Jeffrey Thompson has more than 28 years experience practicing law in Brevard County, Florida. He is a past president of the Brevard County Bar Association, a past member of The Florida Bar Attorney Grievance Committee for Brevard County, a past member of the Board of Directors of Brevard County Legal Aid, and a former prosecuting attorney. Throughout his career, he has chaired or served on numerous committees of both the state and local bar associations.
Mr. Thompson is also a leader outside the legal community. Currently, he sits on the Board of Directors of the Brevard Police Athletic League, is a member of the Rockledge Rotary Club, and is a longtime volunteer for the United Way of Brevard County.
For more than 20 years, Mr. Thompson has provided pro bono legal representation for indigent clients, and has been recognized several times by Brevard County Legal Aid for his outstanding pro bono service. He also served on the Brevard County Domestic Violence Task Force.
In 1995 the Brevard County Commission appointed Mr. Thompson to serve on its Citizen Jail Advisory Committee, of which he was elected Chair, and in 1999, Brevard County Sheriff Philip B. Williams again appointed Mr. Thompson to serve on the Sheriff's Jail Review Committee.
Mr. Thompson's practice areas include Family and Matrimonial Law (divorce, paternity, child custody and visitation, support, alimony, property settlements, prenuptial agreements, enforcement and modification of final judgments, domestic violence injunctions, etc.), Criminal Law (felonies, misdemeanors, DUIs, criminal traffic offenses, drug offenses, sexual offenses, probation and parole violations, juvenile cases, etc.), and Civil Litigation (personal injury claims, real property disputes, employment contracts, foreclosures, creditor claims, collection of judgments, etc.). He also represents several Homeowner Associations in the Suntree area and elsewhere in the county.
Jeffrey Thompson is a graduate of Duke University and the University of Florida College of Law.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1983||01/11/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Kathy King Community Impact Volunteer Award||United Way of Brevard County, Inc.||2008|
|Community Service Award||Brevard County Bar Association, Inc.||2004|
|Outstanding Service Award||Cocoa High School Student Government Association||1993|
|Pro Bono Service Awards (7)||Brevard County Legal Aid, Inc.||N/A|
|Assistant State Attorney||Brevard County State Attorney's Office||1983 - 1986|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Brevard Police Athletic League, Inc.||Board of Directors||2007 - Present|
|Rockledge Rotary Club||Member||1999 - Present|
|Brevard County Bar Association||President||1996 - 1997|
|Central Brevard Sharing Center, Inc.||President||1991 - 1991|
|Brevard County Bar Association||Board of Directors||1990 - 1997|
|Brevard County Legal Aid, Inc.||Board of Directors||1990 - 1995|
|Central Brevard Sharing Center, Inc.||Board of Directors||1989 - 2006|
|Florida Bar, Attorney Grievance Committee||Member||N/A|
|In re: International Medical Centers, Inc., 604 So.2d 505 (Fla. 1st DCA 1992)||N/A|
|Jory v. State, 647 So.2d 152 (Fla. 5th DCA 1994), rev'd per curiam, 668 So.2d 195 (Fla. 1996)||N/A|
|Gauthier v. Florida Real Estate Com'n, 654 So.2d 580 (Fla. 5th DCA 1995)||N/A|
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|University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1983|
|Duke University||Public Policy Studies||Other - Bachelors||1980|