Fort Myers, FL, June 19, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. is pleased to announce the addition of six Summer Associates. Law students Robert Anderson, Joseph Bryan, Kristine Coffin, Adam Jameson, Elias Mahshie and Shannon Puopolo will supplement their law school experience by working as clerks at the firm during the summer months.
As part of Henderson Franklin's Summer Associate Program, these students will have an opportunity to be exposed to a broad range of practice areas. Summer Associates attend hearings, trials, depositions, mediations, arbitrations and meetings with clients, amongst other activities. Additionally, they perform research, assist in the drafting of pleadings, discovery and other documents, and analyze various legal issues that arise in the course of the matters handled by the firm and its attorneys. Each Summer Associate is paired with a Henderson Franklin attorney mentor who assists the Summer Associate with the transition from law student to lawyer.
Anderson is originally from Nashville, Tennessee, and attends Levin College of Law at the University of Florida, along with Coffin, who is from West Palm Beach. Mahshie, a Port Charlotte native, attends Florida State University Law School. Bryan is from Fort Myers and attends Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville. Jameson grew up in Orlando and attends Stetson University College of Law. Puopolo, a former student from Fort Myers High School and Cypress Lake High School, attends the University of Miami School of Law.
Henderson Franklin is one of the largest law firms between Tampa and Miami, with over 58 attorneys practicing in the areas of business and tax planning, estate planning and administration, divorce and family law, land use and environmental law, commercial and civil litigation, workers' compensation, employment law and real estate. One of the state's oldest firms, Henderson Franklin was founded in Fort Myers in 1924 and currently operates offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs and Sanibel Island. For more information on Henderson Franklin, please visit www.henlaw.com.