Attorneys & Staff

Attorneys

Center

William R Ponsoldt, Jr.

Right

Louis E. Lozeau, Jr.

Administrative Staff

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From left to right: Lizette Long, Sara Mitchell, Cassie Baxter, Debbie North, Ashley N. Beiter, Laura Hardy

Tim B. Wright

Personal

Tim represents businesses and individuals in resolving complex business and real estate disputes. Tim has represented publicly traded companies, small and medium-sized businesses, residential and commercial real estate developers, financial institutions, telecommunication companies, and other diverse businesses in the manufacturing, energy, marine, hotel/resort, agricultural, and real estate industries.

Tim makes it a priority to fully understand the challenges his clients face in their specific business. Tim is an experienced litigator who has handled a wide variety of disputes in state and federal courts, administrative proceedings, and AAA and FINRA arbitrations, including matters involving breach of contract, business torts, land use and development, commercial landlord-tenant issues, eminent domain, and general real estate and property rights issues.

Tim has lived in the Treasure Coast for nearly three decades and is active in his local community. He resides in Sewall’s Point, Florida, and is the proud father of two daughters.

Practice

Business Litigation; Contract Litigation; Real Estate Litigation. Other areas of interest include corporate and shareholder dispute litigation, attorney and accountant malpractice, and claims based on fraud and misrepresentation. Also, extensive experience as counsel for parties in mediation and arbitration and representing parties in appeals. A substantial portion of the practice includes contingency fee work.

Education

University of Florida, (B.S.B.A., Finance, 1986)
University of Florida, (J.D., 1989)

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Tim B. Wright

Personal

Tim represents businesses and individuals in resolving complex business and real estate disputes. Tim has represented publicly traded companies, small and medium-sized businesses, residential and commercial real estate developers, financial institutions, telecommunication companies, and other diverse businesses in the manufacturing, energy, marine, hotel/resort, agricultural, and real estate industries.

Tim makes it a priority to fully understand the challenges his clients face in their specific business. Tim is an experienced litigator who has handled a wide variety of disputes in state and federal courts, administrative proceedings, and AAA and FINRA arbitrations, including matters involving breach of contract, business torts, land use and development, commercial landlord-tenant issues, eminent domain, and general real estate and property rights issues.

Tim has lived in the Treasure Coast for nearly three decades and is active in his local community. He resides in Sewall’s Point, Florida, and is the proud father of two daughters.

Practice

Business Litigation; Contract Litigation; Real Estate Litigation. Other areas of interest include corporate and shareholder dispute litigation, attorney and accountant malpractice, and claims based on fraud and misrepresentation. Also, extensive experience as counsel for parties in mediation and arbitration and representing parties in appeals. A substantial portion of the practice includes contingency fee work.

Education

University of Florida, (B.S.B.A., Finance, 1986)
University of Florida, (J.D., 1989)

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William R Ponsoldt, Jr.

Personal

Born Westwood, New Jersey, July 6, 1966; Admitted To Practice 1993, Florida; United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Trial Bar 1993; United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1993; Avid Fisherman; Graduate of Martin County High School; Married to Kim; Two Children.

Professional Activities

Designated Board-Certified Civil Trial Attorney and Board Certified in Business Litigation by the Florida Bar 2002 – present; Author: “Florida’s Solution to an Investor’s Nightmare,” AFTL Journal, August 2000; “Unscrupulous Brokers and Florida Law,” Elder Law Advocate, Winter 2000;

Scoring Judge for Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1995 – Present; Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Director – Young Lawyer’s Section; Member Florida Bar Business Litigation Section, 1993 – present; Martin County Bar Association; Martin County Law Library Committee, Chairman, 1995 – 2000; Law Clerk to the Honorable Paul B. Kanarek and Honorable Robert R. Makemson, Florida Circuit Court, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, 1991; Clerk for Professor Joseph Little, 1992.

Education

University of Florida (B.S. in Finance with Minor in Economics, 1988) Oxford, New College (Summer, 1986) University of Florida College of Law (J.D. 1992) University of Paris (Summer, 1991)

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Community Activities

Martin County Red Cross, Director, 1996 – Present; Martin County Board of Code Enforcement, Director, 1996-1998; Martin County Chamber of Commerce; Leadership Martin County, 1994-1995; SERTOMA Club, 1993-1996; City of Stuart, Board of Adjustment, Vice Chairman, 1995-1996; Treasure Coast Leaders, Vice President, 1994-1996

Practice

Personal Injury; Commercial Litigation; Securities Litigation; Probate Litigation; Construction Litigation. Personal injury practice includes all types of cases where people are injured. Commercial litigation practice includes representation in contract litigation, business and shareholder disputes, and construction disputes including lien foreclosures. Securities litigation practice includes primarily representing plaintiffs in unsuitability, churning, and misrepresentation claims against brokers and brokerage firms. Probate Litigation includes claims for undue influence, will contests, will construction, and improper disbursements. Construction Litigation includes enforcement of construction liens and the related construction contracts as well as defects in the construction. Experience includes representation in Florida state and Federal courts, arbitration proceedings, mediations, and appeals.

William R Ponsoldt, Jr.

Personal

Born Westwood, New Jersey, July 6, 1966; Admitted To Practice 1993, Florida; United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Trial Bar 1993; United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1993; Avid Fisherman; Graduate of Martin County High School; Married to Kim; Two Children.

Professional Activities

Designated Board-Certified Civil Trial Attorney and Board Certified in Business Litigation by the Florida Bar 2002 – present; Author: “Florida’s Solution to an Investor’s Nightmare,” AFTL Journal, August 2000; “Unscrupulous Brokers and Florida Law,” Elder Law Advocate, Winter 2000; Scoring Judge for Association of Trial Lawyers of America 1995 – Present; Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Director – Young Lawyer’s Section; Member Florida Bar Business Litigation Section, 1993 – present; Martin County Bar Association; Martin County Law Library Committee, Chairman, 1995 – 2000; Law Clerk to the Honorable Paul B. Kanarek and Honorable Robert R. Makemson, Florida Circuit Court, Nineteenth Judicial Circuit, 1991; Clerk for Professor Joseph Little, 1992.

Education

University of Florida (B.S. in Finance with Minor in Economics, 1988) Oxford, New College (Summer, 1986) University of Florida College of Law (J.D. 1992) University of Paris (Summer, 1991)

Community Activities

Martin County Red Cross, Director, 1996 – Present; Martin County Board of Code Enforcement, Director, 1996-1998; Martin County Chamber of Commerce; Leadership Martin County, 1994-1995; SERTOMA Club, 1993-1996; City of Stuart, Board of Adjustment, Vice Chairman, 1995-1996; Treasure Coast Leaders, Vice President, 1994-1996

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Practice

Personal Injury; Commercial Litigation; Securities Litigation; Probate Litigation; Construction Litigation. Personal injury practice includes all types of cases where people are injured. Commercial litigation practice includes representation in contract litigation, business and shareholder disputes, and construction disputes including lien foreclosures. Securities litigation practice includes primarily representing plaintiffs in unsuitability, churning, and misrepresentation claims against brokers and brokerage firms. Probate Litigation includes claims for undue influence, will contests, will construction, and improper disbursements. Construction Litigation includes enforcement of construction liens and the related construction contracts as well as defects in the construction. Experience includes representation in Florida state and Federal courts, arbitration proceedings, mediations, and appeals.

Louis E. Lozeau, Jr.

Personal

Born Manchester, New Hampshire, April 26, 1968; Resident of Martin County Since 1980 and Graduate of Martin County High School; Admitted To Practice 1993, Florida; United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1999; Married; Three Children.

Professional Activities

The Florida Bar; Martin County Bar Association; American Bar Association; Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers; National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Special Counsel, Town of Sewall’s Point.

Education

University of Florida (B.S.B.A. in Finance, with Honors, 1990); University of Florida College of Law (J.D., with Honors, 1993); Dean’s List, American Jurisprudence Book Award (Agency and Partnership Law)

Community Activities

Martin County Gator Club (Past President); Sponsor, Breakaway Cycling.

Practice

Personal Injury, Commercial Litigation; Property Tax Litigation; Consumer Fraud Litigation; Securities Litigation; Real Estate Litigation.

Personal Injury practice includes representation of individuals in automobile accidents, boating accidents, product defect claims, and premises liability claims.

Commercial litigation practice includes representation in contract litigation, business and shareholder disputes, and construction lien claims.

Property tax litigation practice includes representation in the assessment of real and personal property for ad valorem tax purposes.

Consumer fraud litigation practice includes primarily representing plaintiffs in unfair and deceptive trade practice actions against automobile dealerships and financial institutions.

Securities litigation practice includes primarily representing plaintiffs in unfair and deceptive trade practice actions against automobile dealerships and financial institutions. Securities litigation practice includes primarily representing plaintiffs in unsuitability, churning, and misrepresentation claims against brokers and brokerage firms.

Real estate litigation practice includes representing owners in land use and zoning issues and in breach of contract, fraud, nondisclosure claims, and mortgage foreclosure proceedings.

Experience includes representation in Florida and federal courts, arbitration proceedings, mediation, and appeals to the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal. “I believe our clients should be fully informed throughout the litigation process. At no time should our clients have an unanswered question.”

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Louis E. Lozeau, Jr.

Personal

Born Manchester, New Hampshire, April 26, 1968; Resident of Martin County Since 1980 and Graduate of Martin County High School; Admitted To Practice 1993, Florida; United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, 1999; Married; Three Children.

Professional Activities

The Florida Bar; Martin County Bar Association; American Bar Association; Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers; National Institute of Trial Advocacy, Special Counsel, Town of Sewall’s Point.

Education

University of Florida (B.S.B.A. in Finance, with Honors, 1990); University of Florida College of Law (J.D., with Honors, 1993); Dean’s List, American Jurisprudence Book Award (Agency and Partnership Law)

Community Activities

Martin County Gator Club (Past President); Sponsor, Breakaway Cycling.

Practice

Personal Injury, Commercial Litigation; Property Tax Litigation; Consumer Fraud Litigation; Securities Litigation; Real Estate Litigation.

Personal Injury practice includes representation of individuals in automobile accidents, boating accidents, product defect claims, and premises liability claims.

Commercial litigation practice includes representation in contract litigation, business and shareholder disputes, and construction lien claims.

Property tax litigation practice includes representation in the assessment of real and personal property for ad valorem tax purposes.

Consumer fraud litigation practice includes primarily representing plaintiffs in unfair and deceptive trade practice actions against automobile dealerships and financial institutions.

Securities litigation practice includes primarily representing plaintiffs in unfair and deceptive trade practice actions against automobile dealerships and financial institutions. Securities litigation practice includes primarily representing plaintiffs in unsuitability, churning, and misrepresentation claims against brokers and brokerage firms.

Real estate litigation practice includes representing owners in land use and zoning issues and in breach of contract, fraud, nondisclosure claims, and mortgage foreclosure proceedings.

Experience includes representation in Florida and federal courts, arbitration proceedings, mediation, and appeals to the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal. “I believe our clients should be fully informed throughout the litigation process. At no time should our clients have an unanswered question.”

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