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Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A.

hflogonew1715 Monroe Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901

PHONE: (239) 344-1100
FAX: (239) 344-1200

Head of department/lead counsel for A/E Law: Michael J. Corso, Esquire.
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Number of attorneys on staff: 56.
Number of attorneys dedicated to A/E Work: 3.

Michael J. Corso is Board Certified (by The Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy) in Civil Trial Law and Business Litigation. He is chair of the Tort & Insurance Litigation division. Mike’s practice is heavily involved in the defense of non-medical professionals, including lawyers, accountants, architects, engineers and surveyors.

J. Matthew Belcastro concentrates his practice in the areas of construction litigation, construction contracts, business and real estate litigation. He also has an active appellate practice.

Mark Schultz focuses his practice in the defense of design professionals in civil suits, construction and design professional contract drafting, and defense of design professional in administrative complaints before the Board of Professional Engineers and the Board of Architecture and Interior Design.

Firm Information

Henderson Franklin was founded in 1924 and is one of the largest firms between Tampa and Miami. With over 55 attorneys who live, work and invest in the Southwest Florida community, we are uniquely positioned to provide high quality, personalized legal services to our clients.

Our goal is to be a strategic partner and provide our clients with a global perspective when it comes to a construction project or development. We are involved in all aspects of the project from project zoning, environmental and permitting, contract drafting and administration, all the way through potential dispute resolution processes. We have lawyers involved at all aspects and levels of the development and construction industry so that our representation can provide a comprehensive focus. Whether in the courtroom or the boardroom, our depth of experience sets our firm apart so our clients can enjoy the peace of mind that comes with professional, experienced representation and exceptional client service.

In 2015, Henderson Franklin was voted “Best Large Law Firm” in Southwest Florida by Gulfshore Business Magazine for the third consecutive year.

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