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Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States, 2011/11/21 - Managing Partner Lance A. Harke of Harke Clasby & Bushman, LLP named 2012's Citizen of the Year by the Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce.
Managing Partner Lance A. Harke of the Miami Shores-based commercial litigation and consumer class action law firm of Harke Clasby & Bushman LLP, has recently been named 2012’s Citizen of the Year by the Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce. The announcement was made at this month’s village council meeting.
“It is an honor to be included amid such an esteemed group of dedicated community leaders” said Lance A. Harke. “Because the Village and citizens of Miami Shores have provided so much to us for so many years it is a privilege to give a little bit back and help preserve our community for future generations.” The selection process for the Citizen of the Year award is voted upon by the Board of Directors of the Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce.
The Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce has been honoring the town’s most active and involved citizen with the Citizen of the Year award for the past 20 years. Past honorees have included Mayor Jim McCoy in 2010 and Barry University in 2011. Lance Harke was selected this year for the integral contributions he made to the Miami Shores community, particularly in his efforts to revitalize the city’s downtown “Village Place.”
Harke was featured in the debut issue of the Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce magazine, and will be honored at the Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce annual gala, which will be held in February 2012 at the Miami Shores Country Club.
Harke is currently serving as Vice President of the Miami Shores Chamber of Commerce, and was recently elected President of the board of the Legal Services of Greater Miami.
Miami Shores-based Harke Clasby & Bushman, LLP (harkeclasby.com) is an AV-rated litigation boutique founded by partner and trial attorney Lance A. Harke in 2000. The firm represents clients throughout the State of Florida and in courts across the country in a wide range of commercial law matters related to commercial litigation, business torts, consumer class actions, securities class actions, product liability, insurance litigation, general civil litigation, general commercial litigation, civil appeals, employment matters, bad faith issues, professional malpractice, medical malpractice and appellate practice.