Attorney Spotlight – Patti W. Halloran

Patti W. Halloran was admitted to The Florida Bar in April 1978 and is also admitted to practice before all U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts in Florida, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.  Patti joined the firm in 1996, after practicing with other firms and serving for a period as in-house […]

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Attorney Rod Neuman Selected Top Rated Mediator

Gibbons Neuman is proud to announce that firm President, Rod B. Neuman has been selected as a Top Rated Dispute Resolution Attorney by Super Lawyers.  Mr. Neuman mediates cases throughout the state of Florida and is certified in all Florida circuit courts in addition to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. […]

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Happy Fourth of July!

“Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.” —George Washington   Gibbons | Neuman wishes everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July!    

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Attorney Spotlight- Elizabeth P. Allen

Elizabeth P. Allen, JD, LLM, with the firm since 1989, is an elder law, estate planning and probate attorney.  She helps clients preserve, manage, and distribute their assets after death through estate planning and helps senior individuals to legally navigate through the complicated governmental systems and personal issues that arise because of aging. After graduating […]

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Mediation Mistakes- Failing to narrow the issues

When lawsuits are filed, Plaintiffs often plead a variety of causes of action (throwing in the “kitchen sink”) and Defendants who are being sued often respond in kind. At some point in the case, the parties will be referred to mediation or will agree to do it on their own. In my experience, the first […]

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Memorial Day: Remember and Honor

Everyone at Gibbons | Neuman wishes you and your family a happy and safe Memorial Day weekend. “As we set today aside to honor and thank our veterans, let us be mindful that we should do this every day of the year and not just one.” –Beth Pennington

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Attorney Spotlight – Georgi Angelov

GEORGI ANGELOV joined the firm in 2016 after his internship with a U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge here in the Middle District of Florida, Tampa Division. He practices exclusively in the area of creditor’s rights litigation in all federal bankruptcy and state courts throughout the state of Florida. He originally hails from Bulgaria where he graduated […]

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Warning Signs of a Potential Estate Battle

but could have also resulted in a forced sale of the property through an even costlier and adversarial partition suit.Think no one in your family will fight over your estate after you’ve died? Think again.  Here is Part 1 of warning signs that could lead to family disharmony and legal strife. SIBLING RIVALRY.  Mom (or […]

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Attorney Spotlight – Victor H. Veschio

Each month Gibbons | Neuman will feature one of its attorneys to show the breadth and depth of our legal services for the community.  First up, Victor H. Veschio. Victor Veschio’s 22 years of practice has been exclusively as a creditors’ rights litigator representing national banks, credit union and investors throughout the state of Florida […]

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Mediation: Violation of Confidentiality Provision

So the settlement agreement has a confidentiality provision. Nobody really pays attention to that right?  Think again. In the case of Gulliver Schools v. Snay, 137 So.3d 1045 (Fla. 3DCA 2014),  the Third District Court of Appeal held that the former headmaster who sued the school and reached a settlement could not recover the remaining […]

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