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Community Update – October 2021

In addition to this month’s featured articles, don’t miss all new episodes of our podcast, “Take it to the Board.” In the most recent episode, host Donna DiMaggio Berger is joined by Becker Employment Law Shareholder Jamie Dokovna for an informative discussion on best practices to create and protect a safe work environment. Learn what Jamie thinks […]

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Becker Shareholder Michael Gongora Nominated as Latin Builders Association’s Elected Official of the Year

Becker is proud to announce that Michael Gongora has been nominated as Elected Official of the Year by the Latin Builders Association (LBA). Michael was recently elected for the third time to serve on the Miami Beach Commission (2017–2021). He is the former Chairman of the Miami Beach Latin Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Presents New Challenges for Boards and Their Management Professionals

The unprecedented challenges of this year have been difficult for us all. These challenges are magnified for volunteer board members having to make hard decisions which impact not only themselves, but their family, friends, and neighbors. As we turn to a new year, exciting news of advancements and wider distribution of COVID-19 vaccines appear on […]

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25 Becker Attorneys Board Certified in Condominium and Planned Development Law

  Becker’s Community Association practice group has been an industry leader since we opened our doors in 1973. Today, we’re proud to announce that we have the largest, dedicated team of Board Certified attorneys in Condominium and Planned Development Law in the state of Florida. Board certification demands rigorous testing and is in recognition of […]

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Becker & Poliakoff’s Michael C. Góngora Elected President of The Miami Beach Bar Association

Attorney installed as president at annual luncheon MIAMI – December 16, 2015 – Michael C. Góngora, a shareholder with the Miami office of law firm Becker & Poliakoff, has been elected president of the Miami Beach Bar Association. He was officially installed at the organization’s Annual Installation and Judicial Appreciation Luncheon on Dec. 8 at Smith & […]

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Business slowdown: Traffic Jams up South Florida’s Economy

By Nicholas Nehamas May 17, 2015 Fix it! That’s the cry from South Florida business owners as backed-up roads take their toll on companies from Palm Beach County to the Keys. A Miami Herald survey distributed through local chambers of commerce found that businesspeople overwhelmingly rate traffic here as “very bad,” saying it has gotten […]

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Becker & Poliakoff sponsors the 2015 Cuban American Bar Association (CABA) Annual Gala

Becker & Poliakoff is proud to have sponsored the 2015 Cuban American Bar Association (CABA) Annual Gala and Board Installation Dinner which was held at the Fontainebleau Hotel on Miami Beach on January 31, 2015. This year’s Annual Gala and Board Installation Dinner benefits the Cuban American Bar Foundation’s Scholarship fund which, in turn, manages […]

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Same-Sex Marriage: Embracing the New Reality

With same-sex marriages now taking place throughout Florida, many employers will soon learn how it will affect their businesses and their bottom line. According to recent statistics, approximately 24,248 gay couples are expected to marry in the next three years. Many cities and counties in Florida, including Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Tampa, West Palm Beach, […]

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Becker & Poliakoff Attorney Michael Góngora Honored in Pink Flamingo Awards

Former Miami Beach Commissioner Voted Winner in “Favorite Local Hero” Category MIAMI, FL, October 1, 2014 – Becker & Poliakoff is pleased to announce that shareholder Michael Góngora was the top vote-getter in the “Favorite Local Hero” category in the 2nd annual Pink Flamingo Awards. Mr. Góngora was recognized for his work as the first and only openly […]

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2014 Becker & Poliakoff Diversity Scholarship Award

This week the annual B&P Diversity Fellowship Award was presented to Lex-Jordan Ibegbu at University of Miami School of Law. Rosa de la  Camara, Michael Gongora, and David Rogel joined Dean White of the law school to present the award to Lex (see picture below). Another Fellowship will be awarded to Melissa Rodriguez at University […]

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