ABOUT OUR LAW FIRM

The trial lawyers at Maglio Christopher & Toale, P.A. have over a century and a half of combined legal experience.  Our team of attorneys and paralegals have represented clients against multi-national corporations and against the Secretary of the Department of Health & Human Services during courtroom trials, hearings, depositions, mediations, and settlement negotiations.

The legal team at Maglio Christopher & Toale, P.A. is licensed to practice law in states across the country and in federal, district and circuit courts throughout the nation.  Please look over each of our profiles to get a better understanding of our attorneys’ qualifications and how Maglio Christopher & Toale, P.A. can help you.

Attorneys

William Christopher, Of Counsel

William Christopher, Of Counsel

Attorney

Location: Sarasota, FL

Area of Practice: Construction & Commercial Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration

40 years experience in arbitration and mediation of complex civil cases

Michael J. Cowgill

Michael J. Cowgill

Attorney

Location: Sarasota, FL

Area of Practice: Metal on Metal Hip Injury

Medical product liability attorney, former immigration law attorney, and a native Spanish speaker

Brenton Elswick, Esq.

Brenton Elswick, Esq.

Attorney

Location: Seattle, WA

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

Has experience in drug-patent litigation

Alison H. Haskins, Esq.

Alison H. Haskins, Esq.

Attorney

Location: Sarasota, FL

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

Complex litigation attorney focused on helping others through legal and non-profit activities

Theodore J. Hong, Esq.

Theodore J. Hong, Esq.

Attorney

Location: Seattle, WA

Areas of Practice: Metal on Metal Hip Injury, Vaccine Injury Compensation

Served in the position of law clerk for two superior court judges

Isaiah R. Kalinowski, Esq.

Isaiah R. Kalinowski, Esq.

Attorney

Location: Washington, D.C.

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

Served as a judicial law clerk at the United States Court of Federal Claims

Altom M. Maglio, Esq.

Altom M. Maglio, Esq.

Managing Partner

Location: Sarasota, FL

Areas of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation, Metal on Metal Hip Injury,Construction and Commercial LitigationRails to Trails Conversions/Land TakingsMedical Product Whistleblower/Qui Tam Law

Managing partner of Maglio, Christopher & Toale, P.A.

Jennifer Anne Gore Maglio, Esq.

Jennifer Anne Gore Maglio, Esq.

Appellate Attorney

Location: Sarasota, FL

Areas of Practice: Metal on Metal Hip Replacement Injury, Construction & Commercial Litigation

Experience briefing legal matters before the U.S. Supreme Court, and Federal and State Courts of Appeal

Jessica Olins, Esq.

Jessica Olins, Esq.

Attorney

Location: Washington, D.C.

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

Also practices in subpoena enforcement in federal district courts nationwide

Ilyas Sayeg, Esq.

Ilyas Sayeg, Esq.

Attorney

Location: Sarasota, FL

Area of Practice: Metal on Metal Hip Injury

Medical product liability attorney litigating nationwide medical product failures on behalf of injured patients

Diana Stadelnikas, Esq.

Diana Stadelnikas, Esq.

Attorney

Location: Sarasota, FL

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

Vaccine injury attorney and former pediatric critical care nurse

Michele S. Stephan, Esq.

Michele S. Stephan, Esq.

Attorney

Location: Sarasota, FL

Area of Practice: Metal on Metal Hip Injury

2017 Florida Association for Women Lawyers "Leaders in Law" award.

Danielle Strait, Esq.

Danielle Strait, Esq.

Attorney

Location: Seattle, WA

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

Partner, Complex Litigation

Anne Carrión Toale, Esq.

Anne Carrión Toale, Esq.

Attorney

Location: Sarasota, FL

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

Has won multiple multi-million dollar judgements on behalf of vaccine clients

Christina E. Unkel, Esq.

Christina E. Unkel, Esq.

Attorney

Location: Sarasota, FL

Area of Practice: Construction & Commercial Litigation, Federal Takings, Rails-to-Trails

Complex litigation trial lawyers and international FIFA soccer (futball) referee

Joseph A. Vuckovich, Esq.

Joseph A. Vuckovich, Esq.

Attorney

Location: Washington, D.C.

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

B.S. Degrees in Neuroscience and Psychology. Master's Degree in Biology

Amber Wilson, Ph.D., Esq.

Amber Wilson, Ph.D., Esq.

Attorney

Location: Washington, D.C.

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

Has a doctorate in cellular pharmacology, a master's degree in genetics, and a law degree.

Paralegals

Erika Banfelder

Erika Banfelder

Paralegal

Location: Sarasota, FL

Area of Practice: Metal on Metal Hip Injury

Phone: 941.952.5242

Works with clients in the defective metal on metal hip section. Has a B.A. degree in business administration

Kimberly G. Dutra

Kimberly G. Dutra

Advanced Certified Paralegal, Florida Registered Paralegal

Location: Sarasota, FL

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

Phone: 941.348.2169

Holds credentials as an Advanced Certified Paralegal in product liability and licensed by the Florida Bar as a Florida Registered Paralegal.

Jennifer L. Gutierriz

Jennifer L. Gutierriz

Certified Paralegal

Location: Sarasota, FL

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

Phone: 941.348.2195

Over 10 years experience as a litigation paralegal

Mandy Houston

Mandy Houston

Medical Records Paralegal

Location: Sarasota, FL

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

Phone: 941.348.2178

Manages medical records for vaccine cases

Emily K. Monahan

Emily K. Monahan

Certified Paralegal

Location: Seattle, WA

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

Phone: 941.254.6034

Certified paralegal with experience in pharmaceutical health care

Tammie Olagbaju

Tammie Olagbaju

Paralegal

Location: Washington, D.C.

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

Phone: 888.952.5242

Paralegal with Vaccine Injury Clients

Melissa Phillips

Melissa Phillips

Paralegal

Location: Seattle, WA

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

Phone: 888.952.5242

Paralegal working with Vaccine Injury Clients

Melissa Powell

Melissa Powell

Certified Paralegal

Location: Sarasota, FL

Area of Practice: Metal on Metal Hip Injury

Phone: 941.357.7017

Works with metal on metal hip replacement injury clients

Tara Thorn

Tara Thorn

Paralegal

Location: Sarasota, FL

Area of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation

Phone: 941.222.1161

Works with vaccine injury clients

Stephanie Zolli

Stephanie Zolli

Research Assistant

Location: Sarasota, FL

Area of Practice: Metal on Metal Hip Injury

Phone: 941.201.3233

Provides medical and legal research support to our metal on metal defective hip section

Administration

Walt Bower

Walt Bower

IT Director

Location: Sarasota, FL

Phone: 941.952.5242

Has a Master's Degree in library and information science from FSU

Melissa Cairo

Melissa Cairo

Marketing and IT Assistant

Location: Sarasota, FL

Phone: 941.952.5242

Graduated with a degree from Hood College in Business Administration

Patricia Deemer

Patricia Deemer

Assistant Bookkeeper

Location: Sarasota, FL

Phone: 941.952.5242

17 years accounting experience

Angie Knapko

Angie Knapko

Operations Manager

Location: Sarasota, FL

Phone: 941.348.2192

30 years of accounting and law firm administration experience

Altom M. Maglio, Esq.

Altom M. Maglio, Esq.

Managing Partner

Location: Sarasota, FL

Areas of Practice: Vaccine Injury Compensation, Metal on Metal Hip Injury,Construction and Commercial LitigationRails to Trails Conversions/Land TakingsMedical Product Whistleblower/Qui Tam Law

Managing partner of Maglio, Christopher & Toale, P.A.

James Tryner Jr.

James Tryner Jr.

Technical Support Specialist

Location: Sarasota, FL

Phone: 941.952.5242

Works with all offices to provide IT support

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