On July 8-9, Gunster will sponsor the Voluntary Bar Leaders Boot Camp Conference for 2022. Gunster Shareholders Mike Tanner, Bill Schifino and John Schifino are going to be representing the firm at the event.
The annual Voluntary Bar Leaders Conference is a meeting designed to help lawyers and bar executive directors discover new resources to help them become a top-notch leader. At the largest gathering of voluntary bar leaders in Florida, vendors will be in the mix of all the activities and events.
Mike Tanner is a seasoned legal strategist with more than thirty years of experience. He is dedicated to bringing that depth of experience and perspective to every client matter in which he is involved. Mike’s primary areas of practice include complex litigation, appellate (state and federal courts) and election law. The 73rd president of The Florida Bar, Mike is board certified in both civil trial and business litigation by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education and he is rated “AV-Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell, Inc.
Bill Schifino is Gunster’s Tampa Office Shareholder and serves on the firm’s board of directors. He is a board certified specialist in the area of business litigation. His practice focuses on business litigation and trial practice, including securities litigation and arbitration, professional malpractice litigation, director and officer litigation, employment litigation, restrictive covenant litigation and intellectual property litigation.
John Schifino is a trial and appellate lawyer experienced in handling diverse cases in the areas of business litigation, labor and employment law, and environmental law. John is also a certified state court mediator and has experience mediating a variety of business disputes. He has served as lead counsel in numerous jury and bench trials, and has represented municipalities, manufacturers and recyclers, large restaurant franchisees, freight logistics companies, physician practice groups, large food and beverage distributors, real estate developers, and other businesses and individuals in Florida’s state and federal courts.