Nicolas Q. Porter Announced as Equity Shareholder and Donald C.P. Greiwe Announced as Shareholder

Nicolas Q. PorterNick joined the firm in 2003 after graduating with honors from Florida State University College of Law. Nick focuses his practice on environmental and administrative law issues, including complex environmental litigation throughout the state.

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Donald C. P. Greiwe Don joined the firm in 2015 after graduating from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, cum laude. Don focuses on achieving justice for individuals and families who have been injured by the negligence or wrongful conduct of others and consumers who have been wrongfully treated by insurance companies or corporations. He also represents businesses in commercial disputes, ranging from breach of contract cases to partnership disputes and shareholder derivative claims.

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David Caldevilla Zooms with the Florida Supreme Court

David Caldevilla, a Board Certified Appellate Specialist and partner at de la Parte & Gilbert, P.A., recently participated in the Florida Supreme Court’s historic debut of “Zoom” remote oral arguments on May 6, 2020. David recounts his preparation and participation for the hearing, with Issues on Appeal podcast host, Duane Daiker. The case involved a question certified as a matter of great public importance to the Florida Supreme Court concerning the amount of medical expenses payable under an motor vehicle insurance policy.

David Caldevilla Earns Spot in Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers

To add to his growing list of achievements, David Caldevilla has been awarded a spot in the 2019 Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers® list. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. David has earned the Super Lawyers recognition every year since 2008. This is the second time that David has earned the honor in the annual publication.

In addition, Edward de la ParteRichard Gilbert, and Patrick McNamara were awarded the designation of Florida Super Lawyers and Donald Greiwe made the list for the first time as a Rising Star.

Attorneys Selected as Faculty for Environmental Permitting Summer School

de la Parte & Gilbert attorneys, Edward de la Parte and Nicolas Porter, have been selected as faculty members for the Florida Chamber’s 33rd Annual Environmental Permitting Summer School. The conference curriculum features the most advanced and current instruction available on Florida’s environmental, energy and growth management laws, rules and programs.

The conference, taking place on July 16-19, 2019 at the JW Marriott Beach Resort in Marco Island, Florida, is produced by the Florida Environmental Network. It will be attended by more than 850 consultants, engineers, developers, landowners, government officials and others with an interest in Florida’s environmental issues.

Making it Work with de la Parte & Gilbert

As  part of a partnership with Cristo Rey Tampa High School, de la Parte & Gilbert is proud to welcome Gianni Burgos to the firm as a participant of the school’s Corporate Work Study Program. The Corporate Work Study Program is an integrative program where students earn a majority of their education cost, gain job experience, and realize the relevance of classroom learning while providing real services to local businesses.

de la Parte & Gilbert shareholder, David Caldevilla, represented our firm at the Cristo Rey 3rd Annual Draft Day on September 5, 2018. David is pleased to play a part in working with a program that is influential to young adults. David is a Board Certified Appellate Attorney who generally focuses his practice on appellate, civil litigation, administrative, environmental, and government cases. He can be reached at dcaldevilla@dgfirm.com.

de la Parte & Gilbert Sponsors John Flynn at Boys State

de la Parte & Gilbert, P.A. was proud to sponsor John Flynn, a senior at Berkeley Preparatory School, at the Florida American Legion Boys State program which was held June 18-24, 2017 at Florida State University.

Boys State is a comprehensive one week leadership action program in state and local government. Attendees are well qualified, male high school juniors from all over the state of Florida. The program is designed to develop a working knowledge of the structure and political process of Florida’s government. Operated by students elected to various offices, the program includes legislative sessions, court proceedings, law-enforcement presentations, assemblies, and recreational programs.

de la Parte & Gilbert shareholder David Caldevilla, himself a 1979 graduate of Florida Boys State, will present our firm’s annual award to John at a ceremony that will take place in September. David is pleased to play a part in supporting the program that was so influential to him as a young man. David is a Board Certified Appellate Attorney who generally focuses his practice on appellate, civil litigation, administrative, environmental, and government cases. He can be reached at dcaldevilla@dgfirm.com.

Ed de la Parte and Nick Porter Speak at Environmental Permitting Summer School

Edward de la Parte and Nicolas Porter were presenters at the 31st annual Environmental Permitting School held on July 18-21, 2017 at the Harbor Beach Marriott in Ft. Lauderdale.

The Florida Chamber Foundation’s Environmental Permitting School is produced by the Florida Environmental Network (FENI) and is attended by more than 850 attorneys, consultants, engineers, government officials, developers, and landowners. The program focuses on Florida’s environmental, energy and growth management laws, rules and programs.

Ed led a discussion regarding innovative water supply projects that are emerging around Florida, including the Central Florida Water Initiative, and the role of utilities and other significant water users now and into the future. He is a Board Certified State and Federal Government and Administrative Practice Lawyer and concentrates his practice in the areas of Water Law, Environmental Law, and Land Use. Ed can be reached at edelaparte@dgfirm.com.

Nick presented at a course designed to provide insight into regulatory, planning and water supply development programs and other emerging programs and issues throughout the state. Nick is a shareholder with the firm and focuses his practice on environmental and administrative law issues, including complex environmental litigation throughout the state. He can be reached via email at nporter@dgfirm.com.

de la Parte & Gilbert, P.A. Lawyers Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018

The senior partners of de la Parte & Gilbert, P.A., David CaldevillaEd de la ParteRich Gilbert and Pat McNamara, were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. The Best Lawyers list is compiled after an exhaustive peer-review survey in which thousands of the top lawyers in the United States confidentially evaluate their professional peers.

Lawyers are not allowed to pay a fee to be listed, so Best Lawyers is regarded by both legal professionals and the general public as one of the most definitive guides to legal excellence in the U.S. and inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

David Caldevilla is a Board Certified Appellate Lawyer and was listed in Best Lawyers for Appellate Practice. David can be reached via email at dcaldevilla@dgfirm.com.

Ed de la Parte made the list for the specialties of Utilities Law and Water Law. Mr. de la Parte is Board Certified as a State & Federal Government and Administrative Practice lawyer and can be reached at edelaparte@dgfirm.com.

Mr. Gilbert was included in the 2018 list for the areas of Commercial Litigation, Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Rich is Board Certified as a Business Litigation Lawyer and Civil Trial Lawyer and can be reached at rgilbert@dgfirm.com.

Pat McNamara was selected for inclusion in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation – Construction, and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. Pat can be contacted at pmcnamara@dgfirm.com.

David M. Caldevilla Knighted

Congratulations to “recently Knighted” David M. Caldevilla. After several years of service, he was recently installed as a Knight in the Krewe of Sant’ Yago. The Krewe of Sant’ Yago is dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of Tampa’s rich Latin heritage and culture. Through its mission of service, the Krewe’s Education Foundation provides college scholarships and other educational enhancements for students at higher educational institutions in the State of Florida.

de la Parte & Gilbert to Sponsor WateReuse Symposium

de la Parte & Gilbert is proud to be a sponsor at the upcoming 31st Annual WateReuse Symposium to be held on September 11-14, 2016 at the Marriott Waterside Hotel in Tampa. The event brings together water managers and industry leaders to network with the best and brightest in the field and to learn what’s working and what’s next in water reuse policy, operations, technology and public perception.

WateReuse is internationally recognized as a thought-leader on alternative water supply development. Their mission is to advocate for policies, laws and funding at the state and federal level to increase the practice of recycling water.