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

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

Phone: 954-686-7607
Joshua I. Gornitsky oversees Searles & Gornitsky’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. Gor… Read More
Joshua's Practice Areas: Estate & Trust Litigation
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Jim Collins

Phone: 941-417-0096
James W. Collins is an of counsel Attorney with Searles & Gornitzky, PLLC, and lives in the Sarasota area. Jim was also the founding partner and owner of the Law Office of James W. Collins, PA, in Sarasota, Florida, which he founded in the year 2… Read More
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Tim Caner

Tim started his legal career in the mid 1980’s as litigation paralegal for two small-sized law firms on Long Island, New York. In January 1986, Tim became a police officer for the NYPD for one (1) year, then left to join the Nassau County Police De… Read More
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Jean Gula

Phone: 954-686-7617
At Searles 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. Jean makes us… Read More
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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… Read More
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Kathryn Sroka

Kathryn “Kat” Sroka is responsible for organizing and analyzing the accounting and financial data for Searles and Gornitsky, PLLC as their Account and Financial Manager. She graduated from Quinnipiac University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Histo… Read More
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