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Versatile attorney with more than 20 years of experience in handling commercial, labor and employment issues. Proven track record in successfully resolving complex litigation and appellate cases. Highly skilled at forming collaborative relationships.



Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator



AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.



  • Licensed in: Florida; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Florida; Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

  • Member of the Florida Bar, Federal Bar, American Bar Association, University of Florida Alumni Association, Jupiter-Tequesta Chamber of Commerce, Palm Beach County Bar Association, and Florida Hospital Association.

    Areas of Proficiency

  • ADA ~ FLSA ~ ADEA ~ Title VII ~ FMLA Rehabilitation Act Claims

  • Claims under Florida's Civil Rights Act 

  • Whistle Blower Claims under Federal and Florida statutes

  • Tort Claims related to Employment Issues

  • Claims related to Employment and Non Discrimination Issues in Health Care

  • Retaliation Claims

  • All forms of Complex Commercial Litigation

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Employment: 80%
    25 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Litigation: 20%
    25 years, 200 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($275-335/hour), contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Christopher C Copeland P.A.

824 W Indiantown Road
Jupiter, FL, 33458

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing199201/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderCarlton Fields2001 - 2007
AssociateLevy Kneen et. al1991 - 2001
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Practicing Law Institute (PLI)Wage and Hour Vlaims- What your clients need to Know2006
Practicing Law Institute (PLI)Employment Litigation in Florida: Challenges and Solutions2000
Practicing Law Institute (PLI)Residential and Commercial Evictions in Florida1999
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1991
University of FloridaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1987
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Hospitality Industry ConferenceLegal Troubleshooting Round table: Employee and Customer Suits in the Hospitality Industry2006