Meet the Team

We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do what ever it takes to make your business grow

HOLLI ADAMS, ESQ.

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TAMMI M. CALDERONE, ESQ.

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MARK C. ELIA, ESQ.

(Director)

Mr. Elia came to Van Ness Law Firm in 2007, and has practiced in the areas of real property foreclosure, municipal law, and family law. Mr. Elia’s primary duty at his prior firm was representation of the City of Dania Beach in foreclosure actions on municipal liens. He prosecuted hundreds of municipal ordinance violation cases as Special Assistant Prosecutor for Dania Beach, and also represented the Town of Pembroke Park at code enforcement hearings. Our loan servicing clients are well aware of the negative impact tax liens, zoning violations, code enforcement liens and other “local” concerns can have on a property.  Mr. Elia’s background in local laws and procedure is a vital asset to our firm. Mr. Elia is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. He received his Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University School of Law in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he was a Goodwin Scholarship recipient.  He is a member of the Florida Bar Association.

Mr. Elia has been with the law firm ten years and is responsible for oversight of hearing attendance, attorney assignments and oversees paralegal teams instrumental to our default servicing practice areas.

DAVID A. FRIEDMAN, ESQ.

(Director)

Mr. Friedman came to Van Ness Law Firm in 2013, and has practiced in the areas of commercial litigation, employment and labor law, real property foreclosure, and consumer protection. Mr. Friedman is native of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He thereafter obtained his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center. Mr. Friedman was awarded a Goodwin Scholarship in the form of a full three year stipend, the Shepard Broad Law Center’s highest honor.

Prior to working at Van Ness Law Firm, Mr. Friedman practiced in labor and employment law, where he represented management in wage and overtime disputes, non-competition agreements, and stockholder disputes.  Mr. Friedman is a member of The Florida Bar, the Broward County Bar Association, and is admitted to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Mr. Friedman handles litigated matters for preferred clients, and regularly attends contested non-jury trials, depositions, and mediations.

IAN D. JAGENDORF, ESQ.

(Associate)

Mr. Jagendorf came to Van Ness Law Firm in 2011 and has practiced in the areas of foreclosure, title related and uncontested matters. Mr. Jagendorf is a graduate of George Washington University’s School of Business & Public Management, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, and received his Juris Doctor Degree from New York Law School.

Mr. Jagendorf began his legal career as an agency intern for the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services, where he participated in hearings on the agency’s behalf before the New York City Civil Service Commission. Prior to arriving at Van Ness Law Firm, Mr. Jagendorf spent five years as an in-house corporate counsel for a prominent real estate development firm located in Aventura, Florida.  Mr. Jagendorf also enjoys constitutional, consumer and public interest law, and is a member of the Florida Bar.

JANNILA JOSEPH, ESQ.

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MAYA RUBINOV, ESQ.

(Associate)

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WILLIAM C. STANFORD, ESQ.

(Litigation Associate)

Mr. Stanford came to Van Ness Law Firm in March, 2015 and has practiced in the areas of real estate litigation, personal injury, property damage claims and insurance defense, first and third-party. Mr. Stanford earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Michigan Statute University and earned his Juris Doctorate Degree from Nova Southeastern University.   William is a member of the Florida Bar Association and currently handles litigated matters, including depositions, mediations and trials.

MORGAN LYLE WEINSTEIN, ESQ. (Of Counsel)

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