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Joleen Searles, J.D., LL.M.

Direct Dial: 941-417-0096
As one of the firm’s founding partners, Joleen helps shape Searles, Sheppard & Gornitsky’s ongoing commitment to providing our clients with the best possible guidance, support, and knowledge to satisfy their legal needs. Joleen utilizes her i… Read More
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Joshua I. Gornitsky, Esq.

Direct Dial: 954-686-7607
Joshua I. Gornitsky oversees SSG’s Estate and Business Litigation Practice, focusing on the areas of estate and probate litigation, trust litigation, contract litigation, business litigation, and personal injury actions. Mr. Gornitsky is an experie… Read More
Joshua's Practice Areas: Estate & Trust Litigation
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Holly Sheppard, Esq.

Direct Dial: 954-526-8811
Holly Sheppard has been a Florida attorney for nearly 25 years, having been admitted to the Florida Bar in 1995. Holly immediately recognized her passion for transactional work, which allowed her to work cooperatively with clients, attorneys, and oth… Read More
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Support Staff

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Jean Gula

Phone: 954-686-7617
At Searles, Sheppard and Gornitsky, we realize how very stressful litigation proceedings can be for clients. Jean draws on over three decades of experience to help them navigate those troubling waters and make a difficult process a little easier. Jea…
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Dee Dee Scott

Phone: 941-613-7371
As a Settlement and Probate Paralegal with Searles, Sheppard & Gornitsky, Dee Dee draws on her almost 30 years of legal experience to make sure clients receive professional, knowledgeable, and personable service. Dee Dee is originally from Indian…
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Teresa Sorah

Phone: 954-686-7623
Teresa is a settlement/probate paralegal who assists in all phases of estate administration and trust settlement. She grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and graduated from Memphis State University. Teresa lives in beautiful east Tennessee with her husban…
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Debi Imhoff

Phone: 941-613-7372
At Searles, Sheppard & Gornitsky, Debi is the first voice you hear when you call. With over 15 years’ experience assisting clients when they call in to speak with their attorney, Debi creates a pleasant atmosphere and makes sure the client feel…