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Christian George

Christian George

Practice areas:

Litigation, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Business

About Me

Christian George is a partner in the Litigation Practice Group at Akerman LLP. His practice concentrates in the areas of commercial litigation and bankruptcy. Christian represents both business and individual clients in disputes involving contracts, negotiable instruments and tort actions. His experience includes the handling of suits involving fraud, breach of various types of contracts, tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duty, civil theft, professional malpractice, eviction, conversion, breach of warranty, as well as other issues. Christian also has extensive experience representing financial institutions and other commercial lenders in all areas of commercial litigation and bankruptcy.

Christian's bankruptcy experience includes the representation of secured and unsecured creditors, landlords, vendors, asset purchasers, post-petition lenders, and creditors' committees in bankruptcy cases in courts around the United States. He also has experience representing lender clients in out-of-court restructurings, receiverships, and real and personal property foreclosures, including asset sales under the Uniform Commercial Code.      


Christian is an active member of The Florida Bar, where he currently serves on the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers' Division, and the Jacksonville Bar Association ("JBA"), where he currently serves as President-Elect and as a member of the Board of Governors of the Young Lawyers' Section.  Christian also currently serves as Chairman of the JBA's Professionalism Committee and is active with several local civic and charitable organizations.     


In 2014, Christian was named as one of Jacksonville's "40 under 40", which identifies leaders in Jacksonville's business community.  Christian has also been selected as a Florida Super Lawyer "Rising Star" and a Florida Trend Legal Elite "Up and Comer" for the last several years.


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Litigation: 50%
    8 years
  2. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 35%
    8 years
  3. Business: 15%
    8 years

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Robert Patrick O'Linn

    Christian is a professional, conscientious and zealous advocate for his clients.

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    Robert O'Linn Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • James D. Allen

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    James Allen Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Akerman LLP

50 N Laura Street, Suite 3100
Jacksonville, FL, 322025145

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200708/12/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
40 Under 40Jacksonville Business Journal2014
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2014
Up and ComerFlorida Trend Legal Elite2014
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2013
Up and ComerFlorida Trend Legal Elite2013
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2012
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers2011
Rising StarFlorida Super Lawyers'2010

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyAkerman Senterfitt2012 - Present
AttorneyLiles, Gavin, Costantino, George & Dearing2007 - 2012

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
The Florida Bar Young Lawyers' DivisionBoard of Governors2012 - Present
University of Florida Law Alumni CouncilMember2010 - Present
Chester Bedell American Inn of CourtPast Associate/Current Barrister2010 - Present
Jacksonville Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionBoard of Governors2008 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Business Litigation in Florida, Florida Bar CLEVenue2010

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris DoctorN/A2007