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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.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Four Saalfield Shad Attorneys Become Shareholders

 

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

 

“Susan, Travase, Duke 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
Regan is a litigator representing individual and corporate defendants in medical negligence, correctional health care, personal injury, and general liability claims. He has served as lead counsel in circuit civil, appellate, and administrative courts. Regan holds an AV Preeminent rating with Martindale-Hubbell.

 

F. Duke Regan
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.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Saalfield Shad, P.A. Opens Office in Tallahassee Experienced Litigator S. William Fuller, Jr. Joins firm in Of Counsel Position

 

May 31, 2016 - Saalfield Shad, P.A. has expanded geographically with the opening of their office in Tallahassee, Florida. In conjunction with the opening of the Tallahassee office, attorney S. William Bill Fuller, Jr. of Tallahassee joins the firm as Of Counsel.

 

We are excited to expand our geographic reach to the panhandle, said Richard Stoudemire, Managing Partner. The new location and the addition of Bill Fuller to the firm enhances our ability to serve clients in North Florida.

 

Fulller is a seasoned trial lawyer with more than 40 years experience. During his career he has tried over 180 cases representing individual and corporate clients in medical malpractice defense, professional malpractice defense, insurance, defense, products liability defense and trucking liability defense. Just prior to joining the firm, Bill was a founding member of Fuller, Mitchell, Hood & Stephens (2007-2016). He holds an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

 

Im excited to have the opportunity to work with and alongside the attorneys at Saalfield Shad, P.A., said Fuller. This is a great opportunity to expand the reach and service we provide to our clients.

 

The Tallahassee office of Saalfield Shad is located at 2565 Barrington Circle.

 

 

 


 

 

 

Susan M. Bird

Two Saalfield Shad Attorneys Receive AV Preeminent® Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

 

May 31, 2016 - The law firm of Saalfield Shad is pleased to announce that Susan M. Bird and J. Brent Allen have 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 and Brent have been recognized by their peers for their 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.

 

Allen is an associate with the firm and a Jacksonville native. He is a civil trial lawyer and is a member of the firm's health care and litigation departments. His practice includes representation of corporations and healthcare institutions in various civil matters.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

Saalfield Shad Attorney Inducted into Rotary Club of Jacksonville, Downtown Chapter

 

May 26, 2016 -J. Brent Allen, an attorney with the law firm of Saalfield Shad has recently been inducted into the downtown chapter of the Rotary Club of Jacksonville.

 

Allen is a civil trial lawyer and is a member of the firm?s health care and litigation departments. His practice includes representation of corporations and healthcare institutions in various civil matters.

 

 

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

Jacksonville Office:

245 Riverside Avenue, Suite 400

Jacksonville, Florida 32202

Telephone: (904) 355-4401

Facsimile: (904) 355-3503

Info@saalfieldlaw.com

Tallahassee Office:

2565 Barrington Circle

Tallahassee, Florida 32308

Telephone: (904) 355-4401

Facsimile: (904) 355-3503