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Self-Employed in Private Practice Since 1985, serving Jacksonville, Florida and the surrounding Northeast Florida area. Proctor in Admiralty. General Practice


  • Cumberland School of Law
  • Samford University - Birmingham, Alabama
  • Degree Achieved - Doctorate of Juris Prudence
  • Graduation Date:May 12, 1985


  • *Dean's List
  • *Who's Who Among American Law Students
  • *J. L. Hughes International Law Society
  • *Community Leaders of America
  • *Florida Student Bar Committee Chairman


Concentrations: Corporations, Contracts, Collections, Collection Defense, Dissolution of Marriage, Child Custody, Support Actions, Personal Injury Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse, Products Liability, Wrongful Death, Admiralty, Landlord/Tenant Disputes, Real Property, Name Changes, Wills/Estates/Trusts/Probate, Adoptions, DUI, Felony & Misdemeanor Criminal Matters, Civil & Criminal Litigation, State and Federal Courts. Additionally serves as a notary public.

Clinical Programs:

  • *Judicial Clerkship
  • *Clerkship in the U.S. Attorney General's Office
  • *Basic Skills in Advocacy Class
  • *Extensive Mock Trials
  • *Skilled at WESTLAW and JURIS
  • *Semi-Finalist in Sr. Trial Competition

Florida State University - Tallahassee, Florida

Degree Achieved:

  • Major– Political Science
  • Minor– Business Law
  • Graduation Date– May 1980


  • *Who's Who Among Students in American *Universities and Colleges
  • *Outstanding Young Men of America
  • *Phi Theta Kappa Honor Fraternity
  • *Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity
  • *University of Florida Blue Key Award
  • *Garnet and Gold Key Honor Society
  • *Student Government President
  • *Union Board Vice Chairman
  • *FSU Senior Class President
  • *FSU Outstanding Senior

Civic Involvement

Involved in a numerous community and civic clubs and organizations:

  • *Civic Round Table of Jacksonville, P. President (recipient of a 1999 CRT Award for "Outstanding Civic Leader")
  • *Central Civitan Club of Jacksonville, P. President
  • *Sons of the American Revolution Jax Chapter, P. President
  • *Campfire Boys and Girls Clubs, P. President
  • *Florida Trial Lawyers Association
  • *American Bar Association
  • *Jacksonville Bar Association
  • *Florida Bar Association
  • *Jacksonville Scholarship Foundation, Formerly on Board of Directors
  • *President, North Florida Scholarship Organization, Inc.
  • *Executive Director, Jacksonville USA Scholarship Pageants
  • *Beaches Democratic Club, Jacksonville Beach - President
  • *Bull Snort Forum
  • *Southside Business Men's Club