Attorneys

At McIntosh Sawran & Cartaya, P.A. our primary goal is to be responsive to the needs of our valued clients. The dedicated efforts of our highly qualified legal, paralegal, nursing paralegal and other office support personnel, paired with the most efficient technology available, enables us to provide the professional, timely and cost effective service.

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Douglas M. McIntosh

Phone: (954) 765-1001
Fax: (954) 765-1005
Shareholder DOUGLAS M. McINTOSH founded the firm in 1989. Having developed extensive personal experience in a wide range of areas—personal injury, product liability, commercial and professional negligence litigation, including legal, dental and med… Read More
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James C. Sawran

Phone: (954) 765-1001
Fax: (954) 765-1005
Shareholder JAMES C. SAWRAN is actively engaged in professional liability and healthcare litigation, having represented hospitals, nursing homes, physicians, surgeons, podiatrists and other healthcare providers in medical malpractice and related clai… Read More
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Carmen Y. Cartaya

Phone: (305) 381-8922
Fax: (305) 381-6889
Shareholder CARMEN Y. CARTAYA is experienced in medical malpractice, general insurance defense, professional errors and omissions, long-term care litigation and commercial litigation. She has had the opportunity to represent administrators and insure… Read More
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Michael J. Lynott

Phone: (305) 381-8922
Fax: (305) 381-6889
Partner MICHAEL J. LYNOTT has over 24 years of experience as a highly skilled defense trial attorney. Mr. Lynott has been in private defense practice since being admitted to the Florida Bar. Read More
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Thomas M. Hartwig

Phone: (954) 765-1001
Fax: (954) 765-1005
Partner THOMAS M. HARTWIG focuses on healthcare issues and the liability of healthcare professionals, general liability litigation and insurance coverage matters. His practice is statewide and he has appeared in virtually every state venue in Florida… Read More
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Michael F. Barzyk

Phone: (954) 765-1001
Fax: (954) 765-1005
Partner MICHAEL F. BARZYK focuses on medical malpractice defense, general liability and insurance defense. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Barzyk was an assistant state attorney in Miami-Dade County for almost five years. While there, he litigated ove… Read More
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Aleida M. Mielke

Phone: (954) 765-1001
Fax: (954) 765-1005
ALEIDA M. MIELKE specializes in the defense of complex medical malpractice, pharmaceutical product liability and premises liability cases. She is fluent in American Sign Language and Spanish. Since her admission to the bar in 1996, she has focused he… Read More
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Crystal L. Arocha

Phone: (305) 381-8922
Fax: (305) 381-6889
Senior Associate CRYSTAL L. AROCHA focuses on construction defect litigation, catastrophic injury and major claims unit cases, coverage issues and declaratory actions, foreclosure defense, condominium association disputes, lien law and product defect… Read More
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Kimberly Kanoff Berman

Phone: (954) 765-1001
Fax: (954) 765-1005
Senior Associate KIMBERLY KANOFF BERMAN is head of the Appellate Division. Prior to joining the firm, she worked for the Florida Third District Court of Appeal as Senior Research Attorney for the Honorable Judge David M. Gersten from 2005 to 2011, al… Read More
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Kathleen O. King

Phone: (954) 765-1001
Fax: (954) 765-1005
Senior Associate KATHLEEN O. KING has extensive litigation experience in matters involving personal injury, automobile, medical and dental negligence, general liability and defense of Department of Health matters. In addition, Ms. King has presented… Read More
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Martina Lanfersiek

Phone: (305) 381-8922
Fax: (305) 381-6889
MARTINA LANFERSIEK is a senior associate located in central Florida. Ms. Lanfersiek's legal practice focuses on premises, automobile and general and commercial liability, product defect, catastrophic injury and construction defect litigation. She ea… Read More
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Ilana B. Olman

Phone: (954) 765-1001
Fax: (954) 765-1005
Associate ILANA B. OLMAN has worked for McIntosh Sawran & Cartaya, P.A. since 2011, where she is assigned to the Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Division of the firm under the direction of Shareholder Douglas M. McIntosh. Read More
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Carolina M. Quintana

Phone: (954) 765-1001
Fax: (954) 765-1005
Associate CAROLINA M. QUINTANA focuses primarily on premises liability, product liability, general and commercial liability, insurance defense and insurance coverage. Read More
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Dale S. Dobuler

Phone: 305-381-8922
Fax: 305-381-6889
DALE S. DOBULER, a former non-profit executive director and upper-level administrator in state government, concentrates his trial and litigation practice in the area of insurance coverage litigation and bad faith. Within that broad ambit, he has Read More
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Kavita P. Ramkissoon

Phone: 305-381-8922
Fax: 305-381-6889
Associate KAVITA P. RAMKISSOON focuses on premises, personal injury and automobile liability. Ms. Ramkissoon graduated from Barry University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology. She attended law school at Nova Southeastern University, Read More
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Michelle E. Hardin

Phone: 954-765-1001
Fax: 954-765-1005
Associate MICHELLE HARDIN focuses on First Party Insurance Litigation, Insurance Defense and Admiralty and Maritime Law. Michelle Hardin graduated cum laude from St. Thomas University School of Law (Miami, Florida). While in law school Read More
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Brian M. Engel

Phone: 954-765-1001
Fax: 954-765-1005
Of Counsel, BRIAN M. ENGEL focuses and specializes on First Party Insurance Litigation and is assigned to the Insurance Defense Litigation Division under the direction of Partner Michael F. Barzyk. Mr. Engel combines legal acumen and business opera… Read More
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