Areas of Practice
- Civil Litigation
- Commercial Litigation
- Probate Litigation
- Trust Litigation
- Commercial Collections
- Taxation Law
- Landlord - Tenant Matters
- Estate Planning
- Corporate Law
- Legal and Accounting Malpractice
- ADA litigation
1 .Express Communications Management, Inc., Successor in interest to Tariff Advisory Group, Inc. d/b/a Indian Trails Investments and d/b/a NOS Express (Plaintiff) vs. NOS Communications, Inc.; NOS Communications of Virginia, Inc.; Affinity Network, Inc., and Greg Rosebeck (Defendants). United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division. Case No.: 8:99-CV-625-T-27E. Defendants' Counterclaim alleging multiple violations of the Florida Security Communications Act, Chapter 934, were dismissed. Jury verdict entered on Plaintiff's claim in the amount of One Million, Eight Thousand, One Hundred Fifty-Three Dollars (1,008,153.00). Prejudgment interest and taxable costs were awarded.
2 . Donna M. Mauriello, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Karen A. Stacy (Plaintiff) vs. Richard McDonald a/k/a Richard MacDonald, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Peter Wejanowski, a/k/a Peter Wejanowski (Defendant). Circuit Court of Pinellas County, Florida. Case No. 02-330-CI-13. Jury verdict in favor of Plaintiff on all four Counts, including Wrongful Death, in the amount of Three Million, Five Hundred Eighty-Two Thousand, One Hundred Two Dollars and Five Cents (3,582,102.05).
3 .C. Lois Elrod (Plaintiff) vs. Gerald R. Castellanos, Individually and as Trustee of the C. Lois Elrod Trust Under Trust Dated November 20, 1984, and Gerald R. Castellanos, as Trustee of the Philip R. Elrod Trust Under Trust Dated February 17, 1982 (Defendant). Circuit Court of Pinellas County, Florida. Case No.: 99-4677-CI-08. Final Judgment entered in favor of Plaintiff against Gerald Castellanos, individually. Damages awarded in the amount of One Million, One Hundred Fifty-Five Thousand, Four Hundred Twenty-One Dollars and Thirty Cents ($1,155,421.30) plus attorney's fees and costs.
4 . Karen Rowe (Plaintiff) vs. Arthur Rowe, Individually and Arthur Rowe, as Trustee of the Gregg S. Rowe Trust Under Declaration of Trust dated October 10, 1989 (Defendant). Circuit Court of Pinellas County, Florida. Case No.: 91-019669-08. Court ordered the removal of Arthur Rowe as Trustee, set aside transfer of real property, damages awarded for breach of fiduciary duty and civil theft. Total amount of Two Hundred Nine Thousand, Two Hundred Nine Dollars and Thirty-Four Cents ($209,209.34), plus attorney's fees, interest and costs.
5 .Jack Wells (Plaintiff) vs. Kevin Wilson, Denise Wilson, Kira Marig Cricchio and The Progressive Express Insurance Company, a foreign corporation (Defendants). Circuit Court of Pinellas County, Florida. Case No.: 03-2704-CI-11. Jury verdict in favor of Plaintiff in the amount of Seventy Thousand Dollars ($70,000.00) plus costs.
6 .In re: The matter of Christian Socianu (Debtor). Case No.: 0056278-T, Adversarial Proceeding, 01-4423-P. Roger Schaffer, et al. (Plaintiffs) vs. Christian Socianu (Defendant). United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. Verdict entered in favor of Plaintiff. Damages awarded in the amount of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000.00). Debt held to be non-dischargeable.
7 .Mainstream Partners II, LLC (Plaintiff) vs. Red Gecko Trading Company, LLC and Jaime A. Hassan (Defendants). Circuit Court of Pinellas County, Florida. Case No.: 07-4111-CI-19. Final Judgment entered in favor of Plaintiff against each Defendant in the amount of Six Hundred One Thousand, Two Hundred One Dollars and Sixty-Three Cents ($601,201.63) (Landlord/Tenant eviction and suit for damages).
8 .The Estate of Henry Breuer. Circuit Court of Pinellas County, Florida. Probate Division. Case No.: 03-5836-03. Successfully voided a Will found to be a forgery. Verdict upheld on appeal.
9 .The Estate of Harry Louis Green. Circuit Court of Pinellas County. Probate Division. Case No.: 99-114-ES4. Successfully voided a Will on improper execution.
10 .Estate of Dorothy Herbert. Circuit Court of Pinellas County. Probate Division. Case No.: 94-3270-ES4. Successfully voided a Deed of Conveyance based upon failure of delivery of the Deed.
11 .The Estate of Robert Richard Rice. Circuit Court of Pinellas County. Case No.: 89-6752-ES. Successfully revoked Totten Trust.
12 .Leslie Scioli vs. Julius Richard Scherer. Circuit Court of Pinellas County. Case No.: 95-7190-19-CI. Obtained Final Judgment of Two Million, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,500,000.00).
13 .s. keith mckinney, jr. as successor trustee of the elinor e. davis trust u/t/d/ oct. 21, 1982 as amended and lu ann claussen, plaintiffs vs. margaret b. nursey defendant pinellas county circuit court-probate division case no 09-0107-es4 represented plaintiffs in a suit for an accounting, review of trustees fees and for return of excessive fees, and for breach of fiduciary accounting. verdict in favor of plaintiffs. court awarded $2,349,260.04 in damages on 7/29/2010 plus awarded attorneys fees and costs.
14 .dionisios safos, christ safos and jennie patellis (plaintiffs) vs. maryann safos, individually and as trustee of the alexandria safos trust u/t/d/ january 21, 1997 (defendants), pinellas county circuit court-probate division case no 05-006089-es3. represented plaintiffs for an accounting and breach of fiduciary duty. verdict for plaintiffs october 25, 2010 awarded $148,222.06 in damages plus attorney fees and costs of $58,988.71