Our Team

With experience in issues spanning from civil litigation to family law, our lawyers are equipped with diverse skillsets and an intense understanding of current rules and regulations in order to optimize our clients’ time with us. Our team is results-driven: we work to the highest potential to ensure an exceptional outcome, every time. As one of Delaware’s revered Law-Firms, Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze continues to take the practical route, implementing tactics that have continued to bring success to the firm and our clients for years.

Attorneys

John C. Andrade

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John C. Andrade
Location: Dover, Delaware
P: 302-678-3262
F: 302-678-9415
E: jandrade@pgslegal.com

JOHN C. ANDRADE joined Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, P.A. in 1987 and is a Director concentrating his practice in the areas of product liability, environmental law, intellectual property and civil litigation. Prior to joining Parkowski…

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Michael W. Arrington

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Michael W. Arrington
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
P: 302-594-3333
F: 302-654-3033
E: marrington@pgslegal.com

MICHAEL W. ARRINGTON, a Director at the firm, joined Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, P.A., in 2000 after eight years as the Director of Special Court Services for the Family Court of the State of Delaware. He practices in all of the Delaware…

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Elio Battista Jr.

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Elio Battista Jr.
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
P: 302-594-3311
F: 302-654-3033
E: ebattista@pgslegal.com

Elio Battista, Jr. joined Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, P.A. in 2012 as a Director. He concentrates his practice in the areas of administrative and government law, regulatory enforcement, commercial law and litigation, environmental…

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Kashif I. Chowdhry

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Kashif I. Chowdhry
Location: Dover, Delaware
P: 302-678-3262
F: 302-678-9415
E: kchowdhry@pgslegal.com

Kashif I. Chowdhry, Esquire joined Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze in 2008 as a Director, concentrating his practice on commercial litigation, real estate, contracts, estate and guardianship matters. Mr. Chowdhry has represented various corporations…

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William A. Denman

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William A. Denman
Location: Dover, Delaware
P: 302-678-3262
F: 302-678-9415
E: wdenman@pgslegal.com

WILLIAM A. DENMAN, a Director at the firm, joined Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, P.A., in May 2002…

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Mark F. Dunkle

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Mark F. Dunkle
Location: Dover, Delaware
P: 302-678-3262
F: 302-678-9415
E: mdunkle@pgslegal.com

Mr. Dunkle is the immediate past Chair of the Delaware Chapter of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys. By nomination of the Governor and confirmation…

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James D. Griffin

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James D. Griffin
Location: Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
P: 302-226-8702
F: 302-226-8704
E: pgs@pgslegal.com

JAMES D. GRIFFIN, joined Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, P.A., as an Associate in January 2017 after practicing with the firms of Tunnell & Raysor; James D. Griffin, Esquire; Griffin & Hackett, P.A. and Griffin and Robertson, P.A. since 1971…

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I. Barry Guerke

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I. Barry Guerke
Location: Dover, Delaware
P: 302-678-3262
F: 302-678-9415
E: bguerke@pgslegal.com

r. Guerke is a graduate of the University of Delaware and Dickinson School of Law. Following graduation from law school, he served as a law clerk to Chief Justice Daniel F. Wolcott and Associate Justice William Duffy of the Delaware Supreme Court…

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Shane C. Heberling

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Shane C. Heberling
Location: Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
P: 302-226-8702
F: 302-226-8704
E: sheberling@pgslegal.com

Shane C. Heberling is admitted to practice law in the State of Delaware. His practice focuses on real estate transactions, business services, estate planning, consumer bankruptcy…

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Clay T. Jester

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Clay T. Jester
Location: Dover, Delaware
P: 302-678-3262
F: 302-678-9415
E: cjester@pgslegal.com

CLAY T. JESTER joined Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, P.A. in 1980 and has been a Director since 1985. Mr. Jester practices in the areas of Family Law, Personal Injury Law, and Estate Planning, devoting 75% of his practice to litigation…

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Judy M. Jones

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Judy M. Jones
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
P: 302-594-3312
F: 302-654-3033
E: jjones@pgslegal.com

Judy M. Jones joined the firm in May, 2015 after maintaining her own solo practice. She practices as a litigator in a variety of the Delaware courts, focusing her practice primarily in the Delaware Family Courts where she regularly appears…

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Carolyn M McNeice

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Carolyn M McNeice
Location: Rehoboth, Delaware
P: 302-226-8702
F: 302-226-8704
E: cmcneice@pgslegal.com
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James D. Nutter

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James D. Nutter
Location: Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
P: 302-226-8702
F: 302-226-8704
E: jnutter@pgslegal.com

James D. Nutter joined Parkowski, Guerke and Swayze as a Director in December, 2012, and is resident partner in the firm’s Georgetown, Delaware, office. An experienced trial advocate, and former legislative attorney for the Delaware House of Representatives…

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F. Michael Parkowski

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F. Michael Parkowski
Location: Dover, Delaware
P: 302-678-3262
F: 302-678-139630
E: mparkowski@pgslegal.com

F. MICHAEL PARKOWSKI is a Director in the firm. He provides representation to a variety of public and private clients on governmental, environmental and land use matters. Mr. Parkowski received a degree in civil engineering from Villanova University…

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Vincent G. Robertson

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Vincent G. Robertson
Location: Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
P: 302-226-8702
F: 302-226-8704
E: vrobertson@pgslegal.com

Vincent G. Robertson joined Parkowski Guerke & Swayze in January of 2017 as a Director, as part of Griffin & Robertson’s merger into the firm.

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Christine P. Schiltz

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Christine P. Schiltz
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
P: 302-594-3332
F: 302-654-3033
E: cschiltz@pgslegal.com

CHRISTINE P. SCHILTZ joined Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze as a Director in June 2003, bringing with her a practice concentrated in the areas of insurance and banking law, health care and government relations and regulatory representation…

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David S. Swayze

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David S. Swayze
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
P: 302-594-3330
F: 302-654-3033
E: dswayze@pgslegal.com

DAVID S. SWAYZE joined Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze as a Director in June 2003. He concentrates his practice in the areas of financial services regulation, Delaware trust law and administration, government relations, and legislation, and environmental…

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Michael W. Teichman

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Michael W. Teichman
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
P: 302-594-3331
F: 302-654-3033
E: mteichman@pgslegal.com

MICHAEL W. TEICHMAN is a Director in the law firm of Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, P.A., joining the firm in June 2003. Mr. Teichman practices in the areas of administrative and commercial law, with a concentration in the representation…

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William J. Walls Jr.

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William J. Walls Jr.
Location: Dover, Delaware
P: 302-678-3262
F: 302-678-9415
E: wwalls@pgslegal.com

William J Walls Jr., joined the firm in November 2016 after serving 24 years as Judge of the Family Court of the State of Delaware. Before being appointed as judge of the Family Court he was partner in the Dover law firm of Hindman and Walls…

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Administration

James L. Rau

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James L. Rau
Location: Dover, Delaware
P: 302-678-3262
F: 302-678-1396
E: jrau@pgslegal.com
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