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Frank Sonny Ganz

Frank Sonny Ganz

Practice areas:

Litigation, Estate Planning, Business

About Me

 I am an attorney practicing at Smith, Stout, Bigman & Brock, PA.  I am focused on providing high quality legal services. I represent clients across the State of Florida, but primarily in Volusia, Flagler, St. Johns, Seminole, and Orange counties.  I also represent clients in the State of Connecticut.  My key practice areas are Litigation, Business, and Estate Planning.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Litigation: 60%
    6 years
  2. Business: 20%
    6 years
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
    6 years

Payment

Fees:

Free Consultation (45 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Rachel L. Colon

    Frank is a knowledgeable advocate for his clients. He always seeks to stay current with legal trends in the industry and his customer service skills are second to none. I would not hesitate to refer clients to his firm.

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    Rachel Colon Elder Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Joseph Rocco Rossetti

    Frank has always impressed me with his thoughtful and methodical approach to the litigation process. Its clear that Frank has an excellent understanding of the law and can anticipate issues before they even arrise. Frank has been an excellent resource to discuss cases with and I would not hesitate to send a client to him in the future.

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    Joseph Rossetti Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Smith, Stout, Bigman and Brock, P.A.

444 Seabreeze Blvd.
Suite 900
Daytona Beach, FL, 32118

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing201408/12/2015
CTActive200908/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 Under 40, FloridaAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Outstanding Scholarship AwardQuinnipiac University School of Law2009
Distinguished Academic Achievment Award - Legal DraftingQuinnipiac University School of Law2007
Distiguished Academic Achievment Award - TortsQuinnipiac University School of Law2006
Merit ScholarshipQuinnipiac University School of Law2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneySmith, Stout, Bigman & Brock, P.A.2015 - Present
AttorneyShams Law Firm, PA2014 - 2015
Attorney/PrincipalWiley Ganz, LLP2013 - 2014
AssociateBehman Hambelton LLP2009 - 2013
Legal InternCity of New Haven Corporation Counsel2009 - 2009
Law ClerkLicari, Walsh & Sklaver2008 - 2009
Legal InternQuinnipiac University Legal Clinic2008 - 2008

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Volusia County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionDirector2015 - Present
Volusia County Bar AssociationMember2015 - Present
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law SectionMember2014 - Present
Florida Bar, Business Law SectionMember2014 - Present
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers SectionMember2014 - Present
Florida BarMember2014 - Present
New Haven County Bar Association, New Haven Young Lawyers CommitteeCBA Liaison2013 - 2014
New Haven County Bar Association, New Haven Young Lawyers CommitteeSecretary2013 - 2014
New Haven County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
WealthCounselMember2013 - 2014
Middlesex County Bar AssociationMember2009 - 2013
Connecticut Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaMember2004 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Lamelin v. Sun Valley Beach ClubFavorable Defense Verdict
Fragomeli v. FSFavorable Respondents' Dismissal
Cejas-Dadario v. OBIFavorable Respondents' Verdict

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Wiley Ganz LLP BlogCommon Mistakes on Life Insurance Designations2013
Wiley Ganz LLP BlogWill or Living Trust?2013
The GavelThe Facebook Profile: A New Standard Source of Discovery2010
Quinnipiac Probate Law JournalPrivacy in Probate Court: Why Connecitcut Should Seal The Record2009
The GavelEmployer Has No Standing To Challenge Employee’s Settlement Agreement2009

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Quinnipiac University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Stetson UniversityManagement/Business LawBA - Bachelor of Arts2006

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Heritage BNIBusiness Succession Planning2014
Second Saturday by WINEstate Planning in Divorce2013
Retirement Planning Today (TM)Estate Planning2013
Heritage BNIIntroduction to Estate Planning2013
Financial Advisor SeminarIntroduction to Buy-Sell Agreements2013
Financial Advisor SeminarIntroduction to Estate Planning2013
Private seminar for Compensation InsurerWorkers' Compensation Legal Updates2012
Private seminarNightclub Security and Alcohol Safety2012
Private SeminarSafety and Negligence in Alcohol Service2011