FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For Information Contact: Laise Lowachee
Attorney Michael D. Joblove Has Been Appointed To The Florida Commission On Ethics
MIAMI – November 3, 2008 – Attorney Michael D. Joblove of Genovese Joblove & Battista, P.A law firm, has been appointed to the State of Florida Commission on Ethics, by the Florida House of Representatives. The Legislature created the Commission on Ethics “to serve as guardian of the standards of conduct” for all public officials. The Florida Commission on Ethics is an independent nine-member commission which has statutory authority to investigate complaints alleging possible violations of the Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees and other persons subject to Florida’s ethics laws. The Commission’s enforcement authority includes the recommendation and imposition of penalties, as well as the issuance of legal opinions in connection with ethical issues involving public officials.
Michael D. Joblove leads Genovese Joblove & Battista, P.A. commercial litigation practice, which focuses on franchise, real estate, employment and securities litigation. The firm has offices in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. He has lectured before the American Bar Association and International Franchise Association on franchise law topics, and is on the advisory board of the International Franchise Association Supplier Forum. In addition, he has published articles on franchise law and litigation issues for the National Law Journal, New York Law Journal, Franchise Times and the American Bar Association.
Mr. Joblove was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1982 and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida in the same year. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from George Washington University in 1979.
Founded on recognized expertise and extensive experience in complex bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters, Genovese Joblove & Battista, P.A., is one of the largest specialty practices in Florida. For more information on the firm, please visit us at www.gjb-law.com.