Andrew Sasso Recognized by Clearwater Bar Association

Andy SassoAndrew B. Sasso has received the honor of the Ralph Richards Award by the Clearwater Bar Association in recognition of his service to the legal profession and our community.  The Ralph Richards Award is presented to a member of the Clearwater Bar Association who demonstrates an extraordinary sense of care, dedication, concern and service to both the legal profession and the community at large as exemplified by the late Ralph Richards.


Brian Aungst provides primary election commentary on WTSP

Brian Aungst political commentaryShareholder, Brian Aungst, Jr., provided political analysis on the Tampa Bay CBS affiliate, WTSP 10 News for the primary election on August 30th.

See the clip on the Channel 10 web site.

 

He will also be joining the WTSP team for the general election on November 8, 2016.

Aungst is a shareholder practicing in Administrative & Governmental Law, Business Litigation, Medical Malpractice, and others, and recently completed a term as Chairman of the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce.


Firm Members Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2017

MFM_Legal_logo_stamp2Congratulations to the following attorneys listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2017:

Andrew M. Brown – Legal, Medical & Professional Malpractice Defense; Personal Injury Defense

James W. Goodwin, II – Tax Law; Trusts & Estates

Joshua Magidson – Commercial Litigation

James A. Martin, Jr. – Medical Malpractice Defense

Charles A. Moore, III – Corporate Law

Stephen H. Reynolds – Real Estate Law

Andrew B. Sasso – Trusts & Estates

Stephen H. Sears – Legal & Medical Malpractice Defense; Personal Injury Defense

William B. Taylor, IV – Environmental Law; Litigation-Environmental


Stella Thayer Listed Among Most Influential Women in Tampa Bay Sports

Thayer-Stella-NewsMacfarlane Ferguson & McMullen shareholder Stella Thayer has been listed among the most influential women in Tampa Bay Sports by the Tampa Bay Times. The story features her role as the owner of Tampa Bay Downs and her family’s history with the track.

See her profile and those of the other influential women in the Times story.

Thayer has more than 49 years of experience representing clients in business and corporate matters, tax and planning, and wills, trusts and estate planning.


Brian Aungst joins local CBS broadcast for Florida primary election commentary

Shareholder, Brian Aungst, Jr., joined Tampa Bay CBS affiliate, WTSP 10 News, to provide political commentary during their Florida primary election coverage on March 15th.

Clips of the Facebook Live portion of the broadcast are available on anchor Mark Rivera’s page:

Election Facebook Live – Part 1

Election Facebook Live – Part 2

Election Facebook Live – Part 3

He will be joining the WTSP team for the general election on November 8, 2016.

Aungst is a shareholder practicing in Administrative & Governmental Law, Business Litigation, Medical Malpractice, and others, and has just completed a term as Chairman of the Clearwater Regional Chamber of Commerce.

 

 


Ashley Taylor Elected to Shareholder

Taylor, Ashley Color LRAshley Taylor has been elected to Shareholder at Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen.  After graduation from the University of Florida and Southern Methodist University, Ms. Taylor joined the Firm and began her law practice in the area of civil litigation.  Currently focusing her practice in Family Law, she assists clients with domestic disputes, separation, divorce and custody matters.  Ashley is also a member of 2016 Hillsborough County Bar Association Leadership Institute.  Congratulations Ashley!!


Governor’s Day Luncheon to Open the 2016 Florida State Fair

The Firm is proud to be the Primary Sponsor of the 2016 Governor’s Day Luncheon which officially opens the historic Florida State Fair.  Like the Fair, Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen has served clients throughout Florida for over a century and the Firm remains committed to a tradition of individual client attention and the highest caliber of service. The Luncheon also celebrates the Tampa Metro Civitan Citizen of the Year – an award bestowed upon a local Community leader.  We are proud to have had members of the Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen family receive this honor in past years.


Aungst Appointed to Juvenile Welfare Board

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Brian J. Aungst, Jr. has been appointed as Vice Chair of the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County (JWB).  Brian was named to the JWB Board as a gubernatorial appointment in 2011.

The JWB is a publicly-funded, mission-driven organization with a rich history of improving the lives of children and families in Pinellas County through programs, partnerships and advocacy.  JWB creates innovative partnerships that benefit tens of thousands of children and their families each year, while also improving neighborhoods, schools and communities.  For more information, visit www.JWBPinellas.org.


Brian Aungst Installed as Chamber Chair

Aungst, Brian_squareCongratulations to Brian J. Aungst, Jr. on installation as the Chairman of the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce at the recent 95th Annual Meeting of the Chamber.  Brian was elected as a Shareholder with the Firm in 2014 and focuses his practice primarily in the areas of Administrative, Governmental and Business Litigation.  Dedicated to the Clearwater community since his youth, Brian currently serves in leadership positions with various organizations, including the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, consistent with his commitment to serve the community and its citizens.  Congratulations to Brian, and we appreciate his commitment to continuing Macfarlane Ferguson & McMullen’s rich heritage of community leadership.