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A Special Note From Michael Haggard…You Are Making a Difference

On April 6th of this year, I celebrated my 1 ½ year KIDNEYVERSARY!!  How did I celebrate?  By preparing for Trial….that was awesome!!!  I could only do that due to God’s grace, my prayers were answered and my brother-in-law, Major Allen Buckhalt (US Army Blackhawk Pilot and Iraq/Afghanistan war Veteran) was a match to donate me a kidney and save my life!!  As all of you know (BECAUSE YOU HAVE BEEN THERE FOR ME AND MY FAMILY THIS WHOLE TIME), I have Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) a genetic, life-threatening and incurable disease.  There are only two treatments, DIALYSIS or a...

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Magazine Shares Story of Haggard Focus on Kidney Donation Education

This month's edition of The Florida Villager, Pinecrest/Palmetto Bay Edition, includes an article about The Haggard Law Firm's Managing partner Michael Haggard and Public Relations Manager J.P. Hervis stories of kidney donation surgery and a mission to educate others about the life-saving procedure. Haggard, who suffers from polycystic disease, received a kidney donation from his brother-n-law Allen Buckhalt. Three months later, Hervis donated his kidney to his mother. TO READ THE ENTIRE STORY, visit: https://issuu.com/thefloridavillager/docs/tfv_2017-05-pc-pb/16 On Friday Haggard Law will host the 7th Annual Kidney Casino for a Cure at the Coral Gables Museum. The event begins at 7 am and all...

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A Message from Michael Haggard ‘Kidney Casino For a Cure’

A Message from Michael Haggard A lot has changed in a year!!!  As most of you know, I have Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) and have been diagnosed since my early 30's.  It always came as a surprise to someone when I told them I had a genetic, life-threatening and incurable disease because I was fortunate and did not suffer debilitating effects.  My only symptom was inevitable and total renal failure!!!  So a couple of years ago, I went on the over 100,000 person national kidney waiting list...

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Brenner Receives Outstanding Lawyer Award Saturday

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Tomorrow evening, The Haggard Law Firm’s Jason Brenner will receive the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s  40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida award.

Brenner was nominated by his peers for this honor. This is the second consecutive year a Haggard Law Firm attorney was named to this list. Last year,  attorney Pedro Echarte was awarded the same honor.

Supporting the Chapman Partnership

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Last night some of the Haggard Law Firm staff proudly volunteered to serve meals to the homeless at the Chapman Partnership in Miami.

The Chapman Partnership operates two Homeless Assistance Centers with 800 beds located in Miami and Homestead. Collectively these two Centers serve approximately 5,000 men, women and families with children annually. We help the homeless by providing a comprehensive support program that includes emergency housing, meals, health, dental and psychiatric care, day care, job training, job placement and assistance with securing stable housing. The average length of stay for single adults is 89 days and families with children 133 days.

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Prestigious Honor for Haggard Law’s Brenner from Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

  In a ceremony to be held on November 5th, The Haggard Law Firm's Jason Brenner will receive the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's  40 Under 40 Outstanding Lawyers of South Florida award. Brenner was nominated by his peers for this honor. This is the second consecutive year a Haggard Law Firm attorney was named to this list. Last year,  attorney Pedro Echarte was awarded the same honor. The gala event recognizing 40 outstanding lawyers of South Florida under the age of 40 and benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will be held at Florida International University.   For more information on attending the event, please contact: Stephanie...

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Haggard Law’s Todd Michaels to Speak at 2016 Al J. Cone Trial Advocacy Institute

     The Haggard Law Firm's Todd Michaels is one of the featured speakers at today's 2016 Al J. Cone Advocacy Institute being held through Saturday in Orlando. The Institute is three days of engaging presentations and interactive workshops designed specifically for new personal injury attorneys to advance their trial skills.   Michaels will be part of several workshop panels discussing different elements of the trial process.  Attendees go through the entire trial process from the defense and plaintiff perspective using a case fact pattern.     The event is hosted by the Florida Justice Association is dedicated to strengthening and upholding Florida's civil justice system and protecting...

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Michaels Selected Chair of FJA Committee

The Haggard Law Firm's Todd Michaels has been selected as the Chair of the Florida Justice Association's Rental Car Committee. The Committee is responsible for drafting any proactive legislation that the FJA would like to pursue, assist staff in drafting position papers and amendments and to act as an advisory group during the state's legislative session on issues within the expertise of its members. Michaels is currently an FJA board member, is on the organization's executive committee and is the Miami-Dade County Vanguard Chair .   The FJA is dedicated to strengthening and upholding Florida's civil justice system and protecting the rights of Florida's citizens...

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