Oct. 31, 2012
-- Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will speak to the National Association of Women Business Owners of Southwest Florida (NAWBO) on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Club at Grandezza clubhouse, located at 11481 Grand Oak Blvd. in Estero, Florida on what small business owners need to know about workers’ compensation insurance coverage and the requirements under Florida Law. Schwinn will address the legal requirements for obtaining and maintaining workers’ compensation insurance, exemption and stop work orders.
Attendees will also hear from Starlene Sandifer with Allstate Insurance Company on procurement and pricing for workers’ compensation insurance coverage in Florida. In addition, Shelly Osterhout, president of Computer Solutions of America and president of NAWBO, will share her personal experience when her business was recently issued a stop work order that closed her business operations for a week.
The public is invited and registration is available online at www.nawboswfl.org
Schwinn is available to speak to local businesses and organizations on a variety of employment law topics and can be reached at 239-336-6228 or christinaschwinn@
Schwinn’s primary practice areas are employment law, business transactions, community association law and real estate law. Schwinn, who joined Pavese Law Firm in 2005, is an accomplished public speaker and regularly writes articles that have been published both locally and nationally in a variety of publications.
Pavese Law Firm (http://paveselaw.com/
) is a full-service law firm with offices in Fort Myers, Cape Coral and West Palm Beach. The firm provides a broad range of legal services for individuals, families, small businesses and large corporations. Practice areas include agricultural, banking and finance, bankruptcy, business and taxation, civil litigation, community association, employment, environmental and water, estate planning, probate and trust, family, land use and government, and real estate law. Established in 1949 as a one-person general practice firm, Pavese Law Firm has grown into one of the largest legal practices in Southwest Florida. With a long history of service to Southwest Florida, Pavese Law Firm has played a significant role in the growth of local businesses, communities and major development projects.