Born Manchester, New Hampshire, April 26, 1968; Resident of Martin County Since 1980 and Graduate of Martin County High School; Admitted To Practice 1993, Florida; United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1999; Married; Three Children.
The Florida Bar; Martin County Bar Association; American Bar Association; Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers; National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Special Counsel, Town of Sewall’s Point.
University of Florida (B.S.B.A. in Finance, with Honors, 1990); University of Florida College of Law (J.D., with Honors, 1993); Dean’s List, American Jurisprudence Book Award (Agency and Partnership Law)
Martin County Gator Club (Past President); Sponsor, Breakaway Cycling.
Personal Injury, Commercial Litigation; Property Tax Litigation; Consumer Fraud Litigation; Securities Litigation; Real Estate Litigation. Personal Injury practice includes representation of individuals in automobile accidents, boating accidents, product defect claims, and premises liability claims. Commercial litigation practice includes representation in contract litigation, business and shareholder disputes and construction lien claims. Property tax litigation practice includes representation in the assessment of real and personal property for ad valorem tax purposes. Consumer fraud litigation practice includes primarily representing plaintiffs in unfair and deceptive trade practice actions against automobile dealerships and financial institutions. Securities litigation practice includes primarily representing plaintiffs in unfair and deceptive trade practice actions against automobile dealerships and financial institutions. Securities litigation practice includes primarily representing plaintiffs in unsuitability, churning, and misrepresentation claims against brokers and brokerage firms. Real estate litigation practice includes representing owners in land use and zoning issues and in breach of contract, fraud, nondisclosure claims, and mortgage foreclosure proceedings. Experience includes representation in Florida and federal courts, arbitration proceedings, mediation, and appeals to the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal. “I believe our clients should be fully informed throughout the litigation process. At no time should our clients have an unanswered question.”