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Attorney John Dumbaugh Board Certified in Real Estate for 30 Years

John Dumbaugh

Syprett Meshad partner and real estate attorney John D. Dumbaugh has earned board re-certification from The Florida Bar as an expert in the field of real estate law, bringing his recognition as a board-certified attorney to 30 continuous years.

On November 24th, 2015, posted in: Celebrations, News by Tags:

Before You Ask for a Divorce

Michael Resnick

Syprett Meshad President and Family Law Attorney Michael L. Resnick appeared recently on ABC 7’s popular “Suncoast View” television program to discuss marital law and issues surrounding divorce. In the program, which aired Thursday, August 20, 2015, Mr. Resnick provided strategic tips for married persons who are thinking of divorce — steps they should consider .. read more

Attorney Amanda King celebrates her five-year anniversary with Syprett Meshad

Amanda King

Syprett Meshad Attorney Amanda M. King is celebrating her five-year anniversary with the firm in August 2015. Ms. King joined the firm as an associate in 2010; she focuses her practice on family law matters, including divorce, paternity, custody, child support, alimony, injunctions and domestic violence. Ms. King is admitted to practice law in Florida, .. read more

On August 12th, 2015, posted in: News by

Syprett Meshad attorneys recognized as ‘Super Lawyers’ and ‘Rising Stars’


July 15, 2015 / Sarasota, Fla. — Super Lawyers has once again recognized attorneys from the Sarasota law firm of Syprett, Meshad, Resnick, Lieb, Dumbaugh, Jones, Krotec & Westheimer, P.A. In its most recent rankings, the organization, which rates attorneys nationwide through independent research, as well as peer nominations and evaluations, named Syprett Meshad President .. read more

On July 16th, 2015, posted in: Articles, Awards, News by Tags: , , ,

Florida Ruling Puts Same Sex Couples on Even Plane in Divorce


On April 24, 2015, the Florida 2nd District Court of Appeals, in the case of Brandon-Thomas v Brandon-Thomas, held that a Florida court can take jurisdiction over a same-sex couple’s divorce case. Danielle and Krista were legally married in Massachusetts in 2012, and subsequently moved to Florida. Danielle filed a petition for dissolution of marriage .. read more

BP Oil Spill Claims June 8 Deadline Fast Approaching


In December, the United States Supreme Court declined to review a lower court’s ruling upholding the District Court’s approval of the Economic and Property damages Settlement Agreement in the ongoing litigation against BP over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The Supreme Court’s decision means that the final deadline to file any claims related to .. read more

Syprett Meshad Firm Administrator Celebrates 30 years with Firm

Pat Roby

Syprett Meshad Firm Administrator Patricia A. Blaney-Roby celebrated 30 years of employment with the Sarasota law firm on December 28, 2014. Hired in 1984 as a delivery and errand “runner” with no legal experience, Patricia impressed the firm’s partners with her follow-through, reliability, and management skills. Over the years, she was consistently given opportunities for .. read more

On January 9th, 2015, posted in: News by Tags:

Attorney Ken Poole celebrates his five-year anniversary with Syprett Meshad

Kenneth M. Poole, Jr.

Attorney Ken Poole, an Associate with Syprett Meshad, celebrates his five-year anniversary with the firm in December. Mr. Poole’s practice is devoted to the areas of family and criminal law. He assists clients in a wide variety of marital, divorce, and domestic related issues including: child custody, child support, alimony, paternity, domestic violence injunctions, post-judgment .. read more

Attorney Scott Westheimer Named to Florida’s “Legal Elite” for Third Consecutive Year


Syprett Meshad Managing Partner, Attorney F. Scott Westheimer, has been named to Florida Trend magazine’s prestigious “Legal Elite” list for the third consecutive year. Only 1,165 lawyers in Florida were named to the 2014 list, which represents just 2 percent of the more than 67,000 Florida Bar members active in Florida. Those named to the .. read more

Syprett Meshad Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers and ‘Rising Star’ lists


Syprett Meshad President Michael L. Resnick and Partner Teresa D. Jones have been selected to the Florida Super Lawyers list, and Managing Partner Nancy E. Cason has been named a “Rising Star” for the second straight year. Only 5 percent of lawyers in the state are selected for Super Lawyer honor; less than 2.5 percent .. read more