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Civil and Appellate Practice Lawyers Lakeland & Sebring

Florida civil trial lawyers and appellate advocates

The attorneys at Sessums Law Group, P.A. are experienced litigators and dedicated advocates. They represent individual and business clients in a variety of complex civil cases, including bench trials, jury trials, and appeals in all of Florida’s state and federal courts.  Sessums Law Group’s attorneys are known and respected for their wide range of knowledge, attention to detail, and extensive courtroom experience. The firm navigates complex cases from the pre-litigation phase through jury trial and the appellate court process when necessary.

The firm has the experience, credentials, and a record of success in civil trials and appeals, including those involving the following:

  • Product liability
  • Property damage
  • Legal malpractice
  • Professional liability
  • Breach of contract
  • Real estate disputes
  • Fraud
  • Antitrust and trade regulation
  • Construction disputes
  • Class actions

Reported appellate decisions include the following:

  • Four Corners Ins., Inc. v. Sun Publications of Florida, Inc., 5 So. 3d 780 (Fla. 2d DCA 2009)
  • Franklin v. Franklin, 988 So. 2d 125 (Fla. 2d DCA 2008)
  • Jones v. State Farm Mutual Insurance Company, 988 So. 2d 1100 (Fla.2d DCA 2004)
  • Massam v. Massam, 2008 WL 183700 (Fla. 2d DCA 2008)
  • Rushiwal v. Rushiwal, 971 So. 2d 190 (Fla. 2d DCA 2007)
  • Williams v. Williams, 923 So. 2d 606 (Fla. 2d DCA 2006)
  • Lashkajani v. Lashkajani, 911 So. 2d 1154 (Fla. 2005)(trial counsel only)
  • Skone v. Skone, 870 So. 2d 230 (Fla. 2d DCA 2004)
  • Worley v. Worley, 855 So. 2d 632 (Fla. 2d DCA 2003)
  • Hutto v. Hutto, 842 So. 2d 994 (Fla. 2d DCA 2003)
  • Clark v. Polk County,753 So. 2d 138 (Fla. 2d DCA 2000)
  • Harrell v. Mayberry, 754 So. 2d 792 (Fla. 2d DCA 2000)
  • Clark v. Polk County, 753 So. 2d 138 (Fla. 2d DCA 2000)
  • Polk County v. Sofka, 730 So. 2d 389 (Fla. 2d DCA 1999)
  • Polk County v. Sofka, 702 So. 2d 1243 (Fla. 2d DCA 1997)
  • Polk County v. Sofka, 675 So. 2d 615 (Fla. 2d DCA 1996)
  • Carlton v. Carlton, 670 So. 2d 1129 (Fla. 2d DCA 1996)
  • Ohio Casualty Insurance Company v. Ferrell, 670 So. 2d 1129 (Fla. 2d DCA 1995)
  • Campbell Soup Company v. Roberts, 676 So. 2d 435 (Fla. 2d DCA 1995)
  • Johnson v. Johnson, 603 So. 2d. 663 (Fla. 2d DCA 1995)

Contact the Florida civil and appellate lawyers at Sessums Law Group

The firm has three locations for the convenience of clients. Call the Lakeland office at 877-826-5630, the Sebring office at 863-658-4796, the Sarasota office at or contact us online to discuss how the attorneys at Sessums Law Group can help you.


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