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Languages spoken: Spanish, German

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Workers Compensation: 45%
    20 years
  2. Personal Injury: 45%
    20 years
  3. Contracts: 5%
    15 years
  4. Brain Injury: 5%
    15 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($250-500/hour), contingent (10-40%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

110 N 11th St Fl 2
Tampa, FL, 336024223

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199506/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2016
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2015
SuperlawyerSuperLawyers2015
Tampa's Top Rated LawyersAmerican Lawyer2014
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2014
Million Dollar AdvocateMillion Dollar Advocates Forum2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Top Rated in Appellate LawMartindale-Hubbell2014
Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Florida Legal EliteFlorida Trend Magazine2012
Top Rated - AV Preeminent Lawyers Appellate LawThe National Law Journal2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Tampa Bay's Top LawyersTampa Bay Magazine2011
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerArrick, Peacock, Hodges & Winer1999 - 2005
Staff AttorneyTravelers Insurance Company1997 - 1999
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Workers' AdvocatesSecretary and Board of Directors2008 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationN/A1997 - Present
Florida Bar, Workers' Compensation Law SectionChairman2015 - 2016
Florida Workers' AdvocatesPresident2014 - 2015
Florida Workers' AdvocatesVice President2012 - 2013
Florida Justice AssociationBoard of Directors2010 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Castellanos v. Next Door Co., No. SC13-2082Victory for the Claimant
Miles v. CITY OF EDGEWATER POLICE DEPARTMENTVictory for the Claimant
Isensee v. ZelasnikFinal Judgement for client in excess of $1.2 million
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
FJA JournalWorkers’ Compensation: The Unreasonable Alternative to Tort Litigation2011
News & 440 ReportEditor2011
News & 440 ReportFraud- X+Y=Z?2010
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of FloridaN/ABA1991
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The OJCC/WCI Workers' Compensation SeminarThe Supreme Court and Castellanos and Stahl2016
Live Audio Webcast PresentationWhat You Need to Know about Daubert in the World of Workers’ Compensation2015
FWCI 70th Annual WC Educational ConferenceHot Topics2015
Florida Workers' Advocates 24th Annual Educational ConferenceDaubert- Admissibility of Scientific Evidence in Florida2014
Florida BarThe Affordable Care Act and Workers' Compensation2014
Florida Bar Workers' Compensation ForumAttorneys Fees; Settlements2013
67th Annual WC Educational ConferenceHot Topics2012
2012 Annual Florida Bar Workers' Compensation ForumTrial Practice: Use of Vocational Experts2012
FWCI 66th Annual WC Educational Conference-Hot Topics in Workers' Compensation2011
2011 Annual Florida Bar Workers' Compensation Forum-Attorneys' Fees and Costs2011
2011 Annual Florida Bar Workers' Compensation ForumVocational Issues in Workers' Compensation2011
ForumUse of Vocational Experts2010
65th Annual WC Educational ConferenceFraud, Omission and Misrepresentation2010
64th Annual WC Educational ConferencePEO, Construction and Undocumented Wage Earners2009
19th Annual Educational Conference- (panelistAttorney’s Fees in the work comp system2009
18th Annual Educational ConferenceThe Use of Technology for a More Efficient Practice2008