PREMIER SPONSORS

RICHARD & PEGGY GREENFIELD are nationally renowned attorneys and philanthropists.  Richard serves on the Legal Aid Society’s Board of Directors and Peggy now devotes most of her time to photography and painting.  Their firm, Greenfield & Goodman, is based in New York City, concentrating on complex corporate governance, consumer rights and shareholder litigation.  Richard and Peggy are involved in local philanthropic and cultural activities.  They are both strong advocates for justice in our community and generous supporters of Legal Aid’s programs.


LEGAL GRAPHICWORKS is a premier boutique litigation and trial support firm consistently exceeding clients’ expectations through attention to detail, customer service, multimedia demonstrative aids and the ability to refine complex information into a simple, compelling story.

They are experts in effective, persuasive communications and mediation and courtroom presentations, such as animation, Powerpoint demonstrations, settlement documentaries, graphics and medical illustrations.

With offices in West Palm Beach, Florida, New Orleans, Louisiana and national trusted partners, Legal Graphicworks is able to support your video depositions, presentations, trial exhibits and hotseat operator needs throughout the United States.


SEARCY DENNEY SCAROLA BARNHART & SHIPLEY, P.A. is a nationally recognized trial law firm, committed to protecting and vindicating the rights of people injured through negligence, deceit and abuse of power.  For over 40 years, they have represented clients in courtrooms throughout Florida and across the nation, often with unprecedented results.  Highly skilled and professional legal services, substantial resources, responsiveness, commitment to clients and the community are the hallmarks of Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley, P.A.


SIGNATURE SPONSORS

GUNSTER, Florida’s law firm for business, provides full-service legal counsel to leading organizations and individuals from its 13 offices statewide.  Established in 1925, the firm has expanded, diversified and evolved, but always with a singular focus: Florida and its clients’ stake in it.  A magnet for business-savvy attorneys who embrace collaboration for the greatest advantage of clients.  Gunster’s growth has not been at the expense of personalized service but because of it.  The firm serves clients from its offices in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Palm Beach, Stuart, Tallahassee, Tampa, The Florida Keys, Vero Beach, Winter Park, and its headquarters in West Palm Beach.  More information about its practice areas, offices and insider’s view newsletters is available at gunster.com.


KEEN LAW GROUP is a specialty firm concentrating in state and federal civil trial practice.  Comprised of trial attorneys, the firm represents individuals and their families in areas including personal injury, wrongful death, product liability, and maritime litigation. Keen Law Group and Hampton Keen have successfully represented hundreds of seriously injured clients and the families of loved ones killed by the negligence of others throughout Florida and the United States.  Through the court system, Keen has helped make products safer and hold irresponsible corporations and individuals accountable. 

Hampton Keen is Board Certified by the Florida Bar and has consistently been recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Florida Legal Elite, Florida Super Lawyers, and numerous other peer reviews.  Keen Law Group is committed to protecting the rights of their clients with integrity, passion, and excellence.  In addition, the Firm actively participates in civic and charitable groups dedicated to the advancement of community goals, children’s causes, and the advancement of the public good.


SCOTT SMITH INJURY LAW


HEROES

ALLEY, MAASS, ROGERS & LINDSAY, P.A. is the largest law firm in the Town of Palm Beach and one of the oldest in Palm Beach County.  Alley, Maass moved its office to the Royal Poinciana Plaza in 1958 where it remains today.  The Firm has 15 attorneys and 15 additional staff representing individual and corporate clients.  The Firm’s practice areas include estate planning, estate and trust administration, commercial and residential real estate law, variance and zoning, business law, maritime law and banking law.  Its attorneys are highly experienced and committed to providing their clients with the highest quality legal representation.  The collective experience of its attorneys and their familiarity with the Florida business and residential community enable the firm to represent its clients effectively with professional excellence and sound judgement. 


C. KENNETH & LAURA BAXTER FOUNDATION


CARRIER is a world leader in HVAC, Refrigeration, Fire & Security solutions. For over a century, we have been developing innovative products and services that have changed the way people live and work. That drive for innovation continues today with a renewed focus on creating solutions that will change the world for the better. Carrier is the largest provider of building technologies in the world. Carrier’s global headquarters, The Carrier Center for Intelligent Buildings, is a first-of-its-kind technology, innovation and collaboration center showcasing Carrier products and integrated systems located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The building features solutions and interactive displays from our brands, bringing to life all the ways we’re building possible around the world.


Since 1976, GL Homes has grown from a small, local builder to one of the nation’s largest.  For over four decades, GL Homes has created exceptional communities and built quality residences in Florida’s most desirable locations including Palm Beach, Broward, St. Lucie, Indian River, Collier, Lee, Hillsborough and Pasco Counties. 

GL Homes supports many worthwhile causes throughout Florida, with a particular emphasis on those charities that work to break the cycle of homelessness.

The Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County awarded GL Homes with the 2019 Suzanne Foley Serving Justice Award.  The company was honored for its extensive volunteer work with the Guardian Advocacy Program (GAP).  The GAP clients are developmentally disabled adults who would be homeless if not for Legal Aid’s care and intervention.


LESSER LESSER LANDY & SMITH, PLLC is a mid-sized third-generation law firm with more than 300 years of combined experience, with four offices located in West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Stuart & Wellington.  Established in 1927, the firm has been serving the community for over 90 years, focusing on personal injury and wrongful death cases across the State of Florida.  The firm and its partners are all “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell for the highest level of legal ability and ethics.  Our client service is lawyer-centric, meaning that every client speaks directly with their attorney throughout the handling of the case.  The firm has obtained significant verdicts and settlements over the years and is well known to insurance companies and defense lawyers as skillful advocates. 

The firm does no formal advertising and all of our clients are referred to us by current and former clients, fellow attorneys, and other people in the community.  Lesser Lesser Landy & Smith, PLLC has a 90-year mission of community service and helping those in need.  Our firm’s team of attorneys and staff collectively donate thousands of hours of volunteer time every year. 


LYTAL, REITER, SMITH, IVEY & FRONRATH


ALEXANDRA & JOEL WEISSMAN share a strong commitment to the poor and disadvantaged in our community and are generous Legal Aid supporters.  Joel is a Florida Board Certified Marital and Family Law Attorney and Nationally Board Certified Trial Attorney who has been in practice form more than 41 years. He is recognized in Martindale Hubbell as an AV-rated attorney and is listed in the Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He has extensive experience in all areas relating to family law.  In addition, he has an impressive appellate practice, in which over 50 precedent-setting decisions have been issued.  He has addressed numerous high-profile cases in the Palm Beaches and the Treasure Coast. In the recent past he has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in the nation.  He has been honored as a member of the American Society of Legal Advocates which is limited to the Top 100 Family Lawyers in the State of Florida, 10 Best Attorneys by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys and recently has been acknowledged by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel as a member, which is limited to the nations’ Top 1% of the legal profession in all disciplines.  His wife, Alexandra, is the inspiration behind Joel and their family.