Mr. Curry is a civil trial lawyer and has had his own firm for most of his career. He has been recognized by Judges and his colleagues as one of the preeminent lawyers in his field receiving an “AV’ rating from Martindale Hubbell. He has an active Civil Trial Practice participating in civil trials involving Commercial, Personal Injury, Family Issues and General Business Litigation. In addition to his successful Law Practice he served as a Founding Director and General Counsel of Platinum Bank from 1997 through 2012. Mr. Curry has served as President of the Brandon Chamber of Commerce. He was recognized as Brandon Small Business Man of the Year, The Honorary Mayor of Brandon, served on the Tampa Committee 100 Policy Board, received the Alice B. Thompkins Community Service Award, The Missing Children’s Help Center Volunteer of Year of Award, the Brandon Lions Service Award, and the Brandon Key Citizen Award which is given for long term and continuing service to the community. Most recently he was selected for The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers. Mr. Curry is a proud member of the Brandon Bar Association. Mr. Curry devotes substantial time to the community today and to the Foundation his family founded in honor of their son Trey, who passed away unexpectedly in 2008 at the age of twenty (20). The Trey Curry Foundation has successfully raised funds to assist children in need in the community and has recently agreed sponsor the Trey Curry… Read More
Mr.King is a civil and criminal lawyer with over 25 years of experience practicing in various State courts in and around Hillsborough County. He has been recognized by Judges and other Lawyers of The Florida Bar as an “AV” Preeminent Lawyer in his fields of practice, the highest rating possible. Mr. King’s primary areas of practice include Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Premises Liability, and Criminal Misdemeanors and Felonies. Mr. King is a native Floridian having grown up in the Tampa area. Mr. King graduated from Tampa Jesuit High School in 1981 before attending Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. He obtained both a Business Degree in Marketing (B.S.B.A. 1985) and a Law Degree (J.D. 1988) from the University of Florida School of Law where he was recognized for his Honors in Legal Research and Writing as a 1st year Law Student (1985). Mr. King began his professional career as a Certified Legal Intern with the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office in 1987 while still enrolled as a 2nd year Law Student at the University of Florida. This certification allowed him to practice Law in the Criminal Courts while still a student. Upon graduation in 1988, Mr. King continued his work at the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office as a full time Assistant State Attorney under State Attorney, Bill James. During his four year tenure with the State Attorney’s Office, Mr. King attained the positions of Misdemeanor Division Chief, Juvenile Division Chief, Felony… Read More
Louis Daniel Lazaro, Esquire, is a member of the Florida Bar, admitted to practice law before the State’s Courts and the Federal Middle District Court of Florida. He is also a Certified Family Law Mediator. He practices in the areas of family law, business law, probate, and civil litigation. He speaks and understands Spanish. Louis (Lou) Daniel Lazaro was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1963. He moved to Florida in 1971, and has lived here ever since. Lou is a graduate of the University of Florida (1988). After graduation, he went into the family business (retail store owner & manager) for five years before going to law school. Lou received his juris doctorate from Nova Southeastern University in 1997, graduated top 25% of his class, was the Executive Editor for ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law, Moot Court Society Member, and Vice President of the Law School’s Student Chapter of the American Trial Lawyers Association. He completed a law school program as a Florida Supreme Court certified legal intern at the Broward County State Attorney’s Office in 1997, where he prosecuted misdemeanor criminal cases under the supervision of attorneys who were Florida Bar Members. In 1997, Lou was accepted into the Florida Bar and became a licensed attorney. He opened a law practice in Saint Petersburg, Florida in 1998. In 2001, he went to work for the State of Florida’s Department of Children and Families Services in Polk County, Florida, as a Senior Attorney. He rose to the… Read More
Richard W. Ervin, IV, Esquire, is a graduate of Florida State University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s in business administration with a concentration in finance, and achieved honors on the Dean’s List. Richard earned another bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Florida where he excelled academically, gaining admission into Golden Key Honor Society- the world’s largest collegiate honor society. While a student at FSU, Richard interned for Rep. Barry Silver in the Florida House of Representatives, volunteered on his professor’s mayoral campaign, and was an active member of Sigma Pi fraternity. Prior to attending law school, Richard pursued a career in banking and finance, working as a financial analyst for Branch Banking and Trust and a financial planner with American Express Financial Advisors. Richard earned his law degree from Nova Law School where he was a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity. While attending Nova Law, Richard interned at the Public Defender’s office, 2nd Circuit, the Ft. Lauderdale City Prosecutor’s office, and Yoss LLP. Richard was awarded Nova Law School’s highest pro bono honor for completing over 500 pro bono service hours. Richard has been active in the community, volunteering for the Trey Curry Foundation, Metropolitan Ministries, Volunteer Reading Tutors, and The Sharing Tree. After graduating from law school, Richard joined Curry Law Group in January of 2013 drafting pleadings, discovery, motions and appellate briefs in several areas including corporate litigation, family law, criminal defense and workers compensation.
Robin S. Trupp has 30-plus years of experience in litigation with an emphasis on transactional facets of commercial litigation, bankruptcy and creditors rights, real estate law and employment law. He also has represented clients with needs related to aviation law, securities and antitrust issues, insurance and tort matters, and intellectual property issues. Representing companies throughout Florida and across the United States, Mr. Trupp’s diverse client list includes lenders and creditors involved in lender liability defense, manufacturers in products defects cases, and businesses in non-compete and antitrust disputes. Mr. Trupp has also developed niche experience in equine law. He frequently oversees the transfer and ownership of horses, as well as interests in horses, and matters impacting the industry. Mr. Trupp received his BA from the University of South Florida, and his MBA and JD from Tulane University. Mr. Trupp is a native of Tampa and an active member of the community. He is a member of the Pinellas County Horse Show Association (and a former member of the Board of Directors), the Central Florida Hunter Jumper Association, and the Plant High Rowing Association. In 2011, Super Lawyers magazine included Mr. Trupp in its list of “Florida Super Lawyers.” In 2014 he won the Corporate International Magazine Global Award. He has published quite a few articles about legal issues in the equestrian industry.