370 B.R. 397, Middle District of Florida, Adversary Proceeding to except judgment based upon Securities fraud and statutory violations from discharge in bankrupycy of debtor.
Peralta v. Groesbeck
Jan 19, 2006
Secured transfer of Prime Internet Domain Name
Plaintiff (client) had a money judgment against Defendant who sold off potentially lucrative Internet domain name to third party to keep it out of reach of Plaintiff. Under Fla. Stat. 56.29 reached through to third party and obtained judicial order for transfer of domain name to Plaintiff. Trial resulted in judicial finding that fraudulent transfer occurred, and more importantly, that an internet domain name is "property" capable of attachment and levy by the court.
Trucks v. Williams, et al.
Dec 28, 2005
Obtained final judgment in favor of Plaintiff
Plaintiff responded to advertisement seeking investors. Investment was presented without any formality, and defendants misrepresenting projected income and potential success of business. I obtained monetary judgment against one defendant and my firm later obtained judgment against another who had filed bankruptcy in apparent effort to avoid state court proceedings. Case was brought under Florida blue sky laws based on multitude of securities offering violations and violation of anti-fraud statutes.
Moore v. City of St. Marys
Settlement on eve of trial
Land condemnation appeal representing group of family member-land owners against city condemning authority.