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World Environment Day

Today we recognize World Environment Day and the importance of our office and staff doing its part to keep our environment clean and safe for future generations. SDV is not only committed to gre ...

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Congratulations to our 2018 Summer Associate class

Congratulations to our 2018 Summer Associate class on their law school graduations! This amazing group finished up their last year of law school while simultaneously working as law clerks. SDV i ...

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Nomaku, Paw-a-Legal

Meet Nomaku, SDV’s newest Paw-a-Legal in our NE office. Even though we’ve swapped paws for claws, Nomaku is a very well-behaved bearded dragon who was the office celebrity for a day. ...

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German-American and the European-American Chambers of Commerce Spring Networking Event

On behalf of the International Practice Group, Stella Szantova Giordano and Andres Avila attended this year’s Spring Networking Event in NYC co-hosted by the German-American and the Europe ...

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Theresa Guertin at the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity's 15th Anniversary Celebration

SDV Partner Theresa Guertin (far right) joined the rest of the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity’s board members at the 15th Anniversary Celebration on May 23 at the Pratt & Whitney ...

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Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Women in Law Committee's 2019 Women's Professional Golf Event

Celia Waters and Grace Hebbel participated in the Connecticut Bar Association Young Lawyers Section Women in Law Committee's 2019 Women's Professional Golf Event at Lyman Orchard Golf Cl ...

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2019 Memorial Day Potluck

It was a great day of food and drink for the CT office today as we celebrated our annual Memorial Day Potluck.

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Summer Associates Class of 2019

SDV welcomes our 2019 Summer Associates! Driven by the firm’s continued growth, this year’s class is the largest in the history of the program.

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PeeWee, Paw-a-Legal

Meet PeeWee, an SDV Paw-a-legal in our Naples office. PeeWee is a shih tzu mix who, according to Mom Jesenia, is super high energy, super goofy (annoying) and is always getting into trouble! Whe ...

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SDV SE at the Young Lawyers Section of the Collier County Bar Association's Bowling Tournament

The SDV SE team enjoyed a day of bowling on Saturday, May 18 as sponsors of the Young Lawyers Section of the Collier County Bar Association's Bowling Tournament. All proceeds went to a local ...

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Enjoying Bermuda during the Allied World Construction Symposium

Jeremiah M. Welch enjoying a break with James Caccavale of TopBuild, Galen Brislane of Aon, Jonathan Kosin of Aon and Arthur Jones of Sompo International during his trip to Bermuda for the Allie ...

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Kaya, Paw-a-Legal

Meet Paw-a-Legal Kaya. Kaya likes to visit us from time-to-time in our Northeast office. She loves being outside, making it a little difficult to convince her to come in. Besides running around, ...

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Cinco De Mayo 2019

Happy (almost) Cinco de Mayo. SDV took some time today to host a small fiesta for our attorneys and staff -- taco truck and margaritas included. Salud! 

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Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity Networking event

SDV office assistant Maridelka Fermin spoke at the Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity Networking event presented by LCD and Pullman & Comley about her experiences at SDV. Maridelka joined S ...

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Staff Appreciation Day 2019

SDV celebrates Staff Appreciation Day by honoring our administrative professionals for the work they do, often behind the scenes and without fanfare, to keep the firm humming. SDV would not be w ...

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Lawyer-in-Training Mia

Lawyer-in-training Mia Silva was in the office today. Mia is almost 2 years old and started her day walking the halls with Mom Kim, saying hello and good morning before getting down to business. ...

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Judge, Paw-a-Legal

Meet Judge, a Paw-a-Legal at SDVSE who takes work very seriously and is proud to be a part of the SDV team. Judge loves to dress up his everyday look with fun and fancy accessories like bowties ...

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Dreamer, Paw-a-Legal

Meet Dreamer. While he’s not exactly a Paw-a-Legal because he has hoofs instead of paws, he does keep mom, Jen, company as she works remotely from her home in South Carolina. This fine Sou ...

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Ashley L. Cooper Volunteers with Sunshine Kids Foundation

Ashley Cooper volunteered this weekend at the Holidays in March event organized by the Collier County Bar Association Young Lawyers Board to benefit The Sunshine Kids Foundation. Every year, the ...

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2019 RT Specialty's King Fish Classic

Ashley Cooper and Jeremiah Welch had a great time at RT Specialty’s King Fish Classic in Treasure Island, FL. Check out some of the photos from this fun event!

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