Category: Attorneys

Ronnie Bitman Selected to Greater Orlando Sports Commission Advisory Board

ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec. 15, 2020) – The Greater Orlando Sports Commission (GO Sports) has announced its 2021 officers as well as 15 incoming members to its Executive and Advisory Board of Directors. New incoming members will serve as the team that will help us continue to collaborate and bring innovative ideas and leadership to Greater Orlando. With their help, GO Sports will be able to expand our mission of bringing a robust calendar of sporting events to Central Florida. This team will provide vision, guidance and counsel when it comes to attracting and managing sports-related events, conferences and activities that are designed to drive positive economic developments and visitation to the greater Orlando area.

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Adding A Family Lawyer to Our Practice

Bitman, O’Brien & Morat is expanding its practice to include family law. Associate Ryan Marger will lead the team to represent clients in a variety of matters relating to family relationships including divorce, paternity, child custody, child support, and adoptions.

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What to Know About Non-Complete Agreements in Florida

A company’s confidential information, brand identity and relationships are the intangible assets setting one business apart from another. Whether big or small, it is critical every company protect their valuable confidential information. One of the best ways to safeguard businesses assets is maintaining well-crafted non-complete agreements. These are written documents signed by every level of staff, vendor, contractor, or consultant as a condition of employment or execution of contract.

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Navigating Construction Liens

Construction, and businesses supporting construction, were not generally affected by closure orders due to COVID-19. The construction industry is considered essential to the welfare of the state’s citizens, and continues to move forward. However, economic pressures brought on by the pandemic may cause first- and second-tier contractors to be less willing to wait for payment.

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Online Notarizations: Efficient way to close real estate deals

This year, the State of Florida approved a law allowing Florida notaries to perform remote online notarizations. With the global pandemic stifling many legal processes including, closing in-bank services and real estate offices, the state’s timing may seem clairvoyant. The new law helps to eliminate many of the current difficulties closing real estate transactions, as well as notarizing other legally binding documents.

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Ronnie Bitman Named To 2020 Florida Super Lawyers®

Managing Partner Ronnie Bitman has been selected to the annual Florida Super Lawyers® for the fifth time, and second consecutive year. Congratulations, Ronnie!

Super Lawyers is an exclusive list of top-rated attorneys who are nominated and selected through independent research and peer evaluation. Only 5% of the attorneys in Florida will receive this distinction.

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