Locate any Javitch Block LLC attorney from any of our offices. When searching for a specific attorney, select the letter that would correspond with their last name.

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Anthony Barone

Associate, Cleveland, OH

Anthony Barone joined Javitch Block LLC in 2016 as an Associate Attorney concentrating on retail collections.

Anthony graduated from The College of Wooster in 2012 with a B.A. in Sociology. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 2015.

He is a member of the Ohio Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

He is admitted to the Supreme Court of Ohio.

Anthony Betta

Associate, Columbus, OH

Anthony Betta joined Javitch Block LLC in 2017 as an Associate Attorney with a concentration in retail collections.  

Anthony graduated from John Hopkins University in 1997 with a B.A. in History. He then went on to earn his J.D. from the Temple University School of Law in 2000.

He is licensed to practice in Ohio and New Jersey.

Brian Block

Partner, Cleveland, OH

Brian Block joined Javitch Block LLC in 2003 as an Associate Attorney and became a partner in 2006. In 2014, he became the managing partner of Javitch Block LLC and currently oversees practice management of the firm.

Brian graduated from Indiana University in 2000 with a B.A. in English and Speech Communications. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 2003.

He is a Board Member of National Association of Retail Collection Attorneys (NARCA) and is a member of Debt Buyers Association (DBA), Ohio Creditors Bar Association and the Cuyahoga County Metropolitan Bar Association.

Brian is licensed to practice in Ohio.

Daniel Bogatz

Associate, Indianapolis, IN

Daniel Bogatz joined Javitch Block LLC in 2016 as an Associate Attorney handling retail collections.

Daniel graduated from UCLE in 2010 with a B.A. in Political Science. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Boston College Law School in 2013.

He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Indiana, as well as the US Federal District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.

Joshua L. Booker

Associate, Houston, TX

Joshua Booker joined Javitch Block LLC in 2018 as an Associate Attorney concentrating on retail collections.

Josh graduated from Texas State University in 2008 with a B.B.A. in Accounting. He then went on to earn his J.D. from South Texas College of Law in 2012.

He is a member of Houston Volunteer Lawyer Association.

He is admitted to practice in Texas and United States District Court, Southern District of Texas.


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Viktoriya Dyrda

Associate, Cleveland, OH

Viktoriya Dyrda joined Javitch Block LLC in 2018 as an Associate Attorney.

Viktoriya graduated from Cuyahoga Community College in 2009 with an Associates in Paralegal Studies. She then went on to earn her BA in Urban Studies from Cleveland State University in 2011. In 2015, she graduated from Cleveland Marshall College of Law with her J.D.

She is a member of the Cleveland Bar Association, Ohio Bar Association, Parma Bar Association, American Bar Association, and Akron Bar Association.

She is licensed to practice in Ohio.


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Jacob Figelman

Senior Associate, Cleveland, OH

Jacob Figelman joined Javitch Block LLC in 2006 as an Associate Attorney. He is currently a Senior Associate handling both retail collections files and subrogation files for the firm.

Jake graduated from the University of Maryland in 2000 with a B.A. in History. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2004.

He is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute Medal of Excellence; CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in the studies of Bankruptcy and Secured Transactions; and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

Jake is admitted to practice in Ohio and Texas.


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Kevin Hartman

Associate, Cleveland, OH

Kevin Hartman joined Javitch Block LLC in 2015 as an Associate Attorney in the firm’s Litigation department.

Kevin graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2009 with a B.A. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2013.

He is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

He is admitted to practice in Ohio and the Northern District of Ohio.

 

Robert Hogan

Partner, Cincinnati, OH

Robert Hogan joined Javitch Block LLC in 1991 as an Associate Attorney. He became a partner with Javitch Block in 2000, and he is currently the client lead for the firm’s foreclosure and subrogation practice.

Bob graduated from Union College in 1979 with a B.A. in Political Science. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1982.

He is a member of the Cincinnati Bar Association and the Kentucky Bar Association.

He is admitted to practice in Ohio and Kentucky; as well as the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, and the Southern District of Indiana. 


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Jennifer Kovacs

Associate, Cleveland, OH

Jennifer Kovacs joined Javitch Block LLC in 2016 as an Associate Attorney with a focus on retail collections.

Jennifer graduated from the University of Lethbridge in 2008 with a Bachelors of Management in Finance. She then went on to earn her J.D. from The University of Akron School of Law in 2015. She also has an M.B.A. from The University of Akron.

She is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Akron Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

She is admitted to practice in the state of Ohio.

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Erica Kravchenko

Associate, Cleveland, OH

Erica Kravchenko joined Javitch Block LLC in 2019 as an Associate Attorney.

Erica graduated from University of Vermont, College of Engineering and Mathematics in 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science. She then went on to earn her J.D. from The University of Akron in 2007.

She is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Associate, Ohio State Bar Association and Phi Delta.

She is admitted to practice in Ohio and the Northern District of Ohio.


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Tyler Lansden

Partner, Milton, WV

Tyler Lansden joined Javitch Block LLC in 2013 as an Associate Attorney. He became a partner with Javitch Block in 2019. He handles both retail collections files and subrogation files for the firm.

Tyler graduated from John Marshall Scholar at Marshall University in 2009 with a B.A. in History. He then went on to earn his J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law in 2012.

He is a member of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals.

He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Appeals of the State of West Virginia and the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.


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William McCann

Partner, Cleveland, OH

William McCann joined Javitch Block LLC in 2004. In 2011, he became a partner with Javitch Block LLC and is currently the client lead for the firm’s consumer commercial practice.

Bill graduated from Ohio University in 1996 with a B.A. in Political Science. In 2000, he received an MSSA from Case Western Reserve University. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2005.

He is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association. He is also a member of NARCA.

He is admitted to practice in Ohio and the Northern District of Ohio.

Saundra Meyer

Associate, San Antonio, TX

Saundra Meyer joined Javitch Block LLC in 2018 as an Associate Attorney.

Sam graduated from Northeastern State University in 2003 with a B.A. in Criminal Justice and Business Administration. She attended University of Tulsa where she earned heard Master of Taxation and her J.D. in 2009.

She is a member of American Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association, and Texas Bar Association.

She is licensed to practice in Oklahoma, Missouri, and Texas, and US Eastern District Texas.

 

Melissa Morris

Partner/Legal Process Manager, Cleveland, OH

Melissa Morris joined Javitch Block LLC in 2000 as an Associate Attorney. In 2008, she became a partner with Javitch Block LLC. Currently, she is also the Legal Process Manager, overseeing attorneys, legal support and process staff for the firm.

Melissa graduated from Miami University of Ohio in 1997 with a B.A. in English/Journalism. She then went on to earn her J.D. from The University of Toledo College of Law in 2000.

She is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and the Ohio Bar Association.

She is admitted to practice in Ohio and the Northern District of Ohio.


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James Oh

Partner/Compliance Officer, Cleveland, OH

James Oh joined Javitch Block LLC in 1999 as an Associate Attorney. In 2007, he became a partner with Javitch Block LLC. Currently, he also serves as the Compliance Officer, overseeing litigation and regulatory compliance for the firm.

James graduated from Case Western Reserve University in 1990 with a B.A. in Chemistry. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Cleveland Marshall College of Law in 1999.

He is a member of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, ACA International (Members’ Attorney Program), and NARCA.

He is admitted to practice in Ohio, as well as the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, Sixth District Court and the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.


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Kaitlin Palmarozzi

Associate, Richardson, TX

Kaitlin Palmarozzi joined Javitch Block LLC in 2018 as an Associate Attorney concentrating on consumer collections.

Kaitlin graduated from Auburn University in 2012. She then went on to earn her J.D. from Texas A&M School of Law in 2015.

She is a member of the Texas bar.

She is admitted to practice in Texas.

Eric Peterson

Senior Associate, Cleveland, OH

Eric Peterson joined Javitch Block LLC in 2006 as an Associate Attorney. He is currently a Senior Associate concentrating on retail collections and commercial files.

Eric graduated from Miami University in 1998 with a B.A. in Psychology. He then went on to earn his J.D. from the University Of Toledo College Of Law in 2002.

He is a member of the Ohio State Bar Association.

He is admitted to the Ohio State Bar and the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio.

Arnetta Porter

Associate, Richardson, TX

Arnetta J. Porter joined Javitch Block LLC in 2019 as an Associate Attorney concentrating on consumer collections.

Arnetta graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Agricultural Business, along with minors in Economics, Management, and General Business. She then went on to earn her J.D. from The University of Arkansas School of Law in 2017.

She is a member of the Dallas Bar Association

She is licensed in Texas.

Jordan Puryear

Associate, Brentwood, TN

.Jordan Puryear joined Javitch Block LLC in 2018 as an Associate Attorney concentrating on collections and subrogation.

Jordan graduated from Samford University in 2010 with a Bachelors in Political Science and Business Administration. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Belmont University College of Law in 2015.

He is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association and Nashville Bar Association.

He is admitted to practice in Tennessee and the US District of the Middle District of Tennessee.


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Kristin Radwanick

Associate, Cincinnati, OH

Kristin Radwanick joined Javitch Block LLC in 2018 as an Associate Attorney concentrating on bankruptcy, foreclosure, and collections.

Kristin graduated from Mercyhurst College in 2002 with a Bachelors of Arts in Hotel, Restaurant Management. She then went on to earn her J.D. from University of Dayton School of Law in 2005.

She is licensed in the state of Ohio, including the Southern District of Ohio Federal Court, Northern District Ohio Federal Court, and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. She is also licensed in the state of Kentucky.

Mitchell Robbins

Associate, Richardson, TX

Mitchell Robbins joined Javitch Block LLC in 2018 as an Associate Attorney

Mitchell graduated from Indiana University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Business. He then went on to earn his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School in 2016.

He is admitted to practice in the state of Texas.

 

Seth Row

Associate, Indianapolis, IN

Seth Row joined Javitch Block LLC in 2015 as an Associate Attorney focusing on retail collections and subrogation files.

Seth graduated from Ball State University in 2009 with a B.S. in History. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Valparaiso University School of Law in 2012. 

He is a member of the Indiana State Bar.

He is admitted to practice in Federal Court and the Northern District of Indiana.

Johnathan Ryan

Associate, Louisville, KY

Johnathan Ryan joined Javitch Block LLC in 2019 as an Associate Attorney concentrating on collections, insurance subrogation, and foreclosure.

Johnathan graduated from Indiana University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism, with a secondary major in Political Science. He then went on to earn his J.D. from University of Louisville’s Brandeis School of Law in 2012.

He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and the Louisville Bar Association.

He is licensed in Kentucky.


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John Sienkiewicz

Associate, Lexington, KY

John Sienkiewicz joined Javitch Block LLC in 2014 as an Associate Attorney.

John graduated from The University of Michigan in 2005 with a Bachelors in General Studies. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2009.

He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and the Fayette County Bar Association.

He is admitted to practice in Kentucky.

 

Michael Slodov

Associate, Cleveland, OH

Michael Slodov joined Javitch Block LLC in 1997 in the commercial and civil litigation practice group. Beginning in 2004, he served as the firm’s compliance officer and lead defense counsel until his departure in 2012. He rejoined JB in 2018 as an Associate Attorney, concentrating on Litigation and Compliance.

Michael graduated from Cleveland State University in 1985 with a B.A. in Psychology. He then went on to earn his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1990.

Mike has authored two law review articles, the most recent entitled: Documentation? I Don’t Have to Show You Any Stinkin’ Documentation! An Evaluation of the Verification Requirement of 15 U.S. § 1692g(b), appearing in 24 Loyola Consumer L. Rev. 156 (2011). He also co-authored amicus briefs on behalf of the Ohio Creditor's Attorney Association in the U.S. Supreme Court case of Jerman v. Carlisle, McNellie, Rini, Kramer & Ulrich (2010), on behalf of ACA International, in the case of Genesis HealthCare Corp. v. Symczyk, (2013), and on behalf of the Ohio Creditor's Attorney Association in the Ohio Supreme Court in Taylor v. First Resolution Inv. Corp., (2016).

He is a current member of the Akron Bar Association and New York Bar Association.

He is admitted to practice in Ohio and New York, including the N.D. Ohio, U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Cir., S.D. Ohio, N.D. Indiana, U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit, Supreme Court of the United States, N.D. Illinois, W.D. Michigan, S.D. Indiana, S.D. Texas, U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit, E.D. Michigan, S.D. New York, E.D. New York, W.D. New York, U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit, S.D. Illinois.

Emily Strumpf

Senior Associate, Brentwood, TN

Emily Strumpf joined Javitch Block LLC in 2014 as an Associate Attorney. In 2019, she became Senior Associate after establishing herself as the firm’s go-to Attorney resource for all things Tennessee. Emily’s primary focus is in retail collections, but she also handles subrogation files for the firm.

Emily graduated from the University of Tennessee with a B.A. in Communication and Journalism. She then went on to earn her J.D. from Duquesne University in 2009.

In 2010, Emily received the “North Carolina Bar Association Younger Lawyer Outstanding Service” aware from the 28th Judicial District Bar for her commitment to pro bono service. From 2010-2012, she served as the Secretary for the 28th Judicial District Bar Young Lawyers Division. She also served from 2010-2012 as the State Liaison for the North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys – Western North Carolina Chapter.

She is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association and Knox County Bar.

She is admitted to practice in North Carolina and Tennessee.


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Kenney Wrubel

Associate, Houston, TX

Kenney Wrubel joined Javitch Block LLC in 2018 as an Associate Attorney concentrating on Collections and Subrogation.

Kenney graduated from Baylor University in 1992 with a B.A. in History. In 1995, he earned in Master of Divinity Biblical Languages from Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary. He then went on to earn his J.D. from The University of Texas in 2003.

He is a member of Fort Bend Bar Association, Texas State Bar Corporate Counsel Section.

He is admitted to practice in Texas, including the US District Court and the Western, Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of Texas.


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