Announcement – Bill Murphy practice/finance committee involvement

Sessums Black, PA is pleased to announce that Office Administrator Bill Murphy has been selected to participate in the practice/finance committee of The Florida Bar’s Practice Resource Institute, formerly known as the Law Office Management Assistance Service (LOMAS).  The practice/finance committee will provide help and expertise to, among other things, develop answers to common questions from attorneys interested in starting a new practice.  Congratulations, Bill!


Law may ease divorce proceedings

Bills are pending in Florida’s legislature which, if pass, would establish collaborative divorce throughout Florida.  Click on the link below to read an article about the pending legislation.  Sessums Black, PA has extensive experience in collaborative divorce

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Announcement – TBPA April 2015 Meeting

On April 9, 2015, Paralegals Carol Dunlap, Shannon Morlan, Lorri Rowell, Frank J. Steinbck, Jr., and Michele Tawzer, as a part of their regular membership, attended the monthly meeting of the Tampa Bay Paralegal Association which included a legal education component titled “Update on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).”  The Tampa Bay Paralegal Association, Inc.’s mission includes establishing the standard of excellence in the paralegal profession through its work on issues of regulation, ethics, and education.


Judge Allows NY Woman to Service Divorce Notice Using Facebook

Use of the internet and social media has changed our world.  The most recently, a Manhattan Supreme Court Justice permitted a wife to serve her husband with a divorce summons using a private message through Facebook.  Click on the links below to read more about this New York case.  If you have any questions regarding proper service of documents in your case, you should consult with a qualified family law attorney.  Sessums Black, PA prides itself on staying abreast of unique developments in family law.

New York Wife Can Serve Divorce Papers via Facebook

New York Judge Permits Service of Divorce Papers via Facebook

Announcement – Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta Appointment to Family Law Rules Committee

Sessums Black, PA is pleased to announce that Attorney Jennifer Ficarrotta has been appointed to continue serving on The Florida Bar Family Law Rules Committee through June 30, 2017.  Congratulations, Jennifer!