About Us

We are lawyers. We help people. Our practice is broad and our attorneys and staff are experienced, competent, and friendly. Our mission is to provide the best legal services available for fair and reasonable compensation. “Common Sense and Simple Fairness” is our creed. It is how we run our business and represent our clients.

Steve Moody and Ken Jones began practicing law together in 1972 and have remained partners ever since. Mike Ingino joined the firm in 1998.

We have been in the same location since 1984. We are stable, competent and confident of our ability to help you and appreciate the opportunity. Please spend some time on our site and let us know how we can improve it.

Full background information on our Lawyers can be found on the “Our Lawyers” page.

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Our Lawyers

Steve E. Moody

S teve E. Moody was born April 21, 1945 and is married with two children and two grandchildren. He attended High School in Blackshear, Georgia where he was President of both the Junior and Senior classes and Captain of the basketball, football and track teams. He moved on to Mercer University in Macon, Georgia and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in English and Economics in 1967. His accomplishments included Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, President of the Student Government Association, Blue Key Honor Society and Captain of the basketball team setting a school rebounding record which is yet to be broken. As a member of the SAE Fraternity he received the Besser-Lindsay Award given nationally to scholar athletes. In 1977 he was inducted into the Mercer University Athletic Hall of Fame.

After college he entered Law School at Mercer University and received a Juris Doctorate degree with Honors in 1970. He served on the Mercer Law Review and the Student Government Association. He also served in the United States Army Reserves from 1969 through 1974.

As a professional he became a member of the Florida Bar in 1971, was admitted to practice before the United States District Court Southern District of Florida in 1971, to the Trial Bar of the United States District Court in 1983 and to the United States Court of Federal Claims in 1993. His professional associations include the Florida Bar, Broward County Bar where he served as President from 2004 through 2005, the Florida Justice Association and the Broward County Justice Association. He is also a title agent for both Old Republic National Title Insurance Company and Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company.

Steve’s community involvement has included West Broward Ski and Travel Club; Plantation Athletic League coach; Plantation Chamber of Commerce; Plantation Kiwanis; and the Barbershop Harmony Society.

Steve holds the highest “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is the 2007 recipient of the Lynn Futch Professionalism in Practice Award presented by the Broward County Bar.

Steve’s main areas of practice are real property law including title insurance for owners and lenders, commercial litigation including mortgage foreclosures, personal injury litigation, family law and general practice.

Steve is a Supreme Court of Florida Certified Circuit Mediator and has mediated a myriad of pending lawsuits saving the litigants time, money and the uncertainty and acrimony involved in contested litigation.

Steve enjoys spending time in the Florida Keys with his family and friends, golfing, the family’s Golden Doodle and Irish Wolfhound and singing bass with Barbershop Choruses and Quartets.

Kenneth M. Jones

K enneth M . Jones was born February 5, 1947 in Oakland, California. He is married and has four children and two grandchildren. He attended high school in Jacksonville, Florida where he was the captain of the baseball and basketball teams. Drafted out of high school by the Washington Senators baseball team, Ken chose to attend Stetson University and graduated with honors in 1969 with a major in economics. Ken attended the University of Florida Law School, where he was a member of the Moot Court team and received his Juris Doctorate in 1972.

After graduating from law school, Ken moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in April of 1972. He was admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida in

1972, and to the Trial Bar of the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida in 1985. Later, Ken was admitted to practice before the Federal Bar in the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida; and the United States District Court, Northern District of Florida. Ken is a member of the Florida Bar and the Broward County Bar Association. Ken is a title agent for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company and Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company.

Ken’s community activities have included Tamarac and Coral Springs Little League Baseball, where Ken coached his three sons for many years, and served on the board. He is a member of the board of the McJunkin Family Charitable Foundation, a member of the board of the Community Foundation of Broward County, and has been a participant in the Broward County Guardian Ad Litem program.

Ken’s main practice areas are Wills and Trusts, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, and Real Estate Law.

Ken is also an avid fisherman, dog lover (especially rescue dogs), and all around sports fan. He is a voracious reader and loves to travel with his wife Debbie, who works as a legal assistant in the law firm. He is very proud of the success of his children and values most the time he spends with his family.

Michael J. Ingino
M ichael J. Ingino has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1995. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Nova-Southeastern University in 1995, and started with the Office of the State Attorney as a prosecutor in Broward County, prosecuting defendants for a variety of crimes including misdemeanors and felonies. Mike came to the firm in 1998, where his practice shifted to civil litigation, concentrating in the area of creditor rights and collections representing GMAC, now called Ally Financial. He has also been representing Ford Motor Credit Company since 1999.

He proudly served in the United States Navy, on both active duty and reserves, where he obtained the rank of Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Handler, Second Class, ABH2 (AW). He was ranked first in his Airman apprenticeship class. He also obtained his Air Warfare Specialist designation as a Third Class Petty Officer while on deployment to the Persian Gulf in 1988.

Mike’s main area of practice is collections and he is intimately familiar with the state and federal laws, rules and regulations relating to collection of debt. When clients have trouble collecting from their debtors and lawyers are unable to collect on judgments, they come to Mike for assistance.

In 2011 and again in 2013, Mike and his staff were recognized by Ford Motor Credit as a top performing firm within its attorney network.

Mike is married to Cheryl DeJean-Ingino, who also  happens to be his legal assistant. He enjoys his family, which includes two exceptional boys, Cary and Blake.

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Practice Areas

Our law firm has a broad yet focused civil trial, transactional estate practice. We handle matters, including but not limited to:

  • Real Estate
  • Wills, Trusts, Estates & Probate
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death
  • Contracts – Business and Corporate
  • Collections
  • Civil Lawsuits of all types
Real Estate matters are handled for every type of client, including complicated residential, and corporate transactions in the multi-million dollar range to home purchases, refinancing, and foreclosures. We are agents for Old Reliable National Title Insurance Company and Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company.
Wills, Trusts, Estates & Probate include litigation, drafting of wills, pour over trusts, revocable and irrevocable trusts, and virtually every kind of asset planning and disposition vehicle for any given situation.
Personal Injury and Wrongful Death involve cases of all types where people are injured or killed due to the negligence of others.
Business and Corporate include formation of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, drafting of share holder and operating agreements and general business advice.
Collections include filing legal actions in all 67 counties of the State of Florida against debtors on behalf of creditor clients, along with replevins, garnishments, post judgment executions, and pre-suit management utilizing in-house professional collectors to pursue contact and settlement opportunities prior to litigation. All matters are handled in strict compliance with state and federal laws.
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Contact Us

Moody, Jones & Ingino, P.A.

1333 S University Drive

Suite #201

Plantation, FL 33324

 

954.473.6605 – Main Line

954.473.6855 – Facsimile

800.267.6605 – Toll Free

Steve E. Moody

smoody@moodyjones.com

954.880.2021

Cathy Schlegel

cschlegel@moodyjones.com

954.880.2026


Kenneth M. Jones

kjones@moodyjones.com

954.880.2022

Suzanne Anderson

sanderson@moodyjones.com

954.880.2028


Michael J. Ingino

mingino@moodyjones.com

954.880.2023

Cheryl DeJean-Ingino

cdejean@moodyjones.com

954.880.2032

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