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Howard Talenfeld Selected as an Honoree in South Florida Business & Wealth’s Legal Awards

August 13th, 2021   No Comments   News & Events

The Justice for Kids Division of Kelley Kronenberg is pleased to announce that Partner Howard Talenfeld has been selected as an Honoree in South Florida Business & Wealth’s First-Annual Legal Awards.

South Florida Business & Wealth (SFBW) is South Florida’s premier business and lifestyle magazine serving Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties. SFBW will host their first annual Legal Awards to celebrate the accomplishments, acumen, and dedication of the top-flight attorneys in the region. Honorees will be celebrated at an awards ceremony held on Thursday, November 4, 2021, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

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Children’s Rights Lawyer Howard Talenfeld to Chair Florida Bar Legal Needs of Children Committee for a Third Term

June 11th, 2021   No Comments   News & Events

Howard M. Talenfeld, a respected children’s rights attorney and Business Unit Leader of Justice for Kids, a division of Kelley Kronenberg, has been named Chair of The Florida Bar Legal Needs of Children Committee, as appointed by Bar President Michael G. Tanner. This is Talenfeld’s third appointment as Committee Chair, having served in the role from 2009-2010 and 2020-2021.

 

The Legal Needs of Children Committee was established to find ways to implement the 2002 recommendations of The Florida Bar Commission on the Legal Needs of Children. This report is focused on ensuring that children in state custody receive the best legal representation possible. 

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Kelley Kronenberg Attorney Julianna B. Walo Appointed to Illinois State Bar Association Delivery of Legal Services Committee

May 3rd, 2021   No Comments   News & Events

Kelley Kronenberg is pleased to announce that Attorney Julianna B. Walo has been appointed to the Illinois State Bar Association, Delivery of Legal Services Committee.

The mission of the Standing Committee on Delivery of Legal Services is to encourage and support the most effective means to deliver legal services, including: making legal services easier to access, more affordable and more readily available to low-and-moderate-income individuals; to develop and sponsor programming and resources for the profession and the public; to maintain liaison relationships with other ISBA and external entities; and to increase pro bono participation and innovation.

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Kelley Kronenberg Adds Attorney Julianna B. Walo in Chicago

April 22nd, 2021   No Comments   News & Events

Kelley Kronenberg is excited to announce that attorney Julianna B. Walo has joined the firm’s Chicago office, where she focuses on workers’ compensation and business litigation. She is also expanding the reach of the firm’s Justice for Kids Division, a national practice dedicated to providing legal services to abused, disabled, and catastrophically injured children harmed in foster care, shelters, residential treatment centers, group homes, and other child welfare settings, as well as all children harmed by the acts of others.

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Prominent Children’s Rights Lawyer Howard Talenfeld Once Again Selected to Florida 500

October 2nd, 2020   No Comments   News & Events

Howard M. Talenfeld, a leading children’s rights attorney and Business Unit Leader of Justice for Kids, a division of Kelley Kronenberg, has once again been selected by Florida Trend magazine for its annual Florida 500 list. This special section highlights the 500 most influential executives in different economic sectors throughout Florida.

As a Partner and Business Unit Leader with Kelley Kronenberg and Justice for Kids, Talenfeld is known as having established a robust children’s rights practice. His work on behalf of at-risk children has improved many lives and has resulted in judicial and legislative reforms. He is also the founder and Board President for Florida’s Children First (FCF), a statewide advocacy organization protecting the rights of foster children and at-risk youth. His leadership of FCF caught the attention of 2-1-1 Broward, which recently honored him as the Non-Profit Organization Board Leader of the Year in 2020.

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Justice for Kids Business Unit Leader Howard Talenfeld Recognized by Best Lawyers®

August 20th, 2020   No Comments   News & Events

Howard M. Talenfeld, a preeminent children’s rights attorney, was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 in the fields of Civil Rights Law and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Talenfeld has been recognized by Best Lawyers® since 2017.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

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New York Times: ‘It’s Hit Our Front Door’: Homes for the Disabled See a Surge of Covid-19

April 9th, 2020   No Comments   News & Events

As reported by the New York Times, 1,100 of the 140,000 developmentally disabled people monitored by the state of New York had tested positive for the virus, state officials said as of Monday. One hundred five had died — a rate, far higher than in the general population, that echoes the toll in some nursing homes.

Read more from the New York Times here.

Talenfeld Law and The JG Firm Join Forces with Kelley Kronenberg to Create Leading Practice Representing Children

January 24th, 2020   No Comments   JusticeForKids.us, News & Events

Three law firms join forces to form Justice for Kids Division at Kelley Kronenberg; Adds 10th office in Daytona Beach

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Kelley Kronenberg, a diverse full-service law firm, has partnered with Talenfeld Law and The JG Firm to create the Justice for Kids Division at the firm. This division is one of the largest practices in the U.S. devoted solely to protecting abused, disabled and catastrophically injured children. The Justice for Kids Division will collaborate with all of Kelley Kronenberg’s offices in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Miami Lakes, West Palm Beach, Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville, Tallahassee and Chicago, including the addition of an office in Daytona Beach.

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Talenfeld Law Partners Listed in 2020 South Florida Legal Guide

November 14th, 2019   No Comments   News & Events

Congratulations to  firm Partners Howard Talenfeld and Stacie Schmerling on their selection to South Florida Business & Wealth magazine’s 2020 South Florida Legal Guide “Top Lawyers” List! 

 

 

 

 

 

Howard Talenfeld Named in Florida Trend 500

September 6th, 2019   No Comments   News & Events

Congratulations to Talenfeld Law founder Howard Talenfeld for being selected to the Florida 500, Florida Trend magazine’s list of the most influential business leaders in our state! See his profile in this month’s issue.

Talenfeld Law Attorneys Featured in 2019 Florida Super Lawyers Magazine Once Again

June 11th, 2019   No Comments   News & Events, Uncategorized

Talenfeld Law, the first law firm in Florida to focus exclusively on protecting the rights of physically and sexually abused, medically fragile, foster and other at-risk children, is proud to announce that the firm’s partners have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Florida Super Lawyers magazine. Firm founder Howard M. Talenfeld was named to the 2019 Florida Super Lawyers list and partner Stacie J. Schmerling was selected to the 2019 Florida Rising Stars list.

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

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Talenfeld Law’s Howard Talenfeld Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15th, 2018   No Comments   News & Events

Howard M. Talenfeld, a preeminent children’s rights attorney, was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers™ in America 2019 in the fields of Civil Rights Law and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Talenfeld is the Founder and Managing Partner of Talenfeld Law, the first law firm in Florida to focus exclusively on protecting the rights of physically and sexually abused, medically fragile, foster and other at-risk children.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

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