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Cozen O’Connor Announces New Group Chairs, Office Managing Partners, Other Promotions

The firm announced several new practice group chairs, office managing partners, and leaders of firm committees and initiatives

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Cozen O'Connor established its Boca Raton office in September 2021 when attorneys from the boutique firms Morris Law Group and Elder Law Associates joined. Our Boca Raton attorneys have a strong background in all aspects of the Private Client, Trusts and Estates practice, including estate and tax planning for high net worth individuals and multi-generational family offices, succession planning, wills and estates, business structuring and asset preservation, domestic and international tax planning, and charitable giving. The attorneys in the firm's Boca Raton office are also experienced in special needs and elder law, including fiduciary and guardianship litigation, nursing home residents’ rights litigation, and advance directives.

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Heather Beale

Heather Beale

Associate

Gregory S. Bloshinsky

Gregory S. Bloshinsky

Member

Simeon D. Brier

Simeon D. Brier

Chair of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives
Chair, DEI Strategies & Solutions

Margo K. Ceresney

Margo K. Ceresney

Member

Matthew B.  Criscuolo

Matthew B. Criscuolo

Member

Jonathan E. Gale

Jonathan E. Gale

Member

Michael S. Gross

Michael S. Gross

Member

Howard S. Krooks, CELA

Howard S. Krooks, CELA

Member

Ellen S. Morris

Ellen S. Morris

Office Managing Partner

Stuart R. Morris

Stuart R. Morris

Member

Chad  A. Pasternack

Chad A. Pasternack

Member

Alexandra J. Schultz

Alexandra J. Schultz

Member

Natasha Shaikh

Natasha Shaikh

Counsel

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Cozen O’Connor Announces New Group Chairs, Office Managing Partners, Other Promotions

February 15, 2024 The firm announced several new practice group chairs, office managing partners, and leaders of firm committees and initiatives

Simeon Brier Recognized as a 2023 Top Latino Lawyer by Latino Leaders Magazine

November 14, 2023 Simeon Brier, chair of the firm’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives, has been recognized as a 2023 Top Latino Lawyer by Latino Leaders Magazine.

Best Lawyers Honors More Than 200 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys to its Best Lawyers in America 2024 Edition

August 17, 2023 Best Lawyers selected 232 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 24 of the firm’s U.S. offices for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Super Lawyers Names 12 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys to its 2023 Florida List

June 30, 2023 Selection to Super Lawyers is based on peer nominations and evaluations, combined with independent research. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5% of attorneys are named Super Lawyers; only 2.5% of attorneys are listed as Rising Stars.

Matthew Criscuolo Reelected President of The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County

June 22, 2023 Matthew Criscuolo, a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department, has been reelected as President of The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County.

More Than 200 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch

August 22, 2022 210 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 24 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Goodman and Rich Complete Mediation Certification

August 03, 2022 Joshua R. Goodman and Joseph F. Rich completed training and certification to be Civil Circuit and County mediators in the state of Florida.

Cozen O’Connor Continues to Expand its Boca Raton Office, Adding Margo K. Ceresney to its Private Client, Trusts and Estates Group

May 16, 2022 Margo, who joins as a member, brings to the firm more than a decade of experience guiding clients through the complexities of estate and gift planning, trust and estate administration, tax, family law, and succession planning.

Ellen Morris Selected as an Honoree for Daily Business Review’s Florida Legal Awards

March 25, 2022 Ellen Morris has been selected as an honoree for the Daily Business Review’s annual Florida Legal Awards in the Innovator category.

Ellen Morris Selected as an Honoree in South Florida Business & Wealth’s 2022 Prestigious Women Awards

March 01, 2022 Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce that Ellen Morris, member of the firm’s Elder Law Group, has been selected as an honoree in South Florida Business & Wealth’s 2022 Prestigious Women Awards.

Cozen O’Connor Expands Private Client, Trusts and Estates Group with Six New Attorneys; Opens New South Florida Office in Boca Raton

September 02, 2021 The attorneys, from the boutique firms Morris Law Group and Elder Law Associates PA, are Stuart R. Morris, Ellen S. Morris, Howard S. Krooks, Gregory S. Bloshinsky, Michael S. Gross, and Cassandra Jelincic.

Contacts

Ellen S. Morris

Office Managing Partner

emorris@cozen.com

(561) 750-3850

Ellsworth Baptiste

Office Manager

EBaptiste@cozen.com

(305) 358-4694