Partners

SMRL Law Firm serving Sarasota County, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, North Port, Venice, & throughout the state of Florida

F. Scott Westheimer joined Syprett, Meshad, Resnick, Lieb, Dumbaugh, Jones, Krotec & Westheimer, P. A., as an associate in 1996. He became a partner in 2000, and has been a managing partner since 2002. Mr. Westheimer has an "AV" rating by... Read More
Ken Poole devotes his practice to the areas of family and criminal law. He assists clients in a wide variety of marital and domestic related issues including: divorce, child custody, child support, alimony, paternity, domestic violence injunctions,... Read More
John D. Dumbaugh has been a partner with Syprett, Meshad, Resnick & Lieb since 1984, after joining the firm in 1974. He is a board-certified attorney, recognized as an expert in the field of real estate by The Florida Bar for 30 years of... Read More
Jim D. Syprett was born in Clarksville, Tennessee in 1941. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1963 from the Vanderbilt University and in 1965 received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida. Mr. Syprett is a member of the National... Read More
Teresa D. Jones joined the firm in 1986, and became a partner in 1991. She was born in Albertville, Alabama. She was awarded a Bachelor of Arts with Distinction and High Honors in Political Science and psychology from Jacksonville State University,... Read More
M. Joseph Lieb, Jr. was born and raised in Sarasota, Florida. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1973 and his Juris Doctorate at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Following his graduation from law school in 1976, Mr.... Read More
Nancy E. Cason joined Syprett Meshad in 1998 and became a partner in 2006; she currently serves as a Managing Partner for the firm. Her practice areas focus on all aspects of real estate law both transactional and litigation. Her transactional Real... Read More
Peter J. Krotec has over 25 years of experience practicing the law of domestic relations, at the trial and appellate levels. Mr. Krotec joined Syprett Meshad in 1989 and became a partner with the firm in 1994, serving several years as a managing... Read More
John W. Meshad earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn University in 1964. In 1966, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Florida College of Law. In 1968, Mr. Meshad joined Jim Syprett to... Read More
Michael L. Resnick is the current president of Syprett Meshad, and is one of the original founding partners of its predecessor firm, Syprett, Meshad, Resnick & Lieb. For more than 40 years, he has focused his practice on marital and family law.... Read More