Charles A. Samarkos

PRACTICE AREAS
Civil-Commercial, Probate and Construction Litigation

EXPERIENCE
Charles joined the firm after graduating law school in 1989. He is a board certified civil trial attorney and handles a wide variety of civil litigation cases. His experience includes cases involving businesses disputes, trust and estate litigation, construction defect litigation, and litigation involving non-competition agreements and other restrictive covenants.

DISTINCTIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Admitted to The Florida Bar – 1989
  • Florida Bar Board Certified in Civil Trial Law (1996 – present)
  • The Best Lawyers in America© since 2010, in the fields of Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  • Florida Hospital North Pinellas – Helen Ellis Memorial Foundation (Director 2011 – present, currently Co-Chairman)
  • UPARC (Director 1999 – present; past President 10/2004 – 10/2006)
  • Tarpon Springs High School Advisory Counsel (2007 – present; chair 2008 – present)
  • St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Inc. (Director 2009 – 2010)

EDUCATION

  • University of South Florida B.A., Accounting – 1986
  • Stetson University J.D., cum laude – 1989
  • ABA National Mock Trial Competition – 1st Place 1989

WHEN HE’S NOT WORKING HARD FOR CLIENTS
Charles stays active in sports and outdoor activities, as well as boating and traveling with his family.

Reported Cases

  • J. McHenry Nielsen, M.D., P.A. v. Stephen N. Schindler, M.D., P.A., 587 So.2d 498 (Fla. 2d DCA 1991)
  • Nostimo, Inc. v. City of Clearwater, 594 So. 2d 779 (Fla. 2d DCA 1992)
  • City of Largo v. LaGrande, 650 So.2d 178 (Fla. 2d DCA 1995)
  • Dyer v. Pioneer Concepts, Inc., 667 So.2d 961 (Fla. 2d DCA 1996)
  • Picone v. Geras Real Estate, Inc. et al., 685 So.2d 913 (Fla. 2d DCA 1996)
  • Anderson v. TBA Partnership, Ltd., 733 So.2d 1032 (Fla. 2d DCA 1998)
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