On June 19, 2018 in Saint Petersburg, Florida, Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A., announced Sean K. McQuaid has again been selected to the 2018 Florida Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Sean McQuaid joined the firm as an associate in 2000, was made a shareholder as of Jan 1, 2006 and became a named partner in April, 2013, the fastest rise in the 60 year firm history. Practicing both criminal and civil law he has a special emphasis on personal injury, auto accident and wrongful death cases.
Mr. McQuaid is a member of the Florida Bar, the Bar of the Federal District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the St. Petersburg Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the Pinellas Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and various other legal associations.
In August 1997 Sean began his legal studies at Stetson University College of Law, graduating with Juris Doctor and Masters in Business Administration degrees. During law school he was a member of the Moot Court Board from 1998 through 2000, arguing in national competitions across the country. Prior to his time at Stetson, he attended Princeton University from 1993-97.
Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A.’s lawyers have been recognized for their skill and experience in handling complex litigation, injury cases, complicated commercial transactions, and corporate matters. While civil and commercial litigation is the Firm’s largest area of practice, their work also encompasses business and personal transactions, appellate law, employment law, alternative dispute resolution, wills, trusts and probate, real property and title insurance, as well as criminal defense matters.