Ernie Cole grew up in Somerset County, New Jersey and graduated from Wardlaw Country Day School High School in 1970. He graduated from Rutgers College in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1974 with a bachelor of science degree in United States history. He then enrolled in Wake Forest University School of Law and earned his juris doctor degree in 1977. 

Upon graduation, Ernie moved to New Port Richey and worked for one year for Home Shopping Network founder, Roy Speer. In 1978, Ernie founded his own law firm. In 2012, Ernie merged his firm with the law firm of Jenny Scavino Sieg. Ernie retired in December of 2014. 

He continues to reside in Pasco County with his wife, Cyndi. They have one son.

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Jenny Scavino Sieg grew up in Pinellas County and graduated from the University of Florida in 1994 with a bachelor of science degree in Political Science. She immediately returned to St. Petersburg and earned her juris doctor degree from Stetson University College of Law in 1997. 

After working at the Florida Attorney General’s Office for seven years, Jenny moved to Pasco County and became the Coordinator of the Paralegal Program at Pasco-Hernando Community College in 2004. In 2006, she entered private practice and opened her own firm in 2011 in New Port Richey. In 2012, she merged her law firm with the firm of Ernest G. Cole. 

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past President of Women Lawyers of Pasco, current Treasurer of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, member of the Greater Pasco Chamber of Commerce, member of Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce and active in other local organizations.


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Teresa brings more than 20 years of experience to her position Of Counsel with Sieg & Cole. She has served as a staff attorney with the Florida office of the United Auto Workers Legal Services and as a Domestic Violence Attorney Gulf Coast Legal Services in Clearwater and St. Petersburg. Ms. Fitzpatrick is a member of the West Pasco Bar Association, Inns of Court, the Florida Bar, the Clearwater Bar Association, the St. Petersburg Bar Association, and the Women’s Lawyers of Pasco County.

With more than 20 years of experience representing plaintiffs in the areas of personal injury litigation, wrongful death and trial litigation, Christopher brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position Of Counsel with Sieg & Cole. He has earned a solid reputation within the legal community for handling complex cases in areas of personal injury, intentional torts, wrongful death, insurance claims, real estate, defective construction and more. 


Jenny lives in Trinity with her two children and husband, David. Jenny is a member and past president of the West Pasco Bar Association,