Lisa K. Hermann | James W. Govin

Attorneys at Law



  • A heartfelt thanks to our great Clients, Family and Friends as we celebrate the completion of our first year of business.  Thank you for your patience, your loyalty, your support and your guidance.  I could not have done it alone.  Looking forward to celebrating many more years together.

  • By Rafael Alameda, Sun Sentinel January 24, 2014 The former manager of a Hallandale Beach condo complex was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday for participating in a kickback scheme that fleeced unit owners out of more than $3 million. Robert Hittner, 65, pleaded guilty on Jan. 2 two three counts of organized fraud […]

  • Julie Kay | Daily Business Review| 12/31/2013 LinkedIn, the popular online business networking site, has reportedly agreed to change a setting that automatically lists a person’s professional “specialties” in response to concerns from The Florida Bar and other state bar regulatory organizations. A LinkedIn senior legal counsel met with Florida Bar officials telephonically Dec. 17, […]

  • Rafael Olmeda | Sun Sentinel | January 3, 2014 The last remaining defendant in the alleged kickback scheme that cost Hallandale Beach condominium owners more than $3 million has pleaded guilty, his lawyer said Friday. Robert Hittner, 65, who once managed the Parker Plaza Estates high-rise at 2030 S. Ocean Drive, was charged with three […]

  • Daniel Aaronson | Daily Business Review 11/21/2013 One of the most common questions a lawyer hears is, “Can I be sued” for a particular action. As any first year law student will tell you, anyone can be sued for anything, at any time. Yet anonymous posts on blogs come close to disproving this rule. Growing […]

  • By Marcia Heroux Pounds, Sun Sentinel | October 27, 2013 The ever-changing social media world has created ethical dilemmas for attorneys. Change may be in the offing, and two South Florida lawyers are leading an evaluation of rules on technology, including the use of LinkedIn, a professional networking website. LinkedIn’s “endorsement” feature may cross the ethics line […]

  • Donna DiMaggio Berger | Daily Business Review | August 22, 2013 Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal has ruled that a bank that had taken title to two condominium units was entitled to its attorney fees from a condominium association just as any other condominium owner would be pursuant to Section 718.303(1), F.S. The Ocean […]

  • Review staff Daily Business Review 09/05/2013 Stonegate Bank of Fort Lauderdale announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement to acquire the operations of Florida Shores Bancorp Inc. of Pompano Beach and its two subsidiary banks for an estimated $48.8 million. Stonegate said it expects the deal will push its assets to $1.7 billion, making […]

  • By Julie Kay Contact All Articles | Daily Business Review | October 2, 2013 The Miami legal community is rallying to help GrayRobinson Miami partner Philippe Devé, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia and will likely need a bone marrow transplant. The Miami office of GrayRobinson this week launched a national social media drive to find a donor for Devé. Already, hundreds of […]

  • By Paul OwersSun Sentinel 1:13 p.m. EDT, September 20, 2013 Florida housing officials on Friday announced a $350 million program to reduce the mortgage balances for eligible homeowners owing more than their properties are worth.“Underwater” borrowers current on their mortgage payments can start applying online at 9 a.m. Wednesday for the Florida Hardest-Hit Fund Principal Reduction […]