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Once again, Pennington goes Pink!

Authored by: Shirley Kerns

Pennington, P.A. proudly goes pink as employees throughout the firm wear their pink “Pennington, P.A.” T-shirts in this group photo to kick off October -  Breast Cancer Awareness month.     In the past, Pennington has supported related causes aimed at improving lives affected by breast cancer including Make Strides Against Breast Cancer, a component of the America Cancer Society.  This year, Pennington will be donating to the Joanna Francis Living Well Foundation a local foundation rooted in the desire to help patients and families benefit from financial relief for social services in the Tallahassee area.   The purpose of the foundation is to provide opportunities of support and financial assistance for unforeseen living expenses while living with terminal breast cancer.   

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Tampa Office Shines Bright!

Authored by: Pennington PA

Pennington P.A. Partner Cindy Dennen was recently a featured panel member at the 2017 Bankers Insurance Group Litigation Conference in Miami, Florida.  Cindy co-presented and served as Facilitator for a panel entitled:  “ADA/FHA and Copyright Cases:  Statutory Damages”.    Cindy is a civil trial lawyer in Pennington’s Tampa office and has 27 years of experience resolving complex, and often unusual, third-party liability claims and coverage disputes.  Cindy works in Pennington’s Tampa, Florida office and is a member of Pennington’s Insurance Defense and Products Liability & Toxic Torts practice groups.  Pennington is also designated as national panel counsel for Bankers Insurance Group.

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Gene Adams recently reappointed to the FL Bar’s Governmental and Public Policy Advocacy Committee

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Howard E. “Gene” Adams has recently been reappointed to the Governmental and Public Policy Advocacy Committee of the Florida Bar by President Michael J. Higer.  This standing committee of the Bar seeks to promote professionalism among lawyer lobbyists and provide appropriate legal education on matters of interest for lawyer lobbyists.  The Committee is currently seeking to expand offerings of continuing education for lawyer lobbyists and to expand local government participation in the committee.  Adams will also serve as liaison to the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar for the Committee. 

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2017 Board of Directors and Officers

Authored by: Shirley Kerns

Law firm Pennington, P.A. announces its elected board of directors and officers for 2017: Steven M. Puritz, President & CEO; Chief Financial Officer; William D. Horgan, Christina Pardieck, Secretary; Adrienne Love, Assistant Chief Financial Officer; and Board of Directors J. Breck Brannen, J. Wiley Horton, E. Murray Moore, Brian A. Newman, and Stacy E. Yates.

Pennington also announces that Chad B. Hess has become a Shareholder of the firm. Chad is a civil trial lawyer whose practice areas include product and pharmaceutical liability, medical malpractice, construction defects, and business torts.  Chad is admitted to practice in all Florida and South Carolina state courts as well as the United States District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida and the District of South Carolina. 

Pennington, P.A. is a full service law firm that provides legal and consulting services to a broad range of clients including Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, insurance companies, governmental entities, nonprofits and individuals. The firm has offices in Tallahassee and Tampa.

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