4805 South Himes Ave. Tampa, FL 33611
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    Experienced Probate, Estate Planning, & Guardianship Attorney

    • Licensed to practice law in the State of Florida since 1977
    • Hillsborough County Bar Association (1978 - present)
    • Real Property, Probate & Guardianship Section of the Florida Bar (1983 - present)
    • Offices in Tampa, Florida, since 1979, with experienced staff
    • Practice devoted to probate, guardianship, & estate planning matters
    • Received the respected “AV Preeminent” rating by peers in Martindale-Hubble, “A” being the highest rating awarded for legal ability and “V” being the highest rating awarded for professional integrity and reliability (1986 - present)
    • Rated “Superb” by Avvo.com
    • 2010 Outstanding Pro Bono Service Case Referral Panel Award presented by the Hillsborough County Bar Association
    • Staff Attorney for Lutheran Ministries (now Lutheran Services Florida) throughout their two terms as Public Guardian for Hillsborough County (1990 - 1998)

    Other Honors and Associations

    • Board of Directors, Nathan B. Stubblefield Foundation — a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation which operates WMNF Community Radio 88.5 FM — volunteer position (1987-1993, 1995-2001, 2003-2007, & 2009-present)
    • Human Rights Advocacy Committee, Dist. VI — investigated complaints of human rights violations made against Florida Health & Rehabilitative Services within a 6 county area — volunteer position — by gubernatorial appointment (1985 - 1988) — Vice Chair (1987 - 1988)

    Education

    • University of Florida, JD with honors, 1977
    • University of Florida, BS in Business Administration (Economics), 1974
    • Robinson High, Tampa, Class of ‘70

    Personal Interests

    • Married to Karen – 3 children (Devin, Jeff & Dana)
    • Licensed Captain with 100 ton Master’s license
    • Avid cruising & racing sailor – member Davis Islands Yacht Club