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Steven G. Koeppel

Steve G KoeppelCertifications
- Florida Bar As. Board Certified, Civil Trial Law (1992-Present)
- Certified Circuit Civil Mediator (2000-Present)
- (Certification Number 13292R)

Areas of Practice
Civil Trial, including personal injury, wrongful death, construction defect, class action, bad faith, mold, professional negligence, and mediation; AV rating Martindale-Hubbell

Education
-University of Florida, B.S.B.A. (1982)
- Florida State University College of Law, J.D. (High Honors) (1986)
- Intern - FL House of Rep., Judiciary Committee (1984-1985)
- Clerk - Florida Supreme Court (1985)

Professional Memberships
- Florida Bar Association (1986)
- United States District Court, Middle District of Florida (1987)
- Lee County Bar Association (1986-Present)
- American Inns of Court, Calusa Chapter (1995-1999)
- Judicial Nominating Commission – 20th Judicial Circuit (1996-2000)
- American Board of Trial Advocates, SW FL Chapter (1998-Present)
- Florida Bar Board of Governors, Young Lawyers Division (1992-1996)
- 20th Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee (2003-2006)
- Federal Bar Association (2004-Present)

Community Involvement
- YMCA Youth Basketball Coach,1996-2004
- Greater Fort Myers Soccer Club, Youth Soccer Coach (1994-2004)
- North Fort Myers Soccer Club, Youth Soccer Coach (2005-2007)
- Coastal Conservation Association, Board of Directors (1991-1998)
- McGregor Isles Homeowner's Association (1997-2000)
- Leadership Lee County (Class of 2000)
- Alva Fire & Rescue, Commissioner (2005-2010)

Personal
Date of Birth: January 30, 1960
Place of Birth: Coral Gables, Florida
Children: Sons, John and Kyle and daughter, Kelly
Interests: Fishing, diving, skiing and hunting

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Mark B. Yeslow

Mark B. YeslowMark’s roots in both the law and his native state of Florida go deep. He is the son of Rose Marie and Judge Jack Yeslow. Born in Hollywood Florida in 1961, Mark attended high school at Nova High in Ft. Lauderdale, where he lettered in Water Polo. After high school, Mark attended Florida State University majoring in Economics with a Spanish minor. As an undergraduate, Mark worked his way through school at IBM in its Tallahassee sales office. He also spent six months in Central America polishing up his Spanish skills prior to entering law school.

Mark attended law school at his beloved Florida State University. He graduated with honors in 1986. While in law school Mark was awarded the Ralph E. Bailey scholarship and was on the Florida State University Law Review. In addition, Mark was privileged to be chosen as a research assistant for one of the law school’s most distinguished professors.

With his goal of being a trial attorney foremost in his mind, Mark began his legal career as an Assistant State Attorney for the 20th Judicial Circuit of Florida in 1986. In his two years with the State Attorney’s Office he tried well over 70 jury trials.

In 1988 Mark began his civil trial practice with Jeff Troy. Mark was a principle with Troy & Yeslow P.A. until his partner Jeff’s retirement. In 2000 the firm of Yeslow & Koeppel was formed. Mark Yeslow and his partner Steve Koeppel have been long time friends. They met at FSU in law school, forming a lasting friendship and legal partnership. Together Steve and Mark have developed one of the most experienced and well respected civil trial firms in South West Florida.

Mark genuinely enjoys his occupation. At the trial level he has tried well over a hundred cases in South West Florida. He has also been successful in his appellate practice in both state and federal appeals courts. Mark’s overwhelming winning percentage in litigation is achieved by a very common sense approach to the law…prepare hard and believe in your case. Mark believes that success comes when one has complete command of the facts and the law of the particular case. The lawyer who wins is the lawyer who knows the facts and the law best and truly believes in his client. In a nutshell, success is achieved through hard work and belief in your client’s case.

In addition to his successful practice, Mark is very involved with his family and community. He has enjoyed positions of leadership on various community and religious associations. He is very proud of his lovely wife Lisa and his three children Jack, Elizabeth and Joseph.

After over 20 years of practice, Mark has gained experience but has not lost his love of the law, nor has he lost his desire to win. Please feel free to ask Mark about his recent trial results. Mark wins by being dedicated to his client’s case. He is determined to provide every client with the absolute best legal service he and his firm can provide.

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Robert E. Anderson

Robert E. Anderson Robert is a civil trial attorney who concentrates his practice in defending personal injury, professional negligence, and construction defect claims. Robert has experience defending a wide range of claims through trial in both state and federal court. He is admitted to practice in all Florida State courts, as well as in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Prior to attending law school, Robert served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. While in the Marines, Robert managed the information systems for an aviation squadron and served as a marksmanship instructor for his unit. Robert’s service in the Marines led to an internship with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Tampa, where he assisted on one of the first major terrorism trials following the attacks on September 11, 2001. That experience ultimately inspired Robert to attend law school at the University of Florida, where he graduated with honors in 2009.

Following his graduation, Robert moved to Fort Myers, where he lives with his wife, Bethany, and two young children. Fort Myers perfectly accommodates his twin passions of fishing and tennis. Robert is also very involved in the local community. He presently serves on the board of the local Imaginarium Science Center, and he also enjoys coaching high school students in the Lee County Mock Trial Competition.

Robert understands that each client has different goals in litigation, and he strives to provide the individualized service necessary to achieve those goals.

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Isabelle D. Cavanagh

Isabelle D. CavanaghEducation
- Nova University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Juris Doctor, 1988
- Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY
B.S. in Business Administration, 1984
- Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Major: Political Science (1979-1982)

Experience
- Yeslow & Koeppel, P.A. (Present)
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Certified Circuit Court Mediator
- Self-employed (2007 to 2009)
Attorney and Counselor at Law, Certified Circuit Court Mediator
- The Hartford Insurance Co., Tampa, FL (2005 to 2007)
Litigation Plus Claims Consultant
- State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance Co., Fort Myers, FL (1990 to 2005)
- Claims Specialist (1996-2005)
- Claims Attorney (1990-1996)
- Ralph W. Symons, P.A., Miami, FL (1989)
Attorney at Law
- Honorable Judge Mel Grossman 17th Judicial Circuit (1988)
Judicial Intern

Membership
- Florida Bar Association (1989 to present)
- Certified Circuit Court Mediator (2006 to present)
- Panelist - Arbitration Forums, Inc. (2002 to 2005)

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