Sam D. Pendino

Mr. Pendino, retired Circuit Judge, 13th Judicial Circuit, has been certified by the Supreme Court as a Circuit Civil Mediator. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1970. He is a graduate of Stetson University and Cumberland School of Law. He was elected to serve as County Court Judge in 1984 and served as […]

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James Murman

James A. Murman

Born in 1945, James A. Murman was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1974. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee where he was a member of Phi Alpha Delta. Mr. Murman is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, The Florida Bar, The Florida Defense Lawyers Association, the American Board of […]

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Hector Rivera

Hector Rivera

Mr. Rivera became a member of the Florida Bar since 2004. A native of Tampa, Florida, he graduated from Jesuit High school. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Florida in 2000 and his J.D. degree from Stetson University College of Law in 2003. While at Stetson, he was […]

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Paula W. Rousselle

Paula W. Rousselle

Ms. Rousselle has 36 years experience in civil trial practice, handling litigation and arbitrations. She received her B.S. (1976), and her J.D. (1979), from Stetson University.  The primary area of her practice involves the defense of medical malpractice cases, to include the defense of both physicians and hospitals in litigation, arbitration, and Department of Health […]

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Jerry A. Setchel

Jerry A. Setchel

Born in Cuba, New York in 1954, Jerry A. Setchel was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1979. Mr. Setchel graduated with a B.S. in Economics from Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania in 1976. He obtained his J.D. from Stetson University College of Law in 1979. He is “AV” rated a member of the U. […]

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Debra M. Metzler

Debra M. Metzler, Esquire

Ms. Metzler was born in Washington, D.C., on June 16, 1958. She moved to St. Petersburg, Florida at an early age and attended local schools. Ms. Metzler is a graduate of Stetson University (B.A., 1980; J.D., 1983). While attending law school, she served as a member of the Stetson Law Review. She was admitted to […]

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Michael A. Tonelli

Born in Chicago Illinois in 1948, Michael A. Tonelli was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1975. Mr. Tonelli is a graduate of the University of Tampa and Stetson University School of Law. He is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, The Florida Bar, The American Bar Association, the American Board of Trial […]

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John W. Boult

John W. Boult

Born in Jackson, Mississippi, John W. Boult was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1963. Mr. Boult is a graduate of the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, where he served as Head Proctor and as Chairman of the Honor Council. He received his law degree at Vanderbilt University School of Law where he was […]

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Billy R. Barr

Billy R. Barr, founding partner, was born in North Carolina in 1933. Barr was a graduate of Wake Forest University and the University Of North Carolina School Of Law where he was a member of Delta Theta Phi and Order of the Coif. Billy R. Barr was admitted to the North Carolina and Florida Bars […]

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