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Monday, May 14, 2018

FACDL AWARDS BANQUET

The FACDL had their annual awards banquet this past Saturday. 
We received positive reviews from several attendees, including high praise for  PD Abbie Waxman who received the Gregg Wenzel Young Lawyers Award, and Michelle Estlund who won the Rodney Thaxton "Against All Odds Award". 

Ms. Waxman was a Rumpolian 17 of 18 in jury trial wins this past year for her clients. A very impressive record, bit considering her pedigree, not surprising in the least. The apple doesn't fall far from the tree. 

Significant in the praise we received was Ms. Estlund's remarks about Rodney Thaxton, a legendary Public Defender in Miami who died way too soon.  
Rodney Thaxton was the type of lawyer who comes along once in a generation or so. Ms. Estlund deserves credit for remembering Rodney Thaxton in her remarks. It was a classy thing to do. 

Congratulations to Ms. Waxman and Ms. Estlund for being part of Liberty's Last Champion. 
Well done. 
Well done indeed. 




8 comments:

Anonymous said...

It's Jane Moscowitz.

Anonymous said...

Anyone interested in buying a perfect condition Judge Hanzman 2014 rookie card?

I’m a seller. How could he not come to the CABA Marlins game? And then he wasn’t at the FACDL dinner. I looked all over the place. Doesn’t he realize he is up for re-election in 6 years??

Judge Ted Mastos - you must do an intervention.

Anonymous said...

why do I have the unmistaken feeling that 10:48 is the same dumbass that posts sir Kenny crap? This guy/gal gets an obsession with one or two people and won't let go. Thank goodness they don't know shumie.

Anonymous said...

We're they complete ngs or just ng on some counts with g on a lesser or other count?

CAPTAIN JUSTICE said...


THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:

On Thursday, I posted a story about candidate Jason Allen-Rosner and his creative use of a hyphen that was inserted between his middle name and his last name which resulted in him moving from fourth to first on the ballot.

On Friday, Broward attorney H. Dohn Williams filed a lawsuit against Rosner on behalf of one of his opponents, Melissa Donoho. The lawsuit asks the Court to Order the Supervisor of Elections to prohibit Rosner from appearing on the ballot as Allen-Rosner; and that the SOE place him on the ballot using his given last name of Rosner.

You can read the lawsuit here:

http://www.jaablaw.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/MC_Docket-2.pdf

Cap Out .......

Anonymous said...

I didn't go cuz its boring.

Anonymous said...

Why would any Judge want to go to those boring lawyer events. Good for you Hanzy.

Anonymous said...

"PLEASE ACCEPT MY RESIGNATION. I DON'T WANT TO BELONG TO ANY CLUB THAT WILL ACCEPT PEOPLE LIKE ME AS A MEMBER"