Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn has been elected to the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, Inc. Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida provides in-school and after-school programs for students in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties that focus on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy.

Schwinn, who once served as president for the Junior Achievement (JA) “company” established at her high school, now serves as a JA volunteer. For the past few years, Schwinn has taught legal basics to high school students attending the annual JA CEO Academy held in partnership with the Lutgert College of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University.

Schwinn will serve a three-year term on the Junior Achievement board which manages the business, property, and affairs of the organization with the responsibility and authority to determine operating policies and practices.

Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida Inc. provides in-school and after-school programs for students in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties that focus on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Today, 119 individual area operations reach more than 4.2 million students in the U.S., with an additional 5.7 million students served by operations in 122 other countries worldwide. For more information about Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida visit www.JASWFL.org or contact Anne Frazier at 239-225-2590 or info@jaswfl.org.

Schwinn’s primary practice areas are employment law, business transactions, community association law and real estate law. Schwinn is available to speak to local businesses and organizations on a variety of employment law topics and can be reached at 239-336-6228 or christinaschwinn@paveselaw.com.

Pavese Law Firm is a full-service law firm with offices in Fort Myers, Cape Coral and West Palm Beach. The firm provides a broad range of legal services for individuals, families, small businesses and large corporations. Practice areas include agricultural, banking and finance, bankruptcy, business and taxation, civil litigation, community association, employment, environmental and water, estate planning, probate and trust, family, land use and government, and real estate law. Established in 1949 as a one-person general practice firm, Pavese Law Firm has grown into one of the largest legal practices in Southwest Florida. With a long history of service to Southwest Florida, Pavese Law Firm has played a significant role in the growth of local businesses, communities and major development projects.