Alicia Whiting-Bozich’s litigation practice includes commercial disputes, business torts, restrictive covenants and trade secrets, contracts, creditor’s rights matters, and disputes relating to real property.
Ms. Whiting-Bozich also has extensive trial court experience representing investors, lenders, and loan servicers in contested mortgage foreclosures and consumer finance litigation. She has represented loan servicers in both state and federal court on claims involving the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act, Fair Debt Collections Practice Act, Truth in Lending Act, and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.
Prior to relocating to Florida in 2013, Ms. Whiting-Bozich was an Associate at the law firm of Buckley King, LPA located in Cleveland, Ohio for seven years where she was an active member in both the Litigation and Financial Services Groups. Ms. Whiting-Bozich represented a broad range of clients in litigation matters, including defense of product liability claims and complex commercial transactions. She represented and advised financial institutions, leasing companies, receivers, commercial landlords, manufactures, suppliers, employers, and professionals.
During her last year with Buckley King, LPA, Ms. Whiting-Bozich served as counsel to individuals alleged to have received fraudulent transfers from an Ohio-based company suspected to have been operated as a large Ponzi scheme.
Real Property Litigation
Honors and Awards
Selected as a Florida Super Lawyer Rising Star by FloridaSuper Lawyers magazine, 2013-Present
Selected as an Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine, 2012
Cleveland State Law Review: Managing Editor of the Year, 2004-2005
J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, CSU, Magna Cum Laude, 2005
B.A., Oberlin College, 2001
Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Federal District Court for Northern District of Ohio
Federal District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
Publications and Presentations
True or False: Surrender in Bankruptcy Equals Waiver of Defenses in Foreclosure: ALFN Webinar on November 2, 2016.
Presented on Recent Developments on Employment Litigation & LGBT: Centre Club, Tampa, Florida (August 10, 2015)
Authored “First Circuit: State Did Not Waive Sovereign Immunity by Removal” (2012)