SOURCE: Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate

July 02, 2008 16:55 ET

Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate Shareholders All Named to Super Lawyers Guide

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - July 2, 2008) - All five Colodny, Fass, Talenfeld, Karlinsky & Abate, P.A. shareholders have been selected for inclusion in "Super Lawyers" by Florida Super Lawyer Magazine, an annual publication that recognizes the top attorneys in the State.

The list is compiled from peer nominations, in which Florida attorneys are asked to nominate their choice for the State's best lawyers based on individuals they have observed in action firsthand. Mike Colodny, Joel Fass, Howard Talenfeld, Fred Karlinsky and Maria Elena Abate all received the honor.

-- With more than 35 years of legal experience, Mike Colodny, one of the founders of the firm, focuses his practice on governmental affairs, corporate, as well as insurance and financial regulatory work. He was recognized in the Governmental Relations category. Colodny resides in Hollywood.

-- Joel S. Fass practices in the areas of personal injury, commercial litigation and civil rights. He also represents abused, neglected and elderly individuals through negligence and nursing home litigation. He was recognized in the Personal Injury (Plaintiff): General category. Fass resides in Weston.

-- Howard M. Talenfeld's practice focuses on protecting the rights of foster children and the disabled in civil rights, personal injury cases and systemic reform litigation. He also litigates complex commercial and class action cases in state and federal courts. He was recognized in the Civil Rights/First Amendment category. Talenfeld resides in Plantation.

-- Fred E. Karlinsky concentrates his practice in the areas of insurance regulatory; legislative, executive and municipal governmental affairs; administrative law; corporate representation and transactional matters. He was recognized in the Government Relations category. Karlinsky resides in Weston.

-- Maria Elena Abate practices in the areas of civil rights claims, class action litigation, and insurance matters representing individuals, corporations and state agencies in cases dealing with discrimination, constitutional violations, insurance, employment and health care issues. She was recognized in the Civil Rights/First Amendment category. Abate resides in Miami Springs.

Contact Information