OUR ATTORNEYS

Christopher J. Whitelock
 
Mr. Whitelock has over 20 years of civil litigation experience. During this time, Mr. Whitelock has been a legal advisor and litigation counsel for numerous governmental agencies and officials, including state, county and local agencies throughout the State of Florida. Mr. Whitelock also serves as in-house, litigation and appellate counsel for businesses in and outside the State of Florida on administrative, state and federal matters, which have included representing McDonalds Corporation, American Express, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, Waste Removal and other large publicly traded companies. He also practices in the area of educational law and represents various educational institutions such as Florida State University, University of Florida, FAU, FIU, and associated administrators and officials, as well as educational associations for administrators, including Directors, Principals, Assistant Principals, management and confidential employees with consulting and litigation matters that include state, federal and administrative trials, as well as appeals.  Mr. Whitelock has also appeared before numerous appellate courts including the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.  He has also appeared before various local, state and governmental agencies on behalf of clients including the department of labor, the EEOC, and on health, safety and environmental matters. Mr. Whitelock has been requested and lectured on various legal issues and committees in Florida on numerous legal topics including civil rights defenses, employment, insurance coverage claims, and corporate matters, while even being retained and serving as an expert witness in both State and Federal matters.
 
David S. Frank
 

David S. Frank is an associate in the Fort Lauderdale office of Whitelock & Associates, P.A.  Mr. Frank focuses in the areas of commercial litigation, employment law, professional malpractice, and various other types of negligence and discrimination cases.  Prior to joining Whitelock & Associates, P.A.  Mr. Frank was an associate at a national law firm in which he vigorously defended employers, businesses, and professionals in negligence cases.  Mr. Frank has taken several cases to trial in which he successfully obtained defense verdicts for his clients.  Mr. Frank was also an associate at a commercial litigation law firm in Boca Raton, Florida where he practiced commercial litigation on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants with particular emphasis on employment law and construction.  Mr. Frank received his JUris Doctor cum laude from Florida State University College of Law in 2011 and Bachelor of Arts from The George Washington University in 2008, with a major in political science.  While attending law school, he received special recognition for academic achievement in Constitutional Law and Mediation.  He also interned with the Florida Office of the State Court Administrator, where he would brief Florida judges on changes to the law.  Mr. Frank is licensed to practice law in Florida and is a member of The Florida Bar.  He is also admitted in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
 
Gisele Rosado
 
Gisele Rosado is an experienced litigation attorney who represents employers, corporations and governmental agencies in all aspects of law including bankruptcy, corporate matters, real estate, labor and employment, and insurance/civil rights defense. Ms. Rosado is licensed to practice in New York and Florida, and is a member of the Bankruptcy Bar Association, American Bar Association, and the Broward County Bar Association in addition to Federal District Courts in Florida as well as New York. Before completing law school, Ms.Rosado interned at the Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office and has since been a honored member in the “Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women, Honors Edition.”  As an  attorney, Ms. Rosado has participated in several legal pro bono clinics and non-legal volunteer organized projects, particularly, assisting the Spanish-speaking community.
 
Kelsey Moldof

 
Kelsey represents employers and various public agencies in litigation matters, including a wide variety of employment, insurance defense, governmental liability and civil rights litigation in both state and federal courts. These employers include law enforcement and numerous state and public educational agencies throughout the State of Florida and their respective agents, officers and employees. Kelsey also counsels employers on issues pertaining to their workforce and has defended employers on issues that were before federal, state and local administrative agencies. Kelsey previously served as a Public Defender where she obtained courtroom experience in representing clients in jury trials and complex hearings. In addition to this practice, Kelsey is involved with various local and state bar organizations.
 
Jana Taylor
 
Jana Taylor is an experienced and respected attorney with extensive litigation experience in labor and employment matters, commercial and real estate litigation and probate matters.  She additionally advises clients in contracts, negotiations, non-competition issues, litigation, alternative dispute resolution/s (arbitration and mediation) and administrative proceedings and has appeared in both State and Federal Courts, including appellate courts.    


Sheri-Lynn Corey-Forte

Sheri-Lynn Corey-Forte is an associate in the Fort Lauderdale office of Whitelock & Associates, P.A.  Prior to joining Whitelock & Associates, P.A., Ms. Corey-Forte was an associate at a Florida litigation law firm where she represented several national insurance companies in all stages of PIP/No-Fault litigation. Additionally, while attending law school, Ms. Corey-Forte worked as a legal assistant in a boutique construction litigation law firm and gained a valuable appreciation for the intricacies of construction litigation. Ms. Corey-Forte received her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center in 2014 and her Bachelors of Science from Nova Southeastern University in 2010, with a major in legal studies. While attending law school, she received the CALI Award for Excellence in Civil Pre-trial Practice. She also authored an article titled “The Truth About Ticket Scalping Laws” which was published in the Travel Law Quarterly’s December 2014 issue. Ms. Corey-Forte is also a Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator and a member of the Broward County Bar Association. In addition to her practice, Ms. Corey-Forte has served as an alumni mentor for the Horatio Alger Association. Ms. Corey-Forte is licensed to practice law in Florida and is a member of The Florida Bar.