Harvey Oyer, III, a partner at Shutts & Bowen and an award-winning children’s book author, has won the James J. Horgan Award from the Florida Historical Society for his book The Last Calusa. The award will be presented during the Florida Historical Society Annual Meeting & Symposium May 23-26, 2013. Oyer also won the James J. Horgan Award in 2011 for his book The Last Egret.
Oyer, a fifth generation native of Palm Beach County, is based out of Shutts & Bowen’s West Palm Beach office where he focuses his practice in real estate and is the Chair of the Land Use Practice Group. He was also recently sworn in as the 100th Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches.