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ADA LITIGATION

Michael F. Lanham, an experienced ADA attorney, has an MBA & understands the business aspects faced by litigants in ADA cases. With a history of 10 years specializing in the implementation & case law of the ADA, Mr. Lanham is available to assist or represent entities in ADA actions. Michael F. Lanham, P.A., 1102 Biscayne Building, 19 West Flagler Street, Miami 33130; mflpa@hotmail.com; www.lawyerada.com; (305) 358-7646.

ADMIRALTY

John W. Merting is the first Bar Certified Admiralty and Maritime attorney in the entire Panhandle (since 1996), a sustaining member of ATLA/AFTL, a proctor in admiralty and practicing since 1968 Emphasis on personal injury/ death claims involving oil rigs, commercial and pleasure vessels including jet skis, also marine insurance, cargo, and salvage. John W. Merting, P.A., Harbourtown--ste. 39, 913 Gulf Breeze Pkwy., Gulf Breeze 32561, phone (850) 916-9645, fax (850) 916-9787.

ALCOHOL & SUBSTANCE ABUSE LICENSE PROBLEMS

Richard B. Marx, "AV" rated lawyer and former member of the board of directors of Florida Lawyers Assistance, Inc., is available to act as a consultant or for representation of professionals with licensing problems brought about by addiction or other causes. Capable of assisting with a recovery program and all phases of license problems. Representation includes grievance committees, Bar admissions and readmission for suspended attorneys, as well as DBPR license defense for health care professionals. 66 West Flagler Street, Second Floor, Miami 33130, phone (305) 579-9060, fax (305) 377-0503.

ATTORNEY DISCIPLINE & BAR ADMISSION

Charles L. Curtis, experienced, "AV" rated, administrative-civil trial lawyer and past chair (twice) Of Florida Bar grievance committees. available for cohsultation and representation, before grievance committees. Florida Board of Bar Examiners, referee, End Supreme Court proceedings involving attorney admission/discipline. Charles L, Curtis, P.A., 1119 S.E. 3rd Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale 33316-1197, phone (954) 763-1716, fax (954) 462-7652.

Richard A. Greenberg, "AV" rated lawyer, former disciplinary counsel for The Florida Bar with over 15 years experience in the field, is available for representation before grievance committees, before the Florida Board of Bar Examiners, in referee proceedings, and in any proceedings involving attorney discipline and Bar admission. Member of the National Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers. Member of The Florida Bar Professional Ethics Committee (1994-2003). 325 West Park Avenue, Tallahassee 32301, phone (850) 681-9848, toll free 1-888-3ETHICS.

Scott B. Saul, former chair for Miami Bar Grievance Committee and experienced criminal defense attorney/trial lawyer (over 180+ State and Federal jury trials to verdict) available for representation before Florida Bar Grievance Committees, Board of Bar Examiners, disciplinary trials, Bar complaints and reinstatement/read-missions. Focusing on matters arising out of trial representation, opposing attorney clashes, partnership feuds and attorney client disputes. Participation fees honored. 1352 N. W. 16th Street, Miami, FL 33125; (800)308-3987; SAUL6262@BELLSOUTH.NET.

Scott K. Tozisn, "AV" rated lawyer with over 20 years experience in prosecuting and defending attorneys in Bar grievance/disciplinary proceedings, is available to represent lawyers in Bar proceedings, including reinstatement/readmission. He is available to serve as an expert witness. He has represented applicants before the Board of Bar Examiners for over 17 years and is available for representation concerning applications and character/fitness proceedings. Scott K. Tozian, Suite 150, 109 North Brush Street, Tampa 33602, phone (813) 273-0063, email@smithtozian.com.

Kevin P. Tynan, former disciplinary counsel for The Florida Bar (1988-2000), is available for consultation and representation concerning all matters related to the attorney grievance process, inclusive of grievance, trial and appellate representation. Further, he is available for consultation and expert testimony on all matters related to a lawyer's professional responsibilities. Kevin P. Tynan, Esq., Richardson & Tynan, P.L.C., 8142 North University Drive, Tamarac 33321, phone (954) 721-7300.

ATTORNEY ADMISSION AND DISCIPLINE/ PROFESSIONAL ADMISSION AND DISCIPLINE/EXPERT ETHICS OPINION

Joseph A. Corsmeier, Esquire, "AV" rated former disciplinary counsel for The Florida Bar (1990-1998), is available to represent attorneys in all matters before The Florida Bar and Board of Bar Examiners, including disciplinary, reinstatement, and admission proceedings. Also available to represent professionals in admission and licensing proceedings before all state boards and agencies and for consultation and expert testimony on legal ethics and malpractice issues. Joseph A. Corsmeier, P.A., 2655 McCormick Dr., Suite 212, Clearwater, FL 33759, Office: (727) 799-1688, Fax: (727) 799-1670.

ATTORNEY/PROFESSIONAL ADMISSION AND DISCIPLINE

David R. Ristoff, "AV" rated former chief counsel for the Tampa office of The Florida Bar, Department of Lawyer Regulation (1984 -June 2000), is available for representation of attorneys in admission and before grievance committees, referee proceedings, reinstatements, Florida Board of Bar Examiners, and appeals before the Supreme Court of Florida. Available to represent other professionals in licensure proceedings. Also available for consultation and/or expert testimony on legal ethics and malpractice issues. David R. Ristoff, Williams, Ristoff, & Proper, P.L.C., 6131 U. S. Highway 19, New Port Richey, phone (727) 842-9758, fax (727) 848-2494.

CLASS ACTIONS

Marc A. Wites, Esq. represents plaintiffs in class actions. Class action practice areas include deceptive trade practices, securities, antitrust, banking, defective and mislabeled products, tax, real estate, employment, and lending. Marc has vast experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in class litigation and has received-c0urt approval as class counsel in many cases. Marc's publications include "The Florida Litigation Guide" (www.flalitgujde.com). Co-counsel agreements welcome and referral fees paid in accordance with Bar rules. Wires & Kapetan, P.A., Deerfield Beach, FL; (954) 570-8989; mwites@wklawyers.com; www.wklawyers.com.

CONSUMER PROTECTION AND LEMON LAW

Rebecca J. Covey, P.A., 15 years experience representing consumers in Lemon Law and unfair and deceptive trade practices in the automobile sales industry. Protecting the rights of consumers against car dealers, car manufacturers and car finance companies for warranty violations, odometer, and leasing fraud. Also, now handling credit damage, credit discrimination and identity theft cases. Available for consultation in proceedings ranging from Lemon Law arbitration to trial. Rebecca J. Covey, P.A., 1318 S.E. First Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale 33316, phone (954) 763-4300.

CRIMINAL LAW

Michael Bruce Cohen, Esq., "AV" rated, Board Certified Criminal Trial Lawyer, former state and federal prosecutor, member of the Florida, D.C., and N.Y. bars, announces his availability to accept all state and federal criminal trial and appellate matters including international extraditions. Participation fees honored 500 West Cypress Creek Road, Ste 300, Ft. Lauderdale 33309; tel (954) 928-0059; fax(954)928-0829;e-mail: MCOHENLAW@aol.com.

CRUISE LINES

Charles R. Lipcon. Passenger and seamen's claims handled since 1971, emphasis on personal injury/death. One Biscayne Tower, Suite 2480 Miami 33131, phone (305) 373-3016, fax (305) 373-6204, e-mail: SEALAW@aol.com.

DENTAL AND ORAL SURGERY

Stanley W. Lane, D.D.S., J.D., attorney and board certified oral-maxillo facial surgeon, former associate professor Mt. Sinai, N.Y.U. College of Dentistry, 20 years of dental mal-practice expertise; Sharon M. Sabel, Esq., 116 years experience in dental malpractice; available for referrals or co-counsel, specializing in dental malpractice exclusively. N.Y. and Florida Bar. Stanley W. Lane, D.D.S., P.A., 2775 East Oakland Park Boulevard, Suite 6, Ft. Lauderdale 33306, telephone: (954) 568-2111, facsimile: (954) 568-5521.

DISABILITY INSURANCE

Kimsey Law Group has been representing clients in disability insurance disputes for several years. These cases fall under both ERISA and state law, depending on whether the disability insurance claim falls under a private disability insurance policy or an employer-funded ERISA plan. Initial consultation is always free of charge. Kimsey Law Group, 3816 W. Linebaugh Ave., Ste. 412, Tampa 33624, telephone (513) 265-9292, fax (813) 265-1752,Website: www.ProtectingYourRights.com, e-mail: info@kimseylaw.com.

John J. Spiegel invites inquiries about disability insurance matters: claims, coverage disputes, trial, litigation, and appeals for all forms of disability coverages, e.g., individual, group, ERISA (including "appeals"). Disability claims are often complex and contested. Early consultation and representation is strongly recommended. Co-counsel arrangements welcomed. Referring attorney fees protected. John J. Spiegel, P.A., Concord Building 7th Floor, 66 West Flagler Street, Miami 33130, (305) 539-0700.

The Wagar Law Firm, a national leader in the field of Disability Insurance and ERISA benefits litigation, limits its practice to Plaintiff Disability and Life Insurance matters. The Wagar Law Firm assists policyholders with obtaining benefits against every major insurer including UNUM/ Provident, Paul Revere, Northwest Mutual, MetLife, CNA, and many others. Call for a copy of our firm brochure. The Wagar Law Firm. 3250 Mary Street, Suite 302, Coconut Grove, Florida 33133, (305) 443-7772, www.wagarlaw.com.

ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY & COMPUTER FORENSICS

Denise Mendez Smith fifteen years experience in complex commercial litigation. Available for consultation on electronic discovery matters including data preservation inadvertent disclosure and strategic planning. She also provides e-discovery and computer forensic services and is available for appointment as special master or third-party neutral in discovery disputes. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator, A+, Network+ certifications and extensive computer forensic training. Electronic Data Discovery, Inc., 850.386.6004 www.edd-inc.net.

ERISA

Lawrence D. Bache--Disputes governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)--Litigation to recover wrongfully denied health, disability, pension, severance, life or other employee benefits. Federal and State Court accredited and experienced. Available for representation, referrals and/or consultation. The Law Office of Lawrence D. Bache, 9000 West Sheridan Street, Suite 174, Pembroke Pines FL 33024, phone (954) 436-7376, fax (954)436-2926, e-mail: lawbache@netzero.net.

FORFEITURE LAW

Ray Christopher Lopez, P. A., former prosecutor and former assistant city attorney handling all civil forfeiture actions initiated by the Tampa Police Department, announces his availability to act as a consultant, as co-counsel, or for referral or representation on all contraband forfeiture actions brought by law enforcement agencies. Ray C. Lopez, P.A., 406 N. Morgan Street, Tampa 33602, phone (813) 221-4455, fax (813) 221-4137.

HEALTH CARE LAW

George F. Indest III, Board certified health care attorney, and other health care attorneys available statewide to consult, affiliate as co-counsel, or accept referrals representing physicians and other health care providers. We represent exclusively health care providers, Our practice includes business, regulatory and transactional matters and commercial, administrative and professional litigation. Experienced in defending investigations, licensing cases, Medicare/Medicaid audits/investigations, credentialing/privileges cases, covenants-not-to-compete, and other health related areas. The Health Law Firm, 220 E. Central parkway, Suite 2030, Altamonte Springs (Orlando) 32701, (407) 331-6620.

HEALTH CARE MEN REDUCTION

Wade Yeakle assists the Plaintiffs Trial Bar in reducing or eliminating health care liens and subrogation claims: ERISA plans, private and Medicare HMOs, self-insured and private and government health plans. Former Florida independent counsel for Healthcare Recoveries, Inc., and counsel to Plan Administrators of numerous health plans. Services available statewide. Wade Yeakle, P.A., 4128 28th St. NL, St. Petersburg, 33714. Phone: 727-528-3121, Fax: 727-528-6131.

IMMIGRATION LAW

Jeffrey N. Brauwerman, Florida Bar Board Certified Immigration and Nationality Lawyer, former U.S. immigration judge and regional counsel and district counsel, U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service, available for representation, consultation, and as an expert witness. "AV" rated. Vice-chair, inaugural Immigration and Nationality Law Certification Committee. Listed: "The Best Lawyers in America;" "Martindale-Hubbell's Register of Pre-eminent Lawyers;" and "The Florida Consumer Guidebook to Law & Leading Attorneys." Offices in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale. Miami, phone (305) 758-1234, Ft. Lauderdale, phone (954) 5271234, e-mail: visas@brauwermanlaw.com, www.brauwermanlaw.com.

LEGAL MALPRACTICE

T. Patrick Ford, Jr., announces his availability to represent individuals in matters relating to legal malpractice. Board Certified in Trial Law and AV rated, the law firm of Ford & Dean, P.A. is available for consultations and referrals in all aspects of legal and professional malpractice. Inquiries welcome. Ford & Dean P.A., 9130 South Dadeland Boulevard, Two Datran Center--PH 1-C, Miami, FL 33156, (305) 670-1353; E-mail: Tpf@Forddean.com; www.Forddean.com.

MEDIATION

Mediation and arbitration services. Supreme Court certified County and Circuit mediator. Experienced arbitrator. Practical litigation experience representing Plaintiffs and Defendants involving a multitude of civil tort litigation including premises liability, automobile and truck accidents, homeowners, security, etc. Previous 20 years background as claims adjuster, supervisor and Claims Vice President with carriers, self-insureds, reinsurers, TPAs. No charge for travel time. Joseph C. Perzan Esq., 407-339-5554; perzan@aol.com.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

Law Offices of Sandy Martin, M.D. Dr. Martin, formerly Of Counsel with Krupnick Campbell Malone et al is a Plaintiff's attorney practicing primarily Medical Malpractice law. He is a reputable Dermatologist, author of an "Atlas Of Dermatology," and well published in the scientific community. He's a "Summa Cum Laude" graduate of Nova, Law Review and author of NICA-related article in the Nova Law Review. He invites your reed mal questions and cases. Boca Raton (561) 912-1496 or Toll Free 1-866-DOC-4-LAW.

PATENT, TRADEMARK, COPYRIGHT LAW

Christopher & Weisberg, P.A. Intellectual Property lawyers helping to protect the ideas of lawyers and their clients; registered patent attorneys concentrating on intellectual property litigation and counseling, U.S. & international patent and trademark searches and applications, copyrights, Internet and computer law, trade secrets, technology and export licensing; experienced in a range of technologies including electrical, mechanical, aerospace, industrial machinery, computer hardware and software, telecommunications and networks, medical devices, sporting goods, and consumer products. 200 E. Las Olas Blvd., Suite 2040, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301, (800) 978-CWlP [2947], (954) 828-1488, Internet: www.cwcip.com, e-mail: mail@cwcip.com.

Fleit, Kain, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco P.L. ** Focus on I.P. ** Miami--Ft. Lauderdale--Boca Raton, patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, unfair competition, false advertising, computer law, Internet law, domain name disputes, technology licensing / transfers, litigation / dispute resolution. Registered patent attorneys, AV rated. 750 S.E. 3rd Ave., ste. 100, Ft. Lauderdale 33316, (954) 768-9002, Boca (561) 989-9811, Miami (305) 530-9100 or toll free (800) 846-0900, fax: (954) 768-0158, www.FocusOnIP.com.

Malloy & Malloy, P.A. "Since 1959"--Practice limited to patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition, trade secrets, related intellectual property cases, including trials & appeals. Complete U.S. & Int'l services include patent and trademark applications in all foreign countries, searches, licensing, franchising. Registered patent attorneys, AV rated. John Cyril Malloy III is an intellectual property adjunct professor at St. Thomas Law School. Malloy & Malloy, RA, 2800 S.W. Third Avenue, Miami, 33129, (305) 850-8000, toll free (800) 337-7239, fax (305) 858-0008. Ft. Laud. Office (954)525-96 11,e-mail: mail@malloylaw.com, Internet: www.malloylaw.com.

POLICE CASES

Temporary overflow of work? Can't be in two places at once? Personal injury attorney has 22 years experience with emphasis in 42 USC 1983 police cases representing both Plaintiffs and Defendants, wants to be your independent contractor. Available for referrals, consultations and/or co-counsel arrangements. Call the Law Offices of John J. Hoffman at (561) 775-0661; 10194 Osprey Trace, West Palm Beach, FL 33412.

PROBATE AND TRUST LITIGATION

Christopher Q. Wintter, Trial Lawyer, Board Certified Wills, Trusts & Estates Lawyer, C.P.A., and an instructor and faculty member for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA), announces his availability to represent personal representatives, fiduciaries, beneficiaries, trustees, and potential heirs in litigation matters concerning wills, trusts, estates. Mr. Wintter is also available to assist counsel with advice, strategy, expert opinion, or to act as co-counsel relating to complex administration issues concerning trusts and estates. Wintter & Associates, P.A., 2239 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood 33020. (954) 920-7014; fax: (954) 920-7080; 2255 Glades Road, Suite 324A, Boca Raton, FL 33431, (561) 470-3448.

PRODUCTS LIABILITY

Overchuck, Denault & De Marco is a firm specializing in products liability, toxic torts, automotive liability, insurance litigation and all other areas of negligence and personal injury for catastrophic claims. The lawyers at Overchuck, Denauly & De Marco have represented clients for 35 years, have co-counseled and consulted with other lawyers representing clients with serious injury claims. Overchuck, Denault & De Marco, 90 East Livingston St., Ste. 100, Orlando, FL 32801; (407) 872-6222 (phone); (407) 872-6822 (fax); www.productslaw.net.

PSYCHIATRIC and PSYCHOLOGICAL DAMAGES

Steven Pinkert, MD, JD; Plaintiffs attorney, psychiatrist and physician announces his availability to represent individuals in cases involving Psychological damages (PTSD, anxiety, depression, dysfunction, etc.). Mr. Pinkert is available for consultation, referral, as co-counsel ores opposing counsel for mock trials. Pinkert Law Firm, P.A., 9130 S. Dadeland Boulevard, Miami, Florida 33156; 305-670-2300, fax: 305-670-0888; e-mail: spinkert@pinkertlaw.com. Web site: www.pinkertlaw.com.

REAL ESTATE LAW

James L. Mack, Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer with 53 years of practice in Florida exclusively in the area of real estate law, "AV" rated, is available to act as expert witness or consultant in real property litigation in all Florida counties. 20185 East Country Club Drive, #607, Miami 33180, (305) 933-2266, fax (305) 682-1533.

SECURITIES LITIGATION

Schoeppl & Burke, P.A. The firm's securities department is headed by Carl F. Schoeppl, former senior enforcement attorney for the SEC, and special assistant district attorney. Mr. Schoeppl holds an LL.M. in litigation. The firm is available to handle securities-ralated litigation and arbitration matters, the defense of individuals and entities in SEC, FBI, NASD, NYSE, and SRO investigations. Admitted in Florida, N.Y., and Washington, D.C. 4800 North Federal Highway, Suite 207-D, Boca Raton 33431-5178, (561) 394-8301, fax (561) 394-3121.

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABIUTY

David W. Magann is available in matters involving Social Security Disability and Social Security Income claims. Past president of the Brandon Bar Association and past Co-Chairman of the Hillsborough County Bar Association Social Security Section. Member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR) and past president of the Seffner Chamber of Commerce. 339 E. Robertson Street, Brandon 33511; (813)657-9175; www.FloridaSocialSecurity.com.

SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY & RETIREMENT CLAIMS

Harold R. Cohen announces that he is available to act as a consultant to or as an associate of other lawyers in matters involving disability insurance benefits before the Social Security Administration. Harold R. Cohen, 1550 Northeast Miami Gardens Dr., North Miami Beach 33179, Dade (305) 949-2424, Broward (954) 921-4489.

Lyle D. Lieberman, "AV" rated lawyer, former U.S. Administrative Law Judge, Social Security Administration, and past president of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (NOSSCR), is available in matters involving Social Security disability and retirement claims. 44 Wast Flagler Street, Suite 2050, Miami 33130, (305) 358-0115; 201 N.E. 2nd Street, Suite 100, Ft. Lauderdale 33301, (954) 761-3488; Boca Retort (561) 394-8422; West Palm Beach (561) 655-8598.

STOCKBROKER MISCONDUCT

Barren C. Blum, Esq. concentrates on recovering investors' losses caused by stock and commodity broker misconduct. Mr. Blum has vast experience within the securities industry, including working in the "pits" of the commodities exchange; former licensed broker with the NFA and NASD; former associate of a large New York law firm that defended many brokers and brokerage firms; former intern for the NASD Arbitration Department; a published author and co-author of securities arbitration articles; and an approved Arbitrator for the NASD and NFA. Referring attorneys are gladly paid in accordance with Florida Bar rules. Blum, Silver & Schwartz, LLP, 8751 W. Broward Blvd., 4th Floor, Plantation, FL 33324 phone (954) 423-6000, fax (954) 423-2060, 1-877-STOCK-LAW.

TAX LAW

Teig Lawrence, Esq. concentrates on IRS controversies, Department of Revenue controversies, general tax consulting, offshore accounts, and business agreements: Mr. Lawrence holds an LL.M. in taxation and is an adjunct professor of federal tax research methods at the University of Miami School of Law Graduate Program in Estate Planning. Referring attorneys are paid in accordance with Florida Bar rules. Teig Lawrence, P.A., 350 East Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Laudecdale, Florida 33301, phone (954) 522-2929, e-mail: teig@mytaxlaw.com, Web site: www.mytaxlaw.com.

WAGE & HOUR LAW

Robert S. Norell, Esq., announces his availability throughout Florida to represent employees against employers for claims of unpaid wages, unpaid commissions or bonus pay, unpaid overtime, and/or unpaid minimum wages under both the Fair Labor Standards Act and Florida law. Robert S. Norell, P.A. 8751 W. Broward Blvd., Suite 410, Plantation, Florida 33324, phone (954) 617-6017; toll free (800) 796-0849, email: OvertimeLaw@aol.com. Visit our Web site at www.FloridaWageLaw.com.

WORKERS' COMPENSATION PREMIUM DISPUTES

J. Layne Smith consults and represents employers in workers' compensation premium disputes involving payroll/remuneration, classifications, experience rating, audits, exempt status, coverage, claims handling, etc. Mr. Smith has over 20,000 hours experience litigating these types of cases, for and against the insurance industry. He consults and represents employers and others accused by the state or federal government of workers' compensation premium fraud. J. Layne Smith, RA., 1911 Capital Circle N.E., Tallahasase 32308. (888) 902-8300, (850) 38S-8000, fax (850) 201-8000, Web site: www.laynesmith.com.
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