HLS Attorneys

Homeowner Legal Solutions

We have over 40 years combined experience in insurance law, providing accessible, hands-on assistance to our clients. 

STEPHANIE BALINT ESQ.

Stephanie handles all aspects of property insurance litigation and residential and commercial real estate transactions.   She started her career at a prestigious Florida law firm litigating complex commercial and products liability cases for Fortune 500 companies.  Now she uses her defense experience to act as a consumer advocate for homeowners whose claims have been wrongfully denied or underpaid. 

  • Residential and Commercial Property Insurance Litigation
  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Florida
  • California
  • Southern District of Florida
  • Central District of California
  • University of Miami Law School, J.D. 2001, magna cum laude.

  • University of Scranton, M.A., History, 1998.

  • University of Scranton, B.S., Accounting and History, magna cum laude.

ROBERT L. GIOIA, ESQ.

Robert is committed to representing property owners against insurance companies who improperly deny claims, underpay claims and/or commit bad faith during the claims handling process.  He has successfully handled thousands of claims by putting his experience as a former prosecutor and insurance defense attorney to use.  Robert is also a licensed title agent who can assist in all types of real estate transactions.

Robert believes in a professional, personal and straightforward approach in handling cases.  When dealing with insurance companies and their counsel, he frequently leans on the words of one of his favorite American presidents, Theodore Roosevelt, who so eloquently stated; “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.”

  • Residential and Commercial Property Insurance Litigation
  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Florida, 2001
  • New York, 2000
  • New England School of Law, Boston Massachusetts – Juris Doctor, 1999

  • Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania – Joint Degree, History/Government, 1994

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