Andrew M. Dector, a shareholder for more than 25 years with Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Hermann P.A., was installed as the president of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association at its 57th annual installation gala held at Woodfield Country Club on June 2, 2018.
The South Palm Beach County Bar Association is a Florida not for profit voluntary bar association established to foster a shared commitment to excellence in the law, while enhancing the skills of its members through education, networking and community outreach.
More than 500 members serve together as the voice of the South Palm Beach County legal community to other organizations, governmental entities and the public at large.
“I am honored to take the reins of the South Palm Beach County Bar Association and to work closely with those who share a passion for the law and serve our community,” said Dector. “There are many dedicated attorneys and other professionals that comprise the SPBCBA, and it is a privilege to serve with them as president to carry out the mission of our organization.”
Dector, who was previously the president-elect of the association, has been on the board for more than ten years. He represents clients in commercial, construction and real estate related litigation in both state and federal courts and in arbitration and mediation. He is admitted to The Florida Bar and has been a member for more than 30 years. He is also admitted to The New Jersey Bar, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey.
Dector is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell — the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards established by confidential opinions of his peers and has also been rated by SuperLawyers.
About Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Hermann
Shapiro, Blasi, Wasserman & Hermann P.A. is a full-service litigation and transactional law firm practicing throughout the State of Florida and one of the largest independent law firms in South Florida. By focusing on several areas of expertise, the firm utilizes a wealth of knowledge to provide its nationwide client base with high-quality results. The firm’s attorneys have been recognized by Best Lawyers in America, and in the South Florida Legal Guide, Florida Trend Magazine’s Florida Legal Elite and Thompson Reuter’s Florida Super Lawyers magazine.