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I am Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in the area of health law.  The majority of my practice is devoted to the representation of health care providers and entities engaged in health information technology matters


Practice areas


  1. Health Care: 90%
    18 years
  2. Unspecified: 10%


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Po Box 15579
Tallahassee, FL, 323175579

Messer, Caparello & Self, P.A.

2618 Centennial Place
Tallahassee, FL, 32308



FLMember in Good Standing199806/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida Super LawyerFlorida Super Lawyers2011
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2011
Florida Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderMesser, Caparello & Self, P.A.2007 - Present
Adjunct Professor - Health Care Risk ManagementFlorida Gulf Coast University2004 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Health Care Compliance AssociationMember2010 - Present
American Health Lawyers AssociationN/A1999 - Present
American Bar Association, Health Law SectionN/A1998 - Present
Florida Bar, Health Law Section, Health Information Technology CommitteeExecutive CouncilN/A
Florida Bar, Health Law SectionExecutive Council - Secretary2011 - 2012
Publication nameTitleDate
The Florida Health Law Practitioners HandbookFederally Qualified Health Centers2010
Florida Medical Association MagazineHealth Information Organizations: Participation Agreement Basic Concepts2010
Florida Practitioner's Health Law Handbook - Chapter authorFederally Qualified Health Centers2007
The Quest for Interoperable Electronic Health Records, contributing chapter authorChapter on Privacy2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
St. Thomas University School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Florida Bar Health Law Certification SeminarUse and Disclosure of Patient Information2010
ABA Health Law Section Emerging Issues ConferenceRHIO Participation Agreement Basics2010
Florida Bar Health Law Section Certification ReviewUse and Disclosure of Patient Information2009
Florida Association of Community Health Centers Annual MeetingRed Flag Rules2009
Community Health Centers AllianceEHR Legal Considerations2009
Capital Medical Society - Lunch and Learn SeminarMedical Office Hiring and Termination Practices2009
Florida Bar Health Law Certification ReviewHIPAA2008
HIMSS Annual Conference - 2008Health Information ExchangeN/A
14th National HIPAA SummitHIPAAN/A