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Practice areas:

Debt Collection, Bankruptcy & Debt, Credit Repair

About Me

I am committed to providing consumers  with excellent reprentation at a reasonable cost.


Languages Spoken: Spanish

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1975

  1. Debt Collection: 65%
    31 years, 500 cases
  2. Bankruptcy & Debt: 20%
    31 years, 500 cases
  3. Credit Repair: 15%
    31 years, 20 cases


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

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    I have been adverse to Jim on a number of cases and have always come away impressed by his skill level, but, more importantly, by his professionalism.


    Matthew Devine Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Kimberly De Arcangelis Woods

    I endorse this lawyer.


    Kimberly Woods Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info


37 N. Orange Avenue
Suite 500
Orlando, FL, 32801



FLMember in Good Standing197508/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Suspension
    issued in FL, 2012


    Suspension means an attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

    N’s comment: “This black mark must be put in context of a 38 year career of outstanding service and accomplishments.”

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Circuit JudgeState of Florida2009 - 2011


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Employment Lawyers Association (Florida chapter)Co-founder1987 - 2008
Orange County Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
Florida BarMember1975 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Hinton v. SupervisionFemale employee prevailed on claim of retaliation

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Publication NameTitleDate
Florida Bar JournalSuccessfully Defending Employees in Noncompete and Trade Secret Litigation2005
Florida Bar Journal“The Perils of (Reporting and) Not Reporting Sexual Harassment”1997
Florida Bar Journal“Employer Liability for Acts of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Respondeat Superior and Beyond”,1994
Florida Bar Journal“Consequences of Instructing Deponents Not To Answer”1991


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Miami School of LawTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws1978
University of Miami School of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor; LL.M.1975
Bentley CollegeAccountingB.S.1972

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Memorial Day CelebrationPatriotism on Memorial Day2010