Practice Areas

Civil trial litigation

  • Michael J. Keane, (1953 -2014),  is certified by the National Board of Trial Lawyers in Civil Trial and Business Litigation.  He is rated "Preeminent" in his field by Martindale-HubbellSM.
  • Shirin M. Vesely practices personal injury law, wrongful death, nursing home litigation, and employment litigation. She is a skilled litigator who has won national trial competitions and is also rated "Preeminent" by Martindale-HubbellSM.
  • Charles W. Gerdes brings extensive experience with civil litigation to the practice. Mr. Gerdes is also familiar with program management and Defense Acquisitions Regulations (FAR/DFAR).
  • Brandon S. Vesely practices civil litigation and appeals. He handles complex cases involving the financial industry and the healthcare industry.
  • Nicole M. Ziegler practices civil litigation and appeals. She primarily focuses on commercial litigation, personal injury law, judgment collection, and commercial landlord/tenant law.

Business litigation

  • Shirin M. Vesely handles complex commercial litigation. She represents individuals, firms, corporations, and partnerships in business disputes including dissolutions.
  • Michael J. Keane is certified by the National Board of Trial Lawyers in Civil Trial and Business Litigation.  He is rated "Preeminent" in his field by Martindale-HubbellSM.
  • Charles W. Gerdes handles complex commercial litigation and appeals.  He is experienced in program management and Defense Acquisitions Regulations (FAR/DFAR).  He also represents firms, corporations, and partnerships in business dissolutions and appeals.
  • Nicole M. Ziegler handles commercial litigation representing firms, corporations, and partnerships in business dissolutions, litigation, and appeals.

Personal injury law

  • Michael J. Keane, (1953 -2014), handles personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis.  He is certified by the National Board of Trial Lawyers in Civil Trial and Business Litigation.  He is also rated "Preeminent" in his field by Martindale-HubbellSM.
  • Shirin M. Vesely practices personal injury law, wrongful death, and nursing home litigation. She is a skilled litigator who has won national trial competitions and is also rated "Preeminent" by Martindale-HubbellSM. She also handles personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis.
  • Nicole M. Ziegler practices personal injury law, wrongful death and nursing home litigation.

Appellate practice

  • Brandon S. Vesely is one of only 170 attorneys to be board certified in Appellate Practice by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education.  He handles complex cases involving appeals from state court decisions.
  • Nicole M. Ziegler handles appeals primarily focused on commercial litigation and business litigation.