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In the news: American Bar Association Journal

Posted on Feb 22, 2017 in General

In the news:  American Bar Association Journal

Cet Law has been profiled in the American Bar Association Journal in an article entitled A Whale of a Practice: Florida lawyer’s firm is dedicated to marine animals. We are so excited that so many lawyers care about our important work. You can join us by either signing up as a pro bono volunteer or […]

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Continuing Legal Education Opportunity

Posted on Feb 21, 2017 in General

Continuing Legal Education Opportunity

How would you like to earn 1 Florida General CLE credit while learning about the Blackfish Effect on the US Legal System…in a bar surrounded by lawyers who are divers and/or animal and ocean lovers?  Then come and join us March 8! Florida’s Dive Bar is teaming up with Cet Law for their first event […]

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Pilot Whale Stranding in New Zealand: My Time with Cody

Posted on Feb 11, 2017 in Cetaceans in the News

Pilot Whale Stranding in New Zealand: My Time with Cody

My car, a zoomy Mazda3 hatchback, is a sparkly deep dark grey, the beautiful colour of a pilot whale. She is named Cody after a pilot whale that I spent some time with in Farewell Spit in New Zealand during a stranding event in 2014. That stranding event was nothing compared to the size of the […]

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A Whale of a Legacy

Posted on Jan 14, 2017 in Cetaceans in the News

A Whale of a Legacy

Last week a killer whale named Tilikum, star and subject of the documentary Blackfish, passed away. Whether through his work performing at SeaWorld Orlando, or through the documentary Blackfish, Tilikum touched and inspired many people. He also leaves quite a legacy; through his story, Tilikum has had and continues to have a tremendous influence on […]

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Cet Law Breaches Onto the Scene

Posted on Dec 1, 2016 in General

Cet Law Breaches Onto the Scene

Over 50 lawyers and whale and ocean lovers came out to celebrate Cet Law’s breaching on to the scene last evening. The breach (launch) party was hosted by Hogan Lovells and held at their Miami offices on Brickell Avenue. The crowd was buzzing and people were happy to network while enjoying hor d’oeuvres and beverages. […]

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Cet Law Breach Party!

Posted on Nov 16, 2016 in General

Cet Law Breach Party!

Hogan Lovells and Cet Law’s Executive Director welcome you to join fellow Miami attorneys and ocean and animal lovers for an evening of networking, brief presentations, and wine and cheese as Cet Law formally launches – breaches – into the world!   Parker Thomson, Of Counsel, Hogan Lovells, and Marni Lennon, Assistant Dean, Public Interest & Pro […]

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Cet Law attends Blue Ocean Film Festival

Posted on Nov 13, 2016 in Cetacean Ecosystems and Habitats

Cet Law attends Blue Ocean Film Festival

Cet Law was privileged to attend Blue Ocean Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Florida this year as a guest of incredible filmmaker Alexandra Sorgenicht and her film Ocean Heroines.  Ocean Heroines profiles some of our great female marine scientists and explorers around the world, including Cet Law’s Board Member Nan Hauser and Her Deepness, Sylvia Earle. […]

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Pacific Coast Whale Watching in and around MPAs

Posted on Nov 4, 2016 in Cetacean Ecosystems and Habitats

Pacific Coast Whale Watching in and around MPAs

Cet Law teamed up with consultants Stephanie Stefanski and Jared Towers to win a bid to perform a study on Pacific Coast Whale-Watching in and around Marine Protected Areas. The study is part of a broader project run by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) entitled “Strengthening Marine Protected Areas: Strengthening Management Effectiveness and Supporting Coastal […]

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Addressing Ghost Gear That Threatens Cetacean Populations

Posted on Oct 21, 2016 in Threats to Cetaceans

Addressing Ghost Gear That Threatens Cetacean Populations

Do you know that we leave 640,000 tons of abandoned, lost and discarded fishing gear (ALDFG) in our oceans each year? This “ghost gear” continues to fish for decades causing entrapments, entanglements and ingestion to many different species, including cetaceans! In fact, one of the leading threats to many cetacean populations is entanglements in fishing […]

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Daily Business Review Features Cet Law – Trading Big Law for Blowholes

Posted on Oct 18, 2016 in General

Daily Business Review Features Cet Law – Trading Big Law for Blowholes

Cet Law is extremely excited today to be featured on the front page (above the fold) of The Daily Business Review, the official court newspaper for South Florida.  The article, Cetacean Lawyer Ditches Big Law for Blowholes, which first was published in law.com  has garnered quite a bit of interest as the story seems to be […]

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