Vinse Barrett obtained his law degree from the University of Florida in 1976 following four years of service as an officer in the United States Army. His first position as a lawyer was with the State Attorney for the Second Judicial Circuit here in North Florida. In 1983 he began to emphasize personal injury litigation and now represents people injured by medical malpractice or defective medical and pharmaceutical products exclusively.
Vinse has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1976 and also practices in Federal Court. He is an Eagle member of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers and a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Jimmy Fasig graduated Cum Laude at the University of Central Florida in 1992 and obtained his law degree from Florida State University in 1997. He is a member of the Florida State Bar.
Jimmy has negotiated settlements of more than a thousand personal injury cases. He has recovered more than $12,000,000 for his clients since he became a partner in 2006.
Dana Brooks Cooper graduated from Florida State University, Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Social Work. She later earned her Master of Social Work degree from Florida State in 2003. Dana earned her law degree from Florida State, Magna Cum Laude, in December 2007 and is the newest shareholder of the firm.
Dana has a varied legal background with experience in civil litigation, family law, criminal law, and law office administration. She also became a Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator and settled several marital and custody disputes.
Mark was raised in the Atlanta area, and attended the University of Georgia where he graduated magna cum laude in 2005 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Banking and Finance. He continued his studies at Florida State University College of Law, graduating cum laude in 2008. While in law school, Mark was a member of the Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law and the Journal of Transnational Law & Policy, as well as a certified legal intern with the FSU College of Law Public Interest Law Center, where he assisted low-income clients with a wide range of family law issues. He also served as a law clerk intern to The Honorable L. Clayton Roberts of Florida's First District Court of Appeal. Mark is now a member of the Florida Bar, is admitted to practice in Florida and Georgia, and is now a Partner at Barrett, Fasig & Brooks.
Jaeson was born and raised in Owosso, MI. He graduated from James Madison College at Michigan State University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in Social Relations and Policy. Jaeson continued his studies at Florida State University College of Law, graduating with a Juris Doctorate in 2011. Throughout his law school career, Jaeson regularly volunteered his time at Florida Legal Services, where he assisted with several projects aimed at advancing the rights of low income families in Florida. Additionally, during his second and third years of law school, Jaeson worked as a law clerk at Eubanks, Barrett, Fasig & Brooks where he developed a strong desire to focus his career fighting for the rights of the injured. Jaeson is now a Partner at Barrett, Fasig & Brooks. During his time with Barrett, Fasig & Brooks, Jaeson has recovered millions of dollars for clients injured as the result of others’ carelessness.
Frank Ranicky is a familiar face to Tallahassee, and we are excited to have him as the anchor of LawCall. He first came to WCTV in 1972 at the age of 24 to be the main news anchor at the station.
That was the start of Frank's 36-year tenure with WCTV, and he retired in 2008 as Assignment Editor and 6 o'clock News anchor.