The Dade City & Zephyrhills attorneys at the Mander Law Group help individuals and businesses throughout Pasco County and across central Florida with all their legal needs. A full-service law firm, Mander Law Group excels in the practice of personal injury law, criminal defense, family law, estate planning, real estate and business law. No matter what your legal needs are, make Mander Law Group your first choice, and contact our firm to find out how we can help you.
The Mander Law Group brings together 140 years of combined experience in the practice of law, with a depth of knowledge and skill you can count on to deliver high-quality legal representation. Chip Mander is Board-Certified in Criminal Defense by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization, and Khara Alvero is a former prosecutor and Assistant State Attorney. Daniel Dwyer is certified by the Supreme Court of Florida as a Family Law Mediator and taught undergraduate and graduate courses in Business Law and Contracts for over a decade. All of our attorneys bring unique qualities and diverse skills to our comprehensive legal practice.
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A native of Pennsylvania, David Murphy , received his formal education from the University of South Florida and Stetson University College of Law, where he graduated with a JD degree in 1982. Following a short tenure with a sole practitioner in St. Petersburg, Florida, Mr. Murphy joined the Law Firm now known as the Mander Law Group in 1984.
Mr. Murphy’s partnership broadened the firm’s range of practice areas and helped to establish the firm’s reputation as a full service law firm in the Dade City area.
Practicing law for over thirty years, Mr. Murphy has built a strong reputation as a diligent, thorough and competent attorney. He endeavors to assist clients in avoiding the expense and uncertainty of litigation. However, when litigation cannot be avoided, he is a formidable litigator in the areas of contracts, collections, real estate, landlord/tenant issues, corporations/LLCs, partnerships and commercial law.
Mr. Murphy’s practice includes Real Estate Closings and Probate, as well as the preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney and Living Wills.
Born in Canton, Ohio, Daniel Lee Dwyer graduated with a B.A. from Kent State University in 1975 and a J.D. from the University of Akron in 1979.
Mr. Dwyer was admitted to the Florida Bar in December of 1979 and the Ohio Bar in May of 1980, where he remains an inactive member. He joined the law firm of McClain and Hobby in Dade City, FL, and was an attorney who assisted that firm in their representation of clients such as the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Pasco County, the District School Board of Pasco County, and the Supervisor of Elections of Pasco County, whom he continues to represent to this day.
Since 1991, Mr. Dwyer has worked at the same law firm which is now known as the Mander Law Group.
Khara Alvero was born and raised in Dunedin, Florida. She attended the University of Florida, receiving a B.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences in 2000. Ms. Alvero then attended the Florida Coastal School of Law and received a JD in 2003. She was admitted to the bar in Florida in 2003.
Ms. Alvero worked through her undergraduate years at the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida and as a paralegal for the law firm of Fine, Farkash & Parlapiano, a prominent Gainesville firm. In law school in Jacksonville, Ms. Alvero worked as a paralegal for the law firm of Boyer, Tanzler & Sussman. She also gained valuable experience interning with the Department of Justice as a Certified Legal Intern.
William Clark “Will” Anderson was born in Morton, Mississippi and raised in Gallatin, Tennessee. Mr. Anderson graduated from Hampden-Sydney College with a degree in Psychology.
Following college, Mr. Anderson enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserve, while also attending Florida Coastal School of Law. In 2008, Mr. Anderson was deployed to al Anbar, Iraq where he served as a rifleman and radio operator in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. During his time in the USMC, Mr. Anderson maintained a security clearance, received multiple medals and awards, and worked for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA.)
After graduating from law school, Mr. Anderson worked as a public defender in Tampa and as a court appointed attorney in Polk County. For several years, Mr. Anderson worked as a private criminal defense attorney throughout Florida. Mr. Anderson has handled, to varying degrees, thousands of criminal cases. Mr. Anderson’s extensive experience includes successfully defending a number of high-profile media cases; alleged sex offenses; drug offenses; violent crimes; juvenile delinquency; and all manner of violent and non-violent criminal offenses.
Mr. Anderson’s work has garnered attention from several local, national, and international news organizations. Mr. Anderson has been called upon to lecture to other attorneys and law students at both the Tampa Office of the Public Defender and Florida Coastal School of Law.
Mr. Anderson has devoted his entire professional life to defending individuals from the government. Mr. Anderson treats each client and their families with the dignity and respect that they deserve. Mr. Anderson aggressively and diligently defends each case.
Mr. Anderson joined Mander Law Group in 2018. He focuses on criminal defense.
Brandon L. Selph was born and raised in Vidalia, Georgia. After attending high school in Birmingham, Alabama, he and his family moved to Tampa. He went on to attend college at Florida State University where he was a member of the Marching Chiefs and graduated with a B.A. in English Literature in 2001. He then attended the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham where he earned the Dean’s Award for his performance in Criminal Procedure.
After graduating law school, Mr. Selph began his career as an Associate Attorney for the Law Offices of Julianne M. Holt, Public Defender for the 13th Judicial Circuit in Tampa. During his over 16-year career at the Public Defender’s Office, he served as a Division Chief in both the Intake and Juvenile Bureaus where he was directly responsible for the supervision and development of young attorneys while managing his own caseload. Mr. Selph also served as the Training Director for the Public Defender’s Office. In this capacity, he was responsible not only for the training and development of all new employees, he also assisted in creating programs for the benefits of his clients, including developing a Juvenile Holistic Mentorship Program and participated in multi-agency programs such as Operation Green Light which assisted individuals in obtaining their driver’s license. Mr. Selph served as Chair of the Florida Bar Grievance Committee 13B and is currently an Adjunct Professor of Speech for the University of Tampa.
As lead counsel, Mr. Selph has litigated felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile cases and has drafted, filed, and litigated hundreds of motions, including motions to reduced/set bond; motions to suppress evidence; motions to dismiss the case; and motions to limit evidence. Mr. Selph now brings his passion for and dedication to criminal defense to the Mander Law Group.
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