As a business owner and community leader, Camille Iurillo brings her practical knowledge to the representation of businesses and professionals. Her experience working with businesses includes software companies, manufacturers, contractors, real estate investors and many types of business professionals. Ms. Iurillo combines both the legal know-how of structuring transactional agreements with the practical understanding of how businesses operate.
“The key to “legal success” is to structure partnership agreements, contracts for purchase and sale, buy/ sell agreements, and non compete agreements correctly on day one. This is how to prevent or minimize problems when disagreements arise between business partners and key employees in the future.”
Camille Iurillo, President of Iurillo Law Group, P.A.
In addition, Ms. Iurillo represents businesses in disputes. Her experience with successful fights in the court room goes hand and hand with the transactional protection businesses need. Leveraging the knowledge she has gained after over twenty years as a trial lawyer, is essential to this process.
Ms. Iurillo also represents institutional lenders, private lenders, investor groups and borrowers, including commercial and residential investors and developers, in commercial and residential foreclosures. Representing both lenders and borrowers provides Ms. Iurillo with a unique understanding of the litigation and foreclosure process, including the motivations of all parties.
Throughout her career, Ms. Iurillo has maintained an active commercial litigation practice, including representation of publicly and privately held companies, involving matters such as contract disputes, obtaining injunctive relief, fraud, sale of goods and services under the Uniform Commercial Code, fraudulent transfer litigation and collections.
Moreover, Ms. Iurillo concentrates her practice on complex bankruptcy litigation, business litigation and business law. She is known for her dedication to her clients and their causes by bringing her smart, tough and persistent focus to all of her cases.
Ms. Iurillo also represents professionals, businesses and business owners struggling with financial challenges by advising them on their insolvency alternatives, including bankruptcy reorganizations, other insolvency proceedings or non-bankruptcy consensual workouts.
In addition, her creditors' rights and bankruptcy litigation practice focuses on guiding each client through the complex bankruptcy process in order to maximize recovery or achieve a successful result in the case. Ms. Iurillo also represents debtors in Chapter 7, 13 and 11 cases. Having a strong background representing both creditors and debtors provides her with an insider's view on how each side thinks and strategizes
Ms. Iurillo has been selected as a "Top Lawyer" by Tampa Bay Magazine and named as one of Florida's Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine. She is a past president of the St. Petersburg Bar Association and has given back to the community by serving on a number of not for profit board such as the St Petersburg Bar Foundation, Community Law Program, Brookwood and other charitable organizations.
Outside the office, Ms. Iurillo enjoys boating and kayaking with her husband, her Malti-poo, Skipper and her Brittany spaniel, Rudder. She also enjoys tennis, watercolor painting and playing the piano.
Business and Corporate Law
Business Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Bankruptcy - Creditors' Rights
Bankruptcy - Debtors
Foreclosure - Individual & Homeowner Borrowers
Foreclosure - Commercial Borrowers
Foreclosure - Lenders (Florida)
Florida State Courts
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
U.S District Court, Southern District of Florida
Speaker: For local Business owners. Topic: Gain a Competitive Advantage While Protecting your Business, May 20, 2015
Speaker: Florida Bar Association. Topic: The Top 10 Things You Need to Know about Florida’s New LLC Act , April 2014
Speaker: Florida Bar 2014 Out- of State CLE. Topic: When It All Goes South: Helping A Business Deal with a Cash Crunch, March 2014
Speaker: Suncoast Estate Planning Counsel. Topic: When Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Issues Collide with Estate Planning, What Should You Do, February 2014
Panelist on Civil Litigation: The Florida Bar's General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section's Joint Comparative Law Seminar - the London Symposium, London, United Kingdom, May 2012
Speaker: National Contract Management Association, Suncoast Chapter, Topic: Business Litigation of Contract – Non-compete Agreements, Confidentiality/Non-disclosure Agreements and Voidable Contracts, April 2012
Panelist: The Florida Bar's General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section Conference, Topic: The Extraordinary New Associate: Landing and Keeping a Dream Job, March 2011
Speaker: Garcia & Ortiz, P.A., Topic: Foreclosure and Bankruptcy Alternatives for Your Clients in Today's Economy, January 2010
Speaker: Residential Mortgage Foreclosure Forum, St. Petersburg, Florida, June 2010,
Speaker: Gregory, Sharer & Stuart, P.A., Topic: What Every CPA Firm Should Know About Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights, August 2009
Speaker: Foreclosure Prevention Seminar, Sponsored by the Cities of St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Largo and Pinellas County, Topic: Foreclosure from Your Lenders' Point of View, October 2008
Speaker: Harpor, Van Scoik, Topic: General Overview of Bankruptcy and What Creditor Clients Should Consider When Faced with a Bankruptcy, October 2008
Speaker: Independent Real Estate Professionals, Topic: General Overview of Bankruptcy for Realtors, January 2008
Speaker: St. Petersburg Bar Association, Topic: Family Law Issues in Consumer Bankruptcy, February 2007
Speaker: Solo & Small Firm Section's Annual Seminar for the Florida Bar, Topic: How to Start Your Own Practice, March 2006
Speaker: National Business Institute, Topic: Advanced Consumer Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Litigation and Chapter 11 Confirmation Issues, March 2004
Speaker: Nursing Home Section of ATLA, Topic: How to Handle Your Case When the Nursing Home Files for Bankruptcy, 2002
Speaker: Labor and Employment Law Section of the Florida Bar, Topic: What Every Employment Lawyer Needs to Know about Bankruptcy, August 2002
Speaker: St. Petersburg Bar Association, Topic: Bankruptcy as It Relates to Dischargeability of Taxes, Family Law Issues in Consumer Bankruptcy and Non- Dischargeabilty Claims by Creditors, 2001
Selected by Tampa Bay Magazine as one of the "Top Lawyers" in the Tampa Bay Area in Bankruptcy in 2010
Named among Florida's 2010 Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine
Regular contributor to several 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 and the Clearwater Bar Association's Res Ipsa. A sample selection of the articles written follows:
"Take a Look: Is Your Client Really a Florida Resident?", ParacleteNovember 2012; Res Ispa, November 2012
"Failure to Pay for Your Federal Taxes May Expose Your Assets", ParacleteApril 2012; Res Ipsa, March 2012
"Individuals, Including Veterans, Should Consider Annuities in Their Financial Planning", Paraclete, November 2011
"A Guide to Chapter 7 Trustee Elections", Fl Law Practice, June 2011
"Life After Espinosa: Is Student Debt Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?",Paraclete, July 201; Res Ipsa, June 2010
"Fraud on the Court Will Not Go Unpunished", Paraclete, May 2007
"The Debtor is Back: Consumers "Charge" Forward Under The New Bankruptcy Law", Paraclete, 2006
"Practice Tips When Dealing with In-House Counsel", The Woman Advocate Newsletter, American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Spring 2010
"Recent Developments in Local Government", Vol. 20-3, Stetson Law Review, Summer 1991
"Exemptions for Florida Debtors", The Florida Bar Journal, May 1993
American Bankruptcy Institute
Barney Masterson Inn of Court
Past Co-President, Executive Director and Member of the Board of Directors
Clearwater Bar Association
Florida Association of Women Lawyers
Florida Bar General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Section
Florida Bar Practice Management and Development Section
Prior office held: Chair of the Executive Counsel
International Women's Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation
St. Petersburg Bar Association:
Past President, Past Executive Committee Member, Past Secretary, Past Chairman of the Membership Committee, Past Chair of the Bankruptcy Committee
St. Petersburg Bar Foundation
Member of the Board of Trustees
Past Chair of the Foundation's annual charity event "Heroes Among Us"
Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
Community Law Program: Pro Bono Services
Brookwood, A Young Women's Residence
Past Chair of Fund Raising Committee and Member of the Board of Directors
Ruth Eckerd Hall
Past Member ExecuPac
Delta Delta Delta local alumni group
Stetson University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1991
Stetson Law Review
Local Government Digest Symposium
First Place, RKCCB&W Annual Mock Trial Competition 1990
Finalist, Freshman Closing Argument Competition
Best Appellate Brief, Freshman Moot Court 1989
Trial Advocacy Society: President
American Bar Association, Law Student Division; Chapter Secretary, Member, Board of Directors
Recipient, Bailey Award
Medical Technology Internship, St. Vincent's Medical Center, Jacksonville, Florida, 1980-1981
Florida Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology,summa cum laude, Melbourne, Florida, 1980
Alpha Epsilon Honor Society
St. Lawrence University, Bachelor of Science in Biology, cum laude, Canton, New York, 1978
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