Bobby Morvay, Esq

My name is Bobby Morvay. Thank you for taking the time to read my biography. Growing up,
my parents instilled in me that the best preparation to succeed tomorrow, is hard work today. I
have carried that value with me throughout my education and career.

After graduating from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, I was accepted to the Stetson
College of Law. Following graduation, I spent more than a decade working with large insurance
companies in defense of personal injury and property disputes. I gained valuable experience
regarding how insurance companies operate and how they review and value claims.

Today, I am honored to be a part of the Kemp, Ruge & Green team where I am able use my knowledge on the inside to help our clients fight for the justice they deserve. If you are one of my clients, rest assured that I will work hard every day to prepare for your success tomorrow.

Stephen Bernhardt, Esq

Stephen Bernhardt grew up in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois before attending high school in the Memphis, Tennessee area. After graduating high school, Bernhardt attended Florida State University. Bernhardt graduated cum laude and went on to attend Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. While in law school, Bernhardt held internship positions for both the State Attorney’s Office and the Office of the Public Defender. After graduating law school, Bernhardt was hired as an Assistant State Attorney in the First Judicial Circuit.

After nine months as a misdemeanor prosecutor, Bernhardt was promoted to a felony division. Before long, Bernhardt was the head prosecutor in his division and conducted several high-level trials. After leaving the State Attorney’s Office, Stephen began practicing civil law for one of the largest creditors’ rights firms in the United States. Stephen quickly became the lead litigator for the firm’s Florida office and handled countless civil hearings and trials. Ultimately, Bernhardt started his own practice.

Bernhardt brings his wide range of litigation knowledge to Kemp, Ruge & Green to assist in certain personal injury cases. Bernhardt is a hard-working attorney that has a reputation as someone who truly cares about his clients. Bernhardt is a member of the Clearwater Bar, St. Pete Bar and Hillsborough County Bar Associations. Bernhardt is also married with three amazing children and enjoys spending his free time with his family doing the many fun activities available in the Tampa Bay area.

Richard A. Alexander, Esq

Richard Alexander graduated from The University of South Florida in 1993, where he majored in History, with a concentration in Military Warfare and a minor in Psychology. He was accepted to the Mercer School of Law, in Macon, GA and graduated in 1996. In 1997, he became an Assistant State Attorney in and for the 6th Judicial Circuit, encompassing Pinellas and Pasco Counties. In 2001, he went into private practice as an associate with the law firm of Frazer, Hubbard, et al, in Dunedin, Florida, practicing civil and criminal law, with an emphasis in municipality law. After 3.5 years, he opened his own practice. Subsequently, after several areas of law; he now concentrates on criminal defense, with an emphasis on DUI defense. He has conducted over 100 trials, not including hundreds of motions, evidentiary hearings, and the preparation and testimony of law enforcement officers, victims and civilian witnesses. He has been a featured speaker in DUI Law and has had numerous law-related articles published.

A proud faculty member of The University of Phoenix and Everglades University, the former since 2001, where he concentrates in Law, Criminal Justice, Political Science and History. In 2014, he was awarded The University of Phoenix Faculty of the Year.

Currently, Attorney Alexander practices personal injury law for Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group.

David Murray, Esq

Born in Lakeland, Florida, David attended Warner University on an athletic scholarship to play baseball and received his B.A. in Business Administration in 2008. In 2013, he received his Juris Doctorate Degree from Florida Coastal School of Law.

David began his legal career at The Jordan Law Group in 2013, focusing his practice in the area of personal injury, medical malpractice, homeowners’ association, breach of contract, and domestic matters. During his tenure with The Jordan Law Group, David handled numerous trials with outstanding results.

In early 2017, David and his wife relocated to Missoula, Montana, where he practiced defense and plaintiff personal injury and civil litigation matters. Now, as a member of Kemp, Ruge & Green injury team, David is excited and honored to have the opportunity to represent individuals and families who have been injured in various personal injury cases. David is uniquely situated because he can use his years of knowledge and experience in representing insurance carriers, to benefit his current personal injury clients and help them obtain the proper medical treatment and financial results they deserve.

In addition to being admitted to practice in the state courts of Florida and Montana, he is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the U.S. District Court of Montana, and the Blackfeet Tribal Court.

Bill Nelson, Esq

Bill Nelson was born and raised in North Miami, Florida. Growing up, Mr. Nelson always admired the legal profession. During his senior year of high school, Mr. Nelson interned with a top rated personal injury firm in Coral Gables, Florida and was inspired to become a lawyer representing injured victims, not big insurance companies.

Mr. Nelson completed his undergraduate studies at Florida State University where he double majored in accounting and finance. Mr. Nelson went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. In law school, Mr. Nelson excelled in trial advocacy and received the book award for outstanding achievement in his Trial Practice class. In his final year of law school, Mr. Nelson was elected by his peers to serve as president of the Florida Alternative Dispute Resolution Team.

Prior to joining Kemp, Ruge & Green, Mr. Nelson practiced at a well-known Tampa based plaintiff’s firm where he successfully litigated personal injury cases throughout the state of Florida. His experience representing clients in litigation and at trial has allowed him to achieve the best results for his clients.

Mustafa Ameen, Esq

Mustafa Ameen received his law degree from Thomas Cooley Law School where he finished in the top 5% of his class. After graduating, he began his career at the State Attorney’s Office as a prosecutor where he tried over 100 cases, handled hundreds of motion hearings, and prosecuted over 3,000 cases. Since leaving the State Attorney’s Office in 2008, Mr. Ameen has dedicated his career to helping victims who have been injured in auto accidents. His experience as a trial attorney has allowed him to aggressively represent his clients against the insurance industry.

Mr. Ameen is also an adjunct professor of law at Thomas Cooley Law School and serves on their Board of Directors. He has help hundreds of his students fulfill their dreams of becoming an attorney and continues to mentor them throughout their careers.

Michael Wyatt, Esq

Michael is a litigation attorney handling a variety of cases including catastrophic and personal injury, premises liability, and general civil litigation.

Raised in Tampa, Michael graduated from Alonso High School and attended the University of South Florida. There, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and graduated cum laude. After graduation, Michael received his Juris Doctor from Barry University School of Law.

After graduating from law school, Michael accepted a position as an Assistant Public Defender for the 13th Judicial Circuit in Tampa. During his tenure as an Assistant Public Defendant, Michael handled thousands of cases and tried numerous jury and non-jury trials involving misdemeanors to violent felonies. Michael then joined one of the largest and most prestigious civil trial firms in Florida where he defended numerous large insurance companies and their insureds in a variety of civil matters.

Michael’s desire to shift his practice from defending insurance companies to representing the injured is what led him to Kemp, Ruge & Green. Today, Michael is able to use his extensive litigation experience to achieve the best results for his clients.

Michael has been recognized as 2021 The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch – Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation.

Misty Morgan Vianna, Esq

Misty Morgan Vianna is a civil trial attorney who prepares complex personal injury, including medical malpractice and related wrongful death cases for trial. She also negotiates settlements, including the negotiation of multi-million dollar settlements. In addition to handling litigation and first-party property claims, she also serves as an adjunct professor of legal studies, Educational Doctoral Program at Florida Southern College in Lakeland.

Before joining Kemp, Ruge & Green, Ms. Vianna was a civil trial attorney representing plaintiffs and defendants in complex medical malpractice cases and personal injury matters. Ms. Vianna has represented clients in central Florida since 2012 as first-chair trial counsel, and in negotiations on multi-million dollar cases in circuit and appellate courts. Her experience also includes representing financial institutions on highly contested matters. Previously, she was managing attorney of a full-service financial institution and real estate law firm in Tampa. She has acquired substantial experience handling personal injury litigation, general civil litigation, as well as financial and business litigation.

Ms. Vianna received her Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois in 2007 and a Master of Laws in Environmental Law and Policy from Florida State University College of Law in 2013. She earned a Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Saint Leo University in Florida in 2001, graduating with a major in political science.

Ms. Vianna is licensed to practice law in Florida and is admitted in the U.S. District Court for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida.

She serves as a member of the Arts and Sciences Advisory Council of Saint Leo University.

Ms. Vianna commenced her studies at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland where she received the National Service Medal and Honorable Discharge in 1995. She is married and has a young son. In her spare time, Ms. Vianna enjoys spending time with her family and exploring this great state.

John Klawikofsky, Esq

John is an AV rated Martindale-Hubbell attorney. He is admitted to practice in the States of Florida and New York. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, The Eleventh Circuit US Court of Appeals, and the US Middle District Tampa. He frequently appeared before the Second District Court of Appeal and The Florida Supreme Court.

He worked as an Assistant Attorney General for 15 years, handling Criminal Appeals and Federal Habeas Corpus cases. He previously worked in private practice, handling personal injury cases in New Port Richey, and New York City. He also worked for the Florida Bar, Attorney Grievance Division.

He and his family have lived in the Trinity, Florida area since 1991, and are very involved in local community fundraisers and charities. He is a member of the Trinity Rotary, as well as a volunteer for the SCPA in New Port Richey.

Scott Finelli, Esq

After moving with his parents from Oceanside, New York in 1980, Scott spent the better part of the last 30 years in Pasco County, attending Calusa Elementary, Bayonet Point Middle, and Ridgewood High School. After earning an Associate in Arts degree from PHCC in 1993 and a BA in history from USF in 1995, Scott was hired to teach drop-out prevention at his alma mater, Bayonet Point Middle, in 1998.

Scott spent five very fulfilling years teaching 8th grade American History and 7th grade Geography before a former colleague convinced him to try his hand teaching high school. Beginning in 2003, Scott taught American History, American History Honors, and Law Studies for 4 years at Mitchell High School until he decided to pursue the other half of a dream not yet fulfilled—becoming a lawyer. After being accepted to Florida Coastal School of Law, Scott began his legal training in the Fall of 2007. During law school, Scott was a teaching assistant in the legal writing department, interned for the Honorable Daniel Wilensky of the 4th Judicial Circuit, and was a Dean’s List Scholar. After law school, Scott took and passed the Florida Bar exam the July following graduation.

In February of 2011, he was selected as part of a public interest law grant offered by Florida Coastal, and was hired as an associate with Bay Area Legal Services Inc., a no-cost legal services firm that represents indigent clients. This six month grant gave Scott the valuable opportunity to pursue injunctions for victims of domestic violence on behalf of Bay Area Legal clients. Scott was recognized for his advocacy of domestic violence victims by the Salvation Army’s Domestic Violence Program, earning the “advocate of the year” award by the program. At the conclusion of the grant program, Scott worked as an associate at a local law firm before joining Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group.