Maury Ivey

Maury Ivey

Maury Ivey was born in Gainesville, Florida in 1981. He received his B.A. from the University of Florida in 2013 and his J.D. from the University of Florida in 2018.

Mr. Ivey is admitted to the Florida Bar and is a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section of the Florida Bar.

His practice areas include real property, estate planning and probate.

Stephanie Emrick

Stephanie EmrickStephanie Emrick was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania in 1982 and now lives in Williston, Florida with her husband and children. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business, cum laude, from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business in 2010. She received her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, graduating first in her class, in 2017.

During her time in law school, Stephanie served as a Managing Editor for the Florida Law Review and was awarded eight book awards for attaining the highest grade in her class. Stephanie authored a real property law paper that was published in the Florida Law Review and co-authored a related paper that was selected for publication in the Maryland Law Review.

Stephanie is admitted to the Florida Bar and the United States District Court for the Middle and Northern Districts of Florida. She is a member of the Florida Bar and the Young Lawyers Division of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association.

Stephanie’s practice areas include real property and title litigation, representing clients in real property transactions, probate and probate litigation, bankruptcy creditor representation, and general civil litigation.

Neeta Romot

Neeta Romot
Neeta Romot, Associate

Neeta Romot was born in Queens, New York, in 1987. She received her B.S. in Finance, cum laude, from the University of Florida in 2009. She received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Florida in 2017, where she was Editor of the Florida Journal of International Law and a member of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society Cockrell Inn. She received book awards in Individual Income Taxation and Taxation of Financial Instruments, Investments and Transactions.

Ms. Romot is admitted to the Florida Bar. She is a member of the Young Lawyers Division of the Eight Judicial Circuit Bar Association.

Her practice areas include estate planning, probate and probate litigation, trusts and trust litigation, business and corporate law.

Lauren McCord

Lauren McCord ADMISSIONS:
Florida State Bar
Tennessee State Bar

EDUCATION:
University of Florida, B.A. (Cum Laude) – 2011
Levin College of Law – University of Florida, J.D. (Cum Laude) – 2014

EXPERIENCE:
Associate, Scruggs, Carmichael & Wershow, P.A., 2018 – Present
Associate, The Law Office of Wershow & Schneider, P.A., 2014 – Present
Certified Legal Intern, Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic, 2014
Extern, Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Clinic, 2013
Extern, Eighth Judicial Circuit of Florida, 2012
Intern, Law Office of William J. Terry, III, 2012

Lindsey Turner

Lindsey Turner Lindsey Turner was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in 1985. She received her B.S. from the University of Alabama in 2006, summa cum laude, and awarded the Charles A. Odewahn Amoco Award for Managerial Excellence. She received her J.D. from Mississippi College School of Law in 2010.

Mrs. Turner is admitted to the Florida Bar. She is a member of the Florida Bar, Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association, a former Board Member for the Junior League of Gainesville, past President of the Young Lawyers Division of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association, and a Board Member for the Adkins Inn of Court.

Her practice areas include family and criminal law.

Jonathan Turner

Jonathan Turner Jonathan Turner was born in Huntsville, Alabama, in 1982. He received his B.A. from the University of Alabama in 2004, and both an M.B.A. and J.D. from Mississippi College in 2009.

Mr. Turner is admitted to the Florida Bar and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida. He is a member of the Florida Bar, the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association, the North Florida Association of Real Estate Attorneys, and the Rotary Club of Gainesville.

His practice areas include real property, commercial, and business law.

Virginia Griffis

Virginia Griffis - Scruggs & CarmichaelVirginia Ellen Griffis is from Macclenny, Florida, and was born in 1979. She received her A.A., summa cum laude, from Lake City Community College in 1998 and then attended the University of Florida, where she received her B.A., with honors, in 2001 and her J.D., cum laude, in 2004. She is admitted to The Florida Bar.

Ms. Griffis is a member of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association (Board of Directors 2006-2008 and 2009-2010), the American Inns of Court, the North Central Florida Estate Planning Council (Board of Directors 2008-2011), the North Florida Association of Real Estate Attorneys, and the Florida Bar. She also served on the Board of Directors of Girl’s Place, Inc. from 2012 to 2017.

Her main practice areas include wills, trusts, estate planning, probate administration, trust administration, and real estate law, including real estate litigation and title cures.

Location: West Office
Phone: 352-376-5242


Kirstin Stinson

Kirstin Stinson - Scruggs & CarmichaelKirstin J. Stinson was born in Oakland, California, in 1970. She received her B.S. from the University of Alabama in 1992, and her J.D. from the University of Tulsa in 1996. She was a member of Gamma Beta Phi.

Ms. Stinson is admitted to The Florida Bar (1997) and the United States District Court for the Middle (2005) and Northern (2005) Districts of Florida. She is a member of The Florida Bar, the American Inns of Court, and the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association, and she formerly worked as a prosecutor with the State Attorney’s Office in Gainesville, Florida.

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Ms. Stinson’s practice areas include commercial litigation, general civil litigation, creditors’ rights, contract disputes, landlord/tenant (commercial and residential), real estate litigation, and general practice.

Location: Downtown Office
Phone: 352-376-5242

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Kevin Jurecko

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Kevin Jurecko was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1967. He received his B.A. from the University of Alabama in 1989, and his J.D. from Loyola University in 1992.

Mr. Jurecko is admitted to the Florida and Georgia Bars, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida. He is a member of the Florida Bar,the American Inns of Court, and the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association, serving as the Chairman of the Judicial Nominating Commission in 2005.

His practice areas include family law, criminal law, and commercial litigation. Mr. Jurecko is also a certified family law mediator.

Location: Downtown Office
Phone: 352-376-5242

Jeffrey Dollinger

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Jeffrey Dollinger was born in Philadelphia in 1960. He attended the University of Florida, receiving his undergraduate degree in 1981 and his J.D. in 1986. He was a Beta Alpha Psi Member (1980-1981). He also became a Certified Public Accountant in Florida in 1982.

Mr. Dollinger is admitted to the Florida Bar, the United States District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the United States Tax Court. He is a member of the Federal Bar Association (President of the Gainesville Area Chapter of the F.B.A. 2001-2002), the Northern District of Florida Bankruptcy Bar Association, the Florida Land Title Association, the North Florida Association of Real Estate Attorneys, and the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association. He has served as an Adjunct Professor for Real Property Transactions and Land Finance since 2001 at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he has also served as an Adjunct Professor for Small Firm Practice Seminar Series, for Advanced Topics in Real Property, and for Corporations. He has served as an Assistant Trustee for the United States Bankruptcy Court (1992-1995), a member of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee 8B (2002-2005), and a member of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bench-Bar Committee (1997-2002).

Mr. Dollinger’s practice areas include real property and title litigation, specializing in real property boundary and access litigation, assistance with real property development, bankruptcy creditor representation and trial practice. In 2009, he became Board Certified in Real Estate Law with the Florida Bar.

Location: Downtown Office
Phone: 352-376-5242