Steve received his B.A. Degree from Stetson University and his law degree from Stetson University College of Law. Stephen also had the opportunity to study at Oxford University through an arrangement with Stetson University College of Law. He then joined a six-member law firm. The diverse experience he gained there has been invaluable to his own firm. It is the basis of a wide pool of practical knowledge and personal contacts from which he continues to draw. Stephen devotes all of his current practice to “people” problems, personal injury, wrongful death, and social security disability. His widespread success in these areas is quickly creating a reputation of a force to be reckoned with. Yet he is easy to talk to and his… Read More
Beach A. Brooks Jr. received his B.A. degree from Vanderbilt University and his law degree from Stetson University College of Law in 1983. Since becoming a member of the Florida Bar, Beach has practiced law in the Winter Haven area and was a partner with a large local law firm prior to joining his brother.
Beach practices primarily in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, and auto and truck accidents. He is a member of the Florida Bar, the Polk County Trial Lawyers Association, and is a past president of the Polk County Family Lawyers Association. He has also been admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He is past chairman of the Tenth…Read More
Charles M. Laycock“CJ” Laycock left high school as a sophomore and went directly to college. He received his Bachelors of Science degree from University of California Berkeley in 1996 in Psychology and his law degree from Tulane School of Law in New Orleans Louisiana in 2000 with a certificate in Admiralty Law. During his time at Tulane, Mr. Laycock participated in a study abroad program in Greece studying Admiralty Law, worked in Tulane’s Civil Litigation Clinic as a clerk for the Offices of Administrative Law Judges in Metairie Louisiana handling Longshore Harbor Workers Compensation Act claims… Read More
Paula received her B.A. from Michigan State University, graduating Cum Laude. She studied law at Thomas M. Cooley Law School and graduated Cum Laude in 1986. She worked for the State of Michigan for a number of years, first as a Member of the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board and then 8 years as a Magistrate with the Workers’ Compensation Board of Magistrates. After leaving the bench, Paula was a partner with the firm of McCroskey Law and specialized in both Social Security Disability and Michigan Workers Compensation practice. Paula relocated to Florida in 2011 and has continued her Social Security Disability Law practice here. She been doing Social Security Disability work for a number of years… Read More