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C.B. Upton is the founder and principal attorney of Upton Law Firm. He has extensive civil litigation and appellate experience, concentrating on administrative, commercial, election & campaign, and real estate matters. In addition, he advises corporate clients on a variety of commercial transactions and other business issues.


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Practice areas


  1. Appeals: 25%
  2. Litigation: 25%
  3. Business: 20%
  4. Administrative Law: 15%
  5. Election Campaign: 15%



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Upton Law Firm, P.L.

9005 Eagles Ridge Dr.
Tallahassee, FL, 32312


FLMember in Good Standing200706/21/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2016
Top Rated Lawyer in Appellate LawAmerican Lawyer2016
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2015
Top Rated Lawyer in Appellate LawAmerican Lawyer2015
Superb AttorneyAvvo2015
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Superb AttorneyAvvo2014
Top Rated Lawyer in Appellate LawAmerican Lawyer2014
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top Rated Lawyer in Appellate LawAmerican Lawyer2013
Superb AttorneyAvvo2013
Superb AttorneyAvvo2012
AV Preeminent RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top Rated Lawyer in Appellate LawAmerican Lawyer2012
Gardner W. Beckett, Jr. Writing AwardACLU Of Florida2006
Williams F. Blews Pro Bono Service AwardStetson University College Of Law2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerUpton Law Firm, P.L.2012 - Present
AttorneyGrayRobinson, P.A.2011 - 2012
Deputy General CounselExecutive Office Of The Governor2011 - 2011
General CounselFlorida Department Of State2010 - 2011
Deputy Solicitor GeneralOffice Of The Florida Attorney General2007 - 2010
Law Clerk to Honorable Eugene SilerUnited States Court Of Appeals, 6th Circuit2006 - 2007
Financial AdvisorMorgan Stanley2000 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers SectionMember2012 - Present
Florida Bar, Appellate Practice SectionMember2012 - Present
Florida Bar, Judicial Independence CommitteeMember2009 - Present
Attorney General's 287(g) Working GroupGeneral Counsel2009 - Present
Stetson Lawyers' Association, Advisory CouncilMember2008 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Tampa Bay TimesSolving the speech debateN/A
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 DreamsN/A
Tallahassee DemocratCourt has your Second Amendment rights directly in its cross hairsN/A
Tallahassee DemocratWill court decide 2008 election, too?N/A
Brigham Young University Education and Law JournalDean v. Utica Community Schools: An Arrow through the Heart Administrative of School Control Over Student Expression in School NewspapersN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
University of TennesseePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Obtaining A Judicial ClerkshipJudicial ClerkshipsN/A
Federal Law Clerk RoundtableFederal Judicial ClerkshipsN/A
Federal & State Redistricting SeminarLegislative RedistrictingN/A