Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn will serve as a panelist during the Above Board Chamber of Florida’s Lee County luncheon on “Workplace Law – How to Stay out of Jail in 2017,” to be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12, at Ter-Tini’s, located at 1901 Crystal Drive in Fort Myers.

During the luncheon, a panel of experts will discuss workplace law, the consequences of non-compliance and growing a business with confidence. Attendees will learn about the changes in employment law to help ensure their businesses are not breaking any laws in 2017.

In addition to Schwinn, panelists will include Sarah Reich, human resources manager and consultant at Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A., and Denise Perchall, business development manager at AccessPoint Workmen Compensations. Dave Elias, chief political correspondent for NBC2 will serve as emcee. The sponsors of the Fort Myers luncheon are Tri-Town Construction, LLC and Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Company, P.A.

Reservations are now being accepted for the luncheon. Registration is $28 for members and $35 for guests. To register, visit or call 239-910-7426 for more information.

Schwinn is available to speak to local businesses and organizations on a variety of employment law topics and she can be reached at 239-336-6228 or Schwinn’s primary practice areas are employment law, business transactions, community association law and real estate law. Schwinn is an accomplished public speaker and regularly writes articles that are published both locally and nationally in a variety of publications.

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. For more information, visit