Our Staff


PGD_Denise_8166Denise Holmes

Denise Holmes has been Patrick Gaffney’s legal assistant since 2001. She has over 25 years of experience in the area of family law in Clearwater.

PGD_Claire_8181Clare Peacock

Having been a middle school math teacher for 11 years with a Masters Degree, a Realtor and a mother, Clare Peacock brings her skills to work each day as Office Manager, Bookkeeper and Technology Head. Clare worked with her husband Ray to start the firm when he left a larger firm to go out on his own in 1981.

PGD_Kathleen_8173Kathleen Budge

Kathleen Budge has been with the firm since January 2012 as Assistant to Anthone R. Damianakis.  She has over 10 years experience in the legal field in Florida with a primary focus on litigation.  Prior to that, she had over 15 years experience in the legal field in New York.