Guerra & Partners is pleased to announce that Chemere Ellis has graduated from the Hillsborough County Bar Association (“HCBA”) 2022-2023 Leadership Institute. The 2022-2023 Leadership Institute consisted of an elite group of attorneys who all exhibit the potential to develop into HCBA and Tampa Bay community leaders.
Guerra & Partners is proud to announce that shareholder Ailen Cruz has been selected to serve as a Director on the Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers’ (“HAWL”) Board of Directors.
Guerra & Partners was a proud Bronze Sponsor of the “Bridging the DEI Gap in Law Documentary” premiere event on Wednesday, April 26th at the Chester Ferguson Law Center.
Guerra & Partners proudly renewed its Gold level sponsorship for the George Edgecomb Bar Association’s (GEBA) 40th Anniversary Scholarship Gala, which occurred on April 21, 2023.
Guerra & Partners is pleased to announce that Chemere Ellis has been named a Rising Star by the George Edgecomb Bar Association (GEBA), Tampa’s largest predominately African American voluntary bar association. This award is bestowed upon an attorney who is an exemplary bar servant and demonstrates leadership within her profession.
On April 5th, shareholder Ailen Cruz successfully argued a Motion to Dismiss based on eligibility in a FINRA customer arbitration. Although FINRA arbitration rules prohibit time-barred claims from proceeding in arbitration, arbitrators have been conspicuously less inclined to dismiss ineligible claims in recent years due – in part – to increasingly creative pleadings and arguments from claimants that are designed to avoid dismissal.
Guerra & Partners supported its client CAN Community Health, Inc. on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at CAN’s Red Ribbon Gala – Reshaping the Face of HIV at the Tampa Museum of Art.
March 31 is International Transgender Day of Visibility, an annual celebration of transgender and nonbinary people and a commemoration of the worldwide discrimination against this vulnerable population. The term “transgender” refers to someone whose gender differs from the sex they were assigned at birth, and “nonbinary” refers to those who do not identify as either a man or a woman or are not strictly one or the other.
Guerra & Partners attorneys Chemere Ellis and George Guerra enjoyed their time chatting with the neighbors at the Westshore Alliance’s After-Hours Networking event on March 29, 2023.
Guerra & Partners PA was proud to support and attend the Children’s Dream Fund 2023 Dreammaker Luncheon that took place on March 1, 2023 at Armature Works in Tampa. The event concluded with Guerra & Partners attorney and Chairman of the Children’s Dream Fund Board of Directors Rob Jamieson taking the stage to present the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Lightning Foundation with the 2023 Dreammaker Award for their many years of incredible generosity and support of the Dream Fund’s Mission.