Jane Muir Co-Hosts Over the Rainbow Event

On September 18, 2014, the Dade County Bar Association hosted its first “Over the Rainbow” event at the Miracle Theater in Coral Gables. The event welcomed nearly one thousand guests, who enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oevres, as well as networking opportunities, before the performance began. During the event, the Gulliver Preparatory Dance Team, the Sundancers, performed several dance routines for the audience. The Read More

Mock Trial “Super Stars vs. Rising Stars”

A View from the Bench: Commercial Litigation Mock Trial “Super Stars vs. Rising Stars” On July 18, 2014, the Daily Business Review sponsored a mock trial where five super stars faced off against five rising stars. The program was designed to demonstrate winning techniques for the audience of five hundred. The participants demonstrated voir dire, opening, closing, direct and cross examinations. A group of Read More

Muir Elected to Dade County Bar Association Executive Committee

For the fourth time, Jane Muir has been elected to serve on the executive committee of the Dade County Bar Association. The association is a 501(c)6 trade association, otherwise known as a voluntary bar association. Attorneys and law students are allowed to take part in the organization, and there is a special membership designation for paralegals. The association is the largest voluntary bar association in Florida. Read More

3rd Annual Legal Eagle Competition

Kristen Corpion Wins Third Annual Legal Eagle Competition On June 14, 2014, the University of Miami School of Law hosted the Third Annual Legal Eagle Competition. The competition, spearheaded by retired Judge David Gersten (Bilzin Sumberg) and Jane Muir, J.D. ‘09 (Gersten & Muir, P.A.), was open to all attorneys under forty practicing in the 11th Judicial Circuit and admitted to the Florida Bar for less than Read More

Adam Gersten of Wynwood’s Gramps

On October 11, 2013, the Miami Herald published an article, “Lunch with Lydia: Adam Gersten of Wynwood’s Gramps.” The article covers the atmosphere of Gramps, as well as Adam’s memories of growing up in Miami. Gramps is described as a laid back watering hole that is hipster central to the scruffy-faced, cleverly inked and the plaid shirted. Gramps is not the usual South Beach place guarded by velvet ropes and black Read More

A Connection to the Past with Gramps

On December 26, 2012, the Huffington Post Miami published an article, “My Miami: Gramps Owner Adam Gersten on ‘Crockett’s Theme,’ The Deuce’s Mac, and Epoxy.” In the article, Adam Gersten was interviewed about his views on Miami and the opening of his bar, Gramps. Adam, who has spent his life in Miami and comes from a long line of Miamians, believes that his generation “has a sense of what claiming 305 means” Read More

Adam Gersten Gets it with Gramps

On December 18, 2012, NBC 6 South Florida published an article, “NiteTalk: Adam Gersten Gets it with Gramps,” on its blog, Niteside; Shedding the Light on Life After Dark. The article included an interview with Adam Gersten, regarding the inspiration for the name, “Gramps,” and everyone that helped in the opening of the bar. Gramps had its soft opening during Art Basel 2012, and even held an alligator wrestling Read More

Florida Bar News Covers 1st Annual Legal Eagle

Florida Bar News Covers 1st Annual Legal Eagle Zinn wins closing argument competition Warren Zinn took home the Bilzin Sumberg Trophy for the First Annual Legal Eagle Closing Argument Competition. The competition was spearheaded by David Gersten and Jane Muir and benefitted Legal Services of Greater Miami, Inc. The competition included 32 attorneys who had been practicing for less than seven years in Read More

Military Training in the Middle of Miami Jolts Residents out of Bed

Military training in the middle of Miami jolts residents out of bed No, there was no smell of napalm in the morning. But there was the thunderous whump whump of low-flying helicopters, and even the jarring blast of explosions at the abandoned Grand Bay Hotel in Coconut Grove early Tuesday during a military training exercise that jolted many unsuspecting residents from their beds. “It was quite a shocking Read More

Tom Tom Magazine’s All-Star Art Basel Showcase at Churchill’s Pub

By Liz Tracy The crowd at Churchill's Pub for Tom Tom Magazine's Basel showcase wasn't all chicks with drumsticks. But there certainly were many of both. The night opened with an all-female percussion group, Gainesville's Cave Rave. A cave rave is apparently the opposite of a sausage fest. The place was pleasantly packed and it was neither a cave rave, nor a sausage fest. Relaxed yet tight and totally Read More