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Practice areas:

  • Estate planning
  • Probate law
  • Trust law
  • Estate litigation
  • Criminal law

Professional accomplishments:

  • Instructor, Criminal Justice Program, University of Central Florida, 1993
  • Assistant State Attorney, Seventh Judicial Circuit, State of Florida, 1980 – 1988
  • Designated Assistant to Statewide Grand Jury, 1984
  • Senior Trial Counsel and Special Prosecutor, Seventh Judicial Circuit, State of Florida, 1984 – 1987
  • Division Chief, Special Prosecution Division, Seventh Judicial Circuit, State of Florida, 1987 – 1988
  • Designated Assistant Attorney General, Department of Legal Affairs, 1988 – 1990
  • Legal Counsel for Volusia County Sheriff, Forfeiture Law, 1989 – 1990
  • Member, Florida Association of Police Attorneys, 1989 – 1990
  • Board Certified Criminal Trial lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
  • Board Certified Criminal Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy
Admissions:
  • 1980, Florida
  • 1985, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • 1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • 1989, U.S. Supreme Court
Education:
  • Stetson College of Law, J.D., 1979
  • University of Florida, B.A., Summa Cum Laude, 1976
Memberships:
  • Volusia County Bar Association
    • Member, Board of Directors, 1985 – 1986
    • Member, Real Property and Trust Law, Elder Law, and Criminal Law Sections
  • The Florida Bar
    • Member, Rules of Criminal Procedure Committee, 1983
    • Grievance Committee of the Seventh Circuit, 1996 – 1997
    • Chairman, 1997 and 1998
    • Member, Real Property, Probate, Trust Law, Elder Law, and Criminal Law Sections