Private practice handling issues from Landlord/tenant disputes, collections, general civil litigation, discrimination litigation, policy review and drafting, administrative response, corporate matters (formation, maintenance and litigation), contract negotiations, mediations, and criminal representation. This position is autonomous in the handling of all client issues.
March 2002 – November 2012
Member – Treasure Island, FL Planning and Zoning Board
July 2010 – November 2012
Chairman – Planning and Zoning Board
Appointed public position overseeing Planning and Zoning matters for the City of Treasure Island, FL. Term limited out of office.
May 2003-October 2003
R.J. Sanders Foundation, Inc., St. Petersburg, FL
Tasked with daily operations of new non-profit support organization. Duties included opening new office, acquiring equipment and staff, organizing fundraisers, keeping accurate records, ensuring governmental compliance.
June 2002-April 2003
VERONA LAW GROUP, P.A., St. Petersburg, FL
Private practice handling issues from Bankruptcy, Landlord/tenant disputes, collections, general civil litigation, discrimination litigation, administrative response, corporate matters (formation, maintenance and litigation), contract negotiations, mediations, and criminal representation. This position is fairly autonomous in the handling of client issues with minimal oversight.
SCI Companies, Tampa, FL
Primarily responsible for responding to EEOC and DOL complaints from initial investigation based on employee complaints, up to and including, responding to administrative agencies and defending clients in court. Developed training programs for managers and employees on Employment Law and Sexual Harassment and presented these programs many times. All training programs purporting to address any legal question are forwarded to me for approval. Other duties include general collections (from demand to suit and levy), corporate contract review (major vendor agreements through office leases), Employment Agreements (mediation/arbitration, non-competes, releases, etc.), drafting and reviewing employee handbooks, drafting company policies in a wide range of industries (including those based on laws peculiar to individual states) and overseeing a team of human resources professionals and investigators.
Handle all legal issues facing corporate clients. In order to facilitate the foregoing, my partner and I founded Dominguez & Sierra, P.A.. in 1999, which represents client businesses of the SCI Companies in EEOC/Discrimination and general contract and labor issues.
Sierra, Gustafson & Sierra Tampa, FL
General civil practice including limited criminal, juvenile and appellate representation
Public Defender, 13th Judicial Circuit Tampa, FL
Assistant Public Defender
Representation of indigent defendants in juvenile, misdemeanor and felony matters. Limited appellate representation.
Florida Department of Legal Affairs Tampa, FL
Senior Assistant Attorney General
Representation of State of Florida, prosecuting criminal appeals. Supervised by current Supreme Court Justice Peggy Quince.
Hillsborough County Attorney Tampa, FL
Research Law Clerk
Research in Land Use law.
1986–1990: Mercer University, Macon, GA
1980-1986: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Bachelor of Arts, Finance and Management
Charlie Miranda, Former Chairman -Tampa City Council, Tampa, FL
Phone number available by email request
Heather Rardin, Entrepreneur/Client – St. Petersburg, FL