Brendan's approach to the practice of law is driven by his compassion. Brendan finds fulfillment in helping people satisfy their needs and alleviate whatever personal anxieties they may have as a result of a legal issue in the areas of Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, and various areas of other types of civil litigation.  Brendan recognizes that the most anxious and painful events people experience are related to legal problems.  Attorney Brendan Riley recognizes this fact and provides relief through instilling confidence in his clients.  Brendan has dedicated his professional career to solving perplexing, major issues; legal matters where someone's freedom is literally on the line!  He has significant actual experience in courts around Florida, particularly in Adult Felony Drug Court.  As a former Assistant Public Defender in Hillsborough County, Florida, Brendan continues to champion for the individual. Whether you have been injured in an accident, you are involved in a legal dispute that has landed you in court, or you have been accused of a crime, please do not hesitate to contact him.  Brendan is willing and able to give your case the time and attention it deserves. In this era of technology, he is dedicated to utilizing the most efficient means to achieve his clients’ goals.  He knows that when it comes down to it, it's not the latest gadget that will impress clients or win cases, but simple hard work. Hard work that involves truly listening to your client's needs and doing nothing less than the best in working to bring about the best outcome possible. When it comes to any legal matter, time is of the essence. Waiting to speak to an attorney can have irreparable consequences.  Please call upon Brendan's office (727) 847-1115, to help get your case resolved favorably and behind you, so that you can move on with your life.  Brendan is a Florida native, where he has returned to live and practice law after attending law school in Michigan. Brendan was born and raised in Dade City, Florida.  He attended Pasco High School and St. Leo University.  Brendan considers serving the people of Florida a privilege.  In addition to practicing law, he held worked as a legal professor at Pasco Hernando Community College.  In so doing, he fulfilled an important role in giving back to the community.  He taught in the areas of Cyber Law, Business Law and Commercial Transactions. Particularly, Brendan is proud of his involvement in Big Brothers Big Sisters, for which Brendan serves as a Big Brother.
In his free time, Brendan enjoys the beauty of Florida’s outdoors whenever possible. He can also be found playing his guitar and singing at local businesses in the Tampa Bay area.

N. John Stewart, Jr.


Attorney John Stewart has been practicing law for over 40 years.  He concentrates in the

areas of Real Estate, Wills, Trusts, and other matters involving Estates. He also has

experience with certain types of cases involving liability disputes,commercial and business

litigation, and civil matters. 

He can be reached via email at:

​​Biographical Information for N. John Stewart, Jr.

John Stewart practices in the areas of real estate, wills, trusts, probate, trust administration,

and certain areas of civil litigation.

Florida resident for over 50 years.
Bachelor of Arts Degree, University of South Florida

Juris  Doctorate, Florida  State  College  of Law                                                                                                                                                               
Practicing law for over 40 years.
Highest  "AV"  rating  by Martindale-Hubbell

Admitted to practice in Federal Court, Middle District of Florida; All  Florida  Courts,

and the United States Supreme Court.

Elder, Deacon, Member of Session,Westminister Presbyterian Church

Current Commodore of the Tarpon Springs Yacht Club 
Outstanding Area Community Service Award, Previous West Pasco Chamber of Commerce Treasurer.  
Previous Director West Pasco Chamber of Commerce Chairman, Pasco  Fine  Arts Council.
Genesis Preparatory School, Past Board of Trustee Member.
Previous Parental Advisory Board Member, Richey Fundamental Elementary School.
Founding  Director,  Citizens National  Bank  & Trust. Port  Richey, FL.  Citizens National Bank merged to become Mercantile Bank.
Past President of Rotary Club, New Port Richey Chapter.  Previous King Pithla, Chasco Fiesta Ball.
Current Member: West Pasco Rotary Club

Life  Member,  West  Pasco  Historical Society.  

Member (past), Coastal Rivers Basin Board of the Southwest Florida Water Management District  

Charter  Advisory  Board (1974-75)
Chairman (past), Downtown Beautification Committee of the West Pasco Chamber of Commerce

Member,   Executive Council of West Pasco Chamber of Commerce.
Co-Chair - Volunteer Committee. Super Playground, Sims Park, New Port Richey

Director  (past)  - Center  for Independence,  Inc.

Executive  Director  (past)  - Boy  Scouts of America

Director  (past)  - Healing  Hearts  Ministry  for Women, Inc.
Director Pasco Hernando Community College Foundation Board  

Director  - Hernando Pasco Hospice 

Working in the conveniently located Stewart & Stewart, P.A., law office building in New Port Richey, Brendan Riley maintains his own practice handling areas of law separate from N. John Stewart, Jr. You can visit his website at: 

Contact Info:

Brendan Riley, Esquire, 5435 Main Street, New Port Richey, FL 34652 P. 727-847-1115 F. 727-847-1219


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