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The Power of Planning Podcast: The Last Will and Testament

September 23, 2022
The Power of Planning Podcast: The Last Will and Testament

This podcast is designed to educate and empower listeners by offering a detailed discussion of the various legal considerations associated with the planning process for all different types of planning, including estate planning, government benefits planning, special needs planning, retirement benefits planning, asset protection planning, tax planning, charitable giving planning, Veterans benefits planning, and planning … Read more

WHWW Welcomes Attorney Syreeta McCoy

September 2, 2022
Attorney Syreeta McCoy - WHWW - Winter Park, FL

WHWW is pleased to announce that attorney Syreeta McCoy has joined the firm’s estate planning section. Syreeta brings over 10 years of legal experience with the State of Florida, where she worked closely with the judiciary in a wide variety of matters, including the areas of criminal, civil, juvenile & family law. Her work prior to … Read more

WHWW Attorney Ryan Davis Named a 2023 Orlando Lawyer of the Year

August 30, 2022
Attorney Ryan Davis is named a 2023 Orlando Lawyer of the Year in Litigation – Bankruptcy by The Best Lawyers in America©.

Attorney Ryan Davis is named a 2023 Orlando Lawyer of the Year in Litigation – Bankruptcy by The Best Lawyers in America©. The Lawyer of the Year distinction is awarded to individual lawyers with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic region.  Only one lawyer is recognized as the Lawyer … Read more

The Power of Planning Podcast: What is an estate plan and why do I need one?

August 26, 2022
The Power of Planning Podcast: What is an estate plan and why do I need one?

This podcast is designed to educate and empower listeners by offering a detailed discussion of the various legal considerations associated with the planning process for all different types of planning, including estate planning, government benefits planning, special needs planning, retirement benefits planning, asset protection planning, tax planning, charitable giving planning, Veterans benefits planning, and planning … Read more

WHWW Attorneys Named 2022 Legal Elite

August 24, 2022
WHWW Attorneys Named 2022 Legal Elite

WHWW attorneys Ryan E. Davis and Richard B. Weinman were recently recognized in the 2022 edition of Florida Trend magazine’s Florida Legal Elite™. Ryan concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy, commercial litigation, creditors rights and receivership. Rich practices in the areas of commercial and real estate litigation, creditors rights, and matters involving closely held corporations. … Read more

Thirteen from WHWW Named 2023 Best Lawyers in America©, Three Named “Ones to Watch” and Ryan E. Davis Named Lawyer of the Year

August 23, 2022
Thirteen from WHWW Named 2023 Best Lawyers in America

Thirteen lawyers from WHWW were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© (2023), and four lawyers were named “Ones to Watch”, as published in dozens of city and regional publications in the U.S. including, U.S. News & World Report. In addition, Ryan E. Davis was named an Orlando Lawyer of the Year … Read more

Bringing Clarity to Charity – Your Guide to Serving on a Not-for-Profit Board

June 2, 2022
Your Guide to Serving on a Not-for-Profit Board

Charitable and other not-for-profit organizations (“NFP”) provide great service to our community. NFPs meet crucial needs not met by the business world and the government. Those who serve as NFP board members are unsung heroes. However, board service is not without risk. After all, board members owe a fiduciary duty to the organizations that they … Read more

Attorney Lauren Reynolds Named President-Elect of the Young Lawyers Section of the Orange County Bar Association

June 1, 2022

Attorney Lauren Reynolds has been voted 2022-2023 President-Elect of the Young Lawyers Section of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA). She will serve as the 2023-2024 OCBA Young Lawyers Section President. Lauren focuses her practice in the areas of bankruptcy and creditor’s rights, where she represents creditors in chapter 7, 13, and 11 cases and … Read more

Attorney Lionel E. Rubio Renamed as a Firm Shareholder

March 29, 2022
Lionel E. Rubio

The firm recently renamed Lionel E. Rubio as a firm shareholder. Lionel, a former shareholder of the firm, returned after serving as a Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for an investment advisory firm. He primarily practices in the firm’s real estate and land use practice area, representing clients in real estate, land use … Read more

2022 Florida Sales Tax Rates for Commercial Tenants

February 14, 2022
2022 Florida Sales Tax Rates

The Florida sales tax rates on commercial leases remains at 5.5% for 2022. Last April, Senate Bill 50 provided a route to reduce the state sales tax rate on commercial leases (see here) The law requires a reduction in the sales tax rate from 5.5% to 2% after Florida’s Unemployment Trust Fund is replenished to … Read more