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Kandyce Key Receives FRP Designation

JUPITER, FL (June 21, 2012) – Kandyce Key of the Meyer Law Firm has received her designation as a Florida Registered Paralegal (FRP). Approved by the Supreme Court, the Florida Registered Paralegal program provides for registration of paralegals that meet minimum educational, certification or work experience. As an FRP, Kandyce must abide by the Code of Ethics and Responsibility set forth by the Florida Bar as well as complete 30 hours of Continuing Education Credits every 3 years, the same requirements Florida Bar attorneys must meet. The goal of the FRP registration is to better serve the public by establishing high professional standards and giving the public additional assurance about the quality of legal services they receive. As an FRP Kandyce performs delegated substantive legal work under the supervision of attorney Colette K. Meyer, a member of The Florida Bar.

Kandyce, who joined the Meyer Law Firm team in 2005, received an Associate of Science degree in paralegal studies in 2001 and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in legal studies in 2004, graduating from South University in West Palm Beach, Florida. Kandyce maintained her relationship with South University as an assistant instructor, teaching Legal Research and Writing from 2005 through 2008. Kandyce has fifteen years of legal experience involving civil litigation, construction litigation and commercial collections. At Meyer Law Firm, Kandyce’s primary duties include guardianship and probate and trust litigation.

In addition to her work as a paralegal, Kandyce is President of the Northern Palm Beach Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association and active in the National Notary Association.

“We congratulate Kandyce on her new status as a Florida Registered Paralegal” Colette Meyer said. “Having an outstanding team of educated and experienced paralegals enables us to better address our clients’ legal matters and Kandyce’s designation as an FRP is an indication of her dedication to her paralegal field and our clients.”

Serving the greater Jupiter community since 1998, Meyer Law Firm focuses on estate planning, wills, trusts, probate and estate administration and guardianships. The firm’s experience also extends into real estate, handling contract closings, Florida residency planning, and real estate tax appeals.

Press Contact

Michelle V. Meyer
Director of Client Services
T el: 561-748-7720
michelle@MeyerLawFirmFL.com

Kara Tipping Joins Meyer Law Firm

JUPITER, FL (June 19, 2012) – Meyer Law Firm is pleased to announce the addition of Kara Tipping to the firm’s paralegal team. Kara earned her Bachelors in Legal Studies at Kaiser University in 2011 and will focus on assisting clients through the legal maze of estate and trust litigation and foreclosure defense.

“Our paralegal team is critical to our firm,” Colette Meyer said. “The addition of Kara to Meyer Law Firm allows us to even better provide the service and attention that our clients’ legal matters deserve.”

Serving the greater Jupiter community since 1998, Meyer Law Firm focuses on estate planning, wills, trusts, probate and estate administration and guardianships. The firm’s experience also extends into real estate, handling contract closings, Florida residency planning, and real estate tax appeals. Attorney Colette K. Meyer has been helping clients secure their family’s future through estate planning for over twenty years. And, attorney Michael A. Gort guides clients through estate and trust litigation and foreclosure defense.

Press Contact

Michelle V. Meyer
Director of Client Services
Tel: 561-748-7720
michelle@MeyerLawFirmFL.com

 

Litigation Attorney Michael Gort Joins Meyer Law Firm

JUPITER, FL (June 19, 2012) – Meyer Law Firm is pleased to announce that Michael Gort, Esq. has joined Meyer Law Firm. Mike’s focus is assisting clients with probate, trust and guardianship litigation as well as foreclosure defense. Mike, who joined Meyer Law Firm “of counsel” in 2010, will guide clients through the legal maze of litigation. And, with his unique background in both law and finance, he brings the necessary experience to assist clients in the difficult decisions and technical issues involved in foreclosure and bankruptcy proceedings.

Mike started his law career with Foley & Lardner in Wisconsin. He complemented this legal experience with a career in finance at Smith Barney Harris Upham, Lehman Brothers and Morgan Stanley Dean in New York City. Mike’s finance experience was followed by executive positions at companies including Milestones, a consulting firm in Connecticut, a start-up company in Texas and as CEO of the Student Loan Finance Corporation in South Dakota.

Mike earned his law degree with high honors from George Washington University in Washington D.C. and received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with high distinction from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Mike is a military vet having served as Chief Warrant Officer and U.S. Army Aviator. While serving our country, he is proud to have received the Air Medal with V Device and Purple Heart.

Mike’s commitment to the Jupiter community, where he and his wife live, is evident by his representation of homeowners through local organizations, including Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Legal Aid Society of Orange County and the American Bar Association’s Military Pro Bono Project.

“We are pleased to provide our clients an expanded legal team,” Colette Meyer said. “The addition of Mike to our firm further benefits our clients and allows us to respond to even more of the legal matters that may arise in our clients’ lives.”

Serving the greater Jupiter community since 1998, Meyer Law Firm focuses on estate planning, wills, trusts, probate and estate administration and guardianships. The firm’s experience also extends into real estate, handling contract closings, Florida residency planning, and real estate tax appeals. Attorney Colette K. Meyer has been helping clients secure their family’s future through estate planning for over twenty years. And, attorney Michael A. Gort guides clients through estate and trust litigation and foreclosure defense.

Press Contact

Michelle V. Meyer
Director of Client Services
Tel: 561-748-7720
michelle@MeyerLawFirmFL.com