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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Superb 10/10Avvo2015
Top Rated Lawyer in Appellate LawAmerican Lawyer Media2015
Top Lawyers in FloridaThe Legal Network2015
Who’s Who Among Executives & ProfessionalsWho's Who Legal2015
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Gardner W. Beckett, Jr. AwardAmerican Civil Liberties Union2012
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
William F. Blews Pro Bono Service AwardStetson University College of Law2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerUpton Law Firm, P.L.2011 - Present
General CounselFlorida Department of State2010 - 2011
Assistant Attorney GeneralOffice of the Florida Attorney General2007 - 2010
Law Clerk to Honorable Eugene SilerUnited States Court Of Appeals, 6th Circuit2006 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Judicial Independence CommitteeMember2009 - Present
Stetson Lawyers' Association, Advisory CouncilMember2008 - Present
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers SectionMember2006 - Present
Florida Bar, Appellate Practice SectionMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Tampa Bay TimesSolving the speech debate2015
The Record, Journal of the Appellate Practice and Advocacy Section (Florida Bar)The Office of the Florida Solicitor General: an Appellate Lawyer’s Field of Dreams2014
Tallahassee DemocratCourt has your Second Amendment rights directly in its cross hairs2014
University of Florida Journal of Law and Public PolicyThe Freedom of Speech2010
Florida Times UnionDo not usurp parents’ rights2010
Tallahassee DemocratWill court decide 2008 election, too?2008
Brigham Young University Education and Law JournalDean v. Utica Community Schools: An Arrow through the Heart of School Administrative Control Over Student Expression in School Newspapers2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of TennesseePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Federal Judicial ClerkshipsFederal Judicial Clerkships2014
Federal & State Redistricting SeminarRedistricting2014
Judicial ClerkshipsFederal and State Clerking2013
Judicial ClerkshipsObtaining a Judicial Clerkship2010