Sarasota, Florida Lawyers

Steven George Lavely
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Florida Lawyer with 34 years experience

Florida Bar Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer. Considered an expert or Specialist in Civil Trial Law. Less than 2% can claim this distinction. I am honored to be one of the less that 5% of Florida... Read More »
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John S. Koda
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Florida Lawyer with 29 years experience

University of Florida College of LawU.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida and Florida
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Bernard F. Walsh
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 40 years experience

An AV Rated Civil Trial attorney with more than 39 years of experience, Bernard F. Walsh first began his career protecting the rights of the public as an attorney for the State of Florida. For the next... Read More »
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Matthew Z. Martell Esq.
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 20 years experience

I have 25 years experience in the legal field as a law clerk, judicial clerk, legal intern and attorney. Since 2000, I've had my own private law practice which has been a general law practice in the past.... Read More »
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Thomas Hudson
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 38 years experience
(941) 358-5400 7780 Westmoreland Dr
at U.S. 41
Sarasota, FL 34243
Free ConsultationDUI and Personal Injury
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Tom Hudson is a board-certified specialist in DUI Defense, one of only four lawyers in Florida with that designation. He is nationally known as an expert in DUI law, and has lectured to other lawyers, paralegals and laymen for over twenty years. As a personal injury lawyer, he is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a group restricted to lawyers who have attained success in major civil litigation.
Mary King
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 25 years experience
(941) 906-7585 3389 Magic Oak Lane
Sarasota, FL 34232
Estate Planning, Probate, Real Estate and Tax
Stetson University College of Law
Mary E. King, Attorney At Law As a dedicated IRS Tax defense attorney Mary has been helping clients get tax debt relief by negotiating currently non-collectible status, offers in compromise, installment agreements, innocent spouse relief, audits, removing levies, releasing liens, and negotiating penalty abatement. Mary's career as a IRS tax attorney began in 1993 after graduating from Stetson University College of Law. She graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Degree in 1988 and a Master of Business Administration Degree in Finance from Wake Forest University, Babcock Graduate School of Management...
Paul Michael McDermott
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 17 years experience
(941) 225-2550 6151 Lake Osprey Drive Suite 300
Sarasota, FL 34240
Free ConsultationDivorce and Family
Regent University School of Law
Paul M. McDermott, Esq., practices exclusively in the area of Marital and Family Law. He has experience in litigation, mediation, and collaboration. After practicing law in Virginia for many years as a trial lawyer, he relocated to Florida and founded McDermott Law Offices, PLLC and now practices exclusively in the 12th Judicial Circuit of Florida, which includes Manatee County and Sarasota County.

Mr. McDermott is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator. He is also trained in Collaborative Divorce Law, an emerging field within the Alternative Dispute Resolution realm focused on resolving cases with a "team" approach...
Robert Andretz
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 15 years experience
(248) 644-6326 1834 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Criminal, DUI, Health Care and White Collar Crime
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Rob Andretz is passionate about helping his clients. Rob has had the honor and privilege of being licensed to practice law since 2003, and he is happy to put his education and experience in the fields of law, biology, and psychology to work for health professionals in need of his help. Rob enjoys being able to be a light in the darkness for those who are facing some of the toughest challenges of their lives.

Rob primarily devotes his time to helping health professionals accused of violating state and federal laws in criminal cases in state and federal courts throughout the...
James Waller Dodson
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 45 years experience
(941) 404-4500 306 N. Rhodes Avenue, Unit 112A
Sarasota, FL 34237
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
Florida State University College of Law and Florida State University College of Law
Jim Dodson spent many years of his long legal career as a partner in a large personal injury law firm, but he had some different ideas about how to practice law. He envisioned a practice centered on the clients’ needs, where he could get to know his clients and be personally involved in their cases. He wanted to create an environment where any client would feel comfortable about calling, where every client with a question about their case could easily get an answer, and where all clients could expect to have their phone calls returned. Jim turned this vision into...
Dennis Hernandez
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 21 years experience
(941) 210-0000 2201 Ringling Boulevard Ste 202
Sarasota, FL 34237
Free ConsultationAntitrust, Business, Criminal and Nursing Home
Florida State University College of Law and Harvard Law School
Dennis started practicing law as an attorney in the 1990’s at just 23 years old. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Duke University and continued on to earn law degrees from Florida State University Law School and Harvard University, School of Law. In 1997 he then went on to start the prominent law firm, Dennis Hernandez & Associates PA concentrating in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, civil litigation, and “white collar” criminal defense. The Tampa FL personal injury firm is on Kennedy Blvd near Hyde Park District, but the firm also has an office in...
Jeremy Belanger
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(248) 644-6326 1834 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Sarasota, FL Attorney with 1 year experience
Administrative, Business and Health Care
Michigan State University and Eastern Michigan University
Jeremy Belanger is an attorney in our Health Care Practice and his practice focuses on business arrangements, employment contracts, and regulatory compliance for physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and others. Jeremy is a member of the Health Care Compliance Association and Certified in Healthcare Compliance, a rigorous training and review process requiring 20 credits in compliance and a minimum of 1,500 hours in direct compliance practice. He has worked on Federal qui tam cases involved the Anti-kickback, 42 U.S.C. § 1320a-7b, and the Stark Law, 42 U.S.C. § 1395nn. Jeremy successfully argued a case before the Michigan Court...
Robert Hoffman
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 28 years experience
(941) 323-9547 1990 Main Street, Suite 750
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationAppeals, Criminal, Divorce and Family
New York Law School
I am a practicing attorney with over twenty-seven years experience in Florida and New York. I currently actively litigating family law cases including modification of alimony, domestication of a foreign decree and dissolution of marriage cases. Additionally, I am appearing as local counsel for Plaintiff’s in debt collection, mortgage foreclosure and insurance subrogation cases. I previously served as a Child Support Hearing Officer/Magistrate for the Twelfth Judicial Circuit, Bradenton, Florida.
Mark Siegel
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 35 years experience
(941) 373-0066 240 N Washington Blvd
Suite 450
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Georgetown University Law Center
Graduate of Georgetown Univ. Law Center, both J.D. and Taxation Masters, Vanderbilt University and Sarasota High School, Mark practices primarily in the areas of commercial law and litigation, estate planning and probate, probate litigation and real estate and real estate litigation. If interested, please contact our office for a consultation.
Jeff Luhrsen
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 25 years experience
(866) 957-4878 4411 Bee Ridge Road, #298
Sarasota, FL 34233
Free ConsultationTemple University Beasley School of Law and Stetson University College of Law
Jeff Luhrsen is a personal injury attorney, with more than 15 years of proven success. Licensed in both Florida and Virginia, The Liquor Law Center operates in Sarasota, Florida, yet also consults clients in any of Florida's 67 counties. As an advocate for people who have experienced wrongful accidents, Florida attorney Jeffrey Luhrsen combines his understanding of the law with a strong desire to help his clients.A graduate of The University of Tampa, Jeffrey Luhrsen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies. Following his undergraduate work, Jeffrey Luhrsen received his Juris Doctor, graduating Cum Laude from Stetson...
Jeana Vogel
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer

Florida Coastal School of LawFlorida
Robert Hoffman
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 28 years experience

I am a practicing attorney with over twenty-seven years experience in Florida and New York. I currently actively litigating family law cases including modification of alimony, domestication of a foreign... Read More »
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Michael H. Fayard II
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 10 years experience
(941) 306-1310 2014 Main St
Sarasota, FL 34237
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal and Personal Injury
Stetson University College of Law and Florida Coastal School of Law
I am an experienced trial lawyer that has successfully represented clients in every stage of litigation in both state and federal court. My results successful trials of multi-million dollar verdicts as well as favorable settlements for my clients.

I take a client-focused approach and I personally manage my client's matters throughout the litigation process.
Colleen Glenn
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 15 years experience
(941) 357-1775 2063 Main Street
Suite 101
Sarasota, FL 34237
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Florida State University College of Law and Florida State University College of Law
What happens to you after an arrest largely depends on the quality of your attorney. Your life can change the instant you are arrested for a criminal offense. An arrest can lead to conviction and, with that, a multitude of implications and consequences that affect every area of your life, from housing and employment to family, finances and relationships. You need an aggressive, experienced, creative attorney. Colleen M. Glenn has dedicated her legal career to defending those individuals accused of crimes. At The Law Offices of Colleen M. Glenn, P.A., we understand the impact an arrest can make in your life...
Matthew Z. Martell Esq.
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 20 years experience
(941) 556-7020 1990 Main St.
Suite 750
Sarasota, FL 34236
Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Akron School of Law
I have 25 years experience in the legal field as a law clerk, judicial clerk, legal intern and attorney. Since 2000, I've had my own private law practice which has been a general law practice in the past. In the last several years, I have limited my practice areas to certain legal fields. Now approximately 95% of my practice is focused on divorce and family law.
Allan Baily
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 20 years experience
(941) 364-9997 46 N Washington Blvd, Suite 18
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Nova Southeastern University
Experience, Respect and Reputation in the community for over 19 years. Dedicated and Aggressive Trial Defense, Criminal Defense, Juvenile Law, Domestic Violence, Family Law/Divorce, Probate, Estate Planning and Guardianship cases. Member United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, July 17, 1998 Member United States Middle District of Florida, August 14, 1998 Member of Sarasota County Bar Association, 1998-2017 Founding Member and Board of Directors of the Collaborative Family Law Professionals of Sarasota/Manatee Graduated Nova Southeastern University, Juris Doctor, January 31, 1998 Associate Editor for Nova Southeastern University Journal of International & Comparative...
Ronald Chapman
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 33 years experience
(941) 893-3449 1834 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Civil Rights, Health Care, Insurance Defense and Medical Malpractice
Loyola University Chicago School of Law and Wayne State University Law School
Ronald W. Chapman is the owner of Chapman Law Group and has been practicing law for over 25 years in Michigan and Florida. He is AV® Rated. Ron is a recognized leader in the legal community and a frequent speaker in the area of medical malpractice and risk management. In 1997 Ron was ranked as one of the top ten speakers for Skillpath, Inc. Ron graduated from California State University, Sacramento (BA, Cum Laude 1979), University of Southern California School of Administration (MPA 1980) and Wayne State Law School (JD 1984). After receiving an Honorable Discharge from the United States Air...
Damian Mallard
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 27 years experience
(888) 409-3805 889 N. Washington Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34236
Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Stetson University College of Law
With over 20 years of experience, Sarasota injury lawyer Damian Mallard has won several million dollar and multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts for his clients and is Board Certified in civil trial law, an accomplishment achieved by less than 2% of attorneys in Florida. Along with his wife, Sara Mallard, and Michael Murphy, the team of personal injury attorneys at the Mallard Law Firm serves as advocates for injury victims throughout Florida and offers free case evaluations.
Stephen Mathew Whyte
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 20 years experience
240 South Pineapple Avenue
6th Floor
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationCriminal, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Stetson University College of Law
Born in Kentucky and raised in Ohio, Matt graduated Magna Cum Laude and with University Honors from the University of Central Florida with a B.S. in Business Administration (Marketing). He received his law degree, Cum Laude, and his Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A.) from Stetson University. While in law school, Matt completed internships with the Chief Judge for the US District Court, Middle District of Florida, the US Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida, and the 12th Judicial Circuit's Office of the State Attorney in Florida. Matt also earned Book Awards in Evidence, Criminal Procedure II,...
Bernard F. Walsh
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 40 years experience
(941) 907-3088 308 Cocoanut Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationBusiness and Personal Injury
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
An AV Rated Civil Trial attorney with more than 39 years of experience, Bernard F. Walsh first began his career protecting the rights of the public as an attorney for the State of Florida. For the next three years, as a trial attorney for the State of Florida, Mr. Walsh handled numerous high profile trials concerning serious felony crimes.
Since 1982 Bernie has exclusively practiced personal injury law and helped accident victims in and beyond Sarasota and Manatee Counties in Florida.

Mr. Walsh has won the largest playground recovery (2008-$1,900,000), motorcycle recoveries (2006-$6,000,000), motor vehicle v commercial truck (2016-$4,700,000), and a...
Daniel Hooper Smith
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 2 years experience
(941) 365-9900 328 N Rhodes Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34237
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning and Probate
George Mason University School of Law
Daniel H. Smith is an associate attorney at Advocates in Aging, Law Office of Ira S. Wiesner, P.A. in Sarasota, Florida, focusing on Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Veterans Benefits, Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning, Special Needs Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Guardianship, and Assisted Living/Nursing Home Issues. Daniel is licensed to practice law in Florida and Virginia. Daniel is also a VA Accredited Attorney, and represents veterans and their families in appeals of VA Benefits decisions.

Daniel received his law degree with honors from the George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia. While in law school,...
Julie Luhrsen
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sarasota, FL Attorney with 29 years experience
(941) 212-2600 6954 Professional Parkway East
sarasota, FL 34240
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
University of Richmond School of Law
Dedicated to helping those injured due to the carelessness or even recklessness of others fight for their rights and a fair and just recovery.
Jonathan Sooriash
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Jonathan Sooriash Esq. LL.M. represents taxpayers to resolve and settle their tax debt with the IRS and State Tax Departments. J. David Tax Law LLC assists both individuals and businesses in becoming... Read More »
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Christopher M. Klemawesch
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University of FloridaFlorida and Middle District of Florida
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Bradley Paul Rothman
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(877) 730-5180 1990 Main Street, ste. 750
Sarasota, FL 34236
Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 15 years experience
Employment and Insurance Claims
University of Florida
I am a Southwest Florida attorney board certified in labor and employment law by the Florida Bar. My practice focuses on employment law, insurance claims, whistleblower representation, and civil litigation.

Much of my law practice involves the representation of current and former employees denied proper compensation; victimized by discrimination or retaliation in the workplace; or requiring legal assistance with non-compete agreements. I'm also heavily involved with the representation of families and businesses denied appropriate insurance coverage following Hurricane Irma. Additionally, I provide representation for Medicare fraud whistleblowers, sexual abuse victims, and most business litigation matters.

I have...
Anthony Gerald Ryan
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 20 years experience
(941) 954-7132 2184 Main St
Sarasota, FL 34237
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
University of Miami School of Law
Anthony G. Ryan provides aggressive criminal defese in State and Federal Courts throughout the state of Florida. He is a board certified criminal trial attorney with over twelve years of experience. Call him today: 941-954-7132
Leslie Wulfsohn Loftus
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 34 years experience
(941) 444-7278 783 S. Orange Avenue
Suite 300
Sarasota, FL 34236
Divorce and Family
The John Marshall Law School
Ms. Loftus offers a concierge approach to her clients. She begins with the assumption that each case calls for special handling, since no two family law cases are alike. After the initial consultation, she works with her clients closely, to provide them with a basic understanding of Florida family law proceedings. Ms. Loftus and the client are then able to work together to ensure that there are articulated, agreed-upon, legitimate and realistic goals. After the goals are established, Ms. Loftus provides her clients with a range of options designed to meet those objectives. She reviews the advantages and disadvantages of...
Mr. Mark Rein Zimmerman
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 27 years experience
(941) 364-8503 434 S. Washington Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34236
Criminal, Domestic Violence, Education and White Collar Crime
University of Florida
Florida Bar Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer. Former Sarasota prosecutor. Owner/occupant of The Laurel Building in historic Laurel Park district of Sarasota.
James Keim
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 22 years experience
(844) 485-7600 6151 Lake Osprey Drive
Third Floor
Sarasota, FL 34240
Free ConsultationNursing Home
Stetson University College of Law
Sarasota, Venice, Bradenton Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer James E. Keim: Over 20 years of experience holding nursing home and assisted living corporations accountable for neglecting and abusing the elderly in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and Lee Counties. Call Toll Free: (844) 485-7600

Home, hospital, nursing home, assisted living facility and office consultations available by appointment. Serving Sarasota, Venice, Bradenton, Englewood, North Port, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda and surrounding communities.

Call (844) 485-7600 or (941) 485-7600 for a free, confidential consultation. All cases are handled on a contingency fee and cost basis: This means there are no fees or...
Michael Benjamin Germain
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 15 years experience
(941) 316-0333 6151 Lake Osprey Dr #300
Sarasota, FL 34240
Free ConsultationBusiness, Consumer and Personal Injury
Stetson University
Tampa Insurance Law Attorney

As the founder and managing partner of Germain Law Group, Michael Germain continues to represent insurance policyholders, personal injury victims, consumers, and businesses across Florida.

He is a dedicated advocate for his clients' causes, even if their case takes them against large insurance corporations. His resolve stems from nearly a decade of legal experience, which allows him to confidently fight for his clients' futures inside and outside of the courtroom.

Michael Germain founded Germain Law Group on the foundation of open-communication and a drive to help people gain the justice that they deserve.

With insurance-related matters, individuals, families,...
Richard L. Weldon II
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 15 years experience
(877) 730-5180 1990 Main St
Suite 750
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationEmployment, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
University of Florida and Florida State University College of Law
Richard Weldon is an experienced civil trial attorney based in Southwest Florida, and the managing member of Weldon & Rothman, PL. Mr. Weldon focuses his practice on personal injury and civil litigation.

In the area of personal injury, Mr. Weldon provides aggressive representation for matters involving auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, boating accidents, slip and falls, catastrophic personal injury, and wrongful death. Over the past decade, Mr. Weldon has successfully represented hundreds of individuals and families throughout Southwest Florida in personal injury cases. Additionally, Mr. Weldon maintains a general civil litigation practice, handling diverse matters including complex property disputes,...
James A. Fowler Jr.
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 10 years experience
(941) 404-8909 2075 Main Street, Suite 38
Sarasota, FL 34237
Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Florida Coastal School of Law
Respect. Reputation. Protection! James A. Fowler Jr. is the co-founder and managing partner of Fowler Law Group. James draws upon his diverse criminal law experiences to defend adults and juveniles involved in all types of criminal law matters, including federal and state crimes, DUI offenses, driver’s license suspensions and traffic cases. He is a native of Sarasota County and obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida.
Marc A. Falco
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 31 years experience
(941) 955-9585 2180 Main St
Sarasota, FL 34237
Free ConsultationAnimal, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Stetson University College of Law
Marc Falco has 27 years of experience practicing personal injury trial law on the west coast of Florida. He practices in all State Courts, Middle District of Florida Federal Court and the State Supreme Court. He has collected multiple million dollar awards for his clients. He is also a motorcycle enthusiast who is regarded as one of the premier motorcycle accident lawyers on the west coast of Florida.
Ms. Jo-Ann Pulice
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 32 years experience
(941) 924-0993 3665 Bee Ridge Road #106
Sarasota, FL 34233
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
University of Miami School of Law
Over the years many of my clients have asked why I became a lawyer. My choice was sparked by an injustice suffered by a family member. I was in grade school when my dad was hit by a drunk driver who was from a wealthy family. It appeared that she received preferential treatment because of her wealth. From that day my passion for justice was ignited. Over the years it was fueled by meeting individuals who were not treated fairly in the civil or criminal justice system. Before going to law school I listened to people who had been wronged in...
John Patrick Musca
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Florida Attorney with 19 years experience

Mr. Musca is a passionate, aggressive and nationally-renowned criminal defense attorney who represents clients on all criminal defense matters in the State of Florida. He completed his undergraduate... Read More »
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M. David Shapiro
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 33 years experience

Attorney M. David Shapiro is an AV-rated civil trial lawyer, the highest rating awarded to litigation attorneys. He is also board certified by the Florida Bar. Shapiro is an experienced trial lawyer who has... Read More »
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Christina Aliene Goldberg
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 11 years experience
(941) 212-2600 6954 Professional Pkwy E
Sarasota, FL 34240
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
Stetson University College of Law
Christina focuses her practice primarily upon plaintiff’s Personal Injury, which encompasses, but is not limited to, car crashes, slip/trip-and-fall accidents, motorcycle accidents, catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, homeowner negligence, and other negligent injury claims. Christina also handles Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Litigation on behalf of doctors who have been unfairly denied payment by insurance carriers, and has also represented those who are disabled in Social Security Disability cases.

Her heart is in plaintiff's work, and she is dedicated to representing the injured who have been the victims of other's negligence. As a former insurance defense lawyer, Christina saw how "big...
Rick Arcaro
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 28 years experience
(888) 352-2453 1605 Main Street
Suite 1112
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
Michigan State University
As the founder at the Law Offices of Rick Arcaro, Sarasota lawyer Rick Arcaro offers legal counsel to injury victims. He has almost four decades of personal legal experience, and he has been in solo practice since 1990. In 2012, Sarasota Magazine named him as a Top Lawyer. His peers have recognized Mr. Arcaro with the distinction of the AV Preeminent® recognition from Martindale-Hubbell®. Attorney Arcaro is an Eagle Member of the Florida Justice Association and Sarasota County Bar Association. He is a graduate of the Michigan State University College of Law. For a no-cost consultation, contact his firm today.
Adam B. Portnow
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 10 years experience
(941) 373-1797 2071 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34237
Business, IP, Patents and Trademarks
St. Thomas University School of Law
The Law Office of Adam B. Portnow, P.L. is an Intellectual Property & General Law practice providing competent, cost-effective representation for clients throughout the State of Florida. Adam Portnow is a graduate of St. Thomas University School of Law in Miami, Florida. Prior to completing law school, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Digital Arts and Sciences from the University of Florida College of Computer Information Sciences and Engineering.
Ralph Lee Friedland
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Saraota, FL Attorney with 43 years experience
(941) 365-1980 1515 Ringling Blvd.
Suite 230
Saraota, FL 34236
Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of Connecticut School of Law
Mr. Friedland is currently licensed to practice law in the State of Florida and is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family, Appellate, and Circuit Civil Mediator. Mr. Friedland graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in 1972 and from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 1975. Mr. Friedland practiced in Connecticut from 1975 through 1988 when he relocated his practice to Sarasota, Florida. He is a member of the Family Law, Alternate Dispute Resolution Section, and the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Sections of the Florida Bar, Sarasota County Bar Association, and American...
Ajay Pallegar
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 11 years experience
(941) 893-5816 3906 Mockingbird Hill
Sarasota, FL 34231
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Stetson University College of Law
TAMPA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY AJAY PALLEGAR FORMER STATE PROSECUTOR WITH OVER 50 CRIMINAL JURY TRIALS, 50 BENCH TRIALS AND EXTENSIVE DUI TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE Mr. Pallegar is a graduate from the University of South Florida and Stetson University College of Law. He is a Former Pinellas County Assistant State Attorney and has over tried over 100 criminal trials to verdict. As a prosecutor, he received specialized training in domestic violence cases by being appointed to the domestic violence division of the Pinellas County State Attorneys Office. Specifically battery, assault and domestic violence injunctions. He has also received considerable training in prosecuting DUI...
Christopher Douglas Smith
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 17 years experience
(941) 202-2222 5391 Lakewood Ranch Blvd 203
Sarasota, FL 34240
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Georgetown University Law Center
Christopher D. Smith received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Harvard University (Cambridge, MA) and his Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University (Washington, D.C.). A long-time resident of Florida, Mr. Smith also graduated from Pine View School in Sarasota. He is a member of the bars of Florida, Virginia and Washington, D.C., and is admitted to practice in the Middle, Southern and Northern Districts of Florida. Christopher is also certified in consumer bankruptcy law by the American Board of Certification.


Christopher started his career with the international law firm of Dechert LLP in 2001, working as an associate in the securities law...
Angela Davis Tobaygo
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 14 years experience
(941) 404-8908 1266 1st Street, Suite 9
Sarasota, FL 34236
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
Florida State University College of Law
I have been a resident of the Sarasota area for most of my life, attended Pine View School, and am fluent in Spanish. Upon obtaining my law degree, I knew I wanted to return to the Sarasota County area and started work immediately as an Assistant State Attorney in Sarasota County, where I worked as a misdemeanor and juvenile prosecutor for several years. Since leaving the prosecutor’s office, I have practiced in the areas of civil litigation, insurance defense, family law, domestic violence and criminal defense. My practice is focused on all aspects of the firm’s...
Darren Mark Finebloom
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 18 years experience
(941) 953-2622 200 N. Washington Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationCriminal and Personal Injury
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Ronald Chapman, II
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(941) 893-3449 1834 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationSarasota, FL Attorney with 9 years experience
Administrative, Criminal, Health Care and Medical Malpractice
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Ronald W. Chapman, II recently rejoined Chapman Law Group after serving our country as a member of the United States Marine Corps. Ron served as a Judge Advocate in the U.S. Marine Corps with eight honorable years of service. His assignments included: a brief tour as an assistant defense counsel, followed by a position as a prosecutor. Ron prosecuted both felony and misdemeanor cases on behalf of the U.S. Government. After a very successful tour as a prosecutor he was selected to deploy to Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. Ron served as the legal advisor to a Marine unit during combat...
David Ashley Haenel
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 17 years experience
(941) 444-4444 2445 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34237
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Medical Malpractice
Widener University Delaware School of Law
David Haenel protects the rights of the accused. His firm,The Law Place, has offices in Sarasota, Tampa, Orlando, and Clearwater but they represent people throughout the State of Florida. David is the former 2004 State of Florida DUI Prosecutor of the Year and has spent his entire legal career representing individuals charged with traffic and criminal traffic violations. David and his team of lawyers are relentless in their legal representation and are not satisfied until they have exhausted all possible defenses.
James Keim
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Sarasota, FL Lawyer with 22 years experience

Sarasota, Venice, Bradenton Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer James E. Keim: Over 20 years of experience holding nursing home and assisted living corporations accountable for neglecting and abusing the elderly in... Read More »
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Sarasota, FL Attorney with 31 years experience

Education David L. Goldman graduated from Hamilton College in 1983 and the Tulane University School of Law in 1987. He was admitted to The Florida Bar in the same year. Experience Since his admission to... Read More »
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Sarasota Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Legal Aid of Manasota, Inc.
(941) 366-0038
Sarasota, FL


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(727) 821-0726
St. Petersburg, FL

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