Shalloway & Shalloway Announce Special Needs Trust Services and Documents Free to the Public

(West Palm Beach) October 11, 2017

Age has a way of demanding more of our loved ones than we ever dreamed of.  Between caring for our elders and worrying about what happens to their estates when they are no longer with us, the complicated legal matters pertaining to estates, wills and elder care can vex anyone. This is where the importance of a solid elder care attorney is essential to the peace of mind of families and their parents and loved ones.

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West Palm Beach elder care attorneys Shalloway & Shalloway are pleased to announce the publication of their Special Needs Trust documents to the public at large. These downloadable documents include pre-consultation questionnaires designed to help families facilitate attorneys on the right types of legal counsel they need providing for their elders and families.

The documents are available at the firm’s official website at, and are provided free of charge, as part of the Shalloway & Shalloway commitment to pro bono services.

Mark Shalloway, the firm’s founder, explains the importance of educating oneself with respect to the legal documents surrounding special needs trusts:

“We’ve found that providing these FAQ and questionnaire documents on special needs trusts helps families prepare themselves for the road ahead. Our firm is proud to provide special needs trust counseling as well as services related to elder care and estates.”

Shalloway & Shalloway are among the most respected and trusted law firms in Florida. Their services have helped thousands of families navigated the complex paths of assisted living, health insurance, estate planning, and special needs care. With their commitment to seminars, free documents and other public services, the Shalloway team has paved the way in Florida when it comes all manner of legal questions and documents involving the elderly and those in need of care outside the purview of traditional methods.

For more information visit the official Shalloway & Shalloway Facebook and Twitter pages or the official website at


Kelehers, Fresno Court Reporters, Announce New Legal News Publication

Fresno court reporters Kelehers Certified Shorthand Reporters, are pleased to announce the publication of their new legal news blog and Fresno resources page. The blog publishes information, news and photos related to the Fresno, California legal community. It includes writings on topics as diverse as gang documentation and major cases within the Central and Southern California area.

Kelehers is a one of the oldest and most respected court reporting firms in the nation. Established in 1952 by Frank Keleher, the company has grown with three locations: Fresno, Bakersfield and Visalia.

Specializing in real time reporting Kelehers also offers videography, litigation support, document storage and conference hosting for depositions and board meetings. Each of their offices is equipped with state-of-the-art digital high definition technologies, ultra fast high speed internet and much more, making Kelehers one of the most sought-after and popular court reporting agencies in the state of California.

Regarding the Legal News Blog Jean Keleher states: “We wanted to publish a legal information blog related to big cases across Southern and Central California for our community. Our team of court reporters works closely with paralegals, expert witnesses and attorneys and we wanted to increase the level of professionalism within our field by contributing to the legal community in Fresno.”

For more information about Kelehers visit their official website at, their official Facebook page and their official Twitter page.

Barbara Sharief Announces Publication of New Pinterest Page to Promote Broward County

(Fort Lauderdale) September 26, 2017

A Pinterest page is many things: a reflection of one’s passions, an exhibition of one’s creativity, and a way to connect with people through mutual interests. For Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief, Pinterest is all of these things and more. The Mayor recently published a new page devoted to Broward County, it’s history, it’s sites, and it’s many colorful characters.

Mayor Sharief explains her motivations for joining the popular social media platform:

“As Mayor of Broward County it is my duty to reach out to residents from all walks of life and to promote the many eclectic, elegant and state-of-the-art businesses in our communities. Pinterest presents me with a fun and approachable platform to show the public the restaurants I love, the places I love and the people I love.”

Barbara Sharief’s Pinterest page features a variety of fascinating photos and images from the far reaches of Broward County and across Fort Lauderdale. The boards on the site include such topics as Broward restaurants, Broward history, Broward celebrities, Broward fashion, historic homes, and many more. The images are complete with titles and, in many cases, short notes about their history.

Social Media has become a larger part of the lives and careers of many public figures, from actors and athletes to politicians and musicians. For Barbara Sharief, Pinterest is a platform, an avenue to promote and tout the benefits and joys of life in Broward’s communities, from Deerfield Beach to Tamarac and Pompano Beach. With its rich array of transplants, natives and seasonal tourists, Broward County is one of Florida’s most economically vibrant and culturally enriched counties.

For more information on Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief visit her official website, Facebook page or Pinterest page.

Beovich, Walter & Friend Announce New Portland Legal News Blog

(Portland, Oregon) September 19, 2017

Portland court reporters, Beovich, Walter & Friend are pleased to announce the publication of their new Legal News Blog. The new blog includes news items, feature stories and announcements related to the Portland, Oregon legal community that includes Multnomah County.

Portland, Oregon is one of the nation’s most progressive and dynamic cities that blends urban living within a unique natural landscape. The legal community is fast-growing and ever more dynamic, in keeping with the city’s embrace of forward-thinking evolutionary approaches to industries ranging from tourism and technology to video games and hiking.

Beovich, Walter & Friend (BWF) are among the oldest and most respected court reporting firms in the state of Oregon and indeed, across the Pacific Northwest. With their range of services including real time reporting, videography, videoconferencing and litigation support, BWF is among the most technologically-savvy companies in the legal industry.

The new Portland, Oregon Legal News Blog is dedicated to keeping attorneys, paralegals, court reporters and other professionals in Law up to date with the latest happenings within their professions.

BWF President Julie Walter explains the genesis of the new blog: “We created this new publication as a service to our clientele and as a way to provide quality content on our ever-expanding website. We are proud of the work we do in Portland and we wanted to offer a gift to our legal community.”

For more information on the new Legal News Blog published by Beovich, Walter & Friend visit their official website at For information on their services and events visit the official BWF Facebook page.

Orange County, California Court Reporters, AMK Reporting, Announce New Legal News Blog

(Irvine, CA) August 24, 2017
Orange County court reporters Abrams, Mah & Kahn (AMK) Reporting are pleased to announce the publication of their new legal news blog. The blog provides attorneys, court reporters, and other legal professionals with inside information on news and events throughout the Southern California and Irvine communities. Topics include events hosted by local Bar Associations and new technologies in court reporting.

court reporters irvine, californiaAMK Reporting is one of Southern California’s oldest and most-decorated court reporting firms. The company offers services ranging from real time reporting and videography to videoconferencing and document transcription. In addition to their expertise in the reporting realm, AMK is also well-known for their litigation support services.

Based in Irvine, California, AMK serves Orange County, Los Angeles County, and neighboring communities. Their mobile-friendly website offers visitors an easy and smartphone-friendly way to schedule services on a 24 hour/7 days per week basis. With time considerations and mobility playing an ever-larger role in handling cases for attorneys, the technological capacities of a court reporting company play a bigger role than ever. Today, firms are required to provide state-of-the-art videoconferencing and tele-conferencing with live feeds, to name a few of the technological implications in a more computerized and travel-free world today’s attorneys operate in.

AMK Reporting has represented attorneys from a broad spectrum of areas of practice including criminal law, corporate law, real estate law and personal injury law, to name but a few.

For more information on Abrams, Mah & Kahn Reporting visit their official website or their official Facebook page.

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief Promotes “Broward Means Business” for Local Companies

(Fort Lauderdale) August 23, 2017

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief is pleased to announce the “Broward Means Business” initiative to promote local businesses. The Mayor has made proclamations to commemorate this honor for smaller businesses on her social media network to help spread the word.

Most recently, Mayor Sharief proclaimed August 22, 2017 “iBrow Spa Day” for Broward County. This proclamation may be viewed on the official Facebook page.

Small businesses represent the very heart of the American economy and Broward County is one of Florida’s most prosperous and forward-thinking business-friendly cities.  Barbara Sharief has worked tirelessly to promote the benefits of doing business in and around the Fort Lauderdale area. Examples of her progressive and business-friendly positions include the “Broward Means Business” initiative and her official Pinterest page where the Mayor promotes a variety of locations and companies in her region, ranging from such stand-out restaurants as Yolo and The Foxy Brown.

Mayor Sharief is an example of one of the more Internet-savvy politicians in the nation. With her progressive use of Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, Ms. Sharief continues to expand awareness for her constituents and their businesses. Frequently providing links and photographs to the beautiful scenery and cultural events in Broward, Ms. Sharief often attends social and public engagements in her endeavors to tout the financial and artistic impact of the area.

For more information on the “Broward Means Business” initiative visit For more information on Barbara Sharief visit her official website at

Shalloway & Shalloway Publishes Elder Law FAQ Resource for Seniors and Caregivers

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(West Palm Beach) August 10, 2017

Elder care attorneys are constantly fielding questions on the intricacies of wills, trusts, and medicaid. West Palm Beach Law Firm, Shalloway & Shalloway is pleased to announce the publication of an online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) list related to the care of elderly and special needs patients.

The FAQ range of topics include medicaid, nursing homes, and the establishment of wills and trusts.

“Caring for elder parents or special needs loved ones can be an emotionally and financially-taxing proposition” states Mark Shalloway. “We created this resource of Frequently Asked Questions as a way for our clients and the population at-large to get informed so they can make the best decisions possible for their loved ones.”

With an aging population and ever-increasing costs for nursing homes, retirement, and medical care, staying informed can go a long way towards minimizing stress and finding the best path toward quality and effective care. When it comes to estate planning, the legalities of every state along with the unique properties of every family’s estate make it essential to consult with an attorney.

For more information on the Shalloway and Shalloway FAQ or other resources on the law firm’s website visit For information on Mark Shalloway visit the official Facebook page.


Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief Announces Broward Is Listening Seminar for Local Business Certification

(Miramar, FL) August 1, 2017

Barbara Sharief, Broward County’s Mayor, is pleased to announce the Broward Is Listening Seminar to take place on August 3, 2017. The event is designed to help businesses get certified in order to conduct work with Broward County government and its possessions. All businesses registered in Broward County are invited to attend this free event. It includes conversations on topics such as:

  • Removing Myths and Addressing Realities
  • Expectations, Experiences and Needs
  • Challenges Associated with Getting Certified

Ms. Sharief, The Mayor since 2016, is among the dignitaries and officials who will attend.

“The opportunity to help local businesses understand the certification process is very important to me. Broward County is very interested in getting more local entrepreneurs and small companies involved in doing business with the county,” says the Mayor.

For more information consult the official poster below or visit

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief Featured In The Sophia News

West Palm Beach, FL (July 27, 2017)

American Journeys don’t always take the easy road. The Sophia News is proud to announce the publication of a new in-depth profile of Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief called “An American Journey”. The profiled, authored by Sophia News lead writer C. Carnes, provides readers with a rich biographical portrait of the origin and rise of an American success story. Ms. Sharief’s journey from entrepreneur to leading political figure in Fort Lauderdale is detailed in an illuminating and provocative piece.

Ms. Carnes describes her project and evolution preparing for the piece: “I wanted to get a bit more of the true-to-life details of Ms. Sharief. Her story is both inspiring and memorable. For an African American woman to accomplish what Ms. Sharief  has so quickly is nothing short of inspiring. Her life and career make her a role model for both African Americans and women alike.”

The article includes comprehensive anecdotes about the Mayor’s life in a family of ten as well as quotes about her father’s role in developing her sense of self. Readers will find interesting photos from Ms. Sharief’s work as a community leader as well as a fascinating video of her appearance on Your South Florida, a local PBS program.

The Sophia News is a multimedia website devoted to profiling people and place that are inspiring, newsworthy and enlightened.

For more information visit The Sophia News and the official Barbara Sharief website.


Mediasophia Announces Launch of New Website for the Historical Society of Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Florida (October 19, 2016) Mediasophia, is pleased to announce the launch of a new website for the Historical Society of Palm Beach County. The project consisted of a new brand and color scheme, a customized shopping cart, a custom events calendar and many other features for the mobile-friendly website.

The Historical Society is one of the oldest and most important cultural institutions in South Florida. It’s mix of an artistic and educational mission provides are residents with powerful and evocative exhibitions, lectures, and many other programs that preserve and promote the history of South Florida.

Mediasophia President George Magalios comments about this new project:

“We are thrilled to deliver this expansive and intricate website and to be chosen as the design firm for this important project. Museums are now relying on building an online presence interactively with their constituents more than ever. The Historical Society website has been a significant work from the ground up that enhances the cultural life of Palm Beach County’s residents and brings this important institution up to speed with regards to the importance of a smartphone and tablet-friendly web presence.”

The website includes a variety of custom image graphics, full-width slideshows and an intricate collection of photographs from the Museum’s collection. Visitors to the site can now purchase tickets to events and learn more about new exhibitions.

Mediasophia is an emerging leader in web design and online marketing for cultural institutions such as art galleries and museums. The company’s dedicated team of designers and writers work closely with the visual arts and cultural spheres of influence to provide institutions with the latest technologies that enhance their online presence and contribute to their growing numbers of visitors.

For more information visit the Historical Society of Palm Beach County’s official new website at For more information about Mediasophia and its Museums division visit To view the Mediasophia overview of the Historical Society Museum project visit the Mediasophia portfolio.