William R. “Bill” Ezzell was born and raised in Gainesville, Florida, before attending and playing baseball at Emory University in Atlanta from 1995-1999. After Emory, Mr. Ezzell obtained his J.D. in 2002 from the University of Alabama School of Law, and has served as a trial attorney with two State Attorney’s Offices, the State of Florida’s Office of Regional Counsel, and in private practice. As a trial attorney, Mr. Ezzell has had the opportunity to handle every level of litigation, and has personally handled over 140 jury trials. In 2009, he was honored by the Gainesville Child Advocacy Center with their annual award for “Excellence in Service to Children,” and from 2005 through 2010 Mr. Ezzell served as an adjunct professor of law at both the University of Florida and Florida Coastal Schools of Law. In 2015 Mr. Ezzell completed a Master’s degree in History from the University of Florida, focusing on race and 20th century American social justice, and his written legal research works have been published in national law reviews three times.
Mr. Ezzell’s practice areas include commercial litigation, general civil litigation, criminal law and criminal litigation, criminal case sealing and expungements, driver’s license and motor vehicle administrative law, creditors’ rights, contract disputes, landlord/tenant (commercial and residential), real estate litigation, and general practice.
Kirstin 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.
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.
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.
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.
John G. Stinson was born in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in 1948. He graduated from the University of Delaware in 1971, and from the Holland Law School at the University of Florida in 1977 with honors. He has been a member of the firm since 1986.
Mr. Stinson is admitted to the Florida Bar and he is admitted to practice in the United State District Court for the Northern District of Florida. He is a member of the Florida Bar and Omicron Delta Kappa.
Mr. Stinson’s practice areas are commercial/residential landlord-tenant law and collections.
Stan Cushman was born in Clark County, Indiana, in 1943. He received his undergraduate degree from Florida Southern College in 1966, and his juris doctorate from Stetson University, where he was a member of Phi Delta Phi, in 1969. He is a certified circuit court mediator, and the Chairman of the Justice Reform Act Committee for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida.
Mr. Cushman is admitted to the Florida Bar, the United States District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida including Trial Bar and United States Tax Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits. He is a member of the Florida Bar, serving on the Federal Court Practice Committee from 1998 to 2000 and as Chairman of the Local Grievance Committee from 1997 to 1998. He is also a member of the American Inns of Court, the Federal Criminal Justice Act Panel, and the Federal Bar Association, serving as President of the Gainesville Area Chapter from 2000 to 2001.
Mr. Cushman’s practice areas include commercial law, trial practice, civil law, and criminal law.