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Sara Sandler Cromer | Attorney Spotlight | September 2021

September 8, 2021 by on Events and Seminars

This month we are excited to present our next Attorney Spotlight featuring one of our WLSC Partners, Sara Sandler Cromer. Sara is a Senior Partner at Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office, where she has been practicing since graduating law school in 2008. Sara is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and practices in the areas of third-party insurance coverage law and appellate law. Sara serves as coverage counsel for several national insurers providing insurance policy analysis, […]

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Summary Judgment Victory

August 24, 2021 by on Events and Seminars

Blerina Hysenlika Recently, one of Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson’s Senior Associates, Blerina Hysenlika from our Tampa office, successfully argued and prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment in favor of the Defendant on the issue of “no coverage under the policy for unnecessary services rendered by an engineer” in Orange County, Florida. In this case, the Plaintiff, AOB, filed a first party breach of contract action, seeking payment for a forensic engineering inspection and report. The cause of loss […]

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Lazaro C. Rodriguez | Attorney Spotlight | August 2021

August 5, 2021 by on Events and Seminars

Laz Rodriguez is a senior partner with Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson, LLP, having joined the firm in 1998. Mr. Rodriguez handles a statewide litigation practice which includes a wide array of insurance defense related matters. Mr. Rodriguez has extensive experience defending workers’ compensation claims in all phases, as well as handling cases from pre-suit through trial in various civil litigation / insurance defense sub-areas, including 1st party property, 3rd party / bodily injury, bad faith, professional liability, medical/dental malpractice, […]

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Objection: Inappropriate Deposition Behavior

July 20, 2021 by on Events and Seminars

Most lawyers agree that defending depositions almost always involves questions posed to the client that you would prefer your client not to face. It is understandable that a defending attorney has the desire to shelter his or her client from uncomfortable or difficult questions. Perhaps the question posed attempts for your client to speculate as to an answer that strengthens the opposing side’s argument or is compounded and opens the door for a simple response to mean multiple unintended answers. […]

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Congratulations to one of Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson’s Junior Partners, Ingrid P. Benson-Villegas

July 12, 2021 by on Events and Seminars

A huge round of applause and congratulations to one of Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson’s Junior Partners, Ingrid P. Benson-Villegas, for being awarded The Honorable Amy Karan President’s Award from the Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (“MDFAWL”).  Additionally, Ms. Benson-Villegas won a contested election to become an Officer of MDFAWL and is now a Newsletter Editor.  Congratulations Ingrid! Follow us on:

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Michele E. Ready | Attorney Spotlight | July 2021

July 6, 2021 by on Events and Seminars

Michele E. Ready Michele Ready joined the firm in 1997. This month she is celebrating 25 years as a member of the Florida Bar! Throughout her tenure, Ms. Ready has earned the respect of both the Judges as well as her colleagues in the field and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. She is also an inaugural member of the Richard A. Sicking American Inn of Court. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Ready worked in business management after obtaining a […]

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Melissa Victoria Jordon | Attorney Spotlight | May 2021

Melissa Victoria Jordon This month we are excited to present our next Attorney Spotlight featuring one of our WLSC Partners, Melissa V. Jordon. Melissa V. Jordon is a partner in Walton Lantaff’s Miami Office. Hailing from East Hampton, Connecticut, Melissa decided to embrace the sunshine and is a proud Double-Cane. She graduated summa cum laude for her undergraduate studies in political science and history from the University of Miami. Melissa then graduated cum laude from University of Miami School of […]

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