Joel focuses his practice in real property litigation, trial practice, local government law, business law, and personal injury. Joel also has a limited family law practice and handles some civil appeals.
Joel holds two degrees from the University of Florida, receiving his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the College of Law. Between his undergraduate and post-graduate degrees, Joel was the marketing director for one of North Florida's largest credit unions.
Joel is Town Counsel for the Town of Glen St. Mary, Florida. He serves as Special Magistrate for Code Enforcment for White Springs, Florida. Joel represents the Columbia County Sheriff's Office in civil asset forfeitures and represents the Columbia County Economic Development Advisory Board. He also handles matters for Columbia County when the elected county attorney declares conflict.
Joel served as Chair of the Third Judicial Circuit Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee from 2011-2012, and was appointed by the Governor in 2011 to the Judicial Nominating Commission for the Third Judicial Circuit. He is chair of that Commission for 2013-14).
Joel served four years on the Board of Directors for the Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, and served as President in 2013. Joel is former chair and member of The Ichetucknee Partnership, a coalition of advocates, local civic organizations and governmental entities committed to protecting the Ichetucknee River and springs.
Joel is a member of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law section of the Florida Bar, and the Third Judicial Circuit Bar Association.
Mercurio v. Headrick, 983 So.2d 773, 33 Fla. L. Weekly D1591
McMillan v. Shively, 23 So.3d 830, 34 Fla. L. Weekly D2520
Chamberlin v. Miller, 47 So.3d 381, 35 Fla. L. Weekly D2529
Married to Michelle. Father of Adrienne and Joshua.
Born in Chicago, Illinois, 1976.
Licensed since 2005
Hourly ($200-250/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Fixed (Sometimes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
Joel is a passionate, intelligent, and devoted attorney. I’m always impressed at how much time he dedicates into serving the people of Lake City and the legal community. He conducts his practice with the utmost respect for ethics and fair play. I can fully endorse Mr. Foreman without reservation and consider him to be one of the finest civil litigators in Columbia County.
Kyle McLeod Criminal Defense Attorney
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2005||05/07/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Meritorious Public Service||Florida Bar||2012|
|Founding Shareholder||Foreman, McInnis & Associates, PA||2007 - 2014|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|The Ichetucknee Partnership||Director||2011 - 2012|
|Florida Bar, Third Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission||Board of Commissioners||2011 - 2014|
|Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce||Former Board of Directors||2010 - 2013|
|Florida Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee, Third Circuit||Member||2010 - 2012|
|Third Judicial Circuit Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|Florida Bar||Member||2005 - Present|
|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||Law||JD, cum laude||2005|
|University of Florida||Advertising||BS||1998|