Ross Earle & Bonan

Ross Earle & Bonan

Law Firm in Stuart, FL

Firm Overview

Attorneys at Law

Ross Earle & Bonan, P.A. is one of the leading law firms on the Treasure Coast. Formed in September of 2003 by three long-time local practitioners, the Law Firm and its seven attorneys conduct a general civil practice which concentrates in civil and commercial litigation, contracts, construction law, labor and employment law, real estate, land use, administrative law, condominium and community association representation and general corporate representation.

The Law Firm's attorneys conduct their practice from a suite of offices in the Royal Palm Financial Center located at 789 South Federal Highway, Suite 101, Stuart, Florida. The Law Firm serves a geographic area primarily covering the northern Palm Beaches, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee Counties.

The firm's attorneys comprise a diverse team of experienced professionals who have graduated from major undergraduate institutions and law schools within the State of Florida and the nation. Consistent with the Law Firm's philosophy on keeping abreast of the latest developments in the law, our attorneys routinely participate in more than the required amount of continuing legal education in various practice disciplines. Our attorneys also maintain a high level of commitment to the legal profession and our community. They have served as members of The Florida Bar's Grievance panel, The 19th Judicial Circuit's Judicial Nominating Commission, The Florida Bar's condominium practice section, the local Chambers of Commerce and LEADERSHIP Alumni organizations, and community service organizations such as Soroptimist International of Stuart, the Council on the Arts, the Council on Aging of Martin County, Inc., among many others.
Main Office
Main Office
789 South Federal Highway, Suite 101
Stuart  FL  33994
Phone
  • 772-287-1745
Fax
  • 772-287-8045
Websites
Employment
Areas of Law
-Administrative Law
-Appeals
-Alternative Dispute Resolution
-Collections
-Community Association
-Corporate Law
-Community Association
-Corporate Law
-Contract Law
-Employment Law
-Government Law
-Land Use
-Litigation
-Real Estate

Deborah L. Ross

Attorney in Stuart, FL

Member, American Inns of Court. Co-Author of the REBLAW Review. Lecturer: Topics dealing with condominium and community association law, and related subjects, to audiences including attorneys, condominium/homeowner association groups, licensed community association managers and the general public.

Areas of Law:
Condominium and Community Association Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Member

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1993, Florida
-2003, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Law School Attended:
University of Florida College of Law
Class of 1993
J.D.
with honors

University Attended:
University of Florida
Class of 1990
B.A.
Criminology

Associations & Memberships:
Martin County and American Bar Associations; The Florida Bar (Member, Condominium Sub-Committee); University of Florida Law Association for Women; Treasure Coast Communities Association, Inc.; Community Associations Institute; Temple Belt Hayam; Girl Scouts of America (Girl Scout Leader).
Education
  • University of Florida College of Law
    Juris Doctorate, with honors , 1993

David B. Earle

Attorney in Stuart, FL

Phi Delta Phi. Florida Supreme Court Certified Mediator, Circuit, Civil and County Court. Florida Supreme Court approved Arbitrator. Authorized Agent, Attorney's Title Insurance Fund. Former Chairman, The Florida Bar's Grievance Committee, 19-A. Former Vice Chairman, 19th Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission. Lead Articles Editor, Nova Law Review, 1991-92. Former District Director, United States Representative Thomas F. Lewis, R-Fla., 1983-94. Former award-winning journalist on the Treasure Coast of Florida.

Areas of Law:
-General and Commercial Litigation
-Labor and Employment Law
-General Practice
-Probate Litigation

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Member

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1992, Florida and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
-1993, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
-1994, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
-2001, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended:
Nova Southeastern University
Class of 1992
J.D.
summa cum laude

University Attended:
University of Florida
Class of 1981
B.S.
Journalism

Birth Information:
Born in 1959
March 20, 1959

Associations & Memberships:
Martin County Bar Association; The Florida Bar; LEADERSHIP Alumni of Martin County, Inc.; Stuart-Martin County Chamber of Commerce; University of Florida Gator Booster Club; St. Mary's Episcopal Church of Stuart, Florida

Representative Cases:
The Atrium on the Ocean II Condominium Association, Inc. v. QBE Insurance Corp., 2007 WL 2972937 (S.D. Fla. 2007).
Education
  • Nova Southeastern University
    Juris Doctorate, summa cum laude , 1992

Elizabeth P. Bonan

Attorney in Stuart, FL

Co-Author of the REBLAW Review. Formerly an In-House Counsel to Southern Realty Group, developer of the Martin Downs community in Palm City, Florida. President of Soroptimist International of Stuart (2011-2012).

Areas of Law:
Condominium and Community Association Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Member

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1983, Florida

Law School Attended:
Stetson University, College of Law
Class of 1983
J.D.

University Attended:
Florida State University
Class of 1980
B.S.
Finance

Birth Information:
Born in 1959
December 16, 1959

Associations & Memberships:
Martin County Bar Association; The Florida Bar.
Education
  • Stetson University, College of Law
    Juris Doctorate , 1983

Jacob E. Ensor

Attorney in Stuart, FL

Member, American Inns of Court. Articles and Note Editor, Environmental and Land Use Journal and Articles Editor, Journal of Transnational Law and Policy, Florida State University College of Law. Formerly with Florida Attorney General's Office. Kiwanis.

Areas of Law:
-Condominium and Community Association Law
-Civil Litigation
-Corporate Law


Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Shareholder

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 2006, Florida
-2007, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

Law School Attended:
Florida State University College of Law
Class of 2006
J.D.
with honors

University Attended:
The Ohio State University
Class of 2002
B.S.
Finance

Birth Information:
Born in 1981
Ironton, Ohio, 1981

Associations & Memberships:
Martin County Bar Association; The Florida Bar.
Education
  • Florida State University College of Law
    Juris Doctorate, with honors , 2006

John P. Carrigan

Attorney in Stuart, FL

Areas of Law:
Condominium and Community Association Law
Civil Litigation
Corporate Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 2009, Florida
-2010, U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida

Law School Attended:
University of Dayton School of Law
J.D.

University Attended:
Miami University
B.A.
Political Science

Birth Information:
Born in 1984
Cincinnati, Ohio, 1984

Associations & Memberships:
Martin County Bar Association; The Florida Bar.
Education
  • University of Dayton School of Law
    Juris Doctorate

Katherine E. Woods

Attorney in Stuart, FL

The Florida Moot Court Team; Member of the Junior League of Martin County; Member of the Young Professionals of Martin County.

Areas of Law:
-Condominium and Community Association Law
-Civil Litigation
-Corporate Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2011, Florida

Law School Attended:
University of Florida Levin College of Law
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
Vanderbilt University
B.A.
Economics, cum laude

Birth Information:
Born in 1986
Stuart, Florida, 1986

Associations & Memberships:
The Florida Bar; Martin County Bar Association.
Education
  • University of Florida Levin College of Law
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude

W. Martin Bonan

Attorney in Stuart, FL

Charles Dana Scholar. Associate Editor, Stetson Law Review, 1982-1983. Author: "Validity of State Taxation of Interstate Energy Resources or How to Export Your Tax Burden," Vol. XI, No. 3, Stetson Law Review, 1982.

Areas of Law:
-Real Property Law
-Commercial Lending
-Corporate and Business Law

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Of Counsel

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1983, Florida

Law School Attended:
Stetson University
Class of 1983
J.D.
with honors

University Attended:
University of Virginia
Class of 1980
B.S.
in Commerce

Birth Information:
Born in 1957
Glen Cove, New York, December 2, 1957

Associations & Memberships:
Martin County Bar Association; The Florida Bar.
Education
  • Stetson University
    Juris Doctorate, with honors , 1983

Thomas K. Gallagher

Attorney in Stuart, FL

Areas of Law:
-General Commercial and Civil Litigation
-Construction Law
-Labor and Employment

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Of Counsel

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1988, Florida and U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
-U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

Law School Attended:
University of Miami
Class of 1988
J.D.

Birth Information:
Born in 1957
1957

Associations & Memberships:
The Florida Bar.
Education
  • University of Miami
    Juris Doctorate , 1988
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