590 S.E. 12th STREET
Telephone: (954) 785-9600

 Current Areas of Practice:

General  Trial  and Appellate Practice in all State Courts. Business,  Construction,  Construction Lien, Corporate,   Election   Finance, Landlord  and  Tenant   (Commercial,   Mobile   Home), Mortgage,  Probate, Probate Litigation, Real Property (including Cooperatives and Mobile  Home Park Conversions), Wills and Trusts, Zoning.

Personal Information:

  Born Atlanta, Georgia, January 6, 1940.

  Graduate, Annapolis High School, 1957 (academic diploma).

  Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, University of Florida, 1962.

  Doctor of Jurisprudence, University of Florida, 1973.

  U.S. Air Force 1964-1970, USAF Reserve 1970-1993,
  Retired Lt. Col.


Legal Qualifications:

Admitted to practice in Florida, Florida Supreme Court, 1973.

Admitted to practice, U.S. District Court, Southern District
of Florida including Trial Bar, 1974.

Admitted to practice before Florida Public Service Commission, 1974.

Admitted to practice, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and
Eleventh Circuits,  1981.

Previously certified in Civil Trial Practice, 1984-1999.


Legal Service:

Pompano Beach Special Master for Code Enforcement, 1991-1992.

Assistant State Attorney, 8th Judicial Circuit, 1973-1974.

City Prosecutor, Pembroke Pines, 1979-1980.

Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association.

Broward County Bar Association:

Bench-Bar Liaison Committee, 1996-98, 1999-present
(vice-chair, 1999- present)

Clerk-Bar Liaison Committee, 1998-99

Judicial Selection and Tenure Committee, 1979-1983

Professional Responsibility Committee 1997-present.

Courts Committee, 1982-1983.

Construction Law Committee, 1994-present.

Fee Arbitration Committee, 1988-1989.

Landlord-Tenant Subcommittee, 1983-1987.

The Florida Bar:

Construction Law Subcommittee, 1978-present.


Public Service:

Pompano Beach Charter Amendment Advisory Board,
1994-97 (chair).

Broward County Consumer Protection Board, 1983-present
(chair 1999- 2000).

Broward County Mobile Home Advisory Board, 1979-1982.

South Pompano Civic Association, Director, 1989-present
 (president 1992-98).

Editor, Newsletter, The Sentry, 1982-86, 1987-2000.

Pompano Civic Action Committee, Treasurer, 1998-present.

Editor, The Examiner, 1998-2000.

Pompano Beach Mayor-at-Large Initiative Committee,
Chair, 1997-present.

Financial Reference:

American National Bank.



Alachua County State Attorney's Ofc., 1973-74

Zeiher & Brinkley, 1974

Josias, Shulmister & Goren, 1975-1979

Private Practice, 1980-present

Also see "Major Cases"