Law OfficeTampa, FL. (January, 2016) – Stockham Law Group, a boutique law firm focused on First-Party Property Insurance Claim Disputes, Nursing Home and Assisted Living Abuse, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Litigation, announced today that Vanessa Ross has joined the firm as a Senior Attorney. Ms. Ross will be heading up the recently opened Stockham Law Group Sarasota office. “There is a void in the Sarasota/Venice/Port Charlotte/Ft. Myers/Naples market, especially in the property insurance claims arena,” stated Managing Attorney, Donna DeVaney Stockham. “Having a market presence centrally located in Sarasota will mean a great deal to our clients as well as to the public adjusters, contractors, engineers and attorneys who refer cases to our firm.” The Sarasota office will focus on serving Condominium Associations and Residents, Commercial Businesses, Owners of Waterfront Properties and Seasonal Residents that experience property damage.

Ms. Ross possesses in-depth knowledge of the market having practiced insurance law on the defense side in Sarasota since 2006. She will focus her practice on representing clients who have experienced an insurable loss to their property and have had their claim denied, mishandled or improperly paid. She will advise clients regarding insurance coverage issues and also handle complex litigation involving all types of property damage and liability claims. “Property insurance litigation is a specialized and complex area of the law and I intend on being a resource for property owners, property managers and colleagues in the Sarasota market and surrounding areas,” commented Ms. Ross. “Having practiced on the defense side for many years, I am very familiar with the tactics that some insurance companies use when disputing claims with policyholders. I’m looking forward to being a zealous advocate for our clients and working hard to ensure that they get a fair resolution to their claim.” The Sarasota office is located in the BB&T Building in Downtown Sarasota, 1800 2nd Street, Suite 711, Sarasota, FL 34236. Ms. Ross can be contacted at 941-217-7580 or by email at

Ms. Ross has extensive trial experience involving damages caused by sinkhole, wind, water, construction defect and fire. She has also handled third party liability claims involving personal injury and wrongful death.

Ms. Ross attended law school at the Florida State University College of Law where she was a member of the school’s Mock Trial Team and the Law Honor Fraternity Phi Delta Phi. During law school, she focused on trial advocacy and worked on claims involving medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury. Prior to law school, Ms. Ross graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a degree in Business Administration and Decision Information Sciences.

About Stockham Law Group: Stockham Law Group is a Plaintiff’s law firm with offices in Tampa and Sarasota, Florida that concentrates its legal practice on representing clients with property insurance claims, nursing home & assisted living abuse claims, medical malpractice claims, and personal injury legal disputes. The firm prides itself on utilizing seasoned attorneys that provide practical advice along with superior legal representation to its clients. The firm has helped hundreds of individuals and businesses collect the compensation they deserve.