Columbia County, Florida Lawyers

Fred Koberlein
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Columbia County, FL Attorney with 15 years experience
(386) 269-9802 855 SW Baya Dr
Lake City, FL 32025
Free ConsultationBusiness, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Personal Injury
University of Florida
Koberlein Law Offices, PLLC, includes attorneys Fred Koberlein and Byron Flagg (of counsel) and is based in Lake City, Florida and Gainesville, Florida. The firm focuses its legal practice to three areas: (1) personal injury law, (2) criminal defense, and (3) local government matters which require you to appear or present your matter before your local government Boards/Councils. The firm would be happy to consult with you concerning your legal matter. Please call either 386-269-9802 for the Lake City, Florida office or 352-519-HELP (4357) for the Gainesville, Florida office.
Anthony W. Chauncey
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Columbia County, FL Attorney with 9 years experience
(877) 315-5107 882 SW Baya Drive
Lake City, FL 32025
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal Defense, Probate and Traffic Tickets
Florida Coastal School of Law
Anthony “Tony” Chauncey practices in the areas of Bankruptcy, Foreclosure Defense, Criminal Defense, Traffic Citations, Family Law, and Personal Injury. Mr. Chauncey has counseled clients in many areas of the law including representation of numerous individuals and business entities in transactional and litigation proceedings in Florida’s state, federal, and bankruptcy courts. Mr. Chauncey has helped thousands of clients achieve a fresh start financially using the federal bankruptcy laws. He is experienced in Chapters 7, 11, 12 and 13 under the Federal Bankruptcy Code. His criminal practice includes the defense of clients accused of crimes such as DUI, traffic offenses, drug...
Tony Turner
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Columbia County, FL Lawyer with 28 years experience
(386) 490-5215 750 SW Main Blvd
Lake City, FL 32025
Free ConsultationForeclosure Defense, Immigration, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Florida State University College of Law
I have practiced law for 27 years and have represented thousands of clients. I was previously employed with Morgan & Morgan but left in 2001 to start my own practice. My office is dedicated to representing debtors who are trying to get a fresh start by discharging their debt, save their homes from foreclosure, stop lawsuits and harassing phone calls. Call me today for a free legal consultation. I offer payments plans and try to work within everyone's budget.

Offices - Jacksonville, Orange Park, Lake City & Deland


EDUCATION:
Florida State University - B.S. Finance 1988.
Florida State University -...
Carey Duncan Carmichael
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Columbia County, FL Attorney with 13 years experience
(386) 269-0440 310 SE Hernando Avenue
Lake City, FL 32025
Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence, Estate Planning and Probate
Florida Coastal School of Law
Carey D. Carmichael, Jr. is recognized by the Florida Bar as a Board Certified Expert in Criminal Trial Law. Mr. Carmichael's office is in Lake City, Florida. Mr. Carmichael received his Bachelors degree from Mercer University; and obtained an MBA prior to law school. Graduating from law school in 2006, Mr. Carmichael began his career as an Assistant Public Defender. During the next few years, Mr. Carmichael handled over 2000 cases, ranging from misdemeanors to capital felonies.

Prior to opening his practice, Mr. Carmichael served as an Assistant State Attorney for the Third Judicial Circuit for 6 years. During his...
Kris B Robinson
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Columbia County, FL Lawyer
(386) 755-1334 582 W. Duval St.
Lake City, FL 32055
Jason M. Melton Esq.
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 17 years experience
(352) 264-7800 2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606
Free ConsultationAppeals, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI and Personal Injury
The Catholic University of America
Attorney Jason M. Melton, is a founding partner of Whittel & Melton, LLC, a full service law firm. We are dedicated to providing our clients with personalized, high-quality representation. We handle Auto Accidents, Slip and Fall, Injury, Nursing Home Abuse, Wrongful Death, Employment, Unpaid Overtime, DUI, Criminal, Brain Injury, Divorce and all Family law issues and other related legal matters throughout the state of Florida.
Adam S. Towers
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 18 years experience
(855) 473-1818 2700 NW 43rd Street, Suite C
Gainesville, FL 32606
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of the Pacific
Adam S. Towers is a shareholder with the Central Florida law firm of Bogin, Munns & Munns In 2007, he was the founding attorney at the firm's Gainesville office.

Adam S. Towers specializes in Business Law, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, Civil Litigation, and Estate Planning & Probate. Since 2001, he has handled a wide variety of cases such as insurance claims, eminent domain, contract disputes, code enforcement, and residential evictions & foreclosures.

He belongs to both the Florida and the California bars, and received his J.D. from California's University of the Pacific. He is on the Board of Directors...
Rupasri Sikdar Lloyd
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 17 years experience
SW 2ND AVE, SUITE 106
GAINESVILLE, FL 32601
Free ConsultationBusiness and Health Care
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Rupa is a shareholder in GrayRobinson’s Gainesville and Jacksonville law firm offices. With nearly two decades of experience and a certificate in health law, she specializes in health care operational, corporate, transactional and regulatory matters. She advises clients in many facets of their business, including privacy and data security, fraud and abuse, corporate governance, labor relations, licensure and discipline, quality improvement and healthcare risk management. She routinely conducts due diligence including the preparation and negotiation of agreements in connection with telehealth, software licensing, EMR, practice sale and acquisition, medical equipment, real property leases, physician employment and medical directorships.

Rupa is licensed...
Justin Jacobson
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 11 years experience
(352) 373-3334 2815 NW 13th Street
Bank of America Building, Suite 305
Gainesville, FL 32609
Appeals, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Legal Practice Areas: Family Law Business Law Estate Planning Probate Civil Appeals (Appellate Law) Landlord/Tenant Pet Trust Guardianships Litigation Percentage: 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation Bar Admissions: Florida, 2008 Education: University of Florida Levin College of Law Gainesville, Florida J.D. cum laude – 2008 University of Florida Gainesville, Florida B.A. – 2004 Major: English Professional Associations and Memberships: Eighth Judicial...
Howard Marshall Rosenblatt
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 38 years experience
(855) 473-1818 2700 NW 43rd Street
Suite C
Gainesville, FL 32606
Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law
Howard Rosenblatt is an Estate Planning and Probate attorney working with the Central Florida law firm Bogin, Munns & Munns. He is based out of the firm's Gainesville office and is versed in all matters of Estate Planning, including Wills and Trusts.

Mr. Rosenblatt graduated with his law degree from the University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law in 1981, and has been recipient of numerous legal and community-based awards and honors.
Gina M. Girardot Esq.
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 16 years experience
(352) 264-7800 2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Gregory T. Buckley
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 23 years experience
(855) 473-1818 2700 NW 43rd Street, Suite C
Gainesville, FL 32606
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family and Juvenile
University of Florida
Gregory T. Buckley practices Family Law, Civil Litigation, and Business Law as an Of Counsel attorney for the Central Florida law firm of Bogin, Munns & Munns. He works out of the firm's Gainesville location, specializing in areas including Child Custody & Visitation, Divorce, and Alimony. Mr. Buckley received his B.A. from the University of North Florida (1990) and his law degree from the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law (1995).

He has worked for Shands Legal Services and Watson, Folds & Walker, P.A. before going into private practice in 2002. Mr. Buckley has two...
Eric A. Dibert
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 8 years experience
(855) 473-1818 2700 NW 43rd Street
Suite C
Gainesville, FL 32606
Business and Real Estate
University of Alabama School of Law
Eric Dibert is a litigation attorney for the Gainesville, Florida law office of Bogin, Munns & Munns. He specializes in Real Estate Litigation and Business & Commercial Litigation. He attended Florida State University, receiving his B.S degree in Political Science and Interdisciplinary Social Science (double-major). Mr. Dibert received his law degree from the University of Alabama College of Law in 2011.
Adam P Stout
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 7 years experience
(352) 665-9266 5215 SW 91st Terrace
Gainesville, FL 32608
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense
Florida Coastal School of Law
As an attorney, Adam Stout has spent thousands of hours inside the courtroom. He knows that environment, how it works, and how to win in that arena. When he speaks, people listen. This is the product of meticulous preparation and unbridled conviction in advocating for your cause. To Adam, his clients are not statistics. They are people with very real problems. That is why he personally handles every case from beginning to end. Whether you are facing a DUI, drug charges, or some other crime, he will stand at your side, ready to protect your rights and fight on your...
Kyle McLeod
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Suwannee County, FL Attorney with 14 years experience
(386) 688-3627 118 Parshley Street SW
Live Oak, FL 32064
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Florida Coastal School of Law
Kyle McLeod is devoted to defending individuals accused of criminal violations. Mr. McLeod has handled hundreds of felony and misdemeanor cases, including drug possession, drug trafficking, drug manufacturing, drug sales, weapon offenses, assaults, thefts, DUI, and first time offenders. His prior experience as a State Prosecutor has given him the skills and insight needed to effectively represent clients at every stage in the criminal justice system. If you or someone you love is charged with a criminal offense call 386.362.2212 for a consultation. Available 24/7 at 386-688-3627.
Lauren Nagel Richardson
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 23 years experience
(352) 204-2224 2700 NW 43rd Street
Suite C
Gainesville, FL 32606
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
Florida State University College of Law
Lauren Richardson moved to Gainesville in 1993 to complete an LLM in Taxation at UF Law. Since then, she has focused her practice on protecting families and property through estate planning, guardianship, probate, special needs, and elder law. She also serves as co-counsel on wrongful death, personal injury and probate and trust litigation cases. Lauren's probate practice is Statewide. All other areas are throughout North Florida. Free phone consult. Reasonable fees.
Gilbert J Alba
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 16 years experience
(800) 520-5945 2700 NW 43rd Street
Ste D
Gainesville, FL 32606
Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of Florida
Gil Alba was born and raised in Central Florida and has subscribed to a hard-work ethic his entire life. While pursuing his undergraduate degree at the University of Central Florida (UCF), he worked as a legal assistant for one of Florida’s largest and oldest Intellectual Property law firms. Despite his status as both a full-time student and full-time employee, Gil’s dedication and perseverance enabled him to graduate with honors in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. After graduating from UCF, Gil moved to Gainesville to attend the University of Florida (UF) Frederic G. Levin College of...
Patrick W. Harland
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 19 years experience
(352) 264-7800 2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606
Free ConsultationEmployment, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Stetson University College of Law
Patrick W. Harland, Jr. is a seasoned litigator and personal injury attorney having tried cases in both Florida State and Federal Court.

Upon graduating from Stetson University College of Law in 1999, Mr. Harland focused his law practice on defending insurance companies as well as some of the nation’s largest nursing home chains in liability suits relating to patient care. Mr. Harland also defended physicians in correctional healthcare cases brought by inmates alleging civil rights violations due to inadequate healthcare.

Today, Mr. Harland uses that defense background to the advantage of St. Petersburg clients who have been injured by the negligence of...
Richard Milton Knellinger
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 45 years experience
(844) 373-3334 2815 NW 13th St
Bank of America Building, Suite 305
Gainesville, FL 32609
Business, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Legal Practice Areas: Family Law Business Law Estate Planning Probate Civil Appeals (Appellate Law) Intellectual Property Trademarks Pet Trust Guardianships Bar Admissions: Florida, 1974 Education: University of Florida College of Law Gainesville, Florida J.D. – 1974 University of Florida Gainesville, Florida B.A. – 1971 St Petersburg Junior College Clearwater, Florida A.A. – 1969 Representative Clients: SunTrust Bank Honors and...
Sabina Tomshinsky
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 14 years experience
(352) 505-5878 126 NW 76th Drive
Suite B
Gainesville, FL 32607
Divorce, Estate Planning, Family and Probate
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Attorney Sabina Tomshinsky has been practicing law since 2005 and is committed to finding effective resolutions to each client's unique legal needs. Ms. Tomshinsky is the owner of Home Town Law, P.A., where she provides knowledgeable, responsive client service in a broad spectrum of legal areas, including family law, estate planning, probate, landlord-tenant law and corporate law. She has dedicated her career to protecting the interests of individuals, families and businesses in North Central Florida. As a Gainesville, Florida resident for more than a decade, she is proud to address your legal issues and concerns in a creative...
Jeffrey Lee Meldon
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 48 years experience
(352) 373-8000 703 North Main Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Barbara Cusumano
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 27 years experience
(352) 379-2828 2727 NW 43rd Street, Suite 2A
Gainesville, FL 32616
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
University of Miami School of Law
My name is Barbara Cusumano and I am a compassionate, experienced bankruptcy attorney. I have helped over a thousand people in financial trouble for the past twenty-three years. I truly love helping people obtain a financial fresh start. I grew up in Gainesville, Florida, graduated from the University of Florida (Bachelor of Science) and from the University of Miami (Law Degree). I am a working mom and the mother of a beautiful daughter. We have all had financial ups and downs. I understand the stress associated with loss of work, divorce and unexpected illness. I...
Barbara Blount-Powell
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 40 years experience
(352) 378-1107 1800 N Main St
Gainesville, FL 32609
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
University of Florida
Barbara has practiced criminal defense in Alachua County and the Eighth Judicial Circuit since 1984, handling criminal matters including murder, manslaughter, dui/vehicular manslaughter, possession, sale and trafficking in drugs, robbery, burglary, grand theft, forgery, aggravated battery, aggravated assault, gun crimes, and numerous other felony and misdemeanor offenses. Before joining DeThomasis & Buchanan, P.A. in 2001, Barbara practiced criminal law as an assistant Public Defender for the 8th Judicial Circuit for over sixteen years. Barbara was a member of the defense team for Danny Harold Rolling from 1992 through his capital murder sentencing proceeding in February of 1994. She is a past...
Christopher Parker-Cyrus
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 26 years experience
(352) 346-3569 200 NE 1st STREET
SUITE 105
GAINESVILLE, FL 32601
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Christopher Parker-Cyrus is an attorney handling cases throughout state of Florida. Christopher Parker-Cyrus, Managing Partner of the law firm PARKERCYRUSLAW.COM, received his law degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill in 1993, after attending the University of Miami as a visiting student. He has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1993. Since that time, he has handled several thousand cases in court proceedings, including well over 100 trials and many more hearings, motions, and various other proceedings. His vast experience as a trial lawyer includes many cases in which clients...
John Patrick Musca
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 20 years experience
(352) 397-9915 19 SW 2nd St
#201
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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 studies at Boston College, and graduated cum laude in 1994. He then went on to earn his law degree from Case Western University School of Law in 1997.

Mr. Musca began his career representing the indigent as an Assistant Public Defender. Then, in 2001, he began his own practice, Musca Law, P.A, a firm which focuses exclusively in the area of criminal defense. He also speaks fluent Spanish.

Mr. Musca...
Kelly R McNeal
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 13 years experience
(352) 283-8151 2830 NW 41st Street
Suite L
Gainesville, FL 32606
Appeals, Business, Divorce and Family
University of Florida
McNeal Legal, LLC is committed to providing legal services to businesses and individuals in a professional, timely and cost efficient manner. This is a time when you need the assistance of a professional attorney who can guide you to make the best of a less than ideal situation, and protect your rights along the way.
James Feuerstein
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 32 years experience
(352) 397-9915 19 SW 2nd St
#201
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Divorce and Family
Stetson University
James Feuerstein is a former prosecutor with decades of experience. We provide counsel for clients accused of all types of crimes. When you need top Tavares, FL Criminal Attorneys, rely on him.
Philip Noble Kabler
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 34 years experience
(855) 473-1818 2700 NW 43rd Street, Suite C
Gainesville, FL 32606
Business, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Philip N. Kabler is Senior Counsel for the Central Florida law firm of Bogin, Munns & Munns P.A. He has over 25 years' experience and is licensed to practice law in Virginia, Connecticut, and Florida.

He has practiced in numerous areas of the law over the years such as Business law (including Contract Negotiation & Review, Business Formation, Risk Management, and Asset & Equity Dispositions), Real Estate (both Commercial and Residential), the Equine Industry, and Banking.

He is an experienced teacher, having held such positions at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business Administration (2007-2013), Santa Fe College (1998-99 and...
Tracee L. Ivins Esq.
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 10 years experience
(352) 264-7800 2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Southeastern University
Tracee L. Ivins graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology. After graduation she worked for the State of Florida as a certified investigator, before deciding to pursue a law degree. As an attorney Ms. Ivins has handled files from inception all the way to a jury verdict. Her experience has included claims involving serious bodily injury, product liability injury and wrongful death arising from auto accidents, slip and falls, dog bites, negligent security, motorcycle and tractor trailer accidents.

Lawsuits including Negligence, Breach of Contract, Negligent Entrustment, Uninsured Motorist Insurance Claims, Under-Insured Motorists Insurance disputes, Wrongful Death, Bad...
Mark Stephen Thomas
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 25 years experience
(352) 372-9990 5200 SW 91st Terrace
Suite 101-B
Gainesville, FL 32608
Health Care
Florida State University College of Law and Florida State University College of Law
Mark concentrates his practice on representing health care providers, insurers and suppliers/manufacturers in regulatory matters before the government. He specializes in Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement, state licensure and transactional compliance. Mark has 30 years of experience in hospital, physician and managed care regulation and compliance. As a litigator, Mark has tried 49 healthcare cases in administrative, state and federal courts. His transactional practice includes the creation of several of Florida's most complex and comprehensive joint ventures. Mark is one of only 190 attorneys in the country who is board-certified in health law. He has graduate degrees in healthcare...
Dean Galigani
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 29 years experience
(352) 375-0812 317 NE 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationAnimal, Appeals, Criminal Defense and Domestic Violence
University of Florida
Florida Criminal Defense Attorney - Dean Galigani I am a Florida Bar Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer and founder of Galigani Law Firm located in Gainesville, Florida. As a Florida Bar Association Certified Criminal Trial Law Specialist, I have been accredited the highest level of recognition by the Florida Bar within my area of practice. Only those who have this certification may use the term "Expert" or "Specialist" when speaking about their knowledge and experience concerning the criminal justice subject matter. It's an honor to say that I completed all the necessary qualifications, and my colleagues perceive my skills adequate and...
Mr. Long H. Duong
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 14 years experience
(352) 371-2670 11 NW 33rd Ct
Gainesville, FL 32607
Free ConsultationElder, Estate Planning and Probate
Shepard Broad Law Center, Nova Southeastern University
Florida Probate Attorney: Though my practice areas include estate planning and real estate work, my practice has become largely focused on Florida Probate cases. My firm's flagship website is http://www.WeProbateFlorida.com where many if not most of our clients start. Prior to opening my doors in the greater Orlando area, I was associate counsel at Rarick & Associates, P.A., the leading estate planning firm in Miami Lakes, Florida. I also clerked for Becker & Poliakoff, P.A. in Ft. Lauderdale. When I can get away from the office, I am a proud internet geek, Florida Gator fan, husband and...
Thomas L. Edwards
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 31 years experience
(352) 377-7800 4545 NW 8th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Florida
Thomas L. Edwards is a lifelong Floridian. He was born in Miami Beach and grew up in Hollywood, Florida. He moved to Gainesville to attend college and graduated from the University of Florida (Bachelor of Science with Honors, 1983). Upon graduation, he was selected by the University of Florida to be the first student to participate in the combined Criminology and Law program and became that program's first graduate in 1986 obtaining his Masters Degree with Honors and his Juris Doctorate.

Mr. Edwards continues to support the University of Florida by sponsoring the Book Award in Criminal Law, which is presented...
Eric Steven Ruff
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 40 years experience
(352) 364-8688 4010 West Newberry Road
Suite G
Gainesville, FL 32607
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business and Consumer
University of Florida
Rated "AV" Peer Review 5.0 out of 5.0 and Client Review 5.0 out of 5.0 by Martindale-Hubble . Rated Superb Attorney 10.0 out of 10.0 by Avvo.com and 5.0 out of 5.0 by Google Places reviews. Eric S. Ruff has filed over 2,900 bankruptcy cases and has over 30 years experience. He attended law school at the University of Florida where he was also a member of the Law Review. Mr. Ruff graduated from law school with honors in 1979 and soon afterwards was an attorney with the firm of Trinkle & Redman in Plant City,...
Lea Galigani
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 27 years experience
(352) 375-0812 317 NE 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
Free ConsultationAnimal, Appeals, Civil Rights and Criminal Defense
University of Florida
As an attorney for almost 20 years, I have learned the ins-and-outs of the criminal justice process, defending hundreds of clients against misdemeanor and felony criminal charges. I have experience defending individuals charged with civil crimes and representation in higher courts for the appellant, as well. I have been a member of the Florida community for over 15 years, attending the University of Florida Law School and admitted to the State Bar of Florida in 1992. As such, I gained significant knowledge and agility in the Florida legal system. I was a former attorney for...
Jay P. Lechner Esq.
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 18 years experience
(352) 264-7800 2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Employment, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Mr. Lechner is a Florida Bar board certified labor and employment lawyer with years experience representing both employees and employers in all aspects of employment law matters.
Christopher J. Jones
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 9 years experience
(352) 377-7800 4545 NW 8th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
University of Florida
Michael Dustin Sechrest
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 21 years experience
(352) 373-5922 5200 SW 91st Terrace
Gainesville, FL 32608
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Florida
Michael Sechrest is a civil trial attorney in Gainesville FL. He was recently selected by SuperLawyers as a civil litigation super lawyer, which is a designation reserved for only 5% of attorneys in the State of Florida. He is also board certified by the Florida Bar, which is a recognition as an expert in his field. He has handled hundreds of cases, trials and arbitrations throughout Florida and many other states in both state and federal courts. Mr. Sechrest’s practice areas include personal injury, business/construction litigation, and products liability. He has also handled a variety of...
Thomas J. Jerla Jr. Esq.
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Alachua County, FL Attorney with 17 years experience
(352) 726-0078 2441 NW 43rd St
Gainesville, FL 32606
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
Pace Law School
Tom is an experienced litigator who handles personal injury and wrongful death matters arising out of a wide array of accidents including but not limited to the use and operation of an automobile, premises liability negligence, cruise ship negligence, and the negligence of vendors of alcoholic beverages. Mr. Jerla is also working on expanding the firms Traumatic Brain Injury practice. In addition, Tom has also agreed to handle select criminal defense matters involving white collar crime

After a recent stint with another South Florida personal injury firm, Tom has rejoined Whittel and Melton, to continue his passionate and...
Lisa Cohen
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Alachua County, FL Lawyer with 33 years experience
(352) 376-3601 4010 W Newberry Rd
Gainesville, FL 32607
Bankruptcy
University of Florida
Lisa C. Cohen graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Law in 1985. She became an associate with attorney Lansing Roy where she specialized in Florida bankruptcy law. Lisa joined the firm of Ruff & Cohen, P.A. in 1992. She has handled, on behalf of debtors, in excess of 100 Chapter 11 reorganizations and has done extensive appellate work. Martindale-Hubbell has also given Lisa Cohen an attorney rating of BV "Distinguished." The lawyer rating company of Avvo.com has likewise given Mrs. Cohen its highest rating of "Superb" attorney. She has filed over 2,900 bankruptcy cases.

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