Leah Charbonnet

Eric Ponzan

Eric Ponzan was born in New York and raised in Coral Springs, Florida. He attended high school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas and graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. Eric is a Florida Registered Paralegal by The Florida Bar. Prior to joining our firm in 2015,  Eric worked as a paralegal at The Law Office of John L. Korthals in Pompano Beach, Florida for more than a decade where he handled real estate transactions, probate litigation, and civil litigation cases.

Since 2015 Eric has worked at our firm diligently managing cases and working with our clients to assist them through the legal process. Eric currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida, with his wife and twin boys. In his spare time, he enjoys spending quality time with his family and friends and watching as much sports as possible.

Colleen Doering

Colleen was born and raised in Glens Falls, New York. She graduated from Marymount College with a degree in interior design. She then moved to Florida where she worked as a designer for Stainless, Inc.

Colleen has been with Balkan Patterson & Charbonnet since the firm opened in 2006. As the firms first employee, she has been an integral part of building the firm to where it is today. She is a highly experienced professional who manages the office.

Colleen lives in Boca Raton with her husband. She has two adult children who both live in Atlanta Georgia Attorneys. When Colleen isn’t cheering for the Florida State Seminoles, she enjoys concerts and spending time with her family.

Tiffany Klopfer

Born and raised in New York, Tiffany moved to Florida in 1989.  She attended high school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas and went on to obtain her B.A. in Criminal Justice from Florida Atlantic University. While attending university, Tiffany worked part time at an insurance defense law firm where she first began working with Adam Balkan.

Tiffany has been a paralegal with Balkan Patterson & Charbonnet since its opening in 2006. She brings over 25 years of experience in the legal field managing cases, assisting the attorneys and working closely with clients. Before that she was a paralegal specializing in stockbroker misconduct and brokerage firm negligence involving stocks, bonds and commodities.

Tiffany currently lives in Boca Raton with her husband and daughter. In her spare time she enjoys crafting and watching her daughter play softball.