He is chair of the national appellate department
of Greenberg Traurig, served as chair of Florida's first Appellate Certification Committee, and as charter president of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.
We agree that a contrary rule would force married persons to file separate income tax returns, and to pay higher income taxes, simply to protect the non-marital status of their separate property." (citations omitted).<br />Although this decision came from a different appellate department
, the reasoning set forth in the analysis of the separate/martial property issue is persuasive.
Ezequiel Lugo is an associate in the appellate department
of Butler, Pappas, Weihmuller, Katz and Craig, LLP.
At the time of his appointment to the court, he was a partner at the firm and headed the appellate department
Reiter is board certified in appellate practice and chairs the appellate department
at Adorno & Yoss LLP.