Professional Background


• Accomplished litigation attorney with 28 years of experience in commercial and real estate litigation, including an emphasis on creditors’ rights

 AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell

• AVVO™10.0 Superb Rating

• Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator

• Approved Residential Mortgage Modification Mediator, U. S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida

• Admitted, State of Florida & U. S Court, Middle District of Florida

• Member, The Florida Bar

• Member, The Jacksonville Bar Association

• President, Young Lawyers Section (1997 – 1998)

• Chairman, Sole Practitioner/Small Firms Committee (2001 – 2002)

• Member, First Coast Chapter, Risk Management Association

• Affiliate Member, Northeast Florida Association of Realtors

• Member, Attorney's Title Insurance Fund

• Agent, Old Republic National Title Insurance Company

• Attorney Member, Fourth Judicial Circuit Grievance Committee “A” of The Florida Bar (2012-2014)

• Alumnus, Chester Bedell American Inn of Court


• Presenter, “Real Property Foreclosure: A Step-by-Step Workshop” – National Business Institute, a Florida Bar approved CLE seminar (2011)

• Presenter, “The Steps of Foreclosure,” First Coast Chapter, Risk Management Association (2009)

• Guest, FM 88.1 “The Promise” Morning Radio Show, answering caller questions on the topic of foreclosure (2008) and business disputes (2009)

• Presenter, “Judgment Enforcement in Florida” – Lorman Education Services, a Florida Bar approved CLE seminar (2008)

• Presenter, “Collection Law Update in Florida” – Lorman Education Services, a Florida Bar approved CLE seminar (1999)


• President, Rotary Club of West Jacksonville (2012 - 2013), Paul Harris Fellow, Member since 2001

• Director, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, North Florida Chapter, Advisory Board of Directors (2009 - 2011)

• Chairman for 2009 & 2010 “Tailgate Kickoff To a Cure” – events raised over $100,000 
to help fight cystic fibrosis

• President, The Webb Center, Inc. (2000-2001) – organization assisting developmentally and physically disabled children and young adults reach full potential, Director (1994 – 2001)

• Member, The 200 Club of Jacksonville (2001 – present) – organization established to benefit survivors and family members of policemen and firemen killed or seriously injured in the line of duty


• Stetson University College of Law, Juris Doctor, December 1989
Cum Laude

  • Recipient, Cecil and Augusta Bailey Scholarship Award, conferred upon graduation 
(Criteria: Leadership, Scholarship and Character)

  • Research Editor, Stetson Law Review

  • Best Speaker, Freshman Moot Court Competition

  • Author, “Corroboration or Propensity? An Empty Distinction in the admissibility of Similar Fact 
Evidence” – Vol. 18-1, Stetson Law Review.

• Stetson University, Bachelor of Business Administration, August 1984
Major: Finance