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ORLANDO: 407-245-7723

TAMPA: 813-251-2701

Attorneys

Sherri K. DeWitt
The DeWitt Law Firm’s founder, Sherri K. DeWitt, has been practicing in Central Florida for over 25 years. A 1982 Cornell Law School graduate, Sherri DeWitt has committed herself, her attorneys, and her staff to providing the type of excellence demanded to assist clients achieve their goals in a warm and friendly environment.

Moses DeWitt
Prior to joining the DeWitt Law Firm, P.A., Mr. DeWitt was an Assistant Public Defender for the Ninth Judicial Circuit in Orange County, Florida. After handling hundreds of criminal cases and gaining trial experience, Mr. DeWitt joined the DeWitt Law Firm. Today, he continues to practice criminal law as well as domestic, commercial, and real estate litigation.

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David Malatesta Mr. Malatesta focuses his practice on protecting the rights of victims who have been injured because of the negligence of others. He is focused on ensuring injured victims receive the medical care and treatment they need and are fully compensated for their losses.

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Melissa Newmons
Melissa Newmons graduated with her Bachelors of Arts in Economics and Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science from the University of South Florida. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. Ms. Newmons moved to Orlando in 2010 and began her legal career as an Assistant Public Defender for the Ninth Judicial Circuit.

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Christopher Nasseh
After graduating from University of Central Florida, Mr. Nasseh went on to receive his Juris Doctor at Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law. While at Barry University, Mr. Nasseh was recognized for his oral advocacy skills and was a finalist in the school’s annual first year Moot Court Competition. While at the DeWitt Law Firm, Mr. Nasseh has been involved in several high profile cases and featured on the local news. Mr. Nasseh practices in the areas of commercial, real estate, domestic and personal injury litigation.

Tampa Attorneys

Andrew Hoek
Andrew Hoek is the newest member of DeWitt Law Firm, and brings with him experience in both real estate and environmental and land use law. A native of Florida, Andrew has resided on the west coast of Florida for the majority of his life. Andrew obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Florida where he majored in Political Science and minored in Business Administration.

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Francis Hannon
Mr. Hannon received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia before graduating from the Stetson University College of Law. Currently a resident of St. Petersburg, Mr. Hannon comes to the firm with a background in real estate and general civil litigation.

Charlie Hounchell
In Memoriam
Prior to merging with the DeWitt Law Firm, P.A., Charlie Hounchell was the principal shareholder of Florida Property Law, LLC with over 20 years of legal experience, serving as an assistant state attorney, an insurance coverage litigator representing homeowners and as a real estate attorney specializing in commercial and residential buyer and seller representation.

DeWitt Law Legal Resources

commercialtransactions-150x150 The Basics: Post Judgement Modification Actions

Once the divorce has been finalized pursuant to a marital settlement agreement or ruling by the trial judge, and a final judgment is entered, the case is over. The issues have been resolved and the divorce is final.

Family at Sunset vector illustration Am I Legally Married, What Are The Consequences If I Am Not?

There are many factors that determine whether a couple is legally married. To protect the privacy of the client, some of the facts in the account below may not coincide with the facts of the actual case, but they serve to illustrate the legal principles and arguments involved.

bigstock-Gavel-With-Book-84805454 Harmless Errors on Appeal: No Reasonable Possibility Test

In November 2014, the Florida Supreme Court clarified the standard for determining whether an error committed at the trial court level in a civil case constitutes a harmless error. This is important because harmless errors do not result in a reversal of a trial court or jury decision. Only harmful errors can result in a reversal.

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Orlando Office:

Phone: 407-245-7723

37 N. Orange Avenue, Suite 840
Orlando, FL 32801

Tampa Office:

Phone: 813-251-2701

607 West Bay Street
Tampa, FL 33606