Interview with Roy Black and Judith Wood

Roy Black

Roy Black

Senior Partner @ Black, Srebnick, Kornspan & Stumpf
Judith Wood

Judith Wood

Leader In Immigration Law
Marvin Goodson

Marvin Goodson

Principal, Goodson Wachtel and Petrulis

Roy Black, Senior Partner @ Black, Srebnick, Kornspan & Stumpf

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Roy Black, the senior partner of Black, Srebnick, Kornspan & Stumpf, P.A., is one of the nation’s premier trial and appellate lawyers. With 40+ years’ experience as a criminal defense attorney, he has handled hundreds of cases in Florida and throughout the United States. He also handles select civil lawsuits, offering his clients a complete service in high-stakes cases. Perhaps best known for his successful defense of William Kennedy Smith on rape charges in Palm Beach, Florida, Mr. Black also successfully defended Eller Media (now known as Clear Channel Outdoor) against manslaughter charges stemming from the bus-bench electrocution of a 12-year-old boy in Miami; Albertson’s, Inc., when the State of Florida charged the Fortune 500 company with manslaughter in the death of a shoplifter; and artist Peter Max in New York. Other noteworthy clients have included Rush Limbaugh, Kelsey Grammer, South Florida police officers Luis Alvarez and William Lozano and banker Fred De la Mata. Roy has defended numerous other clients on charges ranging from murder to securities fraud, bank fraud, healthcare fraud, money laundering, internet sex crimes, mail and wire fraud and tax evasion.

Mr. Black successfully represented 3-time Indy 500 winner and Dancing with the Stars champion Helio Castroneves in a 6-week tax trial where he was charged with income tax evasion.

Annually since 1987, Mr. Black has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, a widely used guide to the nation’s top legal talent. He has also been recognized by Chambers and Partners, an internationally prestigious legal guide, as a top criminal defense attorney and as having “the best national reputation in the State [of Florida].” Chambers went on to say that Mr. Black is “one of the few who are famous for being good and actually practice at that standard,” and that he is “[s]o good, he is scary good.” Chambers further said that “no one is as well prepared or has the presence in court of Roy Black,” and “he is uniquely gifted in front of juries; and is so good he is famous for it.”

Mr. Black served as NBC’s legal analyst on “The Today Show,” and has frequently appeared on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” serving as commentator and legal analyst for noteworthy legal cases in the news. He has also appeared as a guest commentator on legal issues on several other network and cable news programs. He is the author of Black’s Law, a book that recounts the strategies he employed to safeguard the freedom of four clients, and since 1973, has taught advanced criminal evidence at the University of Miami School of Law.

Judith Wood, Leader In Immigration Law

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Judith L. Wood, the principal lawyer at our firm, has practiced immigration and naturalization law for over 30 years. Over the course of her career, she has successfully defended her clients’ rights in lower and higher courts in California and states throughout the nation.

In addition to Ms. Wood’s vast understanding of the law, she is completely devoted to her clients’ welfare. Her dedication to women’s rights is the subject of a film about her life called Saint Judy. The film chronicles Ms. Wood’s efforts and success in protecting an Afghani immigrant whose life was threatened after she tried to open a school in her home country.

When you hire our full-service immigration firm, you will benefit from our pre-eminent representation and our personal involvement in all aspects of your case. Rely on us to protect your interests throughout the legal process.

Marvin Goodson, Principal, Goodson Wachtel and Petrulis

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