Published On: Thu, Dec 20th, 2018

Local Law Firm Announces Inaugural “Bresky Bash” Benefiting Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County

By: Robert S Weinroth
Ring in the new year with an inspiring and interactive afternoon of music, food, entertainment, children’s activities and balloon and mural art to benefit the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County on Sunday, January 13, 2019 from 11AM – 3PM at the Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca Raton, highlighted by a “Community Dance for Justice.”
The Dance for Justice will be led by professionals from the Dance with Me Dance Studio and performed by a group of over 40 civic, legal, corporate, nonprofit and community leaders who have stepped up to help raise funds to support the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County’s services for victims of domestic and elder abuse.

Event-goers will also have the opportunity to create a “Hands Up in Justice for All” themed mural and receive free admission to the Boca Raton Museum of Art following the Bash, from 3PM to closing.

The Law Offices of Robin Bresky has stepped forward to host the community event with attorney Mark Eiglarsh the event emcee. Eiglarsh is a South Florida attorney who is also a broadcast legal analyst, featured The View, Dr. Phil and Dr. Drew, where he provides insight on compelling legal issues.

In addition to music by DJ Nikko Capria of Nikko Entertainment, food trucks, balloon artists, face painters, children’s activities and crafts and jewelry shopping, there will be over three dozen legislators and government officials, presidents from several bar associations, attorneys, companies and nonprofit advocates on stage to perform as Community Justice Dancers.

The original dance routine was being created and taught by the professionals at Dance With Me Dance Studio at their Town Center of Boca Raton location. The Studio, which opened last year, was founded by ABC Television’s “Dancing with the Stars” professionals Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Valentin Chmerkovskiy.

Palm Beach County’s own roster of celebrated Community Justice Dancers will perform the warm-up dance for Bresky Bash event-goers and then together with the “professionals,” will lead an original dance routine, aptly entitled, the “Community Dance for Justice.”

“This is an opportunity for leaders and advocates to ‘take a lead’ in an inspiring high-energy and engaging community-unifying event to support the Legal Aid Society,” shared Robin Bresky. In addition to founding her law firm, Robin currently serves as an elected member of the Florida Bar Board of Governors and is the immediate past president of the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations, past president of South Palm Beach County Bar Association and past president of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers. She went on to note, “In Palm Beach County — where we live, work, play and learn — we know that domestic and elder abuse continues to rise (much in silence) and as colleagues in the legal and civic community we can make a difference.”

To that end, the Bresky Bash has a three-fold mission: raise awareness of the LASPBC, increase education on the meaningful work of the LASPBC and raise funds to help expand LAPSBC services to those who need it the most.

Those Who Have “Stepped Up in Justice for All” at The Bresky Bash include**:

Civic Leaders:

·       FL State Senator Lori Berman
·       PBC Commissioner Robert S Weinroth
·       City of Boca Raton Mayor Scott M Singer
·       City of Boca Raton Council Member Andrew “Andy” B Thomson
·       City of Boynton Beach Mayor Steven B Grant
·       City of Delray Beach Mayor Shelly Petrolia
·       City of Palm Beach Gardens Mayor Maria G Marino
·       City of West Palm Beach Mayor Geraldine “Jeri” T Muoio
·       City of Palm Beach gardens Vice Mayor Carl Woods
·       Former FL State Senator Maria Sachs

Legal Leaders:

Florida Bar: President Michelle R. Suskauer, Esq.*; Florida Bar Board of Governors Member Robin Bresky*; Florida Bar Family Law Section Chair Abigail Beebe, Esq.

Palm Beach County Bar Association: President-elect Jessica M. Callow, Esq.; Past Presidents Jill Weiss, Esq.; Adam Rabin, Esq.; John Howe, Esq.*; Board Member Julia Wyda, Esq.

South Palm Beach County Bar Association:  Past President: Denise Isaacs, Esq.*; Board Members Wilnar Julmiste, Esq.*; Christopher Sajdera, Esq.; Ellen Leibovich, Esq.; Staff Member Seema Patel, Esq.

Florida Association for Women Lawyers:  Past President Robin Bresky, Esq.*

Hispanic Bar Association: Past President Miriam Acosta-Castriz, Esq.*

F. Malcolm Cunningham, Sr. Bar Association: President Jason Macintosh, Esq. (also representing Adopt-a-Family of the Palm Beaches); Past President Tequisha Myles, Esq.

Attorneys:
Shari B. Cohen, Esq.
Lloyd Comiter, Esq.
Michele Feinzig, Esq.
Guy Fronstin, Esq.
Jonathan Mann, Esq.
John Mulhall, Esq.
Matt Spritz, Esq.

Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County:
Michelle R. Suskauer, Esq., President
Robert Bertisch, Esq., Executive Director
Harreen Bertisch, Director of Development
Board Members, including (others noted above with*):
Leslie Adams, Esq.
Bridget Berry, Esq.
Jason Lazarus, Esq.
Grasford Smith, Esq.
Matthew Zimmerman, Esq.
Corporate & Community Leaders:
Office Depot
: Asst. General Counsel, Litigation Jessica M. Callow, Esq.
ADT: Corporate Affairs Director Bob Tucker
Colonial Life: David Dunston
Downtown Business Alliance: Michael Liss, Esq.
Temple Beth El: Rabbi Jessica Brockman
Community Advocates: Marilyn Weinberg, Peg Anderson, Bonnie and Jon KayeNonprofits:
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse
(AVDA): CEO Pam O’Brien
Boys &Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County: CEO Jaene Miranda
Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center: Executive Director Randy Colman
Jewish Adoption & Family Care Options (JAFCO): Philanthropy Director Randi Winter
Area Agency on Aging for Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast: Interim Executive Director Ligia Hardy
The Glades Initiative: CEO Karis Engle
Clinics Can Help: CEO Owen O’Neill*also a LASPBC board member   **subject to change

DWM Dance Studio Co-founders Maksim Chmerkovskiy or Valentin Chmerkovskiy add that its DWM Boca Raton studio professionals are proud to be an integral part of this first-ever event program. “Because dance ‘unites and uplifts’ both individuals and groups, we are the perfect partner in driving the mission ‘in justice for all’ to support those most vulnerable.”

“We are so excited about the inaugural Bresky Bash, our first large-scale collaboration for justice in South Palm Beach County,” noted LASPBC Executive Director Robert Bertisch. “With dozens of Community Justice Dancers bringing out their fans, colleagues and family, this is an ideal way to rally legal and public support for the critical work we do at the Legal Aid Society. We thank the Robin for producing this event and Dance with Me for partnering with us, the esteemed roster of Community Justice Dancers hitting the stage and all those planning to coming to participate.

Admission is $10 per adult; free for children ages 17 and under. One hundred percent of ticket sales and a percentage of food truck and vendor sales will help fund the vital work of the LASPBC on behalf of victims of domestic and elder abuse.

To purchase tickets, visit www.BreskyLegal.com. For more event information, contact Jon Kaye at Kaye Communications, jkaye@kcompr.com or call 561-392-5166.

About the Author

- Robert Weinroth is a 27 year resident of Boca Raton where he is an attorney, businessman, former member of the City Council (where he served for four years) and currently serves as an elected member of the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners. Commissioner Weinroth went to Boston’s Northeastern University where he earned a BSBA in Management. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor at New England School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey and the Supreme Court of the United States. Weinroth served as president and general counsel of Freedom Medical Services Inc, an accredited medical supply company in Boca Raton. FREEDOMED® represented the realization of an entrepreneurial dream. Weinroth, and his wife Pamela operated the company for 16 years, eventually selling the business in 2016. Weinroth takes great pride in his past work as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem for the 15th Judicial Circuit, advocating for the needs of abused and neglected children deemed dependent by the Court. After serving on multiple community boards and committees, Weinroth was elected to the Boca Raton City Council in 2014. During his tenure, he served as CRA Vice-chair and Deputy Mayor and was appointed to a number of county boards including the Boca Raton Airport Authority, the Palm Tran Service Board, the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency, the Treasure Coast Planning Council and was elected a board member of the Palm Beach County League of Cities. As a newly elected County Commissioner, Weinroth has been appointed Vice-Chair of the Solid Waste Authority, a board member of the PBC Transportation Planning Agency, and alternate representative on the Treasure Coast Planning Agency and several other county and regional boards. Robert, Pamela and their two dogs, Sierra and Siggy, are proud to call Boca Raton home.

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