Defuniak Springs, Florida Lawyers

Thomas Shawn Lupella Esq.
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DeFuniak Springs, FL Lawyer. 12 years experience
(850) 951-1134 1614-B U.S. Highway 90 West
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
University of North Dakota School of Law
For over 10 years and over 5000 court cases, from DUIs and Domestic Violence charges–to the most serious and complex felony cases. I have had many jury trials and have represented those charged with capital offenses. I attended law school at the University of North Dakota. While there I focused on trial advocacy and litigation and worked some excellent attorneys at Zimney, Foster, P.C. I worked in the areas of Insurance Defense, Commercial Law, and Federal Criminal Law. After moving to Florida with my family, I started working as a prosecutor for child abuse and neglect cases with...
(850) 362-6655 2110 Lewis Turner Blvd.
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 424-5240 3997 Commons Drive West, Suite I
Destin, FL 32541
Christopher Paul Brannon
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Defuniak Springs, FL Attorney. 11 years experience
544 U.S. Highway 98 East
Defuniak Springs, FL 32433
Personal Injury
Stetson University College of Law
Paul Brannon was born in Fort Walton Beach, Florida in 1980. Paul was raised in Destin, Florida and attended school at Destin Elementary, Bruner Middle School, and Fort Walton Beach Highschool. Paul graduated from Fort Walton Beach High School in 1998. Paul played competitive golf for Fort Walton Beach High School and actively participated in Key Club. Paul was also part of Fort Walton Beach High School's first leadership class. Upon graduation from Fort Walton Beach High School, Paul attended the University of Florida. During his sophomore year at the University of Florida, Paul was one...
(850) 863-5297 975 Mar Walt Drive
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 398-5377 204 Main Street North
Crestview, FL 32536
Clay Brown Adkinson
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DeFuniak Springs, FL Lawyer. 10 years experience
(850) 892-5195 41 South 6th Street
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
Florida State University College of Law
Clay B. Adkinson is a skilled and experienced criminal defense attorney at Adkinson Law Firm in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. The firm, which has more than 30 years of experience in the Florida Panhandle, represents clients facing criminal charges and others who are involved in family law issues. Adkinson earned his bachelor's degree in political science at Florida State University in Tallahassee in 2003. He then attended law school at Florida State University College of Law where he graduated with his juris doctor degree in 2005. After law school, he joined Adkinson Law Firm with...
Terrence H Thorgaard
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Freeeport, FL Lawyer. 39 years experience
(850) 502-9724 51 Cross Creek Circle
Freeeport, FL 32439
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Estate Planning and Municipal
University of Puget Sound
I was born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, where I practiced law from 1977. I was a municipal attorney for the first part of my legal career, and then switched to private practice. I conducted a general private law practice, with emphasis in civil litigation and bankruptcy. I also taught several college-level courses relating to various aspects of the law. In 2004, my family and I moved to Florida and have been here ever since. From 2011 to 2015 I worked for another lawyer in Walton County, assisting him in his office, especially with scheduling...
Lacey Powell Clark
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Mary Esther, FL Attorney. 22 years experience
(850) 664-5564 151 Mary Esther Boulevard, Suite 312
Mary Esther, FL 32569
Personal Injury
Florida State University College of Law and Florida State University College of Law
Lacey Powell Clark grew up in Crestview, FL and graduated from Crestview High School. After graduating high school, she attended Florida State University in Tallahassee and graduated Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology in 1991. She earned her law degree (Juris Doctor) from the Florida State University College of Law, with honors, in 1994. Ms. Clark joined Powell, Powell & Powell, P.A. in 1994, and became a partner in 2007. She is a member of the Florida Bar, the American Bar Association, the Okaloosa-Walton Bar Association, the Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association, the American Association...
Gerard Virga
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Fort Walton Beach, FL Lawyer. 12 years experience
(850) 972-2759 134 Eglin Pkwy NE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Divorce and Personal Injury
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
As the founder of The Virga Law Firm, P.A., Panama City attorney Gerard Virga provides legal services in the area of divorce and family law. Since the year 2004, he has been working in the legal field in Florida. Prior to the decision to found his own firm, Attorney Virga spent time as an Assistant Attorney General and associate at another firm. Mr. Virga is received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and his Juris Doctor degree from the Samford University Cumberland School of Law. Learn more by contacting his firm today.
(850) 257-7086 303 Magnolia Avenue
Panama City, FL 32401
(850) 999-5857 111 E Garden Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
Hayward Dykes Jr.
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Miramar Beach, FL Attorney. 14 years experience
(850) 837-5118 P.O. Box 6944
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Construction and Criminal
The University of Mississippi School of Law
Handle civil and criminal cases throughout Northwest Florida. My firm focuses on personal injury, criminal defense, bankruptcy, real estate closings, and general civil litigation.
Samuel Scott Critzer
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MIRAMAR BEACH, FL Lawyer. 23 years experience
(850) 622-0050 12889 US HWY 98 W
UNIT 110A
MIRAMAR BEACH, FL 324550
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Business, Collections and Real Estate
Georgia State University College of Law
Scott Critzer began working in the construction and real estate business more than 30 years ago, after graduating from Virginia Tech’s top ranked Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Scott worked first as an engineer for a commercial developer and later as a development project manager. Continuing his education, Scott graduated from Georgia State University College of Law in 1993, and has been a member of the State Bar of Georgia since that time. The Critzer Law Firm opened in Atlanta where Scott worked litigating real estate cases and performed real...
Susan Ann Martinez
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Navarre, FL Lawyer. 10 years experience
(850) 939-9995 7552 Navarre Parkway, Suite 9
Navarre, FL 32566
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Susan A. Martinez, Esq., I am a mother, formerly in the United States Air Force, and a former Assistant State Attorney, I have always wanted to be a prosecutor because of my strong sense of justice. I have extensive experience with the criminal justice system as both a prosecutor and a criminal defense attorney. After leaving the State Attorneys Office, I continued to have a strong sense of justice so I decided that I wanted to practice consumer law and I started learning about debtor’s rights and helping consumer’s. I treat each client as if they are an...
Tim Michael Flaherty
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Crestview, FL Attorney. 15 years experience
(850) 398-8098 4100 S Ferdon Blvd #A-6
Crestview, FL 32536
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Timothy Flaherty is a Fort Walton criminal defense attorney who has dedicated his practice to defending those facing some of the toughest situations of their lives with compassion and a reliable defense. With over a decade of courtroom experience, he uses his knowledge of Florida's laws to help his clients seek out a positive resolution while minimizing the stress on their shoulders. Pursuing a legal degree at Southern Illinois University School of Law was the first step in his successful legal career. After earning his license to practice in Florida, he gained hands-on experience as a Public Defender. Armed...
(850) 243-6097 1817 Lewis Turner Blvd #E
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 460-7470 4012 Commons Dr W #104D
Destin, FL 32541
Coy Howard Browning
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Fort Walton Beach, FL Lawyer. 14 years experience
(866) 384-5463 418 Racetrack Rd NE
Suite B
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Free ConsultationDUI
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Shawn M. Risen
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Fort Walton Beach, FL Attorney. 20 years experience
(850) 864-1951 436 Green Acres Road
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Florida State University College of Law
RISEN & RYAN, P.A. is a full service law firm concentrating in the practice of Marital & Family Law, Consumer Bankruptcy and Criminal Defense on the Emerald Coast since 1996.
Cristina Steele-Kaplan
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Fort Walton Beach, FL Attorney. 12 years experience
(850) 361-8760 362 Beal Parkway NW
103
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Immigration
North Carolina Central University School of Law
Gillis Edward Powell, Jr.
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Crestview, FL Lawyer. 42 years experience
(850) 682-2757 422 N. Main Street
Crestview, FL 32536
Civil Rights, Criminal, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
South Texas College of Law
Gillis E. (Gill) Powell, Jr.main focus is litigation and trial practice. He handles complex personal injury cases, medical malpractice cases, wrongful death cases, catastrophic injury cases, criminal defense cases, railroad cases, real estate litigation, and commercial litigation. Mr. Powell has tried and won numerous civil trials and he has obtained substantial jury awards for his clients. He is a member of the million dollar advocates club as a result of his jury verdicts. He has also successfully defended many clients in criminal cases, including clients charged with homicide, aggravated battery, sexual battery, drug offenses, driving under the...
Rusty Shepard
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Panama City, FL Lawyer. 16 years experience
(850) 215-5200 2612 B West 15th Street
Panama City, FL 32401
Criminal, DUI and Social Security Disability
Florida State University College of Law
After graduating from Florida State University College of Law in the year 2000, Attorney Rusty Shepard became the Assistant State Attorney in Chipley for four years. As a former prosecutor, Mr. Shepard is well-versed in the legal system, judicial processes and how to best anticipate choices on the part of the prosecution in his current cases. Coming up with aggressive and intuitive defense tactics, Attorney Shepard is devoted to obtaining the best possible verdict for his clients, doing everything in his power to have their charges reduced or dismissed altogether. He is the President of the Bay County Chapter at...
Mark Stephen Thomas
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Rosemary Beach, FL Attorney. 22 years experience
(850) 510-0031 P.O. Box 611193
Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
Health Care
Florida State University College of Law and Florida State University College of Law
Mark concentrates his practice on representing health care providers, insurers and suppliers/manufacturers in regulatory matters before the government. He specializes in Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement, state licensure and transactional compliance. Mark has 30 years of experience in hospital, physician and managed care regulation and compliance. As a litigator, Mark has tried 35 healthcare cases in administrative, state and federal courts. His transactional practice includes the creation of several of Florida's most complex and comprehensive joint ventures. Mark is one of only 190 attorneys in the country who is board-certified in health law. He has graduate degrees in healthcare...
(352) 372-9990 5200 SW 91st Terrace
Suite 101-B
Gainesville, FL 32608
Clark H. Henderson
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Shalimar, FL Lawyer. 5 years experience
(850) 651-9313 #4 11th Avenue
Suite 2
Shalimar, FL 32579
Criminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Clark H. Henderson, originally from Waynesboro, Mississippi, is a 2007 graduate of the University of South Alabama and a 2011 graduate of the Cumberland School of Law, Sam ford University, in Birmingham, Alabama. During law school Clark interned at the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and with the Honorable Laura Petro, 10th Judicial Circuit, Criminal Division. He practiced in Birmingham, Alabama before being admitted to the Florida Bar. Clark is licensed to practice in both Florida and Alabama.
Laura C. Pyne
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Panama City, FL Attorney. 7 years experience
(850) 215-9090 2309 Frankford Avenue
Suite A
Panama City, FL 32405
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
University of Florida
Pyne Law Group, P.A. is a tax, estate planning and corporate law boutique offering a fusion of taxation, accounting, business, valuation, and legal expertise. Combined with an acute understanding of individual, family and business needs, we realize client goals. Our firm is passionate about helping individuals and families preserve their wealth for future generations, maximizing inheritances, and minimizing taxes. We proudly practice in estate and gift tax planning, wills and trusts, business succession planning, asset protection, probate, and trust administration. We are also committed to providing business clients and entrepreneurs with legal services and expert business...
Andy Wayne Williamson
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Santa Rosa Beach, FL Attorney. 19 years experience
(850) 685-3091 P.O. Box 1248
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Estate Planning, Personal Injury, Probate and Real Estate
Regent University School of Law
Andy Wayne Williamson is a life long resident of the Florida Panhandle. Wayne was born in Marianna, Florida. Wayne lived in Bonifay, Florida until 1981 when His Family moved to DeFuniak Springs. Wayne graduated from Walton Senior High School in 1987. Wayne attend Okaloosa Walton Community College and graduated with two degrees. Wayne then attended Florida State University and graduated in 1993. Wayne attended Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia and graduated in 1997 with a Juris Doctorate degree. Wayne's primary office is located South Walton County, Florida. ...
Jeffery James Lathem
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Fort Walton Beach, FL Attorney. 17 years experience
(850) 796-2345 173 NE Eglin Parkway
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Family and Probate
Stetson University College of Law
I have been practicing law for over 17 years and for the majority of that time have practiced in some area of family law. In the last three years, however, I have devoted my practice on a full time basis to areas of family law and probate document preparation. The technicalities and long term implications of handling family law matters are often less than obvious. The legal forms available for pro se individuals are sometimes insufficient to address all the long term effects of decisions made today. Though engaging an attorney in what seems to be...
(850) 796-2345 173 NE Eglin Parkway
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Martin Wayne Lester
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Fort Walton Beach, FL Lawyer. 26 years experience
(850) 226-7092 184 Eglin Parkway NE
Suite 7
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Immigration
Yale Law School
I grew up in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, a small town in the heart of Florida's Emerald Coast. After graduating from Brown University and Yale Law School, I practiced law in DC and Virginia until 2003, when my family moved back down to my hometown. My wife Lori holds an MSW from Virginia Commonwealth University. We have two daughters, Jodi and Lindsay. Southern Star Immigration, P.A., which I helped launch this year, is a law firm concentrating on bringing high-quality immigration law services to underserved communities in the Southeast. We don't believe that people should have to...
Vincent Maxwell Bruner
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Fort Walton Beach, FL Lawyer. 2 years experience
(800) 278-6371 110 Eglin Parkway SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Products Liability
University of Tulsa College of Law
Amanda Rowland Hampel
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Destin, FL Attorney. 6 years experience
(850) 424-6442 4481 Legendary Drive
Suite 204
Destin, FL 32540
Estate Planning and Family
Florida Coastal School of Law
Amanda Rowland Hampel is an associate attorney with the law firm Havens & Miller, P.L.L.C. This private law practice specializes in complex estate and charitable gift planning for affluent individuals and families and on behalf of charitable organizations. Ms. Hampel received her J.D. from the Florida Coastal School of Law, and her B.A. from the University of Tennessee. Ms. Hampel is licensed to practice law in the states of Tennessee and South Carolina, and she will sit for the Florida Bar in February 2013. Ms. Hampel is also admitted to the United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee. Ms. Hampel...
(615) 543-6442 9005 Overlook Blvd.
Brentwood, TN 37027
(850) 424-6442 31 Main Street
Suite 1B
Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
Drew Bruner
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Fort Walton Beach, FL Lawyer. 4 years experience
(800) 278-6371 110 Eglin Pkwy SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 3548
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury and Products Liability
Joseph Lorenz
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Ft. Walton Beach, FL Attorney. 43 years experience
(850) 226-8908 1817 Lewis Turner Blvd
Suite D
Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547
Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce, Family and Personal Injury
University of Florida
Practicing personal injury and divorce law litigation in Okaloosa, Walton and Santa Rosa Counties for over 40 years. Also, Florida Supreme Court Certified Family and Circuit Civil Mediator since 1992.
Marsha L Weaver
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Navarre, FL Lawyer. 23 years experience
(850) 939-5299 8285 Navarre Parkway
Navarre, FL 32566
Family
Former General Magistrate, First Judicial Circuit, Assigned to Family Law Division and Dependency Division of the Circuit Court in Okaloosa County. Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator
Daniel Charles O'Rourke
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Miramar Beach, FL Lawyer. 21 years experience
12889 US Highway 98 West Unit 110A
Miramar Beach, FL 32550-3241
Arbitration & Mediation, Business, Construction and Real Estate
Saint Louis University School of Law
Dan O’Rourke has been practicing law in Florida for nearly 20 years and focuses on general civil and commercial litigation in the state and federal trial and appellate courts of northwest Florida. Dan has represented clients in matters ranging from Covenants Not to Compete in the trial court of Walton County to construction liens and contract disputes throughout northwest Florida. He has also represented clients in real estate fraud disputes in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida and claims pursuant to the federal Hyde Amendment (awarding attorney fees to victims of malicious, vexatious, frivolous and...
Isaac Taylor Newlin
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Navarre, FL Lawyer. 9 years experience
(850) 939-7722 9218 Navarre Parkway
Navarre, FL 32566
Free ConsultationAnimal, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Carol Lee Peake
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Daytona Beach, FL Lawyer. 12 years experience
Suite 416
Daytona Beach, FL 32115
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
Mark Scott Rubin
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Fort Walton Beach, FL Lawyer. 22 years experience
(850) 796-2345 173 Eglin Pkwy NE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Elder and Family
Tulane University School of Law and University of Florida
The Rubin Law Firm dedicates its practice exclusively to areas of marital and family law. Mark S. Rubin is an experienced trial attorney who has been practicing and litigating cases in Okaloosa County, Walton County, Santa Rosa County, Escambia County, and surrounding counties for over 18 years. The Rubin Law Firm offers skilled representation and advice in all family law and divorce matters.
Stephen Joseph Ryan
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Fort Walton Beach, FL Attorney. 21 years experience
(850) 864-1951 436 Green Acres Road
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Bankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Florida State University College of Law
Born and raised in New York, Steve was awarded his Juris Doctorate with honors, by Florida State University and a BS in Political Science by the State University of New York, Stonybrook. He is a member of the Florida Bar since 1995 and a member of the United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, since 1996.
Timothy H. Wells
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Bonifay, FL Attorney. 30 years experience
(850) 547-3644 124 S. Waukesha Street
PO Box 155
Bonifay, FL 32425
Florida State University College of Law
Justin N. Rost
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Panama City, FL Lawyer. 13 years experience
(850) 481-1386 1514 W 23rd St
#A
Panama City, FL 32405
Business, Construction, Criminal and Insurance Defense
University of Miami School of Law
Matthew J Ausley
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Miramar Beach, FL Attorney. 1 year experience
(850) 622-0050 12889 U.S. Highway 98W
Unit 110A
Miramar Beach, FL 32550-3241
Business, Collections and Real Estate
Florida Coastal School of Law
Donald Keith Kilpatrick
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Navarre, FL Attorney. 13 years experience
(850) 939-7722 9218 Navarre Parkway
Navarre, FL 32566
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Kendra Condon
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Destin, FL Lawyer. 26 years experience
(866) 237-2955 Pier 98 Office Building
543 Harbor Blvd., Suite 101
Destin, FL 32541
Divorce, Domestic Violence, Elder and Family
Loyola University New Orleans School of Law and Tulane University School of Law
Jennifer Hanson Copus
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Shalimar, FL Attorney. 15 years experience
(850) 609-1433 1186 Eglin Parkway
Shalimar, FL 32579
Divorce, Family and Immigration
William Banton Price
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Destin, FL Attorney. 10 years experience
(850) 863-4064 4460 Legendary Dr
Destin, FL 32541
Business
The University of Alabama School of Law
Michael Reldon Leininger
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Destin, FL Attorney. 14 years experience
(850) 650-9916 114 Palmetto St
Suite 8
Destin, FL 32541
Divorce, Employment, Landlord Tenant and Traffic Tickets
Florida Coastal School of Law
Attorney Information Meet Michael Leininger Attorney Michael R. Leininger began his legal career in real estate law and commercial law serving small businesses in a variety of ways. Since founding Leininger Law Firm, P.A., in Destin, Florida, he has become increasing involved with family law, criminal defense and estate planning/probate for individuals. Litigation has always been an important portion of his legal practice and he has extended that into the area of personal injury, contract law, contract disputes and commercial litigation. Known for his rigorous attention to detail and his commitment to being overly-accessible at all times, he is a lawyer with unwavering honesty,...
Jeffrey Wayne Watson
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Destin, FL Lawyer. 34 years experience
(850) 460-7760 225 Main Street
Suite 5
Destin, FL 32541
Administrative, Business, Collections and Military
and Cumberland School of Law, Samford University