Lee R. Carr II, Esq. // Attorney
Lee R. Carr II is the owner of Carr Law Group, PA in St. Petersburg, where his elder law practice focuses on probate, guardianship, estate planning, and related litigation. Mr. Carr frequently lectures before professional groups about probate, guardianship, long-term care, ethics and other elder law issues. Currently, Mr. Carr is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Stetson University College of Law where he instructs courses relevant to elder law. As an adjunct with St Pete College, he is a certified Statewide Public Guardianship Course Instructor for Florida’s guardianship training courses for professional guardians, family guardians, and minor guardians. Mr. Carr earned his B.A. degree with High Honors from Eckerd College and his J.D. degree with a Concentration in Elder Law cum laude from Stetson University College of Law. He is a member of The Florida Bar (sections on Elder Law, Real Property, Probate, and Trust Law), the St. Petersburg and Clearwater Bar Associations, and the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Kenneth W. Lark, Esq. // Attorney
Mr. Lark currently works as a mediator in residential foreclosures, divorce, paternity, general civil and appellate matters. Mr. Lark also maintains a general law practice with a focus in guardianship/probate litigation, medical malpractice, and health law. Additionally, he is a member of the Executive Committee of the St. Petersburg Bar Association, the Executive Director of the Barney Masterson Inn of Court, a hearing officer for the St. Petersburg Housing Authority, a board member for the Community Law Program, and a board member of Bayfront Medical Center's Institutional Review Board. During 2010-2011, he helped organize and present three mortgage foreclosure forums to assist homeowners through the mortgage foreclosure crisis. He actively participates with Nokumbaya, a medical mission group, that travels to international locations to provide medical care. In 2012 and 2013, he travelled to Red Bank, Belize, where the group provided medical care to isolated villagers. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Lark worked as a Paramedic/EMT, Registered Nurse and National Ski Patroller. He spent his childhood in Vermont and his adult life here in Tampa Bay.
Brian Lit // Medicaid Law and Estate Planning
Brian Lit is currently engaged in the practice of Medicaid Law and Estate Planning. Mr. Lit was a featured speaker at the 2012 Florida Bar Annual Convention – Military Law Symposium. Additionally, Mr. Lit has been an invited guest speaker at various seminars and educational workshops throughout the State of Florida. Mr. Lit graduated with honors from the University of South Florida with a B.S. in Political Science and later graduated Stetson University College of Law. Mr. Lit has a well-rounded background with extensive experience in Real Estate, Mortgage, and Probate Law. Prior to his legal endeavors, Mr. Lit worked in the Insurance and Financial Services industry as a Series 6 licensed representative.
Peter M. Cardinal // Florida Registered Paralegal
Peter M. Cardinal is a Florida Registered Paralegal whose work at Carr Law Group focuses on probate, guardianship, estate planning, and Medicaid planning. Mr. Cardinal has had over 30 years of experience in the legal field, first beginning his career with the State Attorney's Office in Pinellas County where he was at one time director of the Victim/Witness Management Program and later the Bad Check Diversion Program. For the past 20 years Mr. Cardinal has worked in the private sector. He has a bachelor of music degree in education from Houghton College, NY and a masters of arts degree in counseling from Liberty University, VA. Mr. Cardinal is a board member at Park Place Wesleyan Church and volunteers as a "lay" counselor two nights a week. He grew up in Syracuse, NY, but moved to Florida shortly after being married. He has three children and two grandchildren.