Walton County, Florida Lawyers

Matthew J Ausley
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Florida Attorney

Matthew J. Ausley represents clients in collection and foreclosure actions, business and real estate related litigation, and family law matters. Matt brings almost a decade of business experience with him to Anchors... Read More »
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John Patrick Musca
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Florida Attorney with 19 years experience

Mr. Musca is a passionate, aggressive and nationally-renowned criminal defense attorney who represents clients on all criminal defense matters in the State of Florida. He completed his undergraduate studies at Boston... Read More »
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Christopher Paul Brannon
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Walton County, FL Attorney with 13 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...
Andy Wayne Williamson
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Walton County, FL Attorney with 21 years experience
(850) 685-3091 167 E. Pt. Washington Road
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 (Now NW Florida State 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...
Terrence H Thorgaard
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Walton County, FL Lawyer with 41 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...
Mark Stephen Thomas
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Walton County, FL Attorney with 24 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 49 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...
Hayward Dykes Jr.
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Walton County, FL Attorney with 17 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.
Clay Brown Adkinson
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Walton County, FL Lawyer with 13 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...
Amanda Rowland Hampel
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Walton County, FL Attorney with 8 years experience
(850) 424-6442 31 Main Street
Suite 1B
Rosemary Beach, FL 32461
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...
Daniel Charles O'Rourke
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Walton County, FL Lawyer with 24 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...
Natasha Revell
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Walton County, FL Lawyer with 23 years experience
(850) 267-2111 2441 US Highway 98W, Suite 109
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Free ConsultationBankruptcy
Don Dennis
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Walton County, FL Attorney with 21 years experience
(850) 622-3000 5597 Highway 98
Suite 201C
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Criminal, Personal Injury and Probate
Coy Howard Browning
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Florida Lawyer with 17 years experience

Coy H. Browning graduated cum laude from Charleston Southern University in South Carolina, where he majored in criminal justice. A Pre-season All-American linebacker for the CSU Buccaneers, Coy was inducted into the... Read More »
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Alison Etheredge Hand
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Walton County, FL Lawyer with 20 years experience
11490 Emerald Coast Parkway #201E
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Business and Real Estate
Alison Hand specializes in real estate closings and short sale negotiation.
Walton County, FL Attorney with 14 years experience
(415) 690-9829 3605 E County Highway 30A
Apt 204
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Business
Univ of Georgia School of Law
Walton County, FL Lawyer with 15 years experience
(850) 974-6609 PO Box 2433
Santa Rsa Beach, FL 32459
Cornell Univ
Walton County, FL Attorney with 13 years experience
(318) 512-5236 2449 Bungalo Ln
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Pepperdine Univ School of Law
Walton County, FL Attorney with 32 years experience
(858) 335-8052 11275 Hwy 98 W Ste 6
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
California Western School of Law
Walton County, FL Attorney with 21 years experience
(850) 267-9498 215 Grand Blvd
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Business and Real Estate
Walton County, FL Lawyer
(850) 267-3806 530 Blue Mountain Road
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
JonesSchool of Law
Walton County, FL Lawyer with 17 years experience
(850) 622-0102 600 Grand Blvd Ste 201
Destin, FL 32550
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Walton County, FL Lawyer with 17 years experience
(760) 613-9029 112 Seascape Dr Unit 2310
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
California Western School of Law
Walton County, FL Attorney with 18 years experience
(850) 650-6938 538 Avalon Blvd
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
University of Southern California Law School
Walton County, FL Lawyer with 69 years experience
329 S Shore Dr
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Walton County, FL Attorney with 20 years experience
(850) 231-3465 5365 East Co Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Tulane University-LA
Walton County, FL Lawyer with 22 years experience
(850) 231-3465 5365 East County Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Walton County, FL Attorney with 68 years experience
(850) 654-9554 1150 Troon Dr N
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Albany Law School
Walton County, FL Attorney with 43 years experience
(916) 448-7317 PO Box 110135
Lakewood Rch, FL 32433
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Walton County, FL Lawyer with 14 years experience
(850) 424-6833 791 Indigo Loop
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Walton County, FL Attorney with 42 years experience
(850) 974-9307 458 Bayshore Dr
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Walton County, FL Attorney with 30 years experience
265 Bayshore Dr
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Drew Bruner
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(800) 278-6371 110 Eglin Pkwy SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 3548
Free Consultation County, FL Lawyer with 6 years experience
Personal Injury
University of Oklahoma College of Law
Jeremy T. Cranford
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Okaloosa County, FL Attorney with 9 years experience
(850) 837-5507 1241 Airport Road
Suite H
Destin, FL 32541
Business, Construction, Foreclosure Defense and Real Estate
University of Miami School of Law and University of Missouri - Columbia
I have focused my practice on issues involving Real Estate, Commercial, and Business Transactions, Litigation, and Government Relations since my career began and, as a result, each new year of practice pays dividends in the knowledge I gain to help future clients in those areas. In addition to that knowledge, I bring, to each project, (1) my extensive training in the law and business of real estate ventures received at the University of Miami's Masters of Laws (LL.M.) Program in Real Estate; (2) my negotiation and consensus-building skills obtained through my career and at the nationally-recognized dispute resolution program at...
Aaron Watson
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Okaloosa County, FL Lawyer with 9 years experience
(850) 607-2929 165 Brooks St
Ste C
Fort Walton, FL 32548
Free ConsultationCivil Rights, Criminal and Personal Injury
Stetson University College of Law
Aaron Watson is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Lawyer. Before graduating law school, Attorney Aaron Watson was named a national champion in trial advocacy after he defeated 248 teams from 148 law schools in the American Association for Justice student trial competition. The competing teams were judged by other lawyers and judges on their trial advocacy skills, opening statements, examination of witnesses, use of facts, and closing arguments. During this time, Mr. Watson was also named Who's Who Among American Universities & Colleges.

Mr. Watson is involved in the following legal associations:

Escambia Santa Rosa Bar Association
American Bar Association, Member
Florida Bar...
Stephen Joseph Ryan
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Okaloosa County, FL Attorney with 23 years experience
(850) 864-1951 436 Green Acres Road
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Free ConsultationBankruptcy, Criminal, DUI and Family
Florida State University College of Law
Florida Bar since 1995; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, since 1996; Juris Doctorate with honors, Florida State University; BS in Political Science, SUNY, Stonybrook;
Coy Howard Browning
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Okaloosa County, FL Lawyer with 17 years experience
(850) 306-3102 290 N. Main St.
Crestview, FL 32536
Free ConsultationPersonal Injury
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University
Coy H. Browning graduated cum laude from Charleston Southern University in South Carolina, where he majored in criminal justice. A Pre-season All-American linebacker for the CSU Buccaneers, Coy was inducted into the university’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004.After college, Coy graduated second in his class from the Florida Highway Patrol Training Academy, where he also earned the school’s prestigious Director’s Award for leadership. During his years serving as a Florida State Trooper, he investigated over 1,000 motor vehicle crashes.

Building on his successful law enforcement career, Coy earned a law degree from Samford University’s Cumberland Law School in 2002. After...
Gerard Virga
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Okaloosa County, FL Lawyer with 15 years experience
(850) 203-5405 4458 Legendary Dr
Suite 220
Destin, FL 32541
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.
Jennifer Hanson Copus
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Okaloosa County, FL Attorney with 17 years experience
(850) 609-1433 1184 Eglin Parkway
Shalimar, FL 32579
Business, Collections, Construction and Real Estate
Loyola University New Orleans
Jennifer H. Copus originally hails from Arab, Alabama, but has called the Emerald Coast home since moving to Fort Walton Beach, Florida in 2000 upon graduating from law school. Jennifer began her legal career as a criminal defense attorney with the Office of the Public Defender in Shalimar, Florida and later worked as a prosecutor with the Office of the State Attorney in Okaloosa and Walton Counties.

Jennifer now focuses on serving clients in the areas of corporate and business litigation, commercial litigation, condominium law and litigation, real property litigation, landlord/tenant law, foreclosure litigation, employment law and personal injury....
Rusty Shepard
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Bay County, FL Lawyer with 19 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...
Matthew J Ausley
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Okaloosa County, FL Attorney with 3 years experience
(850) 362-7228 909 Mar Walt Dr
Suite 1014
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-6711
Free ConsultationBusiness, Collections, Divorce and Family
Florida Coastal School of Law
Matthew J. Ausley represents clients in collection and foreclosure actions, business and real estate related litigation, and family law matters.

Matt brings almost a decade of business experience with him to Anchors Smith Grimsley. As an entrepreneur, Matt has owned and managed two businesses; a pressure washing company, which was sold, and a collection agency which he still operates. Matt’s career started as a manager of a finance company branch with a $10 million loan portfolio and over 800 customers. Next, he accepted a position with Sage pursuing advanced collections. In those endeavors, Matt earned several promotions and multiple awards...
Benjamin Z. Wise
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Bay County, FL Attorney with 19 years experience
(888) 929-9473 7506 Holley Circle
Panama City Beach, FL 32408
Free ConsultationConsumer and Personal Injury
Mississippi College School of Law
Benjamin Wise brings practical and legal expertise to bear as your legal representative. Ben is an experienced professional working for the past thirty years in both the maritime industry and legal sector. His career includes sailing internationally on merchant vessels as a licensed navigator officer, as well as experience with diverse legal matters. This diverse life experience helps him offer innovative, “people first” solutions to even the most complex dilemmas. I understand that your priorities are my priorities; I succeed only if you do.

Ben holds a JD from Mississippi College in Jackson, Missisisppi and a BS in Marine...
David L. Stevens
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Okaloosa County, FL Lawyer with 8 years experience
(850) 304-7880 1825 Hurlburt Road
Suite 10
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Regent University School of Law
Attorney David Stevens is a third-generation resident of Okaloosa County. A proud Seminole, David graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Florida State University before earning his Juris Doctorate from the Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, VA. He currently resides in Niceville, FL with his wife and three-year-old daughter.

David was sworn in to practice law in Florida in 2010, and soon joined a civil litigation law firm in Santa Rosa Beach as an associate attorney. He went on to become a prosecutor with the State Attorney's Office in Shalimar, FL, and served in that capacity for...
Clark H. Henderson
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Okaloosa County, FL Lawyer with 7 years experience
(850) 863-0494 906-D Mar Walt Drive
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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.
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Walton County Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Legal Services of North Florida Private Bar Involvement Program
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