Samuel M. Yaffa, Esq.
Samuel Yaffa is the founding shareholder of Samuel M. Yaffa, P.A. Prior to forming his boutique trial law and litigation firm in 2000, Mr. Yaffa was an associate with the firm of Grossman and Roth, P.A. where he practiced complex medical malpractice, personal injury and wrongful death trial law for seven years. An aggressive advocate for the rights of his clients, Mr. Yaffa has developed a passion for representing the innocent victims of abuse and neglect in their battle against the responsible parties often backed by big business, insurance companies and other entities who refuse to acknowledge accountability.
Zealously fighting on behalf of the firm’s clients, Mr. Yaffa has obtained numerous settlements and jury verdicts in cases of medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, product liability, automobile and trucking catastrophes, premises liability, as well as admiralty and maritime disasters.
Mr. Yaffa has received an “AV” peer review rating by Martindale Hubbell, and has been recognized by Florida Super Lawyers in the areas of Plaintiff-Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice. He is a member of the Florida Justice Association, formerly known as Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers and the Palm Beach County Bar Association. He is a member of the Palm Beach County Justice Association, formerly known as the Palm Beach County Trial Lawyers Association, and has also been admitted in the United States District Court for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.
University of Richmond (B.A., 1990)
Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center (J.D., 1994)
Lori Ostrowski earned her business degree from Westchester College, New York in 1980 and her paralegal degree in 1989 from Arlington Legal Institute, Texas. Although she began her legal career in criminal defense and civil litigation, she went on to further her legal skills while working with law firms specializing in probate litigation, estate planning and real estate law. Before joining Samuel M. Yaffa, P.A., Ms. Ostrowski was both Paralegal and Legal Administrator for Klayman & Toskes, P.A., a securities arbitration and litigation firm.
The year 2000 was a turning point in Ms. Ostrowski’s career, for it was then that she first became an integral member of this law firm and realized that she had an affinity for this type of law. She is tenacious in helping Mr. Yaffa pursue justice for his clients and strongly advocates on their behalf. She is committed to helping the victims of medical malpractice, wrongful death, nursing home abuse and personal injury and is devoted to each and every case from beginning to end in her vital roles as Investigator and Paralegal. Ms. Ostrowski has been instrumental in helping Mr. Yaffa work toward successful resolutions and win multimillion dollar verdicts for his clients. She is indeed an invaluable asset to the firm of Samuel M. Yaffa, P.A.
Professional Affiliations, Civil and Community Service
- Notary Public, State of Florida
- Association of Legal Administrators (past)
- EWGA, Broward and Palm Beach Chapters
- Volunteer Red Cross, Palm Beach County Chapter