Rywant Alvarez is proud to announce that five of our partners have been named 2020 Florida Super Lawyers and three attorenys have been named 2020 Florida Rising Stars. Super Lawyers and Rising Stars are chosen after an evaluation on twelve indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement including verdicts, settlements, transactions, representative clients, experience, honors and awards, special licenses and certifications, position within law firm, bar or other professional activity, pro bono and community service, scholarly lectures and writings, education and employment background and other outstanding achievements.
Civil Trial Lawyers News
We are pleased to announce that Melissa Isabel obtained a dismissal in favor of our client. After three years of contentious litigation, Melissa was able to brief and successfully argue the Plaintiff had committed and perpetuated a fraud on the court. The trial court granted the motion a month prior to the scheduled jury trial.
John Guyton was appointed to the Civil Trial Law Certification Committee. He recently obtained summary judgment for his client in a complex commercial dispute.
We are pleased to announce that Second District Court of Appeal of Florida has affirmed an Order granting summary judgment in favor of our client. After two years of contentious litigation, summary judgment was granted by the trial court less than two weeks before trial. Shortly thereafter, the Plaintiff appealed the final judgment that was entered based on that Order. After the appeal was fully briefed, Jordan Behlman successfully argued the brief before the Second District Court of Appeal of Florida leading to the favorable outcome.
The Tampa Bay Lightning honored our shareholder, Greg Jones, as A Lightning Community Hero. Greg received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes program which he donated to the Faith Café and the Palma Ceia Little League Challenger Program (baseball for boys and girls with special needs.
Rywant Alvarez Jones Russo & Guyton are proud to announce Kerry McGuinn has been named partner at the firm.
We are a proud Adopt-a-Route partner of Meals on Wheels of Tampa! Our staff and attorneys volunteer by delivering meals to Tampa’s home bound residents.