Legal Team

Matthew J. Jowanna

Matthew J. Jowanna

Matthew J. Jowanna is an attorney and counselor at law and is the Firm’s President and Managing Shareholder.

• LL.M., Magna Cum Laude (with High Honors), University of Notre Dame

• J.D., Summa Cum Laude (with Highest Honors), Nova Southeastern University

• B.A., University of South Florida

• “AV” (Preeminent) Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

• “Superb” (10 out of 10) Rating, Avvo

• 24 Years of Experience

Admitted: Supreme Court of the United States; United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida; United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida; United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida; United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida; and The Florida Bar.

For a more complete listing of Mr. Jowanna’s credentials and qualifications, please see the “Qualifications” link. You may send Mr. Jowanna an email at MJJ@Jowanna.com.

Denise A. Welter

Denise A. Welter

Denise A. Welter is an attorney and counselor at law and is a Managing Attorney with the Firm.

• J.D., Nova Southeastern University

• B.A., Nova Southeastern University

Admitted: The Florida Bar.

For a more complete listing of Ms. Welter’s credentials and qualifications, please see the “Qualifications” link. You may send Ms. Welter an email at DAW@Jowanna.com.

Trudy D. Browne

Trudy D. Browne

Trudy D. Browne is an attorney and counselor at law and is a Managing Attorney with the Firm.

• J.D., University of Miami

• B.S., Florida State University

Admitted: The Florida Bar.

For a more complete listing of Ms. Browne’s credentials and qualifications, please see the “Qualifications” link. You may send Ms. Browne an email at TDB@Jowanna.com.

Leigh M. Stapels

Leigh M. Stapels

Leigh is a Certified Paralegal with the Firm. Leigh received her Associate of Science (A.S.) degree, majoring in Paralegal Studies, from Valencia College and her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree, majoring in Philosophy, from Stetson University. With her extensive litigation experience, Leigh helps clients navigate through all aspects of the litigation process. You may send Leigh an email at at LMS@Jowanna.com.

Tiffany N. Bland

Tiffany N. Bland

Tiffany is the Office Manager, as well as a Legal Assistant with the Firm. She obtained her Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training from Pasco-Hernando State College. Tiffany’s legal experience has mostly been in the practice areas of Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense, Employment Law, Family Law and Personal Injury. However, Tiffany now assists clients in all of the Firm’s practice areas. You may send Tiffany an email at TNB@Jowanna.com.

Coralia E. Eller

Coralia E. Eller

Coralia is a Law Clerk with the Firm. Coralia received her two Associate of Arts degrees, majoring in Business Management and Paralegal Studies, from Pasco-Hernando State College. With her past legal, financial and customer service experience, Coralia is a true asset to the Firm and helps to assist all clients. You may send Coralia an email at at CEE@Jowanna.com.

Angelica

Angelica "Geli" Bulldog Jowanna

Angelica is following in the paw prints of her sister, Brittany. Geli is now the Firm’s Good Will Ambassador. You may send Geli an email at ABJ@Jowanna.com.

Brittany Bulldog Jowanna

Brittany Bulldog Jowanna

In Memoriam

March 21, 2008 – May 12, 2016

Mascot, Paw Clerk, Best Friend