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Gina M. Pellegrino

Phone: (727) 895-8050
Fax: (727) 895-8057

Attorney Gina M. Pellegrino joined Iurillo Law Group, P.A. in 2006 and has been a Partner at the Firm since 2013. Ms. Pellegrino's practice focuses on bankruptcy, creditors' rights, business law, business litigation and foreclosure litigation. Ms. Pellegrino earned her Juris Doctor at the University at Buffalo Law School and gained valuable experience at a litigation law firm in New York prior to joining Iurillo Law Group, P.A.

Ms. Pellegrino advises her clients of their financial alternatives based on their own unique situation and guides them through the legal system to effectuate their plan of action. Ms. Pellegrino has substantial experience representing debtors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, representing and advising creditors of their recovery rights, and litigating in bankruptcy court from simple contested matters to complex adversary proceedings. Ms. Pellegrino routinely litigates in state court, representing both plaintiffs and defendants, on a variety of matters, including but not limited to business and real property disputes and foreclosure cases.

Additionally, Ms. Pellegrino assists business owners in preparing their corporate documentation, whether the client is starting a new business or has an established company. Ms. Pellegrino will advise her business clients of the necessary documents to have in place to realize their specific business goals. 

Outside the office, Ms. Pellegrino enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.

Practice Areas

  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Bankruptcy - Creditors' Rights
  • Bankruptcy - Debtors
  • Business Litigation 
  • Foreclosure – Individual & Homeowner Borrowers
  • Foreclosure – Commercial Borrowers
  • Foreclosure - Lenders

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • New York
  • Washington, D.C. (District of Columbia)

Court Admissions

  • Florida and New York State Courts
  • Washington, D.C. (District of Columbia) Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida

Speaking Engagements

  • Bankruptcy Course at Stetson University College of Law: Bankruptcy Practice, Attorney Panel, March 13, 2012

Professional Recognition

  • AV® Preeminent ™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Publications

  • Regular contributor to bar association publications, including The Florida Bar General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section's The Florida Law Practice LINK, the St. Petersburg Bar Association's Paraclete, the Clearwater Bar Association'sRes Ipsa and the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association's Cramdown. To follow is a sample selection of the published articles:
    • "A Bank's Entitlement to Rents upon Default," The Florida Law Practice LINK, Fall 2011
    • "Is Your Debt Consumer Debt and Why Does it Matter?," Paraclete, Fall 2011
    • "While We Know Florida's Offer of Judgment Statute May Apply in Federal Court, Does Florida's Offer of Judgment Procedural Rule Apply?,"Cramdown, Winter 2011
    • "Don't Lose Track of the Delinquent Real Estate Taxes in a Foreclosure Case," Res Ipsa, August/September 2010
    • "Note to Debtors: Disclose All Causes of Action or Face the Consequences," Res Ipsa, February/March 2010
    • "Tips You Should Know about Equitable Distribution and the Bankruptcy Code," Paraclete, October 2009
    • "Exemptions for Debtors in a Nutshell," The Florida Law Practice LINK, Winter 2008
    • "How Do You Appeal a Bankruptcy Decision?," Paraclete, Fall 2007

Professional Activities

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Clearwater Bar Association
  • General Practice, Solo and Small Firm Section of The Florida Bar
  • New York State Bar Association
  • St. Petersburg Bar Association
  • St. Petersburg Bar Foundation
    • Member of Board of Trustees
  • Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • Business Law Section of The Florida Bar
    • Bankruptcy/UCC Committee

Education

  • University at Buffalo Law School, J.D., cum laude, Buffalo, New York 2004 
    • Buffalo Criminal Law Review
  • State University of New York, College at Geneseo, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, cum laude, Geneseo, New York, 2000
    • Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 2001
  • Study Abroad at Oxford University, Oxford, England, 1999-2000

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