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

John Caldwell, Esq.

John Caldwell, Esq.

Attorney
Sarasota, FL

More than 20 years experience as a trial attorney. Veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard.

Bill Christopher, Esq.

Bill Christopher, Esq.

Attorney
Sarasota, FL
40 Years Experience in Arbitration and Mediation of Complex Civil Cases
Brenton Elswick, Esq.

Brenton Elswick, Esq.

Attorney
Seattle, WA
Has experience in drug-patent litigation
Alison H. Haskins, Esq.

Alison H. Haskins, Esq.

Attorney
Sarasota, FL
Complex litigation attorney focused on helping others through legal and non-profit activities
Theodore J. Hong, Esq.

Theodore J. Hong, Esq.

Attorney
Seattle, WA
Served in the position of law clerk for two superior court judges
Isaiah R. Kalinowski, Esq.

Isaiah R. Kalinowski, Esq.

Attorney
Washington, D.C.
Served as a judicial law clerk at the United States Court of Federal Claims
Altom M. Maglio, Esq.

Altom M. Maglio, Esq.

Attorney
Sarasota, FL
Managing Partner of Maglio Christopher & Toale, P.A.
Jennifer Anne Gore Maglio, Esq.

Jennifer Anne Gore Maglio, Esq.

Appellate Attorney
Sarasota, FL
Experience briefing legal matters before the U.S. Supreme Court, and Federal and State Courts of Appeal
Jessica Olins, Esq.

Jessica Olins, Esq.

Attorney
Washington, DC
Also practices in subpoena enforcement in federal district courts nationwide.
Ilyas Sayeg, Esq.

Ilyas Sayeg, Esq.

Attorney
Sarasota, FL
Medical product liability attorney litigating nationwide medical product failures on behalf of injured patients.
Diana Stadelnikas, Esq.

Diana Stadelnikas, Esq.

Attorney
Sarasota, FL
Vaccine injury attorney and former pediatric critical care nurse.
Michele S. Stephan, Esq.

Michele S. Stephan, Esq.

Attorney
Sarasota, FL
2017 Florida Association for Women Lawyers “Leaders in the Law” award.
Danielle Strait, Esq.

Danielle Strait, Esq.

Attorney
Seattle, WA
Partner, Complex Litigation
Anne Carrión Toale, Esq.

Anne Carrión Toale, Esq.

Attorney
Sarasota, FL
Has Won Multiple Multi-Million Dollar Judgments on Behalf of Vaccine Clients
Christina E. Unkel, Esq.

Christina E. Unkel, Esq.

Attorney
Sarasota, FL
Complex litigation trial lawyer and international FIFA soccer (futball) referee
Joseph A. Vuckovich, Esq.

Joseph A. Vuckovich, Esq.

Attorney
Washington, D.C.
B.S. Degrees in Neuroscience and Psychology. Master's Degree in Biology.
Amber Wilson, Ph.D., Esq.

Amber Wilson, Ph.D., Esq.

Attorney
Washington, D.C.
Has a Doctorate in Cellular Pharmacology, a Master's Degree in Genetics, and a Law Degree

Paralegals

Stephanie Altenbernd

Stephanie Altenbernd

Research Assistant
Sarasota, FL
Provides medical and legal research support to our metal on metal defective hip section
Erika Banfelder

Erika Banfelder

Paralegal
Sarasota, FL
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, Vaccine Injury
Sarasota, FL
Holds credentials as an Advanced Certified Paralegal in Product Liability and Licensed by the Florida Bar as a Florida Registered Paralegal
Kristin M. Harding

Kristin M. Harding

Paralegal
Sarasota, FL
Bachelors Degree in Biology
Ana Khundzak

Ana Khundzak

Paralegal
Washington, DC
Fluent in Russian and Georgian languages.
Jennifer L. Lally

Jennifer L. Lally

Certified Paralegal
Sarasota, FL

Over 10 years experience as a litigation paralegal

Emily K. Monahan

Emily K. Monahan

Certified Paralegal, Vaccine Injury
Seattle, WA
Certified paralegal with experience in pharmaceutical health care
Tammie Olagbaju

Tammie Olagbaju

Paralegal
Washington, DC
Melissa Phillips

Melissa Phillips

Paralegal
Seattle, WA
Melissa Powell

Melissa Powell

Certified Paralegal
Sarasota, FL
Tara Thorn

Tara Thorn

Paralegal
Sarasota, FL
Leslie Williams

Leslie Williams

Paralegal
Sarasota, FL

Administration

Walt Bower

Walt Bower

IT Director
Sarasota, FL
Has a Master's Degree in Library and Information Science from FSU
Melissa Cairo

Melissa Cairo

Marketing and IT Assistant
Sarasota, FL

Graduated with a Degree from Hood College in Business Administration.

Patricia Deemer

Patricia Deemer

Assistant Bookkeeper
Sarasota, FL
17 Years Accounting Experience
Angie Knapko

Angie Knapko

Operations Manager
Sarasota, FL
30 Years of Accounting and Law Firm Administration Experience
Altom M. Maglio, Esq.

Altom M. Maglio, Esq.

Attorney
Sarasota, FL
Managing Partner of Maglio Christopher & Toale, P.A.
James Tryner, Jr.

James Tryner, Jr.

Technical Support Specialist
Sarasota, FL
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