I am a practicing attorney in the area of family law. I am an adjunct professor of law at NSU Law School in Fort Lauderdale. I am active in various charitable organizations and sit on an advisory board for a local hospice organization. I am also in the process of creating seminars --- through my church --- to assist families -- in crisis or otherwise.
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Thanks for getting back to me, Elena. The website I referred to is your firm's site and I'm always interested in looking at those -- especially when the practice is located in South Florida.
Just fyi, your page on this website can be the genesis of your own site right now. You can blog and post articles, audios, videos, etc. -- all at no cost to you. By the way, if you have written any articles and want to talk about online publishing, just let me know. Also, would you kindly add a photo of yourself to your page?
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