The Florida Legislature adopted House Bill 503, which amended a number of statutes dealing with real estate development and environmental permitting. Once the bill is presented to Governor Scott, he will have 15 days to sign or veto it, or the bill will become law without his signature. If HB 503 becomes law, it will take effect July 1, 2012.
Hopping Green & Sams is pleased to announce the establishment of a post-graduate internship pilot program.
HGS Attorneys Frank Matthews, Vinette Godelia, and Mike Collazo have successfully defended two challenges
Kent Safriet was recently appointed to the Leon County Human Services Grants Review Committee
American Bar Association Publishes Article on Green Leases by HGS Attorneys Ralph DeMeo and Jake Cremer
HGS Attorneys Ralph DeMeo and Jake Cremer recently published their article “Applying Old Methods to New Values: Considerations for Green Leases” in the American Bar Association’s Smart Growth and Green Building Committee’s newsletter.
On Saturday, January 14, 2012, HGS attorney Jennifer Kilinski received the Triathlete of the Year Award from the Gulfwinds Track Club. This award is given to the individual whose passion for the sport is demonstrated not only in competition, but also in commitment, service and inspiration.
The Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) has established the Wade L. Hopping Institute for Private Property Rights as an arm of PLF to take on precedent-setting environmental and land use law cases to protect private property rights in Florida and to inform the public about the importance of private property in a free society.
Attorneys and staff from the law firm of Hopping Green & Sams (HGS) will participate in the dedication of Tallahassee’s newest Habitat for Humanity home for Betty Kendrick and her son, William, on Friday, January 13. The dedication marks the completion of a 4-month building project funded by the HGS firm and supported by more than 130 HGS volunteers.