James L. Karl II

James L. Karl II, managing attorney: After graduating with honors from Washington College in 1978, Mr. Karl attended Oxford University where he studied jurisprudence under the tutelage of H.L.A. Hart.  He then attended Cornell Law School where he graduated in 1983 with a J.D. in law with international business specialization.  Worked in the litigation department for the law firm of Rogers & Wells (now Clifford Chance LLP) in New York City.

Mr. Karl assisted the Gerald Ford campaign in New York where he pursued voter fraud lawsuits on behalf of Republican candidates.  He also represented fortune 500 companies in commercial, securities and real estate litigation.  Mr. Karl formed James Karl & Associates P.A. in 1991, and has served clients in New York, Connecticut and Florida continually since then in the areas of Real Estate, Business Law and Estate Planning.

 James at jim@karllawfirm.com

Scott Shigley

Scott Shigley, paralegal, has worked for James Karl & Associates for 26 years assisting its attorneys business matters including corporate formation, contracts and licensing.  He has a Bachelor of Arts in Business and he has hands-on business experience developed while running a substantial business operation, including personnel management, purchasing and compliance.  Scott also has knowledge of the court system and American Arbitration Association dispute resolution procedures and practices.

Scott at scott@karllawfirm.com

Cheryl Kip-Mourning

Cheryl Kip-Mourning has been a real estate transaction paralegal for 28 years, assisting James Karl & Associates since 2007.  She has a vast experience in closings and title work, both commercial and residential.  At the firm, she assists the attorney in provide a smooth closing for transactions and title issuance.

Cheryl at cheryl@karllawfirm.com

Toby Tobias

Toby Tobias is an estate planning paralegal to James L. Karl, Esq. providing assistance in the preparation of estate planning documents and probate pleadings.  He has experience in the judicial system as well as the vast resources that internet technology offer the legal system in the estate area.  Toby also has run a substantial business operation where he provided technology expertise in the internet and computer networking areas.

Toby at toby@karllawfirm.com

James Karl




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