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Zala Ladislaus Forizs

Bankruptcy and debt Attorney at Tampa, FL

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  • State Years
    New York - NY 53 years
    Florida - FL 51 years
  • Licensed for 53 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1971
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 51 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1972
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found

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Mr. Forizs was admitted to the New York Bar in 1971 and the Florida Bar in 1972. He is "av" rated by Martindale-Hubble. Since 1979 his practice has been concentrated in commercial litigation, bankruptcy and creditors' rights. In 1984 he was a co-founder of the firm of Blasingame, Forizs & Smiljanich, P.A. in St. Petersburg, Florida, and in 1999 he co-founded the firm of Forizs & Dogali, P.A. He joined McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi & Guito, P.A. in 2013.

In his bankruptcy and creditors' rights practice Mr. Forizs has represented lending institutions, landlords, creditors' committees, Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 trustees, debtors and purchasers of bankruptcy estate assets. He has extensive experience in bankruptcy litigation, including litigation of preference and fraudulent transfer actions, contested confirmation hearings, valuation proceedings, executory contract issues, and purchases and sales of assets. Recently, Mr. Forizs represented the Official Creditors' Committees in the Chapter 11 cases of Towers of Channelside, LLC, and Sam Seltzer's Steakhouses of America, Inc., both of which resulted in the successful confirmation of plans of reorganization.

In his commercial litigation practice Mr. Forizs has represented clients in complex commercial foreclosures, receiverships, commercial tort actions, real estate litigation, and a broad range of contract disputes.

Location

McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi & Guito, P.A.
500 East Kennedy Boulevard.
Suite 200
Tampa, FL, 33602

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AVVO RATING 8.5 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi & Guito, P.A
  • 2014 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Foirzs & Dogali P.A., 1999 - 2013
  • 1999 - 2013
  • Attorney
  • James, Hoyer, Newcomer, Forizs & Smiljanich
  • 1997 - 1999
  • Attorney
  • Blasingame, Forizs & Smiljanich, P.A
  • 1984 - 1999
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Education

  • New York University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1970
  • Harvard University
  • B.A. (Cum Laude)
  • 1967

Associations

  • Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Past President
  • N/A
  • Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Former Chair
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Tampa Bankruptcy and debt Lawyer Zala Ladislaus Forizs
Zala Ladislaus Forizs
Bankruptcy and debt Attorney
Tampa, FL
Licensed for 53 years