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Thu, Feb 1, 2018| | Uncategorized

Member Stephen Lacey named Treasurer of the Health First Foundation Board

Firm member Stephen Lacey was elected to serve as Treasurer of the Health First Foundation Board. Lacey has an extensive history with the Health First Foundation and served as the Chairman of their Annual Benefit Ball Underwriting Committee in 2013. For over twenty years, Health First has functioned as a not-for-profit community health system. Beyond managing hospitals in Brevard County, Health First provides various health insurance plans and options in the area.  

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Thu, Feb 1, 2018| | Uncategorized

Partner Rebecca Emmons elected Board Vice Chair for Indian River Community Foundation

    The Indian River Community Foundation is a ten-year-old foundation that strives to improve the local community via philanthropic efforts.  This past month their Board of Directors voted in a new cycle of both officers and directors. These members will lead the organization for the 2018 calendar year. We are pleased to announce that partner Rebecca Emmons has been elected to the vice chair position.

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Thu, Feb 1, 2018| | Uncategorized

Member J. Cole Oliver named President of the Brevard Zoo Board of Directors

    Firm member J. Cole Oliver has been elected President of the Brevard Zoo Board of Directors. Melbourne, Florida is home to the Brevard Zoo which boasts more than 600 animals derived from species from all over the world. The not-for-profit zoo places an emphasis on conservation and education. The Rossway Swan Tierney Barry Lacey & Oliver team is excited to see J. Cole Oliver perform in this new role.

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Bradley W. Rossway Appointed by Rick Scott to the 19th Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee
Wed, Nov 22, 2017| | Articles

Bradley W. Rossway Appointed by Rick Scott to the 19th Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee

           Bradley W. Rossway, Managing Member at Rossway Swan, has been appointed by Florida Governor Rick Scott to the 19th Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee for a term beginning March 31, 2017 and ending July 1, 2020. The 19th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission is responsible for interviewing applicants for judicial office and providing the Governor with a list of candidates for appointment as county or circuit court judges in the circuit. The 19th Judicial Circuit covers the counties of Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Okeechobee.          Brad Rossway has been a trial lawyer since 1987 and in 1999 he was a founding member of Rossway Swan. Mr. Rossway focuses his practice primarily in the areas of complex matrimonial litigation, the negotiation and preparation of prenuptial and postnuptial documents and post-judgment proceedings.         Mr. Rossway has previously served on the Florida Bar Family Law Section 19th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee from 1998 to 2002 and was the chairman of the Committee from 2001 to 2002. Locally, Mr. Rossway also served as the Indian River County Bar Association President from 2001 to 2002 and he has served his community and the Space Coast and Treasure Coast regions in charitable endeavors for several decades.  

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Mon, Sep 18, 2017| | News

What to do after a Hurricane Hits

Hurricanes are devastating and recovery takes time. However, if you have sustained property damage, there are steps that you can take after the storm passes to make your insurance claims process smoother. Here are some helpful tips to follow: 1. Document the Damage. Take pictures or shoot video footage before attempting any temporary repairs to assist in the claim process. This includes personal property such as televisions, cars, major appliances, and furniture. 2. Prevent Further Damage. While you need to attempt to preserve your property, do only what’s necessary to prevent further damage, such as covering up broken windows with plastic, moving furniture to an undamaged portion of the house or putting a tarp on your roof. The insurance adjuster will need to see what happened first-hand to assess your claim. 3. Find Your Insurance Policy. Try to locate your insurance policy to determine what is covered. Look for homeowners, flood (flood coverage is not covered under most homeowners policies and is separate coverage) and automobile policies (may cover damage to your car). 4. Find a Safe Place to Stay. If your home is uninhabitable, the loss of use coverage in a standard homeowners insurance policy typically helps pay for your family’s lodging as long as the damage is part of a covered claim. Check your policy or ask your insurance agent to make sure you have this coverage and to determine its monetary value and time limits. If you get payments up front for temporary living expenses, don’t sign […]

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