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EPA Extends WOTUS Repeal Comment Deadline

The Environmental Protection Agency announced that it is extending the deadline to submit comments on its proposal to repeal  the Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) Rule until September 27, 2107.  The WOTUS Rule revised the regulatory definition of what kinds of areas would be protected under the Clean Water Act as wetlands.    The EPA stated

Attorney Mary Vlasak Snell Elected to United Way Board

Pavese Law Firm is pleased to announce that Mary Vlasak Snell  has been elected to the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Counties Board of Directors. (www.unitedwaylee.org).  Ms. Snell is a long-time member of the board of directors of United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties; a member of Bishop Verot School Board;

Pavese Law Firm Partners Acknowledged as Florida Legal Elite

Pavese Law Firm is proud to announce that partners Christopher J. Shields and Charles B. Capps have been recognized among the prestigious roster of attorneys included in the 2017 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™. The list of honorees, published in the July issue of Florida Trend magazine, includes fewer than two percent of

Pavese Law Firm Partners Named 2017 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Pavese Law Firm is proud to announce partners William T. Haverfield, Diane L. Jensen, Neale Montgomery and Christopher J. Shields have been named to the esteemed 2017 Super Lawyers list of top attorneys in Florida. This honor is bestowed upon no more than five percent of attorneys statewide. In addition, Brooke Martinez and Charles B.

Spring 2017 Community Association Newsletter

Selective Enforcement and Waiver; Court Limits Their Use As a Valid Affirmative Defense 2017 Legal Updates: Election Dispute Medical Marijuana and the Workplace A Recall "Hole" in the Florida Statutes Homeowners Associations: An Election Procedure Pitfall To view the full newsletter click here.

“Embracing the value, legacy of Junior Achievement”

"It is undeniable that our youth must develop an understanding of financial and business principles in order to be successful in life," says Attorney Christina Harris Schwinn.  Click here to read her full article.   Published in The News-Press Date:  April 11, 2017

News Alert…Opportunity to Extend Permits due to Wildfires

Section 252.363(1)(a), Florida Statutes, provides that certain qualifying permits and authorizations are eligible for an extension once a State of Emergency is declared for the length of time the declaration is in effect plus an additional six (6) months.  A written request for such an extension must be submitted to the authorizing agency within 90