BCN Attorneys serving The Villages® community and surrounding areas, are passionate about doing the best job we can for clients like you, each and every day. From the initial complimentary consultation with our firm to the completion of a legal matter on your behalf, you will find why the BCN Law Firm Team is recognized for delivering exceptional knowledge, client service, value and results. When you turn to BCN Law Firm, you turn to forward-looking professionals who work together every day to help our clients and communities.
Wade Boyette, J.D., LLM.
Born in Estill, South Carolina, Wade came to Lake County in 1994 during a time of burgeoning growth. After graduating from Georgia Southern University with a B.S. in Accounting, Mercer University with a J.D. Degree, and the University of Florida with a Master’s Degree in Taxation, he made his mark with a strong transactional law practice. Prior to moving to Lake County, Mr. Boyette practiced tax accounting in the Big Six accounting firm Coopers and Lybrand in Jacksonville.
He enjoys giving back to the community through his philanthropic work with not-for-profit agencies including Cornerstone Hospice.
The father of two grown children also has two dogs and two cats.
Heath B. Nailos, J.D.
A Florida resident since 1978, Heath was born in Atlanta. After earning his B.A. in History from the University of South Florida, and his J.D. Degree from Stetson University College of Law, Heath became a partner in Cummins & Nailos, PA. He also practiced as an Associate at Rissman, Weisberg, Barrett, Hurt, Donahue & McLain in Orlando.
Heath made his mark by focusing primarily on Personal Injury and Litigation, and also by handling sinkhole disputes and issues associated with sinkhole claims. He has a experience in ensuring insurance companies deal fairly with his clients, and in helping them achieve the best outcomes possible. A husband and father, Heath serves on the board of Pig on the Pond (an event which supports education and scholarships in our community) and Cornerstone Hospice. He is also Chairman of the Board of Growing Champions for Life and chairs the SPCR committee for The First United Methodist Church in Clermont.
Kristin Cummins Nailos, J.D.
Was born in 1970 in Leesburg, Florida and has resided in Lake County all of her life. She graduated from the University of Florida in 1992 with a B.S. in Journalism and Stetson College of Law, where she graduated with honors in 1996. Mrs. Nailos has practiced law in Central Florida since 1996, and is a member of The Florida Bar, and the Lake County Bar Association and is admitted to practice in the Middle District of Florida and all State Courts in Florida.
She has concentrated her areas of practice to include Real Estate Law, Real Estate Litigation, Mortgage Foreclosure Defense, General Litigation and Probate and Estate Planning. She is an active member of First United Methodist Church of Clermont and is an avid marathon runner.
Norman C. Cummins, J.D.
Was born in 1938 in Louisville, Kentucky. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Alabama in 1963 and a J.D. Degree from the University of Alabama in 1967. He made his mark practicing Probate, Estate Planning and Real Estate Law and has represented clients in the Lake County area since 1970.
Mr. Cummins has been a pillar of the Lake County community for over 40 years. He is an active member of First Baptist Church of Clermont. He is also an active member of The Florida Bar and the Lake County Bar Association.
Michelle C. Bottex, J.D.
Ms. Bottex earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Stetson University and Master of Arts degree in Human Resources Development from Webster University. A former Department of Children and Families employee and Florida Public School teacher, she has advocated for parents and children throughout her career.
Upon graduating from Barry University College of Law, Ms. Bottex began her legal career as an Assistant State Attorney where she honed her litigation skills as a criminal prosecutor. Her areas of practice include Family Law, Criminal Law and Administrative Hearings.
Ms. Bottex has been practicing law in the Central Florida area for ten years. She also serves as an adjunct professor at Keiser University. In her spare time, she enjoys tutoring students and preparing them for college.
Travis Stulz, J.D.
Mr. Stulz was born and raised in Berlin, Maryland and moved to Central Florida in 2006. He graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences and Public Affairs. Mr. Stulz then attended Florida A&M University College of Law and received his J.D. in 2014.
Mr. Stulz has concentrated his practice areas to Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, and Criminal Law.
Ken Costello, J.D.
Ken Costello is an associate at Boyette, Cummins & Nailos, PLLC. His practice focuses on real estate, civil litigation, bankruptcy, debt defense, estate planning and probate.
A Magna Cum Laude graduate of Florida A&M University College of Law, Ken received his undergraduate degree in Finance from Florida State University. He is licensed to practice in the State of Florida and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida and is a member of the Attorneys’ Title Fund.
Outside of the office, Ken is an avid sports fan and enjoys golfing and spending time with his wife and two kids.