At PeytonBolin, we cater our approach to your needs. We operate as a team driven by hard work, dedication, and a true passion for the law. We believe in consistency and high-quality service.

As soon as you talk to us, you’ll know that we’re real, down-to-earth people who care. Whatever kind of real estate services you need, we understand that every case is different. We’re always learning and adapting to what’s new and exciting in the legal industry, and we can’t wait to share it with you!

Meet our team members

Mauri E. Peyton, Esq.
Founding Member, Chief Financial Officer, Real Estate Board Certified Specialist
Jane F. Bolin, Esq.

Founding Member, Managing Partner

Joseph S. Giannell, Esq.
Founding Member, Chief Operating Officer, Real Estate Board Certified Specialist

Michael Goldstein, Esq.

Litigation Attorney
Carmen Jarquin

Nataly Gutierrez, Esq.

Litigation Attorney
Christopher Swanson
Office Coordinator

Patrice Lawson


Mauri E. Peyton, Esq. Founding Member, Chief Financial Officer, Real Estate Board Certified Specialist

Mauri Peyton grew up in Dallas, TX. He earned a B.A. in business administration from Washington Jefferson College and graduated cum laude from St. Thomas University School of Law, where he was an editor of the St. Thomas Law Review. In 2007, Mauri founded the Law Firm of Mauri Peyton, P.A. In 2008, he and Jane founded the law firm of PeytonBolin, PL, where he currently leads the association litigation practice and is general counsel to many of the firm’s association clients. He has previously worked for the Broward State Attorney’s Office, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and several law firms in South Florida.

Prior to his legal career, Mauri was a manager of Grotto Pizza in Dewey Beach, Delaware. Mauri is an active member of the Broward Bar Association and involved with several local charities. Mauri was invited to appear as a guest attorney for the Litigation Boot Camp for Financial Experts, presented by the Financial Forensics Institute of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA), where he conducted the mock trial finale in front of a live jury. Mauri also presented at the Entrepreneurship Summer Camp and Personal Enrichment (ESCAPE) sponsored by the International Institute for Franchise Education and Nova Southeastern University, where he spoke to ambitious high school students on the topic of business ethics.

Jane F. Bolin, Esq. Founding Member, Managing Partner

Jane F. Bolin, originally from the Washington, D.C. area, focuses on the practice of community association law. She received a B.A. in political science from Radford University, Master’s Degree in sports management from the United States Sports Academy, and her Juris Doctorate from St. Thomas University School of Law. Jane has taught as adjunct faculty for St. Thomas University School of Law and Nova Southeastern University. 

Jane was elected to the City of Oakland Park City Commission in 2018 and has served as Vice Mayor and Mayor. Her term will end in November 2022. She is heavily involved with community philanthropy and currently serves as a board member for the Community Foundation of Broward.  Previously, Jane served on the boards of the Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center, Pride Center at Equality Park, Girl Choir South Florida, Entrepreneurs’ Organization of South Florida, EO of Tampa Bay, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of South Florida, Khushi Hona and the Florida Rugby Union. In her free time, Jane facilitates strategic planning for nonprofits and provides mentorship. 

Jane is the author of Mastering the Business of Your Association and speaks to a variety of professional associations throughout the state about association law, real estate and entrepreneurship. Jane is the first female chair of the Governance Committee for Entrepreneurs’ Organization and is an expert in governance and communication.

Joseph S. Giannell, Esq. Founding Member, Chief Operating Officer, Real Estate Board Certified Specialist

Joseph S. Giannell grew up in Ashtabula, Ohio before moving to Florida to attend law school. He graduated summa cum laude from Baldwin-Wallace College with a B.A. in business finance and economics, and he graduated summa cum laude (3rd in his class) from St. Thomas University School of Law, where he was also an Articles Editor of the St. Thomas Law Review. The focus of Joseph’s practice at PeytonBolin, PL is association law, real property litigation and residential and commercial real estate transactions. Prior to joining PeytonBolin, PL, Joseph worked for the Broward County State Attorney’s Office and Clyne & Associates, P.A. Joseph is currently licensed to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and all Florida state courts. Joseph is actively involved as a professor at Florida National College, where he teaches several law classes in the Legal Studies and Criminal Justice programs. He was recently one of three professors nominated and inducted into the Mu Zeta Chapter of the Alpha Phi Sigma Honors Society as a faculty member at Florida National College. Joseph has also had one of his scholarly articles, “The Second Amendment Through the Eyes of the Impoverished,” published in the SRBLSA Law Journal. Joseph is active in the local bar organizations and is a member of the National Italian American Bar Association.



Michael Goldstein

Prior to joining Peyton Bolin, PL, Michael Goldstein worked as in-house counsel for a commercial auto
insurance company handling declaratory actions involving insurance coverage, commercial litigation
cases and regulatory matters. Additionally, Michael brings extensive litigation experience, having spent
several years handling highly contested foreclosure cases throughout the state.

Michael obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida.  He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science along with a minor in Business Administration. Michael then went
on to receive his law degree from the University of Miami, School of Law.
He also had the rare opportunity to work under U.S. Senator Bob Graham in Washington, D.C.

Originally from New Jersey, Michael spent his childhood growing up in South Florida.  In his free time,
Michael and his wife enjoy watching their kids play soccer and acting in plays. They are always looking
for the next great family adventure.

Carmen Jarquin Paralegal

Carmen is originally from New York but raised in South Florida. She began her career in the legal field with the Attorney General’s Office while completing her A.A. in Legal Assisting and A.S. in Business Management. She has been in the collections/foreclosure realm since 2001 starting with HOA/Condominium law then moving onto post-judgment collections and garnishment for companies such as Ford Motors, GMAC and Nissan.

Eventually she made her way back to association work by joining the PeytonBolin team in 2016. She is always excited about expanding her skills and knowledge and has been able to focus on her personal growth both within and outside of the firm. In her spare time she enjoys traveling and spending days in the sun with her family.

Nataly Gutierrez Attorney

Born and raised in Miami, Florida, Nataly Gutierrez attended Florida International University and received her B.A. in Political Science. After graduating college, Ms. Gutierrez earned her juris doctor from St. Thomas University, School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Gutierrez earned the “best in class” award for Trial Advocacy and Evidence, respectively. She was also on the governing board for St. Thomas’ Trial Advocacy Team where she participated in four national and local competitions and was awarded the “Best Closing Argument” award.

Prior to joining PeytonBolin, PL, Ms. Gutierrez served her community as an Assistant State Attorney for the 11th Judicial Circuit in Miami, Florida. In carrying out her duties as a prosecutor, she had the authority to investigate persons, procure evidence, and plea bargain with defendants. Ms. Gutierrez was lead counsel on numerous bench and jury trials. While at the State Attorney’s Office, Ms. Gutierrez served as a County Training Attorney that supervised newly hired prosecutors and trained them in how to prosecute criminal cases from inception until the case was closed.

In her free time, Ms. Gutierrez enjoys baking, reading, and travelling with her family.

Christopher Swanson Office Coordinator

Chris hails from a small town just outside of Springfield, Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois where he obtained a B.A.& Sc. in Psychology and a Master’s in Public Health. He worked for the Illinois Department of Health in the Epidemiology section, before moving to Florida in 2014. He has worked with several community-health nonprofits throughout South Florida where he developed his skill set in client care, organizational management, and office administration.

Chris’ hobbies include biking, baking, jujitsu, art & design, and attending shows and volunteering within the local theater community.

Patrice Lawson Paralegal

Patrice Lawson, Paralegal – Although she grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania, Patrice Lawson considers herself a South Florida native. After receiving a B.A. from Florida State University in International Affairs, Ms. Lawson was working in food service management. Ms. Lawson joined the firm’s administrative team in 2014. After a year away following the birth of her first child, she returned to PeytonBolin in 2020 as a paralegal. She uses the experience from working in other departments of the firm to maximize client resolution.

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