2022-2023 EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

The section’s Executive Council meets three times annually to carry forth its objectives.
In addition, standing committees of the section meet throughout the year.

Judge Samantha Ward

Honorable Samantha Ward

 Chair

George Edgecomb Courthouse
401 N. Jefferson St. St 540
Tampa, FL 33602-5003
(813) 272-8560
wardsl@fljub13.org

Joseph A. Spataro

Joseph A. Spataro

 Chair-Elect

Office of Statewide Prosecution
3507 E. Frontage Rd. St.e 350
Tampa, FL 33607-1794
(813) 287-7960
joseph.spataro@myfloridalegal.com

Patricia Dawson

Patricia A. Dawson

 Secretary

Law Office of Patricia Dawson, P.A.
1211 N. West Shore Blvd. Ste 307
Tampa, FL 33607-4615
(813) 386-5730
lpatriciadawson@tampabay.rr.com

Honorable Tatiana Salvadore

Honorable Tatiana R. Salvador

Treasurer

Duval County Courthouse
501 W. Adams St. Rm 7004
Jacksonville, FL 32202-7004
(904) 255-2400
tsalvador@coj.net

2021-2022 Section Chair Jason B. Blank

Jason B. Blank

Immediate Past Chair

Haber Blank, LLP
888 South Andrews Avenue
Suite 201
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316
(954) 767-0300
jblank@haberblank.com

Tad A. Yates, Board of Governors Liaison

Tad A. Yates

Board of Governors Liaison

The Law Offices of Tad A. Yates, P.A.
3431 Edgewater Drive
Orlando, FL 32804-3601
407-608-7777
tad@tadyates.com

Larry Basford

Larry R. Basford

Office of the State Attorney, 14th Judicial Circuit
P.O. Box 1040
Panama City, FL 32402-1040
(850) 832-5510
larry.basford@sa14.fl.gov

The Honorable Lisa D. Campbell

Honorable Lisa D. Campbell

401 N. Jefferson St., Ste. 344
Tampa, FL 33602-3776
(813) 272-6874
campbeld@fljud13.org

Oliver David Barksdale

O. David Barksdale

Ex-Officio

Bedell Dittmar Devault Pillans & Coxe, P.A.
101 E. Adams St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202-3303
(904) 353-0211
odb@bedellfirm.com

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Nicholas B. Cox

Office of Statewide Prosecution
Office of the Attorney General
3507 E Frontage Rd Ste 325
Tampa, FL 33607-1795
(813) 287-7960
nick.cox@myfloridalegal.com

Mark Dobson

Mark M. Dobson

Nova University Law School
3305 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7721
(954) 262-6157
mdobson@nova.edu

Jude M. Faccidomo

Jude M. Faccidomo

Ratzan & Faccidomo, LLC
1450 Brickell Ave Ste 2600
Miami, FL 33131-3457
(305)374-5730
jude@rflawgroup.com

H. Scott Fingerhut

H. Scott Fingerhut

 Ex-Officio

H. Scott Fingerhut, P.A.
Citigroup Center, Ste 1210
Miami, FL 33131-4316
(305) 285-0500
hsfpa@aol.com

Richard A. Greenberg

Richard A. Greenberg

Rumberger, Kirk & Caldwell
101 N. Monroe St., Ste. 120
Tallahassee, FL 32301-1549
(850) 222-6550
rgreenberg@rumberger.com

Jeffrey M. Harris

Jeffrey M. Harris

9458 N.W. 46th St.
Sunrise, FL 33351-5108
(954) 522-7000
jmhcrimlaw@aol.com

Honorable Richard L. Hersch

1351 N.W. 12th St., Ste. 413
Miami, FL 33125-1630
(305) 548-5102
rhersch@jud11.flcourts.org

Susan O. Hugentugler

Susan O. Hugentugler

 Ex-Officio

State Attorney’s Office
201 S.E. 6th St., Ste. 660
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-3334
(954) 831-7913
shugentugler@sao17.state.fl.us

Antonya K. Johnson

Antonya K. Johnson

201 S.E. 6th St., Ste. 665
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-3334
(954) 831-8584
ajohnson@sao17.state.fl.us

Hon. London M. Kite

Honorable London M. Kite

Duval County Court Judge, 4th Circuit
501 W. Adams St.
Jacksonville, FL  32202-4628
(904) 255-1264
lmkite@coj.net

Ben Kuehne

Benedict P. Kuehne “Ben”

 Ex-Officio

Kuehne Davis Law, P.A.
100 SE 2nd St. Ste. 3550
Miami, FL 33131-2112
(305) 789-5989
ben.kuehne@kuehnelaw.com

Laura

Laura Grace L. Lambert

United States District Court
Bryan Simpson United States Courthouse
300 N Hogan St Ste 5-111
Jacksonville, FL 32202-4249
(904) 360-1530
chambers_flmd_lambert@flmd.uscourts.gov

Abe Laeser

Abraham Laeser

 Ex-Officio

505 Stonemont Ln.
Weston, FL 33326-3505
(305) 725-5505
abe@laeser.us

Hon. Jeffrey Levenson

Honorable Jeffrey R. Levenson

Broward County Courthouse
201 S.E. 6th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-3303
(954) 831-7817
jlevenso@17th.flcourts.org

Warren W. Lindsey

Warren W. Lindsey

Ex-Officio

Lindsey & Ferry, P.A.
1150 Louisiana Ave., Ste. 2
Winter Park, FL  32789-2354
(407) 644-4044
warren@warrenlindseylaw.com

L. Lee Lockett

L. Lee Lockett

Lockett Law
L. Lee Lockett, Esq.
1548 The Greens Way Ste 2
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250-2468
(904)858-9818
lee@lockettlaw.net

Sheryl J. Lowenthal

Sheryl J. Lowenthal

 Ex-Officio

Sheryl J. Lowenthal, Attorney at Law
9130 S. Dadeland Blvd. Ste. 1511
Miami, FL 33156-7851
(305) 670-3360
sjlowenthal@appeals.net

Martin P. McDonnell

Martin P. McDonnell

Ex-Officio

P.O. Box 1586
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 3245
(850) 567-6273
marty@martymcdonnell.com

Jason P. Mehta

Jason P. Mehta

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
100 N. Tampa St. Ste. 2200
Tampa, FL 33602-5809
(813) 559-5500
jmehta@bradley.com

Larry D. Murrell, Jr.

Larry D. Murrell, Jr.

Ex-Officio

L.D. Murrell, P.A.
400 Executive Center Dr., Ste. 201
West Palm Beach, FL 33401-2922
(561) 686-2700
LDMPA@bellsouth.net

Image of the Honorable David Oberliesen

Honorable David J. Oberliesen

6865 Caroline St.
Milton, FL 32570-2204
( 850) 981-5540
judge.oberliesen@flcourts1.gov

Hon. Thomas N. Palermo

Honorable Thomas N. Palermo

Thirteenth Judicial Circuit
Chambers 462 Annex
401 N Jefferson St
Tampa, FL 33602-5003
(813) 276-6852
juvdeldivf@fljud13.org

Richard L. Polin

Richard L. Polin

8500 SW 151 Street
Palmetto Bay, Florida 33151
rpolin1236@aol.com

Harold F. Pryor

Harold F. Pryor

Office of the State Attorney, 17th Circuit
201 SE 6th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-3303
954-831-6955
sao17@sao17.state.fl.us

Elisabeth Rodriguez

Elisabeth A. Rodriguez

Office of Statewide Prosecution
110 SE 6th St. Ste. 900
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-5066
954-712-4600
elisabeth.rodriguez@myfloridalegal.com

David B. Rothman

David B. Rothman

 Ex-Officio

Rothman & Associates, P.A.
200 S. Biscayne Blvd., Ste. 2770
Miami, FL 33131-5300
(305) 358-9000
dbr@rothmanlawyers.com

Harvey J. Sepler

Harvey J. Sepler

 Ex-Officio

3389 Sheridan St., #450
Hollywood, FL 33021-3606
(305) 928-5840
hsepler@aol.com

Joel M. Slivershein

Joel M. Silvershein

Ex-Officio

State Attorney’s Office, 17th Circuit
201 S.E. 6th St., Ste. 07130
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-3303
(954) 831-7913
jsilvershein@sao17.state.fl.us

Michael C. Sinacore

Michael C. Sinacore

Assistant United States Attorney
United States Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Florida
400 N. Tampa Street, Suite 3200
Tampa, FL 33602
michael.sinacore@usdoj.gov

Neal R. Sonnett

Neal R. Sonnett

Neal R. Sonnett, P.A.
2 S. Biscayne Blvd., Ste. 2600
Miami, FL 33131-1819
(305) 358-2000
nrslaw@sonnett.com

Kenneth M. Swartz

Kenneth M. Swartz

Swartz Law Firm
14 N.E. 1st Ave., Ste. 1211
Miami, FL 33132-2452
(305) 579-9090
ken@swartzlawyer.com

George E. Tragos

George E. Tragos

 Ex-Officio

Law Offices of Tragos, Sartes, & Tragos
2363 Gulf To Bay Blvd.  St.e 100
Clearwater, FL 33765-4102
(727) 441-9030
george@greeklaw.com

Michael R. Ufferman

Michael R. Ufferman

Michael Ufferman Law Firm, P.A.
2022 Raymond Diehl Rd # 1
Tallahassee, FL 32308-3881
850-386-2345
ufferman@uffermanlaw.com

Ryan J. Vescio

Ryan J. Vescio

Shuffield Lowman Attorneys & Advisors
100 Legion Place
Suite 1700
Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 581-9800
rvescio@shuffieldlowman.com

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Harry C. Wallace

U.S. Attorney’s Office, SDFL
99 NE 4th St. Ste. 800
Miami, FL 33132-2131
305-961-9401
harry.wallace@usdoj.gov

Monique H. Worrell

Monique H. Worrell

Office of the State Attorney, 9th Circuit
415 N. Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL  32801-1526
407-836-2400
mhworrell@sao9.org

Jessica J. Yeary

Jessica J. Yeary

Public Defender, 2nd Circuit
301 S Monroe St. Ste. 401
Tallahassee, FL 32301-1861
(850) 606-1000
jessica.yeary@flpd2.com

Paul H. Zacks

 Ex-Officio

109 Fern Ct
Delray Beach, FL 33444-3851
(561) 665-1728
pz50@yahoo.com

Hon. Angelica D. Zayas

Honorable Angelica D. Zayas

 Ex-Officio

Juvenile Justice Center
155 N.W. 3rd St., Rm. 13348
Miami, FL 33128-1738
(305) 679-1742
azayas@jud11.flcourts.org

Jennifer M. Zedalis

Jennifer M. Zedalis

Ex-Officio

Levin College of Law
P.O. Box 117626
Gainesville, FL  32611-7626
(352) 273-0814
zedalis@law.ufl.edu