MIAMI, FL — Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin, P.A., is pleased to announce that shareholder Stephen A. Marino, Jr. was honored with the Miami Dade Trial Lawyers Association’s (MDTLA) “Excellence Outside the Courtroom Award.” The award was given at the MDTLA’s President’s Ball on February 27th to individuals who consistently demonstrate dedication and commitment to benevolent causes outside of the courtroom.
Mr. Marino is one of four honorees this year, along with Representative Kionne McGhee, Judge Gill Freeman and attorney Stephen Rossman. Mr. Marino was recognized, in part, for his work over the last five years as the Chairman of the Board of the Overtown Youth Center.
On March 5, 2016 Mr. Marino will help host the Overtown Youth Center’s 2nd Annual “Zo’s Hoop-Law Madness,” a three-on-three basketball tournament for attorneys that raises funds for OYC’s programs.
Ver Ploeg & Lumpkin, P.A. is proud of its commitment to the community, and its partners are active in organizations such as Educate Tomorrow, the Children’s Home Society, the Susan B. Anthony Recovery Center and the ASPCA.
The firm was founded in Miami in 1995 and concentrates its practice representing policyholders in the areas of insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, including mediation, arbitration and appellate work in state and federal courts. For more information, visit the firm’s web site at www.vpl-law.com.