St. Petersburg Lawyers

OVER 60 YEARS PROVIDING LEGAL REPRESENTATION IN TAMPA BAY

Since 1958, our attorneys have helped businesses and residents in St. Petersburg and greater Tampa Bay resolve their legal issues, including Commercial and Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Real Estate Law, Estate planning and more.

 

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FIRM OVERVIEW

ONE OF WEST FLORIDA’S OLDEST, MOST RESPECTED LAW FIRMS

Anthony S. Battaglia (1927 – 2014) founded the law firm in 1958. Today, the firm is one of the oldest in West Central Florida. At BRDM, our approach to representation is modeled after Anthony Battaglia’s aggressive and intellectual approach to the practice of law, coupled with his commitment to clients and resolution to solving their problems.

Meet Our Attorneys

Resolving your legal concerns involving commercial litigation, personal injury, criminal defense, real estate transactions and more since 1958

HOWARD P. ROSS B.C.S.

HOWARD P. ROSS B.C.S.

Joined the firm in 1964/Shareholder since 1967

Howard P. Ross has practiced with Battaglia, Ross, Dicus, and McQuaid, P.A. and its predecessors since his graduation from Stetson University College of Law in 1964, one of the longest continuous

AUBREY O. DICUS JR.

AUBREY O. DICUS JR.

Shareholder / President

Aubrey O. Dicus, Jr. is President and CEO of the firm. Mr. Dicus has over 40 years of litigation experience. Upon graduation from Emory University with a degree in Economics,

SEAN K. McQUAID

SEAN K. McQUAID

Partner

Sean McQuaid is a named partner with the firm practicing in the areas of personal injury/wrongful death, criminal defense and general civil litigation. Mr. McQuaid joined the firm as an associate

CAITLIN C. SZEMATOWICZ

CAITLIN C. SZEMATOWICZ

Partner

Caitlin C. Szematowicz is a Partner with the firm, practicing in the areas of Civil & Commercial Litigation, Appellate Practice, and Employment Law. Caitlin joined the firm in August 2012

RACHEL L. DRUDE-TOMORI

RACHEL L. DRUDE-TOMORI

Partner

Rachel Drude-Tomori is a Partner with the firm specializing in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate & Elder Law. Super Lawyers Magazine has named Rachel a 2017 and 2018 Super Lawyers Rising

ANDREW R. PARDUN

ANDREW R. PARDUN

Associate

Andrew R. Pardun is an Associate with the firm specializing in the areas of Tax, Business, and Real Estate Law. Andrew joined the firm in January 2016 after completing his

JONATHON W. DOUGLAS

JONATHON W. DOUGLAS

Partner

A true Florida native, Mr. Douglas graduated from Northeast High School in St. Petersburg before attending the University of Florida where he earned a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of