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Dino Jahic

Saalfield Shad Announces News Associate Dino Jahic

 

June 23, 2017- Saalfield Shad, P.A. is pleased to announce that Dino Jahic has joined the firm as an associate. Jahic will practice in the areas of workers compensation, insurance defense and general liability defense.

 

While in his last semester of law school Jahic was an extern in the Second Judicial Circuit in Florida for the Honorable George S. Reynolds III.

 

Originally from Bosnia, Jahic and his family immigrated to the Unites States when he was five years old. Since then, Jacksonville, Florida has been home. He is fluent in Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian

 

 

 


 

 

 

Geoffrey Sessions

Saalfield Shad Attorney Receives Award for Professionalism and Excellence from Inn of Court

 

March 9, 2017 – Richard Stoudemire, Managing Partner of Saalfield Shad, P.A. recently received the John J. Schickel Professionalism and Excellence Award from the E. Robert Williams American Inn of Court.

 

The award is given each year by the President of the E. Robert Williams American Inn of Court to a member who embodies all that the Inn of Court represents.

 

“As president of the Inn of Court, I felt that no one embraced the spirit of professionalism and the ethical practice of law as Richard Stoudemire,” said Michael Rudolph, President of the Jacksonville Inn of Court. “Often when judging the actions of other attorneys, I ask myself what would Richard do.”

 

An original member of the E. Robert Williams Inn of Court, Stoudemire is a civil trial lawyer practicing in the areas of coverage, workers compensation, commercial litigation and mediation. Mr. Stoudemire is board certified in workers compensation and he holds an AV rating by Martindale Hubbell

 

 

 


 

 

 

Geoffrey Sessions

Saalfield Shad Attorney Joins Board of Pine Castle

 

Saalfield Shad, P.A. is pleased to announce that Geoffrey Sessions has been named to the board of Pine Castle. Pine Castle is a leader in serving adults with intellectual and other disabilities and providing support to their families across Northeast Florida. “It’s an honor and a privilege to serve on the board of such a worthy organization,” said Sessions. “I look forward to working with the Board and volunteers to advocate for and empower adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.”

 

Sessions, a shareholder with the firm, represents clients in the healthcare, real estate, retail and hospitality, insurance and transportation industries. As a litigation attorney, he has significant experience representing clients in jury trials, non-jury trials, arbitrations, and in administrative hearings. Sessions is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and he holds an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Clemente J. Inclan

Saalfield Shad Attorney Receives AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

 

February 15, 2017 – The law firm of Saalfield Shad is pleased to announce that Clemente J. Inclan has received the AV Preeminent rating from the Martindale-Hubbell legal rating service.

 

The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers – members of the bar and the judiciary.

 

“Clemente is an excellent attorney,” said managing partner, Richard Stoudemire. “We are pleased that his peers recognize his legal talent and experience.”

 

Inclan, a shareholder with the firm, is a civil trial lawyer whose practice focuses in the area of hospital defense, professional malpractice, general liability, and nursing home/assisted living defense. Before entering civil practice he was an Assistant State Attorney.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Joel Settembrini, Jr.

Saalfield Shad Attorney to Chair Florida Bar Eminent Domain Committee

 

August 22, 2016 – The law firm of Saalfield Shad, P.A. is pleased to announce that Joel Settembrini, Jr. has been appointed as Chair of the Eminent Domain Committee of the Florida Bar.

 

Settembrini is a Board Certified Specialist in Business Litigation with over 30 years of experience in handling sophisticated commercial matters including eminent domain and other real estate-related litigation.

 

In addition to his litigation practice, Settembrini is a certified mediator and arbitrator.

 

Settembrini holds an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in the Best Lawyers in America, Florida Legal Elite, Florida Super Lawyers and Jacksonville Top Lawyers publications.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Three Saalfield Shad Attorneys Become Shareholders

 

August 12, 2016 – The law firm of Saalfield Shad is pleased to announce that attorneys Susan Bird, Travase Erickson and Jenifer Worley have become shareholders with the firm.

 

“Susan, Travase and Jenifer are very deserving of the recognition that comes with being a shareholder,” said managing partner, Richard Stoudemire. “They have demonstrated their commitment to our clients and to the firm. We look forward to their continued contributions and success as shareholders in the firm.”

 

Bird is a litigator focusing her practice on medical malpractice, nursing home defense and administrative law. She defends physicians, nurses, hospitals, nursing homes and other health care professionals in civil cases and before regulatory and licensure boards. Bird is also a licensed registered nurse in Florida and worked for many years in the nursing profession both in clinical and administrative areas prior to entering the practice of law. She has an AV Preeminent rating with Martindale-Hubbell.

 

Susan M. Bird
Erickson is a litigator, whose primary areas of practice include the defense of medical malpractice claims, insurance defense, general liability defense, administrative law, and appellate law. He is a frequent presenter to medical staff, nurses and physicians regarding best practices by healthcare providers to enhance patient care and safety by being aware of often-encountered issues in medical malpractice litigation.

 

Travase L. Erickson
Worley, also a litigator, has almost 20 years experience representing individuals and corporations in medical negligence, premises liability, personal injury, and general liability claims. She is licensed to practice in Florida, Georgia, and Alabama and is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
Jenifer S. Worley

 

 

 


 

 

 

Saalfield Shad Attorney Receives AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

 

August 4, 2016 – The law firm of Saalfield Shad is pleased to announce that Kimberly G. Matthews has received the AV Preeminent rating from the Martindale-Hubbell legal rating service.

 

The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers – members of the bar and the judiciary.

 

“Kim is an excellent attorney,” said managing partner, Richard Stoudemire. “We are pleased that her peers recognize for her legal talent and experience.”

 

Matthews is a litigation attorney whose practice focuses on state and federal workers’ compensation, and general civil liability, including premises liability and professional negligence.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Saalfield Shad Attorney Receives AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

 

July 21, 2016 - The law firm of Saalfield Shad is pleased to announce that Dana A. Jacobs has received the AV Preeminent rating from the Martindale-Hubbell legal rating service.

 

The Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent® rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers, members of the bar and the judiciary.

 

"We are extremely pleased that Dana has been recognized by her peers for her legal talent and experience," said managing shareholder, Richard Stoudemire.

 

Jacobs is a litigation attorney whose practice focuses on insurance defense claims including premises liability, automobile and trucking accidents, wrongful death, toxic torts, and products liability. She is licensed to practice in Florida and Georgia.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Susan M. Bird

Saalfield Shad Attorney Receives AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

 

May 31, 2016 - The law firm of Saalfield Shad is pleased to announce that Susan M. Bird and has received the AV Preeminent rating from the Martindale-Hubbell legal rating service.

 

The Martindale-Hubbell ® AV Preeminent ® rating is the highest possible rating for an attorney for both ethical standards and legal ability. This rating represents the pinnacle of professional excellence. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers members of the bar and the judiciary.

 

We are extremely pleased that Susan has been recognized by her peers for legal talent and experience, said managing shareholder, Richard Stoudemire. As an AV rated firm, we pride ourselves on bringing the highest level of legal acumen and client service to each matter.

 

Bird is a partner in the firms litigation department and focuses her practice on medical malpractice, nursing home defense and administrative law. She defends physicians, nurses, hospitals, nursing homes and other health care professionals in civil cases and before regulatory and licensure boards. Bird is also a licensed registered nurse in Florida and worked for many years in the nursing profession both in clinical and administrative areas prior to entering the practice of law.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Saalfield Shad, P.A.    (Established in 1989)

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Jacksonville, Florida 32202

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