Sarasota County, Florida Lawyers

Michael Fayard
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 11 years experience
(941) 306-1310 950 S. Tamiami Trail
Suite 208
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense and Personal Injury
Stetson University College of Law and Florida Coastal School of Law
I am a trial lawyer that believes that a jury trial is a fundamental right for those injured in an accident, accused of a crime, or suffered a wrong from another party. I differentiate my practice in that I routinely try cases before juries and courts.

I am authorized to practice in all state and federal courts for Florida, Kentucky, Colorado, and Hawaii. I am also regularly admitted to practice in other courts around the country in order to represent my clients. I also act as trial counsel and litigation support for other firms and lawyers throughout the country.

I was a...
Ajay Pallegar
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 13 years experience
(941) 893-5816 3906 Mockingbird Hill
Sarasota, FL 34231
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
Stetson University College of Law
Tampa Bay Criminal Defense and DUI 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. Mr. Pallegar has also...
Robert Hoffman
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 30 years experience
(941) 323-9547 1990 Main Street, Suite 750
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationAppeals, Criminal Defense, 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.
Stephen Fernandez
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(941) 954-1234 3550 S. Tamiami Trail
3rd Floor
Sarasota, FL 34239
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
Stephen M. Fernandez received his law degree, with honors, from the University of Florida College of Law. While in law school he focused on courses relevant to the field of personal injury and trial practice. Mr. Fernandez was also an active member of the University of Florida Journal of Law and Public Policy.

Mr. Fernandez has focused his career on representing accident victims and their families in personal injury and wrongful death claims. He also represents the victims of wrongful insurance denials.

Mr. Fernandez is licensed to practice law in both Florida and Georgia. He is also admitted to practice before...
M. David Shapiro
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 35 years experience
(941) 954-4000 308 Cocoanut Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
Florida State University College of Law
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 earned the respect of his peers in the legal community. He has successfully litigated civil rights cases involving access to courts and rights under the Rehabilitation Act to the United States Supreme Court. He is admitted to practice in all of the Florida State Courts, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the United States Court of Appeal for the Eleventh...
James Waller Dodson
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 47 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...
Robert Andretz
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 16 years experience
(248) 644-6326 1834 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, 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...
Allan Baily
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 21 years experience
(941) 364-9997 46 N Washington Blvd, Suite 18
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, 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...
Patrick Stephen McArdle
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 7 years experience
(941) 214-7122 1343 Main St
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice and Personal Injury
Stetson University College of Law
While I have experience handling catastrophic injury cases of all types, I focus my practice on medical malpractice cases. I became the youngest partner at Grossman Roth Yaffa Cohen, P.A., before starting McArdle Law, P.A.

Over my career, I have gone to trial in malpractice cases in Manatee, Sarasota, and Charlotte Counties. I have fought in deposition, mediation, and trial for clients robbed of their health by negligent healthcare providers, helping clients obtain million-dollar results multiple times through settlement and trial. I have dealt with cases involving amputations, blindness, brain damage, serious burns, misdiagnosed cancer, spinal-cord injury, and wrongful death.

In these...
Leslie Wulfsohn Loftus
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 36 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...
Jeff Luhrsen
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 26 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...
David Goldman
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 32 years experience
(941) 954-1234 3550 S. Tamiami Trail
3rd Floor
Sarasota, FL 34239
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
Tulane University School of Law
David Goldman is an experienced and accomplished Personal Injury Attorney. He believes that everyone should be treated fairly and is dedicated to bringing justice to all areas of society. David has been fighting for the rights of injured Floridians for 30 years. He is committed to providing aggressive advocacy and pursuing the results that his clients deserve.

David has has been named among the 10 Best Attorneys for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys. He received a Preeminent Rating, the highest possible, from Martindale-Hubbell. He was also honored with the Legislative Leadership Award from The Academy of...
Damian Mallard
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 29 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.
Lauren Ashley Leikam
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 9 years experience
(941) 893-3449 6841 Energy Court
Sarasota, FL 34240
Administrative, DUI & DWI, Health Care and Medical Malpractice
Florida State University College of Law
Lauren Leikam is a professional license defense attorney and a former prosecutor for the Florida Department of Health. She has many years of experience prosecuting health professionals and knows all too well the impact a disciplinary action can have on a health professional’s career. Lauren now dedicates her career to the defense of health professionals. While her primary location is the Sarasota office, Lauren travels across the state of Florida helping health professionals protect their licenses.

In 2009, Lauren dove into her practice of administrative law when she became a Special Deputy Hearing Officer for the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity....
Daniel Hooper Smith
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 3 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 elder law and estate planning 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. ...
Jeremy Belanger
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 3 years experience
(248) 644-6326 1834 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
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...
Bernard F. Walsh
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 42 years experience
(941) 954-1234 3550 S. Tamiami Trail, 3rd Floor
Sarasota, FL 34239
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
An AV Rated Civil Trial attorney with more than 30 years of experience, Bernard F. Walsh first began his career protecting the rights of the public as an attorney for the State of Florida. As a trial attorney, Mr. Walsh handled numerous high profile trials concerning serious felony crimes.
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-$1,900,000.00), motorcycle recoveries (2006-$6,000,000.00), motor vehicle v commercial truck (2016-$4,700,000), auto accident recovery (2018-$1,050,000.00), and a daycare center recovery (2010-$1,000,000.00) in the State of...
Anthony Gerald Ryan
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 21 years experience
(941) 954-7132 2184 Main St
Sarasota, FL 34237
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, 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
Mark Siegel
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 36 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.
David Hughes Harris
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 24 years experience
(888) 294-8090 871 Venetia Bay Boulevard
Suite 223
Venice, FL 34285
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
American University Washington College of Law
David is an experienced personal injury lawyer specializing in major injury and wrongful death matters. David serves injured persons who have suffered serious harms and losses as the result of negligence in car accidents, motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, boating accidents, and other serious injury and damages matters throughout Southwest Florida. At Harris Law, every client is valued. This is a client-responsive law practice. Every client's questions are answered, thoughts and inputs sought, phone calls taken or returned. Clients come first.
William Hanlon
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 26 years experience
(941) 462-1789 1605 Main St
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Sarasota, FL 34236
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
St. Thomas University School of Law
As the founder of Hanlon Law, my number one priority is to protect our clients' future. We have over 20 years of experience in handling criminal defense cases including drug crimes, DUI, violent crimes, domestic violence, and other charges that carry serious penalties. Contact our firm for a free and confidential consultation if you or someone you know has been charged with a crime in Tampa.
Paul Michael McDermott
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 18 years experience
(941) 225-2550 6151 Lake Osprey Drive Suite 300
Sarasota, FL 34240
Divorce 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...
Matthew Z. Martell Esq.
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 21 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.
James A. Fowler Jr.
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 12 years experience
(941) 404-8909 2075 Main Street, Suite 38
Sarasota, FL 34237
Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, 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.
Mary King
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 26 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...
Ronald Chapman
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 34 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...
Rick Arcaro
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 30 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.
Marc J. Soss
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 27 years experience
(941) 928-0310 2070 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34237
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Miami School of Law and Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
For the past three decades I have been providing legal services to individuals in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Asset Protection, Probate & Trust Administration and Litigation, Probate Avoidance, and Guardianship Administration and Litigation proceedings. I have also represented Florida corporate entities, shareholders, LLC members and partners in business transactions, contract drafting, succession planning, mergers & acquisitions, and business disputes. My clients include opposite-sex and same-sex couples, business owners, individuals looking to protect their assets from creditor claims, retirees, family members needing guidance in the administration of a Florida probate estate or an inheritance dispute, and relatives of...
Richard Weissfeld
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 54 years experience
(941) 726-2101 1444 First Street, Suite A
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationDivorce, Family, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Pennsylvania State University - University Park
Originally from Buffalo, New York with an NY bar license still in effect, I have been living in Sarasota for the last 25 years. My Florida Bar license was obtained in 1978 and I have been practicing since then in the fields of personal injury and family law. I believe in settling cases with mediation when possible and saving clients both time and money whenever possible. I am a member of the Florida Justice Association and believe my motto of "Talk to a lawyer who cares " should be followed. My web page is www.divorcelawyersarasota.com where additional information including client...
Hillary Leigh Johnson
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 7 years experience
(941) 444-4444 2445 Fruitville Road
Sarasota, FL 34237
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence and Traffic Tickets
Faulkner University
Attorney Hillary Johnson is a former prosecutor who brings experience and exceptional legal knowledge to each case she tries. She holds a degree in communication from Florida State University and Juris Doctor from the Jones School of Law at Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama. While she was in law school, Ms. Johnson completed an internship with the State Attorney’s Office in Panama City. After graduation, she worked as an attorney with Florida’s Department of Children and Families before accepting a position at the State Attorney’s Office in Manatee County and Sarasota. It was while she was at the...
Ronald Chapman, II
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 10 years experience
(941) 893-3449 1834 Main Street
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense and Health Care
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Ron has achieved received a significant number of notable high-profile acquittals and dismissals for physicians and health care entities facing allegations of improper prescribing and health care fraud.

Ron is the managing shareholder of Chapman Law Group’s Michigan Office and represents clients nationally in the areas of health care fraud and abuse, federal investigations, DEA registration matters, and physician licensing defense. As a former prosecutor, Ron also has a significant amount of experience dealing with state and federal agencies during high-level criminal investigations, criminal trials, and administrative proceedings.

In his most recent trial, United States v. Dr. A, two physicians were...
Julie Luhrsen
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 31 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.
Stephen Mathew Whyte
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 21 years experience
240 South Pineapple Avenue
6th Floor
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationCriminal Defense, 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,...
M. Michelle Robles
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 1 year experience
(941) 315-2114 8586 Potter Park Drive
Suite 124
Sarasota, FL 34238
Free ConsultationBusiness, Elder, Estate Planning and Probate
Stetson University College of Law and Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Michelle is a graduate of Stetson University College of Law with an L.LM in Elder Law, Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law with a Juris Doctor, State College of Florida with a Paralegal Certificate, University of South Florida - Sarasota/Manatee with a Bachelor's Degree in History, University of Phoenix with a Master in Accountancy, and Florida Metropolitan University with a Bachelor's in Accounting.

A firm believer in education, she continues to encourage others by being an Adjunct Professor at State College of Florida's Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton, and Venice Campuses since 2016. She teaches the Legal Research and...
Michael L. Morgan
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 22 years experience
(941) 953-4555 2364 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL 34237
Free ConsultationBusiness, Construction, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Southwestern University School of Law
Sean William Tobaygo
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 16 years experience
(941) 404-8908 1266 First St.
Suite 9
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationDivorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Florida State University College of Law
After law school I was a prosecuting attorney for the State of Florida. This provided invaluable preparation for my future career in litigation. While working as a prosecutor, I recognized a need for attorneys with real litigation experience in Family Law.

I often represent clients that are having their first legal experience through a divorce. I am dedicated to client education as the first step towards achieving a successful outcome. By providing information and legal knowledge, our clients can then be active participants in their cases.

I have represented hundreds of clients with divorce and family law needs. Clients benefit from clear...
Bradley Paul Rothman
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 16 years experience
(877) 730-5180 1990 Main Street, ste. 750
Sarasota, FL 34236
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...
Ms. Jo-Ann Pulice
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Sarasota County, FL Attorney with 33 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...
Dawn Marie Bates-Buchanan
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 20 years experience
(941) 799-3015 333 S. Tamiami Trail
Suite 298
Venice, FL 34285
Arbitration & Mediation, Estate Planning, Landlord Tenant and Probate
Stetson University College of Law
Managing Attorney of Bates-Buchanan & Savtisky Law Group since 2011 when the private law firm Bates-Buchanan Law Group, which is now Bates-Buchanan & Savitsky Law Group added Susannah Savitsky as a partner in October 2012. Specializes in Probate, Estate Planning, Trust Managment, Collaborative non- litigation family law cases, as well as animal trust planning, real estate and collections law, foreclosure defense, landlord/tenant law and bankruptcy. Dawn Marie is a graduate of Venice High School, Venice, FL and University of South Florida in Tampa. She graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1998 and worked for Community Legal Services of...
Christopher C Lancaster
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Sarasota County, FL Lawyer with 11 years experience
(888) 409-3805 889 N. Washington Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34236
Free ConsultationMedical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Chris Lancaster graduated the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan, concentrating in Litigation. At the end of his educational career he completed a 14-week externship at the Clearwater Public Defender's office. He then began his legal career in Clearwater, Florida at Public Defender's Office for the 6th Judicial Circuit as an Assistant Public Defender, and in 2010 had the most first-chair jury trials in his office. Since then he has had experience as a defense attorney specializing in litigation of nursing home actions, professional liability and general liability cases.

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