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FIRM OVERVIEW

Bar Admissions
Florida, 1963
Tennessee, 2002

Court Admissions
United States Supreme
Court United States District Court,
Southern District of Florida

Education
University of Florida, B.A., 1958
University of Miami, J.D., 1961

Professional Experience
Legal Department at Federal Bank
Forrest, Ruffner, Traum & Hagen, P.A.
Jars, Hagen & Dixon, P.A.
Max M. Hagen, P.A.
Hagen & Hagen, P.A.

Reported Cases
In re Gilman, 68 B.R. 374 (S.D. Fla, 1986)
In re Gillett, 46 B.R. 642 (S.D. Fla, 1985) Roemelmeyer v. Fernandez (In re Fernandez), 58 B.R. 10 (S.D. Fla. 1985)
Household Finance Corp. v. Weiss (In re Weiss), 1993 WL 212475 (S.D. Fla. 1993).
Torcise v. Cunigan (In re Torcise), 146 B.R. 303 (S.D. Fla. 1992)
Birch v. Birch, 452 So. 2d 621 (3d DCA 1984)
Tilzer v. Tilzer, 417 So. 2d 777 (3d DCA 1982)
Zerlin v. Lansburgh, 438 So. 2d 79 (3d DCA 1983)
Cohen v. Lansburgh, 366 So. 2d 154 (3d DCA 1979)
Rodriguez v. Morales, 426 So. 2d 1149 (3d DCA 1983)
Quick Roofing, Inc. V. Lucas, 419 So. 2d 345 (3d DCA 1982)
B&V, Ltd., v. All Dade General Constr., Inc., 662 So. 2d 413 (3d DCA 1995)

Memberships
Florida Bar Association
American Bar Association
National Consumer Law Center
Broward County Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute Civic Activities President
Congregation Adath Yeshurun President
Hialeah-Miami Lakes Bar Association


 

Bar Admissions
Florida, 1994

Court Admissions
United States Supreme Court
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit 

Education
University of Florida, B.S. cum laude, 1991
Nova Southeastern University. J.D., 1994

Memberships
Florida Bar Association
American Bar Association
National Consumer Law Center
Broward County Bar Association
National Association of Consumer Advocates
American Bankruptcy Institute
Florida Bar, Law School Liaison Committee
Florida Bar, Consumer Protection Law Committee
National Association of Realtors
Ft. Lauderdale Area Realtor Association
Florida Association of Mortgage Brokers
National Association of Mortgage Brokers
Better Business Bureau
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

Civic Activities
Volunteer, Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services
Board of Directors, American Cancer Society
Board of Directors, Downs Syndrome Awareness Group
Court-Appointed Attorney and Guardian Ad Litem

Other Professional Licenses
Supreme Court Certified County and Circuit Court Mediator
Collins Center for Public Policy Qualified Foreclosure Mediator
Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator
NASD Certified Arbitrator
National Association of Securities Dealers, Series 6 and 63
MassMutual Financial Group Registered Representative
Florida Department of Financial Services, Life/Health Insurance
Florida Department of Financial Services, All-Lines Public Adjuster
Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, real estate 

Reported Cases
A-1 Quality Corp v. Oak Park Terrace, Inc., 68 So. 3d 1 (Fla 4th DCA, 2010)
Chase Home Finance, LLC v. Dobson, 19 Cir 428a (St. Lucie County March 2009)
Citigroup Global Markets v. Bumbu, 16 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 737a (Fourth Judicial Circuit, Clay County, June 2, 2009)
Eguino v. Vinas, 6 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 201 (11th Circuit, January 7, 1999)   


Bar Admissions
Florida, 2000

Court Admissions
United States Supreme CourtUnited States District Court, Southern District of Florida

Education
Florida International University, B.S., 1997
Nova Southeastern University. J.D., 2000

Memberships
Florida Bar Association
American Bar Association
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Florida Bar Family Law Section
Florida Bar Business Law Section
Florida Bar Real Property Probate Trust Law Section
Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division
Broward County Bar Association
Dade County Bar Association
Florida Bar Consumer Protection Committee 

Civic Activities
Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services
Board of Directors, Non-profit organization  

Other Professional Licenses
Supreme Court Certified County and Circuit Court Mediator
Collins Center for Public Policy Qualified Foreclosure Mediator
American Arbitration Association Qualified Foreclosure Mediator  

Publications, Engagements and Awards
Academy of Florida Trial Lawyer's Journal ("Don't Forget Your Non-Delegable Duties"), October 2002
April 2005 National Law Journal guest speaker for Half Moon Seminar's "Basic Civil Litigation" CLE program
November 2004 NBI's "Advanced Civil Litigation" seminar
Adjunct professor at Florida Metropolitan University
Adjunct professor at Keiser college
Nova Southeastern University member of the law review received numerous book awards represented the University at the Chester Bedell Mock Trial Competition Order of the Coif recipient 

Education
Michigan State University, B.S., 2001
Michigan State University. J.D., 2005 

Memberships
Florida Bar Association
Florida Bar General Practice Solo and Small Firm Section
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division 

Civic Activities
Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services
Board of Directors, Non-profit organization
Jackson Memorial Hospital volunteer  

Other Professional Licenses
Supreme Court Certified County and Circuit Court Mediator
Collins Center for Public Policy Qualified Foreclosure Mediator
Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, real estate 


Bar Admissions
Florida, 2005

Court Admissions
United States Supreme Court
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

Education
University of Michigan, B.A. 2004
Michigan State University. J.D., 2007

Professional Experience
Grand Traverse County State Attorney
Broward County Public Defender Office

Memberships
Florida Bar Association National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys  


Bar Admissions
Florida, 2007
Court Admissions
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida  

Education
University of Michigan, B.A. 2004
Michigan State University. J.D., 2007 

Professional Experience
Grand Traverse County State Attorney
Broward County Public Defender Office

Memberships
Florida Bar Association National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

 

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