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7th Annual Turkey Giveaway

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Posted on November 25, 2016

4 locations, 600 turkeys, infinite smiles. With the help from our sponsors and volunteers, we were able give away 600 turkeys to South Florida families this year at Farmer Jaffe’s 7th annual Turkey Giveaway. We spent the day with our friends from the Golden Acres Community Center in Pompano Bea...


Farmer Jaffe’s Matt Weissing Shares Expertise with ABC 10 for Investigative Report

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Posted on November 24, 2016

Farmer Jaffe Partner Matt Weissing spoke with ABC 10 investigative reporter Jeff Weinsier to offer his expert opinion on the potential legal recourse for a Coral Springs, Fla. woman dealing with a mold infestation at her rental apartment. Stacy Williams claims she and her two children have suffered...


U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Doctor’s Sexual Assault Charges Underscore Larger Problem

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Posted on November 23, 2016

Trusted United States Olympic Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar has been charged with three counts of criminal sexual assault of a person under the age of 13 years old.  Dr. Nassar has had decades of unfettered access to young athletes throughout his tenure as the USA Gymnastics physician, including f...


Orlando Youth Pastor Arrested on Rape Charge Had Prior Abuse Claim

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Posted on November 14, 2016

A youth pastor from central Florida with a prior alleged history of sexually inappropriate conduct has been arrested after Orange County Sheriff's investigators say he raped and kidnapped a young girl.  Thirty-five year old Samuel Pierre worked at Tabernacle of Prayer and Miracles International Chu...


Farmer Jaffe Ranked in U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2017 Edition

Farmer Jaffe Best Lawyers 2017

Posted on November 10, 2016

Farmer Jaffe is honored to once again be ranked U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" list for the fourth year in a row. Our firm was ranked tier 1 in three practice areas: Appellate Practice, Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions- Plaintiffs, and Personal Injury Litigation- Pla...


New Lawsuit Alleges Owner of Sunrise, Florida Courier Business Sexually Assaulted Female Employee

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Posted on November 10, 2016

A new lawsuit filed by Farmer Jaffe sexual abuse attorney Adam Horowitz alleges that the owner and president of Direct Messenger Service, Jeffrey Bass, sexually assaulted a female employee on multiple occasions during her employment with the company  between 2013 and 2015.  Direct Messenger Servi...


Teen Boy Charged with Molesting Pre-School Girls at Bola Learning Center in Miami

Posted on November 10, 2016

Emmanuel Ogunmodede is facing two criminal charges for allegedly molesting two pre-school girls at Bola Learning Center, a pre-school in the Little Haiti section of Miami.  According to law enforcement records, the teenage boy was first accused of molesting a 5-year-old girl at a Little Haiti preschool in 2014.  Then in July 2016, another 5-year-old girl at the same school, Bola Learning Center, came forward and told detectives he forced her to perform a sex act on him when she was 3, accordi...


Washington D.C. Dentist Bilal Ahmed Charged With Drugging and Sexually Assaulting Patients

Posted on November 8, 2016

A former Washington dentist,  Bilal Ahmed, has been criminally charged with sexually assaulting three male patients while they were anesthetized.  In 2014, Dr. Ahmed, 44, was treating a male patient at Universal Smiles DC in the 2300 block of M Street NW when the patient, after being administered nitrous oxide through a face mask, realized Ahmed was sexually assaulting him, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for District of Columbia said in a statement.The patient report the alleged ass...


Farmer Jaffe Hires From Dan Marino Foundation

Farmer Jaffe hires from Dan Marino Foundation

Posted on November 2, 2016

 Farmer Jaffe is proud to welcome our newest hire, Julius! Julius joined Farmer Jaffe 3 months ago as an intern from the Dan Marino Foundation. After doing an outstanding job, we offered Julius a part-time position at the firm.  We encourage other businesses to open their doors and empower tho...


Legal Aid Names Farmer Jaffe Weissing Edwards Fistos & Lehrman, P.L Law Firm of the Year

Farmer Jaffe wins Law Firm of the Year

Posted on October 31, 2016

Farmer, Jaffe, Weissing, Edwards, Fistos & Lehrman, P.L has been honored as the winner of the Law Firm of the Year Award for the 15th annual Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida (CCLA) For the Public Good event held on Thursday, Oct. 27 at the H...