Camille J. Iurillo - President
Camille J. Iurillo graduated with honors from Stetson University College of Law. She is the president of Iurillo Law Group, P.A. and is active in the local community in both charitable and professional organizations. Ms. Iurillo is also a past President of the St. Petersburg Bar Association and a current officer of the Executive Committee of the Florida Bar’s General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section. Ms. Iurillo has represented businesses and professionals since 1991 throughout Florida. Her practice includes representing private and commercial lending institutions as creditors in commercial litigation, foreclosure, bankruptcy and business law matters, as well as borrowers, in workouts, foreclosures and bankruptcy reorganizations. She has also represented creditors nationally in business and retail Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.
|Dion R. Hancock - Vice President|
Dion is president of Dion R. Hancock, P.A., and practices in the areas of bankruptcy, foreclosure defense and creditor harassment. Dion earned his B.A. degree from The Ohio State University, his M.A. from Heidelberg College, and his J.D. from Ohio Northern University. He chaired the 2011 and the 2012 St. Petersburg Bar Association Law Week Committee. Dion has been involved form more than three years with the Florida Bar's Law Related Education Committee, serving as chair of the Legal Guide for New Adults; the So You Want To Be A Lawyer Pamphlet; and the YouTube Contest Subcommittee. Dion also serves on Directions for Mental Health Inc's. Board of Directors and Chairman's Council, is a volunteer hearing officer with the Pinellas County Housing Authority as well as a volunteer attorney with Gulfcoast Legal Services and Community Law Program, Inc.
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Lynn Gordon - Board of Trustees
Lynn Gordon is a Parks and Recreation Manager for the City of St. Petersburg's Parks and Recreation Department. She oversees special programs and co-sponsored events for the City, as well park permits and marketing for the Parks and Recreation Department. Lynn is a licensed attorney admitted to practice by the Florida Bar and the Middle District of Florida, and has previously practiced in the areas of mortgage foreclosures, collections, bankruptcy, code enforcement, wage garnishments, tenant evictions, constitutional law, and contracts.
Lynn is active with the Women's Mission and Children's Ministry at her church and is also an aspiring small business owner, hoping to open her own bakery one day.
Ronald W. Gregory, II - Treasurer
Ronald W. Gregory, II, is engaged in practice with the GREGORY LAW FIRM, P.L. in St. Petersburg (www.GregoryLaw.net). Mr. Gregory, a former partner with Englander Fischer with an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, continues to represent owner/operator business people in the formation and structure of their entity (LLC, corp., etc); the creation of agreements to protect the interests of business , buy or sell land, lease or build out space (construction). Then if any of those agreements need to be enforced, Mr. Gregory is well capable of going into a courtroom and advocate for the business.
Mr. Gregory has been a member of the St. Petersburg Bar Association since 2001 and has served as a Law Day speaker. More recently, he has served on the St. Petersburg Bar Foundation’s Debt Reduction Committee and the Board of Trustees. He has also been very active since 2004 with serving St. Stefanos Greek Orthodox Church as an Executive Board member, President, and currently Stewardship Chair. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1992. He and his wife, Dr. Maria Maragos Gregory, a local gynecologist, moved back to Maria’s home town of St. Petersburg in 2001, with their son and daughter, where the live in the Jungle Prada area.
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|Erin K. Barnett - Board of Trustees|
Erin is a founding member of Barnett Woolums, P.A. and practices in the areas of Criminal Defense and Family Law. Erin received her B.S. degree from Florida Southern College and her J.D. degree from Stetson University College of Law. After graduating from law school, Erin worked as an Assistant State Attorney for the State Attorney's Office Sixth Judicial Circuit and then as a sole practitioner before forming her current firm. Erin is a Former Adjunct Professor for the Police and Corrections Academy at St. Petersburg College. Erin currently serves as co-chair of the the Heroes Among Us Committee. Erin was the 2012-2013 President of the St. Petersburg Bar Foundation, Inc.
|Beth Jenkins Casey - Board of Trustees|
Beth Jenkins Casey is an Assistant Director of Career Development at Stetson University College of Law. Prior to her career at Stetson, Beth practiced marital and family law with her father, Ernest Jenkins. She received her juris doctor from Stetson University College of Law after graduating from the University of Florida with a degree in Journalism. In addition to serving on the Bar Foundation’s Board, Beth is also very involved in the Young Lawyers Section of the St. Petersburg Bar Association serving on various committees and co-chairing Holidays in July. She puts her journalism degree to work by sitting on the Journeys in Journalism Advisory Board for the Pinellas County School System. She is also a member of the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals group. Beth and her husband Mike are both St. Petersburg natives and avid runners.
Eric E. Ludin - Board of Trustees
Eric Ludin is engaged in private practice with the Law Firm of Tucker & Ludin, P.A.. His practice concentrates on immigration law, securities litigation, general and commercial litigation, commercial landlord/tenant conflicts and complex personal injury litigation. He is also a Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil mediator.
Throughout his distinguished career, Mr. Ludin has been recognized for excellence in his practice and high ethical standards. He is an AV "Superb” peer rated attorney with the Martindale-Hubbell peer rating review service. This is the highest rating for legal ability and professional ethics. He has also been asked to serve as an expert witness for the Florida Bar on attorney ethics issues.
Mr. Ludin was President of the St. Petersburg Bar Association from 2000 - 2001. He served as President of the St. Petersburg Bar Foundation from 2004 - 2006 and again from 2013-2014. He had previously served as Treasurer for the St. Petersburg Bar and been an active member on various committees. Mr. Ludin served as the chair of the 6th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee "E” of the Florida Bar which reviews client complaints against attorneys to evaluate whether the bar should take disciplinary action.
|Gina M. Pellegrino - Board of Trustees|
Gina M. Pellegrino is a partner at Iurillo Law Group, P.A. and has been with the Firm since 2006. She practices in the areas of bankruptcy, debtors’ and creditors’ rights, business and corporate law, business litigation and foreclosure litigation. Ms. Pellegrino graduated with honors from the University at Buffalo Law School in 2004 and is admitted in Florida, New York and Washington, D.C. She is the co-chair of the Bankruptcy Section for the St. Petersburg Bar Association and a regular contributor to the St. Petersburg Bar Association’s Paraclete. Ms. Pellegrino is also a member of the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association and the Florida Bar Business Law Section Bankruptcy/UCC Committee.
|Jesse L. Skipper - Board of Trustees|
|Caitlin C. Docherty, YLS Rep - Board of Trustees|
Caitlin Docherty is a litigation attorney at the law firm of Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. She practices in the areas of appellate law and civil & commercial litigation. She received her juris doctor magna cum laude from the University of Florida after graduating cum laude from the University of Tampa. In addition to serving on the Bar Foundation’s Board of Trustees, Caitlin has served as the Law Week Committee Chair for the St. Petersburg Bar Association since 2013. She is on the Board of the Barney Masterson American Inn of Court and is the recipient of the Inn’s 2014 Thomas E. Penick, Jr. “The Rock” Award for her local community service. She is also a member of the Pinellas County Trial Lawyers Association, Pinellas County Florida Association of Women Lawyers, and is involved with the Young Lawyers Section of the St. Petersburg Bar Association.
|Raleigh "Lee" Greene - Board of Trustees|
Immediate Past President of the St. Pete Bar Association
Over the last two decades, Raleigh "Lee" Greene's practice has been significantly concentrated in the area of Florida family law, both as a trial attorney and as a mediator. Most of his cases involve complex financial issues or high conflict matters. Mr. Greene has been admitted to practice in Florida since late 1973 and has been admitted to the District of Columbia Bar since 1986. He was an officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve (JAG) from 1973-1980. Among other areas of recognition, He was selected as one of the Best Lawyers in America, by Woodward & White, in both the areas of family law (litigation) and family law mediation. He is one of only two attorneys in Florida with both selections. The Best Lawyers in America, for over a quarter of a century, has been recognized as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Additionally, he has been recognized as possessing the highest professional standards, as an AV lawyer for many years, in The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (published by Martindale/Hubbell) and by his inclusion within Law and Leading Attorneys of Florida. Mr. Greene has mediated in excess of 3500 cases and has substantial experience as an arbitrator in civil disputes. He is a frequent lecturer for continuing education courses as well as a guest lecturer at Stetson University’s Law School on mediation, trial practice, negotiation, and family law.
Mr. Greene and his wife, Beverly, who is a CPA and Certified Divorce Financial Planner, have three children and five grandchildren. He has had significant charitable and community involvement, highlights of which include: co-founder and current executive director of the Canakaris Inn of Court (family law Inn of Court); member of Governor Chiles’ transition committee; appointed by Governor Graham to the high speed rail franchise committee; past chairman of: the Pinellas Sports Authority, Florida Sports Hall of Fame, and St. Petersburg Downtown Improvement Corporation. He received his BA from the University of Florida in Economics in 1970 and his JD in 1973, and was inducted as an active member of Florida Blue Key in 1971. He was recognized as one of the Outstanding Young Men of America in 1983.