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About me

I have helped families resolve Estate, Trust, Guardianship, and litigation matters since 1985. Please contact me on my toll free line: 877-591-6800 if I may be able to help you. The initial conference is free.


In addition to the State of Florida, I am also admitted to the bar of the following Courts: 

  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida 1986

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit 1986

  • U.S. Tax Court 1986

  • U.S. Claims Court 1987

  • U.S. Court of Military Appeals 1987

  • U.S. Supreme Court 1991

  • U.S. Court of International Trade 2001


Practice areas


  1. Probate: 50%
  2. Trusts: 20%
  3. Guardianship: 15%
  4. Estate Planning: 10%
  5. Elder Law: 5%



Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (5 minutes)

Payment types:


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  • Richard Irwin Kantner Jr.

    I endorse this lawyer. I've known Russell for several years as a fellow attorney in St. Petersburg and have worked with him on a couple of client matters. I have found his knowledge and skills to be superior.


    Richard Kantner Estate planning Attorney
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  • Jack M. Rosenkranz

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Russ for over 15 years, he is thoughtful in his approach and effective in his work.


    Jack Rosenkranz Elder law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Russell R. Winer, Attorney-at-Law

520 4TH St N Ste 102
St. Petersburg, FL, 33701

Tampa office

1419 W. Waters Ave, Ste. 116
Tampa, FL, 33604-2852



FLMember in Good Standing198506/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2010 National Negotiation Competition JudgeAmerican Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Office of Russell Winer1985 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar Association, Elder Law SectionMemberN/A
Florida Bar Association, Real Property, Probate, and Trust LawMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Key v. Allstate Ins. Co., 90 F.3d 1546 (C.A.11 (Fla.), 1996)Favorable
System One Southeast, Inc. v. Avery Dennison Corp., 704 So.2d 665 (Fla.App. 2 Dist., 1997)Favorable
Geraci v. Sunstar EMS 37 Fla. L. Weekly D1545 (Fla. 2d DCA June 27, 2012)Favorable
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Publication nameTitleDate
Greater Tampa Realtor® NewsSummary Administration - a fast way to clear title problems1998
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Oregon School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1985
University of Maryland, College ParkSpeech CommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Seminar for Insurance Claims PersonnelLegal Issues2012
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Litigating a Case in Probate CourtINITIAL CONSIDERATIONS & MOTIONS & DISCOVERY2012
Elder LawElder Abuse, Ethics in Marketing and Client Relations2012
Legally Speakingguardianship law1995