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Biographical Highlights

EDUCATION:

U. S. Naval Academy 

University of Florida, B.A., 1968

University of Florida, J.D., 1972

    

FLORIDA BAR ADMISSION:

June, 1972

COURT ADMISSIONS:

United State Supreme Court

United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit

United States District Court, Middle District of Florida

United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida

Courts of Florida

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

 

1973: Florida Department of Commerce, Division of Labor (migrant farm workers’ housing conditions) 

1989: Akerman, Senterfitt and Eidson, Orlando, FL

1976-1989: Sole Practice, Orlando, FL 

1989-1994: Partner, DeWolf, Ward, O’Donnell, & Hoofman, P.A.

1994-Present: Sole Practice, Orlando, FL; Kissimmee, FL

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

 

Bankruptcy, Commercial and General Civil Litigation, Mediation

 

SIGNIFICANT CASES:

 

Schultz v. State, 361 So. 2d 416 (Fla., 1978); (constitutional challenge to statute)

Cameron v. Outdoor Resorts of Am., Inc., 608 F.2d 187 (11th Cir., 1979): on rehrg., 611 F.2d 105 (11th Cir. 1980); (securities fraud)

In re Sunny Beach Motel, Inc.; 84 B.R. 806 (Bankr. M.D. Fla., 1988); (counsel for creditors’ committee, mortgage fraud; equitable subordination)

In re Berkley Multi-Units, Inc., 102 B.R. 852 (Bankr. M.D. Fla., 1989); (priorities of multiple, fractional mortgages; securities fraud)  See, Bergelson v. State, 581 So. 2d 918 (Fla. 4th D.C.A., 1991)

In re: Robert F. Potts; Benton L. Mitchell v. Robert F. Potts, 87-02823-bkc-6P7; Adv. No. ap-88-035 (Bankr. M.D. Fla., 1990); (exception to discharge)

 

Maury L. Carter & Assoc., Inc. v. Hardin J. Royall, Jr., 1992-CI-000480 (Circuit, Orange County, Fla., 1992); (business libel)

In re: US General Holding Corp.; Meininger v. Tongs, 6:93-bk-03872; 6:95-ap-00349-CTC (Bankr. M.D. Fla., 1995); (fraud)

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Arbitration Panelist, American Stock Exchange, Circuit Civil, Mortgage Foreclosure Mediator

    

BAR MEMBERSHIPS:

Florida Bar

Orange County Bar Association

Osceola County Bar Association

 

MARTINDALE RATING:

 

A.V. “Preeminent Lawyer” 25 consecutive years 

 

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

 

Kiwanis Club of South Orlando

Fresh Start Ministries of Central Florida, Board of Directors

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