Trend magazine's July 2007 issue.

Congratulations to Erin J. O'Leary who has become Certified as a Specialist in Appellate Practice by The Florida Bar. Certification is the highest level of recognition by The Florida Bar of the competency and experience of attorneys in the areas of law approved for certification by the Supreme Court of Florida.

Congratulations to Anthony A. Garganese for being named one of Orlando's Best Lawyers by Orlando Magazine.

Congratulations to Anthony A. Garganese, who has been selected as a Finalist - City Attorney of the Year (Winter Springs) 2006, for the Florida League of Cities', Cities of Excellence Award. The Florida League of Cities honors outstanding citizens and city leaders, and their cities for their excellent, innovative programs that provide our citizens with great public service. The winner will be announced at an Awards Banquet on November 17, 2006.

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Anthony A. Garganese and Erin J. O'Leary wrote Amicus Brief for the Florida League of Cities, Municipal Lawyer's Association, International Municipal Lawyers Association, City of Casselberry, City of Flagler Beach, City of New Smyrna Beach, Hillsborough County and Manatee County in Daytona Grand, Inc. v. City of Daytona Beach currently before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

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