Joseph H. Saunders founded the firm in 1987 after serving six years as counsel for Pinellas County Florida. Attorney Saunders is admitted to practice law in California and Florida. Saunders is among fewer than 1% of attorneys in Florida who are Board Certified as a Civil Trial Lawyer by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization.
Margaret N. Walker joined the firm in 1994 after specializing in personal injury law since 1982. Attorney Walker is a member of the American Bar Association and the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. She is dedicated to the representation of injured persons against insurance companies and corporate and governmental entitities. In addition to complex litigation, she handles all types of personal injury cases including auto accidents and disability claims.
Mrs. Larmond-Harvey is a registered nurse and an attorney licensed by the Florida Bar. Compassion for her patients motivated her to enter law school. She is passionate about her mission to advocate for the welfare of people who have suffered injury from negligence by the corporate medical device and pharmaceutical drug industry.
Peter Schweitzer serves as a consultant and survivor advocate for the law firm of Saunders & Walker. He has been working with Attorney Joe Saunders for nearly two decades. He holds Master of Divinity and Master of Theology degrees.
As a former Catholic priest, he is intimately familiar with the operation and administration of the Catholic Church in such areas as parish life, canon law, and the structure of religious orders.
In addition to his work assisting abuse survivors, he has served as a media consultant as well as published articles for the Associated Press, the former Tampa Tribune and Tampa Bay Times.