Melissa Isabel obtained a not guilty verdict for her client charged with Felony Unlicensed Contracting in Hillsborough County. The defense involved challenging inadmissible evidence which violated the client’s constitutional right to confront witnesses against him.
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 pleased to announce our newest attorney to join the firm, David Cuellar. David is an Associate in the firm’s Tampa office. He focuses on Insurance Defense and Personal Injury. Prior to joining our firm, he has worked for many years in house for various insurance companies including USAA and Progressive. David is a Tampa native. He volunteers with Nativity Catholic Church and the American Cancer Society.
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.
Rywant Alvarez Jones Russo & Guyton are proud to announce Amanda McDermott has been named the newest partner at the firm.
Lindsay Alvarez and Robert Strickland win a discrimination suit with prejudice.
John Guyton recovers $182,500 for his clients along with $37,173 in costs.
Mike Rywant has been recertified as a specialist in Civil Trial Law.
Jonathan Zaifert and Garrett Brown recently obtained a favorable result in a six week construction defect arbitration. Our office represented a framing subcontractor who was sued, along with others, by a national home builder, alleging defective constructive work. Ultimately, a panel of three arbitrators ruled in our client’s favor and awarded our client the costs it incurred in defending the action.