Victor S. Kostro

Vic has extensive experience as a corporate, transactional, healthcare attorney having recently served as Associate Corporate Counsel/Corporate Risk Manager for Health First, Inc., where he often served as lead attorney over substantive corporate transactions. He provided advice and counsel to Health First Physician's, Inc., as well as to the Board of Directors, executive and hospital leadership, and department heads. In his role as in-house counsel, Vic provided representation related to physician employment, practice sales/acquisitions, regulatory and compliance issues, peer review and disciplinary actions, and counseled on issues related to fraud and abuse, anti-kickback laws and the False Claims Act. In addition, Vic managed the entity's Risk Management Department, which included oversight of all medical negligence and personal injury claims asserted against the entity, its hospitals and physicians. Vic is well versed in entity formation and contractual matters, including employment, real estate, shareholder and partnership agreements and purchase and sale agreements.


Additionally, Vic previously worked in private practice, having started his career in Melbourne, Florida twenty years ago where he gained experience in the areas of estate planning, probate, estate and trust administration, guardianship, elder law, Medicaid planning and tax representation before the Internal Revenue Service and various government agencies. He holds a Master of Laws in Taxation (LL.M.) from the University of Florida. Vic assists individuals and families in planning and implementing their intentions regarding asset distribution, estate and trust administration, charitable gift planning, and business succession and provides counsel on achieving tax-efficient transfers of wealth.


Education:University of Illinois (B.S. Accounting), Thomas M. Cooley Law School (Juris Doctorate) and University of Florida Law School (LL.M. in Taxation).
Bar Admissions:Florida and Illinois, United States Tax Court.
Professional and Civil Organizations:American Health Lawyers Association, Brevard County Bar Association, Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Certified Healthcare Risk Manager.

Suzanne Mair

Suzanne has worked as a paralegal for eleven years, beginning her career in a Brevard County law firm specializing in bankruptcy law. She has worked with local attorneys specializing in estate planning, probate and guardianship, corporate law, and Medicaid planning.

Suzanne has two grown children. While her children attended Brevard County public schools she was an active volunteer in their schools. She previously served as a volunteer Guardian Ad Litem for the State of Florida Guardian Ad Litem program.



Education:University of Central Florida: B.A., Elementary Education Brevard Community College: A.S., Paralegal/Legal Assistant