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About me

I enjoy sports, history, and spending time with my family (including our dog). My family worships and serves at the historic Riverside Avenue Christian Church, where my wife, Kat (also an attorney), and I serve as deacons and led the youth program.


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Practice areas


  1. Bankruptcy: 30%
    6 years, 40 cases
  2. Foreclosure: 30%
    8 years, 500 cases
  3. Landlord & Tenant: 20%
    8 years, 60 cases
  4. Probate: 10%
    8 years, 30 cases
  5. Estate Planning: 10%
    8 years, 45 cases



Hourly ($250/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

21 total 

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  • Zachary Warren Von Roenn

    I endorse this lawyer. Preston is a great person and attorney. He has the experience, knowledge and skill to fight on behalf of his clients an ensure that their matters are handled efficiently and with the attention they require. I have referred many clients to Preston throughout the years, and he has always exceeded expectations.


    Zachary Von Roenn Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Slade Vestal Dukes

    Mr. Oughton is a vested member in the local community, as well as a valued member of the legal profession. He is a skilled and knowledgable attorney, and has a broad understanding of and appreciation for rule and law. He maintains a diverse practice, while upholding a commitment to clients.


    Slade Dukes
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Law Office of Preston H. Oughton

10365 Hood Road South
Suite 105
Jacksonville, FL, 32257


FLMember in Good Standing200806/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Florida Legal Elite - Up & ComerFlorida Legal Elite2014
Alumni Board - Board of DirectorsFlorida Coastal School of Law2012
Book Award Alternative Dispute ResolutionFlorida Coastal School of Law2007
Book Award Sports Law (Workshop)Florida Coastal School of Law2007
Best Appellate Brief & OralistFlorida Coastal School of Law2006
Book Award Lawyering ProcessFlorida Coastal School of Law2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyNeace & Associates, P.A.2008 - 2010
ExternshipPGA Tour, Inc.2006 - 2008
Law ClerkNeace & Associates, P.A.2006 - 2008
Law School Student RepresentativeWestlaw2006 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Disciples of Christ (Florida Region)Commission on Ministry Board2013 - Present
Chester Bedell American Inn of CourtAssociate2013 - Present
Florida Christian ApartmentsBoard Member2012 - Present
Middle District Bankruptcy Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
Florida Coastal Alumni Board of DirectorsImmediate Past-President2009 - Present
Jacksonville Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Florida Bar, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2008 - Present
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers SectionMember2008 - Present
Florida Bar, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law SectionMember2008 - Present
Riverside Avenue Christian Church - Christian Education DepartmentChairman2012 - 2012
Riverside Avenue Christian Church - Youth Disciple MinistryBoard Member2009 - 2012
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
PNC BANK v. DAVID P.HULLETT, et. al,Dismissal
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Publication nameTitleDate
Jacksonville Daily RecordLawyer Snapshot: Preston Oughton2012
First Coast NewsLender won't let homeowner pay off mortgage of $2,2002012
First Coast NewsLenders Using Deficiency Judgments to Collect on Foreclosures2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Florida Coastal School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
University of KentuckyHistory (Honors)Other - Bachelors2005
University of KentuckyPolitcal ScienceOther - Bachelors2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Watson Office - SouthsideBankruptcy and Foreclosure in 20142014
NEFAR - MeetingDistressed Homeowner Seminar2013
Distressed Homeowner SeminarForeclosure Defense2012
Distressed Homeowner SeminarForeclosure Defense2011
Distressed Homeowner SeminarAnatomy of Foreclosure Litigation2010
Meeting of Christian Legal SocietyIncorporating Faith into the Practice of Law2009