Celesq® Attorneys Ed Center

Proactive vs. Reactive: A Review of Rights and Suggested Approaches for Businesses, Partnerships, and Their Owners

Program Number: 3125

Program Date: 02/08/2021

Description

The program will discuss the general rights and challenges for owners of businesses as to risk of litigation disputes with their partners. The program, which focuses on Florida law, will discuss various options on being proactive in anticipation of avoiding long and expensive litigation based on certain actions businesses and their partners can take. The program will also touch on the rights of individuals and businesses when litigation ensues. This proactive versus reactive discussion will endeavor to educate attorneys and businessmen and women alike, from the prospective of a business litigator, on how protecting a business in anticipation of problems, much like buying insurance, is often better in lieu of ignoring possibilities and finding oneself in substantial litigation.

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Available in states

California, Colorado Eligible, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey Eligible, New York, Texas Self Study

Credit Information

50 minute credit hour - 1.0 General CLE credit, based on a 50-minute credit hour
60 minute credit hour - 1.0 General CLE credit, based on a 60-minute credit hour

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Presenters


Henny Lawrence Shomar, Esq.

Tripp Scott Attorneys at Law

Henny Lawrence Shomar, an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell®, focuses his practice in complex litigation matters, including commercial & business litigation, marital and family law, probate litigation, and creditor’s rights. Henny advocates for firm clients in several capacities both in state and federal court. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers®, part of Thomson Reuters, as a “Rising Star” naming him as one of the top 2.5% of lawyers five years in a row.

A well-rounded litigator, Henny has a broad scope of experience in handling many different aspects of litigation and general representation. In commercial and business litigation, Henny offers a wide range of representation in litigation matters for individuals and businesses, including contract disputes, shareholder disputes and business dissolution cases, fiduciary issues, and other general business matters. In the field of marital and family law, Henny advocates for clients in a number of areas, including dissolution of marriage actions, post-judgment modification and enforcement proceedings, paternity cases, pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements, domestic violence matters, adoptions, and mediations. In probate, Henny has represented individuals, both as beneficiaries, creditors, personal representatives, trustee/co-trustee, as well as businesses in probate, guardianship, and trust related matters. He has also handled over five-hundred non-jury trials on behalf of commercial and consumer lenders across the State of Florida in the field of creditor’s rights, and represents creditors enforcing their rights in collection matters, including garnishment proceedings and post-judgment enforcement/collection.

Henny approaches advocacy for all clients in a manner looking for ways to narrow or resolve issues that can be found while arguing points strongly for clients where resolution is not possible. His approach focuses on ways to minimize litigation where compromise is possible, but maximize advocacy and protection for clients interests when there can be no compromise, in an effort to accomplish client goals and doing so as strategic and efficient as possible. Representing individuals and businesses ranging from startup/small businesses to multi-national corporate organizations, Henny advises clients on a broad range of issues and utilizes his litigation experience to advise clients on their general corporate issues and needs taking the same approach to efficiently and effectively solving problems.

Henny holds a Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, where he was an active member of the student body including membership in the Public Interest Law Society and Phi Alpha Delta. Through his time in law school, Henny worked several clerkship and internship positions gaining valuable experience prior to joining the practice of law.

Prior to law school, Henny graduated from the University at Buffalo and holds a bachelor’s degree with a major in political science and a minor in history. During his undergraduate studies, Henny received National Honors in Political Science from Pi Sigma Alpha, was a University Scholar, and was appointed associate justice to the Student Wide Judiciary of the University at Buffalo Student Government.

 

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