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May 1, 2017 – Matthew L. Ransdell, Esq. Joins Torcivia, Donlon, Goddeau & Ansay, P.A.

The Firm is pleased to welcome Matthew Ransdell to our Labor and Employment Law Group. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Ransdell worked for a national labor and employment law firm and national full service law firms where he managed numerous labor and employment cases from inception to conclusion. Mr. Ransdell was recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Please join us in welcoming him to the Firm.


August 8, 2016 - Pamala Ryan, Esq. Joins Torcivia, Donlon, Goddeau & Ansay, P.A.

The Firm welcomes Pamala Ryan as the newest attorney with our firm. Ms. Ryan joins the firm after over 20 years of service with the City of Riviera Beach, Florida, most recently in the role of City Attorney for the last 16 years. Ms. Ryan is Board Certified in the area of City, County, and Local Government Law. Please join us in welcoming her to the Firm.


June 6-9, 2016 - Lara Donlon Presents at Florida Association of Special Districts' Annual Conference

 On June 6-9, 2016, the Florida Association of Special Districts (FASD) held its annual conference in Sarasota. The week-long event included various speakers, training sessions, and round tables relevant to special districts in the State of Florida, as well as their board members. Ms. Donlon had the privilege of attending this great event again this year, presenting “Labor Law & Workforce Changes.” The Firm congratulates FASD on another successful annual conference!


February 12, 2016 - Glen J. Torcivia Presents at the Florida League of Cities Elected Officials Ethics Seminar

 Glen J. Torcivia recently presented The Sunshine Law and The Public Records Law at the Florida League of Cities Elected Officials Ethics Seminar.


 February 4, 2016 - Glen J. Torcivia Selected as Town Attorney for Ocean Ridge

 Glen J. Torcivia of Torcivia, Donlon, Goddeau & Ansay, P.A., was selected to serve as Town Attorney for the Town of Ocean Ridge, a seaside community in Palm Beach County. For more information, please click here.


 July 2015 Monthly Meeting Workshop

 On July 16, 2015, Lara Donlon and Jon O’Connell co-presented at the Human Resource Association of Palm Beach County (HRPBC) Summer Pre-Meeting July Workshop.  The Pre-Meeting Workshop consisted of a presentation entitled, "Planning and Preparing for Your Defense, With Recent Legal-Related HR Updates," in which HR professionals were provided with an overview of the EEOC process, FLSA claims, and tips and techniques on how to plan, prepare for, and defend legal claims in the workplace. The July HRPBC Meeting was held in West Palm Beach.

Ms. Donlon is a past-President of HRPBC and Mr. O’Connell is the Association’s  current Government Affairs Chair.


June 22-25, 2015 - Lara Donlon Presents at Florida Association of Special Districts' Annual Conference

 On June 22-25, 2015, the Florida Association of Special Districts (FASD) held its annual conference in Ponte Vedra. The week-long event included various speakers, training sessions, and round tables relevant to special districts in the State of Florida, as well as their board members. Ms. Donlon had the privilege of attending and presenting, “Labor Law & Workforce Changes.”  A link to the presentation is available here. The Firm congratulates FASD on another successful annual conference!


 May 20, 2015 – Glen J. Torcivia Receives Associate Member of the Year Award from the Palm Beach County League of Cities

On May 20, 2015, Glen J. Torcivia, the founding Shareholder of the Firm, received the “Associate Member of the Year Award” from the Palm Beach County League of Cities, “for exemplary involvement and support to the priorities and programs of the League.” Mr. Torcivia received this honor during the League of Cities’ Annual Installation Gala, which was held on May 20, 2015 at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. In congratulating Mr. Torcivia, the Village of Palm Springs stated, “Glen has been an instrumental part of the League’s FECI Legal Task Force assisting with the All Aboard Florida project, along with being a great resource when it came to assisting with the mandatory ethics training that was instituted back in January.”


May 13-14, 2015  - Lara Donlon and Jon O’Connell Present at Annual HRPBC Conference

On May 13 and May 14, 2015, the Human Resource Association of Palm Beach County (HRPBC) held its annual Conference at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach. The Conference included various keynote speakers, as well as breakout sessions relating to a variety of HR disciplines and issues. During the breakout sessions, Lara Donlon and Jon O’Connell had the privilege of presenting, “Identifying and Planning for Emergencies in the Workplace with Recent Developments in Labor and Employment Law.”  The Firm was proud to be one of several sponsors of this great event and congratulates the HRPBC Leadership Team on another successful annual Conference!


 Torcivia, Donlon, Goddeau & Ansay, P.A. in the News  - January 22, 2015

Recently, Glen J. Torcivia was interviewed by CBS12 News regarding legal issues relating to "cyber bullying" and student use of social media.


 Lara Donlon and Jon O’Connell Present at the South Florida Payroll Summit

 On December 8, 2014, Lara Donlon and Jon O’Connell presented at the South Florida Payroll Summit held by the Palm Beach Treasure Coast Payroll Association.  Ms. Donlon’s presentation focused on Legal Developments Impacting the Payroll and HR Professional, while Mr. O’Connell’s presentation discussed Answers to Legal-related Questions for Payroll Professionals.   The Payroll Summit was held in Palm Beach Gardens.


Christy Goddeau Speaks at the Florida Association of City Clerks'  2014 Fall Academy

On October 16, 2014, Christy Goddeau, a Shareholder with the Firm, presented at the Florida Association of City Clerks’ 2014 Fall Academy in Orlando.  Her presentation focused on state and local law requirements for municipal meeting minutes and included a lively discussion on common misunderstandings and pitfalls.  

Ms. Goddeau is Board Certified in City, County, and Local Government Law.


 The Human Resource Association of Palm Beach County Presents “Best in HR” Awards

On October 16, 2014, the Human Resource Association of Palm Beach County (HRPBC) held its annual “Best in HR” Awards Ceremony. Categories included: HR Professional of the Year; HR Department of the Year; and HR Volunteer of the Year. Torcivia, Donlon, Goddeau & Ansay, P.A. congratulates all of the nominees and recipients of these prestigious awards!

  • HR Professional of the Year – Lisa Turner
  • HR Department of the Year – Rendina
  • HR Volunteer of the Year – Marlene Frasca

The Firm was proud to be one of several sponsors of this great event.  


 Lara Donlon and Jon O’Connell Speak at the Human Resource Association of Palm Beach County July and August 2014 Monthly Meeting Workshops

On July 17th and August 21st, Lara Donlon and Jon O’Connell presented at the Human Resource Association of Palm Beach County (HRPBC) Summer Pre-Meeting Workshops.  The Pre-Meeting Workshops consisted of an overview of legislative, regulatory, and administrative developments; a discussion of legal trends and case law illustrating such trends; and answers and explanations to various Human Resources/legal related questions.  The July HRPBC Meeting was held in West Palm Beach and the August Meeting was held in Boca Raton.

Ms. Donlon is a past-President of HRPBC and Mr. O’Connell is the Association’s  current Government Affairs Chair.


                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Torcivia, Donlon, Goddeau & Ansay, P.A. offers its services to clients throughout Florida, including those located in Palm Beach County, Martin County, St. Lucie County, Broward County, and Miami-Dade County.



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