We are pleased to announce that four of the Firm's attorneys have been recognized in Florida's Super Lawyers list for 2018! Robert J. Sniffen and Michael P. Spellman have been selected as Super Lawyers. Terry J. Harmon and Jeffrey D. Slanker were selected as Rising Stars.
Robert J. Sniffen and Michael P. Spellman were recently recognized in the 2018 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™ in the Labor and Employment practice area. The list of 1,012 honorees includes attorneys in private practice as well as top government and non-profit attorneys. The winner list represents just over 1% of the active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida.
Sniffen & Spellman, P.A. is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Tallahassee Tennis Challenger. The Tallahassee Tennis Challenger is part of the ATP Challenger Tour. Proceeds from the tournament benefit the Vogter Neuro-Intensive Care Unit at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare. The tournament runs from April 21st to April 28th.
We are pleased to announce that Mitchell J. Herring has joined the Firm as an associate attorney. Prior to joining the Firm, Mitchell was a Senior Attorney in the Florida Department of Management Services. Mitchell earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Florida State University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. He serves on the Board for the Asian Coalition of Tallahassee and is an Eagle Scout. Mitchell will represent employers in state and federal court as well as administrative forums in all manner of labor and employment issues.
Rob Sniffen has been appointed to the Flagler College – Tallahassee Community Advisory Council.
Sniffen & Spellman, P.A. sponsored the 12th Annual Working Well CEO Breakfast at the Turnbull Center on January 30th. Working Well is an organization that connects workplaces with wellness with the mission of making Tallahassee a healthier city. Michael Spellman and Lisa Barclay Fountain attended as firm sponsors and Kevin Kostelnik serves as a Working Well board member.
We are pleased to announce that Elmer C. Ignacio has joined the Firm as an associate attorney. Prior to joining the Firm, Elmer was an Assistant Attorney General in the Employment Litigation Bureau for the State of Florida. Elmer has significant employment litigation experience and will represent employers in state and federal court and administrative forums. Elmer is a graduate of the University of Florida and the Florida State University College of Law.
Sniffen & Spellman, P.A. sponsored the Tallahassee Senior Center’s Deck the Halls event on December 1, 2017. Deck the Halls is the largest annual fundraising effort to support the Senior Center programs.
Mr. Fidrych attended Florida State University School of Law and has been a member of the Georgia Bar since 2009 and the Florida Bar since 2011. Mr. Fidrych brings with him a breadth of knowledge in civil litigation.
We congratulate Hetal Desai as she starts a new chapter in her life today as an Administrative Law Judge at the Florida's Division of Administrative Hearings. Although we have lost a part of our family and will miss our friend and colleague, we are proud of her and wish her the very best.