meet your team

bold. results driven. taking charge.

WE TAKE YOUR SIDE & NOTHING GETS IN OUR WAY.

The RHINO Lawyers team works collectively on every case to ensure that no details are missed because we know that exceptional preparation is critical to problem solving. We’ll work one-on-one with you to develop unique strategies tailored to the specific details of your case to deliver the best results possible.

We’ll put you in direct contact with our attorneys for your peace of mind and the best top-tier legal service available.

BRAnDON F. JONES, ESQUIRE

FOUNDING & MANAGING ATTORNEY

BRANDON F. JONES, ESQUIRE - FOUNDING & MANAGING ATTORNEY
  • Former Insurance Defense AttorneyFORMER INSURANCE DEFENSE ATTORNEY
  • 10-Years Auto Accident Experience10-YEARS AUTO ACCIDENT EXPERIENCE
  • Licensed In Several JurisdictionsLICENSED IN SEVERAL JURISDICTIONS

meet brandon

Born and raised in Wisconsin, Brandon began his legal career at a prominent south Florida plaintiff’s personal injury law firm. He then went on to work at a large insurance defense firm. After witnessing good people like yourself being bullied and cheated out of hundreds of thousands of dollars every day, he formed Jones Law Group, P.A. to pioneer a bold new "Take Charge!" approach to the legal experience and to empower Florida’s families to “Take Charge!”

It is his personal mission to take the bullies “head on!” and get you the absolute maximum settlement possible.

zachary d. armocida, esquire

state & federal trial attorney

ZACHARY D. ARMOCIDA, ESQUIRE - STATE & FEDERAL TRIAL ATTORNEY
  • Former Prosecutor For the State Of FloridaFORMER PROSECUTOR FOR THE STATE OF FLORIDA
  • Tried Hundreds Of Serious CasesTRIED HUNDREDS OF SERIOUS CASES
  • Expert High Stakes NegotiatorEXPERT HIGH-STAKES NEGOTIATOR

meet zach

Born and raised in New York, Zach began his legal career at the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office as a Prosecutor where he litigated thousands of criminal offenses including felonies.

After handling cases from both a prosecution and defense perspective, Zach delivers every day—even outside of the courtroom.

chrissie d. edwards, esquire

accident & personal injury attorney

CHRISSIE D. EDWARDS, ESQUIRE - ACCIDENT & PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY
  • Managed Hundreds Of Auto Accident And Injury CasesMANAGED HUNDREDS OF AUTO ACCIDENT AND INJURY CASES FROM PRE-SUIT NEGOTIATIONS TO LITIGATION
  • Over 10 Years Experience In Personal Injury FirmsOVER 10 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN PERSONAL INJURY FIRMS
  • Licensed In State And Federal CourtsLICENSED IN STATE AND FEDERAL COURTS

meet chrissie

Chrissie was born in Valrico, Florida and graduated from the University of Central Florida with honors in 2007. She then attended Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida, where she successfully completed the Trial Advocacy concentration rated by U.S. News & World Report’s as the #1 Trial Advocacy program in the nation. During her last semester, she worked as a Certified Legal Intern for the State Attorney’s Office, Pinellas County, Sixth Judicial Circuit. This experience furthered her litigation skills as she tried multiple cases.

Chrissie began her legal career at a prominent firm in Tampa where her primary focus was litigating auto accident and personal injury cases. Her experience ranges from handling rear end collisions to major complex catastrophic injuries, intentional torts and wrongful death. She is admitted to practice law by the Florida Supreme Court and the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida and is a member of the American Bar Association.

Todd Metke - VP Operations

TODD METKE

VP OPERATIONS

meet todd

Born and raised in Wisconsin, Todd worked in the financial and real estate industries for several years. Keeping up everyday with the operations of the office, Todd ensures that the office runs smoothly, and also maintains the firm’s accounts payable and receivable. Todd remains driven by his passion for business.

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MAGGIE ARES

LEAD LEGAL ASSISTANT

meet maggie

Born in Puerto Rico and raised in Chicago, Maggie worked at the 13th Judicial Circuit Clerk of Court of Florida–both inside and outside of the courtroom–for almost 10 years. Fluent in both Spanish and English, Maggie assists with client consults, file creation, pleading preparation, and case management.

Daisy Trujillo - Legal Assistant

DAISY TRUJILLO

LEGAL ASSISTANT

meet daisy

Born in Chicago but a Tampa native for 14-years, Daisy has been dedicated to working in customer service handling a diverse client base with complex issues. Daisy remains committed every day to assisting each and every caller and client. Fluent in Spanish and English, she is eager to help everyone she can.

Cynthia Rodriguez - Personal Injury Paralegal

CYNTHIA RODRIGUEZ, J.D.

PERSONAL INJURY PARALEGAL

meet cynthia

Daughter to Cuban/Peruvian immigrants, Cynthia is a Tampa resident of over 20-years. Employed as a Personal Injury Paralegal for over 11-years, Cynthia will soon join Brandon and Zach as a licensed Florida lawyer and will continue to drive settlement values and favorable verdicts.

Kevin Reder - Legal Assistant

KEVIN REDER

BUSINESS MANAGER

meet kevin

Originally from Rhode Island, Kevin has lived in Tampa since the age of two and considers himself a native. With nearly 20 years of Marketing and Real Estate experience, Kevin's role is to make sure our clients are provided with the highest level of service possible, in addition to marketing and many of the firms miscellaneous day to day operations. His years of experience in Business Management and strong ethics provide a solid pillar for our firm.

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