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Martin Stern Appointed Chair of Florida Bar Military Affairs Committee

May 12, 2015

Martin D. Stern, partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, has been appointed chairperson of the Florida Bar Military Affairs Committee.  His one-year term begins on July 1, 2015.

The scope and function of the Military Affairs Committee is twofold:  first, to gather and disseminate information, share expertise and advise the members of the Bar on all matters relating to the practice of military law in Florida, and second, to have general jurisdiction regarding any problem which may arise relative to the provision of legal services to, for, or by members of the military establishment.  Its function shall be to address issues unique to representation of military members and their families in both civil and criminal matters arising within the State of Florida.  Further, the committee will consider all possible means of enhancing or increasing the cooperation and communication between the local bar, the legal offices, and the judge advocates of the various military installations within the state.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. based law firm with offices nationwide and in London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the financial services sector, and other highly regulated industries. Hinshaw also serves as counsel to the professional services sector, and provides business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes.