BY BUDDY NEVINS
Judicial candidate John Contini announced today that some very familiar courthouse figures were endorsing him.
The contrast between him and his opponent, Judge Steve Feren, is dramatic. The former mayor of Sunrise, Feren’s endorsement list is filled with politicians, lobbyists and other political figures.
Those endorsing Contini include über prosector Brian Cavanagh. He’s been locking up bad guys for years and most recently slammed the jail house door on Anthony “Little Tony” Ferrari, the murderer of Miami Subs founder Konstantinos “Gus” Boulis.
Also on the list are numerous well-known defense attorneys, including veteran Fred Haddad. He engineered a deal in April which allowed former County Commissioner Diana Wasserman-Rubin to plead guilty to a lesser charge of falsifying public documents and get probation in her corruption case.
According to a fund raising announcement on social media today, those endorsing Contini include:
Feren’s list of endorsement include:
Catalina Avalos, Adele Berger, Ron Book, Bob Butterworth, David Bogenschutz, Rae Chorowski, Joy Cooper, Maggie Davidson, Dominick DeStefano, Greg Durden, Sam Goren, Ken Keechl, Marty Kiar, Ilene Lieberman, Stuart Michelson, Nadezda Stefanovic Mikkelson, Lori Moseley, Frank Ortis, Rosalind Osgood, Lori Parrish, Marta Prado, Gary Resnick, Stacy Ritter, David Rosenoff, Eric & Mila Schwartzreich, Joey Scuotto, Jack Seiler, Chris Smith,Eleanor Sobel, Wayne Spath, Terry Stiles, Dean Trantalis, Michael Weinstein and Ann Zucker