Allen Dell Firm News – 2013

Allen Dell is pleased to announce that Attorneys David D. Ferrentino, Donna L. Longhouse, Cynthia A. Mikos, Marian P. McCulloch and Gary Walker have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2014 Best Lawyers publication. Congratulations David in the field of Commercial Litigation, Donna in the field of Trusts and Estates, Cynthia in the field of Health Care Law, Marian in the field of Family Law and Gary in the field of Health Care Law. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

Allen Dell, P.A. is pleased to announce that Gregory A. Richards, Jr. joined the firm as a shareholder on July 1, 2013. Richards practices in the areas of estate planning; probate, guardianship and trust administration; and probate, guardianship and trust litigation. In addition, he advises clients as to gift, estate and generation-skipping transfer tax issues, fiduciary income tax issues, and the formation and administration of family limited partnerships and tax-exempt organizations.

Allen Dell, P.A. is pleased to announce that Donna L. Longhouse joined the firm as a shareholder on June 26, 2013. Longhouse practices in the areas of tax, trusts and estates, business planning and tax-exempt organizations. Longhouse is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers for 2012 and 2013, named in The Best Lawyers in America since 2010 in Trusts and Estates, and was named in the 2013 edition of The Legal 500 United States in the area Tax, Domestic – East Coast.

On June 24, 2013 Attorney Marian P. McCulloch attended an exclusive Stetson Alumni Luncheon sponsored by Hon. Jim Davis & Benjamin H. Hill which included a presentation by Dean Christopher M. Pietruszkiewicz about the future of legal education.

Congratulations to Marian P. McCulloch and Cynthia A. Mikos, chosen as two of the Florida Legal Elite for 2013 by Florida Trend magazine. This prestigious list represents fewer than 2% of all active Florida Bar members. Ms. McCulloch is Board certified in Marital & Family Law and Ms. Mikos is Board certified in Health Law. Both are shareholders of Allen Dell P.A., Tampa.

The firm is pleased to announce that Jonathan E. Lewerenz, Esq. joined Allen Dell, P.A., on April 29, 2013. Mr. Lewerenz has several years of legal experience and will focus his legal knowledge and expertise towards the firm’s business litigation practice area.

The firm is pleased to announce that Jennifer L. Simpson-Oliver, Esq. joined Allen Dell, P.A., on March 18, 2013. Ms. Simpson-Oliver has over seven years of legal experience and was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2010. She will focus her legal knowledge and expertise towards the firm’s health law practice area.

Allen Dell, P.A. is proud to announce that Patrick Traber and Kevin Dees have become shareholders in the firm effective as of January 1, 2013. Mr. Traber’s practice includes support of clients’ complex business litigation, including intellectual property matters and securities arbitration. He also assists corporations with corporate, regulatory and operational matters. Mr. Dees focuses his practice on commercial litigation, and has successfully litigated matters involving contracts, real estate, construction law, employment law, corporate governance, and many other issues affecting private entities. Both have contributed to the firm’s success and the firm looks forward to their ongoing efforts in their new roles.

Allen Dell, P.A. has been named as one of the 2013 U.S. Top Ranked Law Firms. The list appeared in Fortune magazine’s December 24th Special 2013 Investor’s Guide, as well as in the January 2013 editions of ALM’s award winning publications Corporate Counsel and The American Lawyer.

Allen Dell, P.A. is proud to announce that it has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers as a Tier 1 Law Firm in the Tampa Bay Region for 2013 in the practice fields of Family Law and Health Care Law. Achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise of its legal team.