Scott P. Chitoff Awarded Paul May Professionalism AwardJun 01, 2010 -- June, 2010 â€" Scott P. Chitoff, a partner with the law firm of Brinkley, Morgan, Solomon, Tatum, Stanley, Lunny & Gordon, LLP, was awarded the Paul May Professionalism award at the Broward County Bar Associationâ€™s Annual Installation Dinner. This prestigious award is presented each year to a lawyer in the community who displays exemplary professionalism and participation in the legal community. Mr. Chitoff was chosen for his extensive work on the new Broward County Courthouse project as well as for his past performance as the President of the Young Lawyersâ€™ Section of the Broward County Bar Association. Michael Gilden, a partner with Kopelowitz Ostrow, and current President of the Young Lawyersâ€™ Section of the Broward County Bar Association stated, â€śScott was the major and primary driving force in expanding the annual sponsorships that our organization receives which in turn allows the Young Lawyersâ€™ Section to provide bigger and better charitable and community services to projects that we undertake. Scott essentially took a great organization, the Young Lawyersâ€™ Section, and kicked it up to a higher levelâ€¦â€ť
Mr. Chitoff concentrates in the areas of business, real property and probate litigation; workouts related to troubled assets; the representation of businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals regarding business transactions including: the buying and selling of businesses; the formation of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies; contracts and agreements. He is admitted to practice before all state courts in Florida, the United States District Court for the Southern, Northern and Middle Districts of Florida, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. He is a member of the Broward County Courthouse Advisory Task Force, Vice Chair of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee 17F, member of the Florida Bar Annual Meeting Committee, past member of the Florida Bar Young Lawyersâ€™ Division Board of Governors and Immediate Past-President of the Broward County Bar Associationâ€™s Young Lawyersâ€™ Section. He is also a member of the Bnaiâ€™ Brith Justice Unit.
Founded in 1975, Brinkley, Morgan, Solomon, Tatum, Stanley, Lunny & Gordon, LLP has 19 attorneys in offices located in downtown Fort Lauderdale. The firm offers a full range of legal services including litigation and appellate practice; corporate law and business development; real estate; wills, trusts and estate planning; marital and family law; local government law and relations; administrative law and practice; employment law, tax law and immigration. The firm is also primary outside counsel to the City of Plantation.