Executive Council Members

BLS OFFICERS/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chair

Jay Brown

Chair-Elect

Leyza Blanco

Treasurer

Kacy Donlon

Secretary

Doug Bates

Immediate Past Chair

Michael Chesal

Chair, Long Range Planning

Gregory Yadley

SUBSTANTIVE LAW COMMITTEES

Bankruptcy/UCC

Chair

John Hutton

Vice Chair

Jennifer Morando

Judicial Chair

Hon. Catherine McEwan

Academic Chair

Prof. Jeffrey Davis

Business Litigation

Chair

Keith Bell

Vice Chair

Giacomo Bossa

Judicial Chair (State)

Hon. Edward LaRose

Judicial Chair (Federal)

Hon. Darrin Gayles

Computer Law and Technology

Chair

Steven Blickensderfer

Vice Chair

Peter James Maskow

Corporations, Securities & Financial Services

Chair

Andrew Schwartz

Vice Chair

Willard Blair

Intellectual Property Law

Chair

Jacqueline Tadros

Vice Chair

Jim Matulis

Judicial Chair

Hon. Mary Scriven

PERMANENT AND OTHER COMMITTEES

Bankruptcy Judicial Liaison

Chair

Stephanie Lieb

Judicial Chair

Hon. Roberta Colton

Budget Committee

Chair (Treasurer)

Kacy Donlon

Immediate Past Chair

Michael Chesal

Long Range Planning

Judge Michael Williamson

At-large Member (Retreat)

Paige Greenlee

At-large Member (Sponsorship)

Stefan Rubin

Secretary (ex officio)

Doug Bates

Communications

Chair

Matthew Hale

Vice Chair

Adina Pollan

Judicial Chair

Hon. Paul Hyman

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

Chair

Matthew Horowitz

Vice Chair

Robert Charbonneau

Judicial Chair

Hon. Caryl Delano

E-Discovery

 

Chair

Darren Spielman

Vice Chair

Zachary Catanzaro

Judicial Chair

Hon. William Matthewman

Inclusion/Mentoring/Fellowships

Chair

Sara Paris

Vice Chair

Michelle Suarez

Judicial Chair (State)

Hon. Virginia Norton

Judicial Chair (Federal)

Hon. John Olson

Labor Day Retreat

Chair

Paige Greenlee

Vice Chair

Amanda Fernandez

Legislation

Chair

Mark Stein

Vice Chair

Manuel Farach 

Long Range Planning

Chair

Gregory Yadley

Judicial Chair

Hon. Michael Williamson

Parliamentarian

Philip Schwartz

Marketing, Promotions & Sponsorships

Chair

Stefan Rubin

Vice Chair

Brett Lieberman

Membership

 

Chair

Dyanne Feinberg

Vice Chair

Terry Sanks

Judicial Chair

Hon. Karen Specie

Opinion Standards

 

Chair

Robert Barron

Vice Chair

Gary Teblum

Pro Bono

 

Chair

Lynn Sherman

Vice Chair

Carlos Sardi

Judicial Chair

Judge Laurel Isicoff

State & Federal Courts Judicial Liaison

Chair

Amir Isaiah

Vice Chair

Zach Hyman

Judicial Chair (State)

Judge Lisa Walsh

Judicial Chair (Federal)

Judge Thomas Smith

TASK FORCES AND SUBCOMMITTEES

Amicus Brief Guideline Subcommittee

Chair

Dineen Wasylik
Judicial Chair Hon. Edward LaRose

Antitrust and Trade Regulation Subcommittee

Chair

Dee Dee Fischer

Judicial Chair

Hon. Edward LaRose

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Task Force

Chair

Woodrow “Woody” Pollack
Vice Chair Jude Cooper

Business Courts Task Force

Co-Chair

Hon. Gill Freeman (ret.)

Co-Chair

Jon Polenberg

Chapter 607 Subcommittee

 

Co-Chair

Phillip Schwartz

Co-Chair

Gary Teblum

Digital Currency Task Force

Chair

Woodrow “Woody” Pollack

Vice Chair

Jude Cooper

Financial Literacy Task Force

Chair

Amanda Finley
Vice Chair James Murphy
Judicial Co-Chair Hon. Laurel Isicoff
Judicial Co-Chair Hon. Karen Specie

Health & Wellness Task Force

Chair

Dineen Wasylik

Co-Chair

Irwin Gilbert

Judicial Chair

Hon. Jerry A. Funk

Proposed Amendments to the Fla. R. Civ. P. Task Force

Chair

Bart Valdes

Judicial Chair

Hon. Ralph Artigliere

Scholar and Fellows Retention Task Force

Chair

Mariane Dorris

Vice Chair

Kimra Major-Morris

Judicial Chair

Hon. Mindy A. Mora

Uniform Commercial Real Estate Receivership Act (UCRERA) Task Force

Co-Chair

Kenneth Murena

VCo-Chair

Amanda Fernandez

Uniform Voidable Transfers Act (UVTA) Task Force

Chair

John Hutton

Vice Chair

David Slenn

LIAISONS

TFB BOG

Greg Weiss

RPPTL Section

James Marks

Out-of-State Division

Lawrence Kunin

YLD Section

Cherine Valbrun

FICPA

Donald Workman

AT-LARGE MEMBERS OF EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

At-large Member

Russell Landy

At-large Member

John Macdonald

At-large Member

Peter Valori

At-large Member

Marisa Rosen Dorough

 At-large Member Jason Burnett

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