Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. Welcomes Newest Firm Lawyer, Lama Alqasemi

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    Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. Welcomes Newest Firm Lawyer, Lama Alqasemi

    Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. Welcomes Newest Firm Lawyer, Lama Alqasemi

    • St. Petersburg Estate Planning and Probate Attorney has over six decades of experience helping people secure their legacy. We have a proven track record of success for our clients. Our law firm has been around for a long time because we get great results and don’t take advantage of people. 
    • Our lawyers have achieved a 10.0 AVVO rating, the highest possible score, signifies our attorneys’ substantial experience and successful track record. This rating considers various factors, including years of practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements, and peer endorsements. Attorneys with a history of winning complex, high-stakes cases are more likely to achieve this rating, which serves as a benchmark of excellence and reliability in the legal profession.
    • 2024 Super Lawyers (allowed to publicly announce after June 24) – Many of our  lawyers have been selected to be on the Florida Super Lawyers 2024 list. Super Lawyers is an exclusive list that honors less than 5 percent of attorneys in the entire state of Florida. Super Lawyers is a research-driven and peer-conducted rating system that is part of Thomson Reuters. Only the most outstanding lawyers with substantial professional achievement are chosen by their peers to represent Super Lawyers. With their patented multiphase selection process, this honor reinforces our lawyers’ high standings both with the clients we work with and the legal community as a whole.
    • Our firm has been recognized as ‘Best Law Firm’ and ‘Best Estate Law’ by the Tampa Bay Times’ Best of the Best People’s Choice Award. Our firm has been the recipient of the Tampa Bay Times’ Best of the Best People’s Choice Award consecutively over the last five years. This award is a community voting based contest that chooses the best businesses, companies and services in Tampa Bay. Every year, the Tampa community members cast over 135,000 votes to choose the top businesses in the area. We are honored to have our efforts in Criminal Defense law be recognized by the people of Tampa Bay.


    St. Petersburg Estate Planning and Probate Attorney stands out due to our commitment to client success and our extensive expertise in estate planning law. Our attorneys have consistently secured favorable outcomes for clients, earning reputations for diligence, compassion, and legal acumen. Simply put, they are the toughest around, but also fair.  Our firm is dedicated to providing personalized service, ensuring that each client receives the attention and support they deserve throughout their legal journey. You can count on our Estate Planning and Probate Attorney to have your back.

    Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. is pleased to announce that Attorney Lama Alqasemi has joined the firm. She will utilize her skills to assist clients in the areas of estate planning, tax planning, and probate and trust administration. The firm looks forward to having Ms. Alqasemi on the team as she is a future star in the legal field. The firm continues to grow due to the combined efforts of its premier staff and talented lawyers dedicating themselves to the service of their clients.

    About Lama Alqasemi

    Lama Alqasemi is an up and coming attorney who recently joined Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A. Her practice areas include: Estate Planning, Charitable Gift Planning, Estate and Trust Administration, Business Succession Planning, and Guardianship.

    Ms. Alqasemi is known for being accessible and personable to her clients. She places a high priority on staying connected to her clients and co-workers. Ms. Alqasemi says that some of the most memorable moments in her career as an attorney have been when she was able to find creative ways to help her clients. Ms. Alqasemi finds it extremely rewarding to re-instill hope in the lives of her clients facing hardships. As a compassionate attorney, Ms. Alqasemi has maintained relationships with her clients far beyond assisting them with legal issues.

    Ms. Alqasemi is not just a caring attorney; she’s also a competent one. She prides herself on being knowledgeable on relevant legal developments as they pertain to each client’s unique situation.With her training on tax law, she will be able to handle complex issues. With her background, she is able to assess issues through a local, national, and/or international lens.

    Her varied life experience, education, and training allow her to approach legal issues uniquely and connect deeply with her clients. As such, Ms. Alqasemi is distinguished for being able to offer exceptional and authentic legal services. During law school, she worked as a clerk at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. In addition, she worked as a clerk for Dentons, one of the largest internationally renowned firms in Prague, Czech Republic.

    Prior to joining Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A., Ms. Alqasemi worked as an attorney at Absolute Law Group in Ocala, Florida.

    Lama Alqasemi’s Education and Background

    Ms. Alqasemi completed her undergraduate studies at the University of South Florida with a B.S. degree in Integrative Animal Biology.

    She then attended George Mason University in Arlington, Virginia, where she earned her Juris Doctor. After obtaining her Juris Doctor, she went on to earn her Master of Laws in Taxation (LL.M.) from the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

    Ms. Alqasemi comes from a large family, which has instilled in her the ability to be a good team player. Being one of five children has taught her the art of negotiating from a very young age. Litigation is not just Ms. Alqasemi’s passion but a family tradition. Her grandfather was also an attorney and is one of her greatest inspirations.

    Ms. Alqasemi is a Tampa Bay native, where she grew up and recently relocated back to her hometown. When she’s not helping clients, Ms. Alqasemi loves spending her free time outdoors, in nature. In addition, she enjoys socializing and spending quality time with her friends and family.

    Ms. Alqasemi strives to keep a solid and active presence in the local Tampa Bay community. She also commits a considerable amount of her time to educational outreach programs.

    She will practice in the following areas at Battaglia, Ross, Dicus & McQuaid, P.A.:

    • Estate Planning
    • Charitable Gift Planning
    • Estate and Trust Administration
    • Business Succession Planning
    • Guardianship
    • Tax Planning
    • Probate Administration

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