Erika Dine is the firm's founding attorney who dedicates her practice to serving the elderly, the special needs population, and their caretakers in both Manatee and Sarasota counties. When litigation is necessary, Erika relies on her courtroom experience which includes extensive motion practice, jury and non-jury trials, and evidentiary hearings before the Courts of the 12th Judicial Circuit. She was acknowledged by her peers as a 2014 and a 2015 Super Lawyer, she received the designation of 2014 Florida Legal Elite, and she has been awarded the prestigious AV Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is a testament to the fact that her peers rank her at the highest level of professional excellence. Erika is a member of the Thomas Pennick [Elder Law] Inn of Court, Manatee American Inn of Court, and Florida Association of Women Lawyers. She is also a member of the Class of 2015 for Leadership Manatee, a program designed to expose current and future leaders to all aspects of Manatee County. When Erika is not practicing law, she is traveling to rowing competitions to cheer on her niece or she is spending time with her while watching movies with their dog, Jojo.
Liz is a veteran trial attorney whose practice focuses on all aspects of Elder Law litigation. Liz is a retired US Army veteran, where she received many commendations and accolades, including a Bronze Star for her service as a JAG officer deployed for Operation Enduring Freedom. She has over 20 years of state and federal litigation experience, including jury and non-jury trials, arbitrations, and mediations. After many years of general civil litigation, Liz’s personal experience helping her parents negotiate the difficult path of healthcare, nursing homes, Estate Planning and Medicaid planning inspired her to move her practice from general civil litigation to focusing solely on Elder Law issues.
Liz has been recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer in 2014, 2015, and 2016, and has been awarded the prestigious AV Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell. An AV® certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment, as it is a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
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Bradenton, FL 34205
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