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The experienced attorneys at the commercial and corporate law firm of Palm Harbor Law Group, P.A. provide clients with high-quality legal services no matter the size of your business or your individual needs.

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Joel S. Treuhaft

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Joel Treuhaft was born in Ohio, graduated from the University of Michigan, and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Toledo College of Law in 1984. Mr. Treuhaft was admitted to practice in both Ohio and Florida in 1985, and he has maintained a practice of law in Florida continuously since 1985. Mr. Treuhaft specializes in asset protection, corporate and individual financial reorganizations, and transactional and civil business law. He has achieved successful outcomes on behalf of corporate clients in difficult, multi-state complex litigation, as well as represented clients before the United States Bankruptcy Court, the Florida 2nd District Court of Appeals, the Florida Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Judicial Circuit. He is an active member of the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association and has frequently worked on cases with some of the other top bankruptcy attorneys in the area.

In his spare time, Joel enjoys spending time with his wife and rescuing dogs, playing golf and listening to his extensive collection of music.


  • University of Toledo, J.D., 1984
  • University of Michigan, B.G.S., 1982

Admitted to practice

  • Florida, 1985
  • Ohio, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit, 1990

Professional memberships

  • Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

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Cathy Kempp


Cathy is originally from Walled Lake, Michigan and has lived in the Palm Harbor area since 1989. She has worked in the legal profession for 17 years as a legal assistant and paralegal in the areas of bankruptcy and civil litigation.

At Palm Harbor Law Group her responsibilities involve office administration, client communications and assisting the attorneys in all areas of the practice. She is a graduate of St. Petersburg College with an A.S. in Legal Assisting.

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