Kim Nunez to speak at Hot Topics in Evidence 2020 CLE put on by the Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar

Our Attorney, Kim Nunez, will be speaking at the Hot Topics in Evidence 2020 CLE put on by the Trial Lawyers Section of The Florida Bar on September 25, 2020.  Kim will speak about mindfulness and its connection to the practice of law and how mindfulness meditation can be used as a tool to manage stress. Kim will discuss the health benefits of mindfulness and mindfulness meditation and provide lawyers with practical tips on how they can incorporate this practice in their personal and professional lives. Kim will also walk the participants through a mindfulness meditation exercise. She hopes that this presentation encourages lawyers to become more intentional about their physical and mental health.

Welcome Cassidy Fordiani

Cassidy J. FordianiRywant Alvarez is happy to welcome Cassidy Fordiani as the newest attorney to our team! Cassidy is an attorney in the firm’s Tampa office. She received her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law. Prior to law school, Cassidy attended the University of South Florida and obtained her B.A. in Criminology in 2016. Cassidy focuses her practice on insurance defense and first party property litigation. She is originally from Fort Myers Florida but has lived in the Tampa Bay area since moving here for her undergraduate studies.

Eight Rywant Alvarez Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

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.

The Florida Super Lawyers includes Manuel J. Alvarez, John Guyton, Greg Jones, Andrew Russo and Michael Rywant

The Florida Rising Stars include Amanda McDermott, Matthew Holtsinger and Amanda Dunn

Greg Jones featured on GivingBack TV supporting Faith Cafe

Greg Jones was featured on GivingBack TV supporting Faith Cafe.  Greg has been working with Faith Cafe for the last 15 years. Faith Cafe serves the homeless and hungry in Tampa.  Their mission is to serve their neighbors in need with dignity and respect.

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Rywant Alvarez proudly supports Bay Area Legal Services

Rywant Alvarez again this year is proud to be a sustaining law firm supporting Bay Area Legal Services

COVID-19 Announcement

As the news relating to COVID-19 continues to develop, we wanted to touch base with our valued clients and friends and make you aware that the members of the Rywant Alvarez team have capability to work remotely.

We are hopeful that the duration of this event will be limited, but Rywant Alvarez will employ all necessary resources to continue to provide services to our clients.

We wish you all health and safety.

Rywant Alvarez welcomes Kim Nunez!

Kimberly I. Nuñez

Rywant Alvarez is pleased to announce our newest attorney, Kimberly Nuñez. Kim is an associate in the firm’s Tampa office.  Her practice focuses on insurance litigation and personal injury.  She graduated from Stetson University College of Law.  Kim is originally from Sarasota and has lived in Tampa since she was an undergrad at the University of South Florida.  Kim is fluent in Spanish.  She volunteers with Lawyers for Literacy where she tutors elementary school children in vocabulary and reading.

Rywant Alvarez welcomes William Dennis!

William J. DennisOur newest attorney, William Dennis received his undergrad degree from USF. He then went on to graduate from Liberty University School of Law, where he was a Dean’s Scholar. Upon graduation, Will worked for the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court as a prosecutor. Will spent four years prosecuting cases ranging from second degree misdemeanors to capital felony crimes. After four years and over 40 trials later, Will decided to moved into civil practice, where he has primarily focused on first party property defense. Will is excited to advocate for his clients inside and outside of the courtroom.

 

Rywant Alvarez sponsors the Collective’s January Happy Hour

Rywant Alvarez sponsors the Collective’s January Happy Hour. The Collective is a group of socially conscious and public-spirited friends, who believe that access to justice is fundamental to the wellbeing of our community.

Bay Area Legal Services – The Collective

New Office Locations in Tampa and Orlando

The firm, after 35 years in the same Tampa location, has moved its offices to Harbor Island. The new space will give us more room to add lawyers to better serve our clients. The new office address in Tampa is:

302 Knights Run Avenue
Suite 1000
Tampa, Florida 33602

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We are also opening a new office location in Orlando.

250 North Orange Avenue
Suite 710
Orlando, Florida 32801

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