Tavernier lawfirm Hershoff, Yagel & Lupino announced some recent hires and promotions.
Beth Miller, who has worked for the firm for the last 11 years as a legal and office assistant, has a new position as the legal assistant to Attorney Jay Hershoff, who handles the firm's criminal and family matters. Miller is also the assistant to Attorney Jessica Rothenberg who works with clients in several areas of corporate law.
Vicky Rodriguez, a former receptionist at the firm and a four-year resident of Tavernier, accepted a position as a closing processor in the real estate division. Before joining HL&Y in 2013, Rodriguez worked for five years as a receptionist and customer service representative for All American Containers, Inc.
After the retirement of long-time Office Manager Patty Schmidt, HL&Y, LLP hired Jessica Dycus as the new office administrator. A graduate of St. Leo University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and former income auditor at Hawks Cay Resort for almost two years, Dycus manages the firm's business and accounting.
Another newcomer to the firm is Vicky Velunza, a nine-year resident of Key Largo. She was recently hired as an office assistant. Velunza previously served as a probation officer in Monroe County for the last five years. She also worked for seven years as a legal assistant for the firm of Stearns, Weaver, Miller, Weissler, Alhadeff and Sitterson, P.A.