Mr. Donovan is Board Certified in Appellate Practice by the Florida Bar Board of... more
Mr. Donovan is Board Certified in Appellate Practice by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization. He focuses his practice on appellate and original-jurisdiction proceedings in both state and federal court. Mr. Donovan also provides litigation-support services, such as preserving the record, drafting jury instructions, and writing dispositive motions. With almost 10 years of appellate expe... view profile
I have a wide range of skills, including IRS controversies (problems with tax... more
I have a wide range of skills, including IRS controversies (problems with tax refunds, audits, exams, payments, levies, liens, and tax court), child custody unrelated to divorce (temporary or concurrent custody, emancipation), and education law, especially special education matters. Before attending law school, I was a teacher, and while in law school I worked on children's civil matters bef... view profile
I am Special Counsel to Grant Fridkin Pearson, P.A., and I have practiced law in... more
I am Special Counsel to Grant Fridkin Pearson, P.A., and I have practiced law in Southwest Florida since 2007. I hold an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. I began my career as a litigator representing major national and international manufacturing concerns in defense of products liability actions and in insurance defense matters across the country. In 1997, I began representing public educa... view profile
Education laws relate to how our schools operate. They cover matters like educational standards, school district and school board authority, student attendance, discipline, and dress code requirements. An education lawyer advises school districts and school boards and represents them in disputes with students, teachers, and parents. Education lawyers also represent parents who have issues with their children's education. For example, if you think your child has been improperly suspended from school, an education lawyer will help you determine if challenging the suspension is within your legal rights.