Jay B. Verona: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Jay B. Verona


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Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy
  • Insolvency and Creditors' Rights
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Banking and Financial Institutions
University University of Florida, B.A., 1979
Law SchoolUniversity of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., with honors, 1982
Admitted1982, Florida; 1983, United States Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit; 1983, United States District Court Middle District of Florida; 1987, United States District Court Southern District of Florida; 1990, United States District Court Northern District of Florida

Professional and Community Affiliations

•The Florida Bar
•American Bankruptcy Institute
•Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
•The Florida Bar's Grievance Committee E of the Sixth Circuit, 2011-2013

BornDetroit, Michigan, March 1, 1957

Jay B. Verona represents a variety of institutional and individual clients, and both debtors and creditors in a wide array of commercial and real estate bankruptcy cases. Jay also represents parties involved in many other types of real estate and business litigation matters, including foreclosure prosecution and defense, commercial landlord-tenant disputes, and contract disputes. Additionally, he assists commercial lenders and borrowers in negotiating modifications and workouts of the lender-borrower relationship. Jay also frequently serves as a mediator in connection with bankruptcy, commercial and real estate disputes.

Originally from the Detroit area, Jay has practiced law in the Tampa Bay area since 1983, eventually founding his own law firm, Verona Law Group, P.A., in 1993. Jay lives in Tampa and in his spare time, he enjoys running and working out.

•AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•Top Lawyers in Tampa Bay, Tampa Bay Magazine, 2010

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08.23.2012 Jay B. Verona Joins Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Reported CasesRecent Cases/Published Decisions; In re Johnson, 453 B.R. 433 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 2011); Inger Sofe Savas Berkow v. Isaevna, 983 So.2d 1242 (Fla. 3rd DCA 2008); In re Ballato, 318 B.R. 205 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 2004); In re Lifecare Technologies, Inc., 305 B.R. 88 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 2003); In re Crestmark of Pinellas Park, Inc., 218 B.R. 621 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1997); In re Richards, 207 B.R. 266 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1997); In re Cannon, 203 B.R. 768 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1996); In re Today's Woman of Florida, Inc., 195 B.R. 506 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1996); In re Six, 80 F.3d 452 (11th Cir. 1996); In re Six, 195 B.R. 791 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1996); In re Six, 190 B.R. 958 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1995); In re Nobel, 170 B.R. 313 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1995); Ob/Gyn Solutions, L.C. v. Six, 174 B.R. 339 (M.D. Fla. 1994); In re Barrett Home Corp., 160 B.R. 387 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1993); In re Rightmyer, 156 B.R. 690 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1993); In re Jaquis, 142 B.R. 982 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1992); 4-Way, Inc. v. Bryan, 581 So.2d 208 (Fla. 1st DCA 1991); Matter of Celotex Corp., 134 B.R. 993 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1991); In re Jaquis, 131 B.R. 1004 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1991); In re Ingersoll, 124 B.R. 116 (M.D. Fla. 1991); In re Ingersoll, 114 B.R. 758 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1990); St. Petersburg Waterfront Restaurant Corp. v. Bay Pines Enterprises, Inc., 568 So.2d 936 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1990); In re Ingersoll, 106 B.R. 287 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1989); In re Hagle, 89 B.R. 952 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1988); Karpay v. Las Brisas Condominium Assn., Inc., 517 So.2d 756 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1987); Matter of Claar, 72 B.R. 319 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1987); Matter of Maas, 69 B.R. 245 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1986); Matter of George Hunt, Inc., 65 B.R. 627 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1986); Matter of 1600 Pasadena Offices, Ltd., 64 B.R. 192 (Bankr. M.D. Fla. 1986); Grooms v. Garcia, 482 So.2d 407 (Fla. 2nd DCA 1985)

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Jay B. Verona

101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 2800
TampaFL 33602


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