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  1. Litigation: 96%
    2 years
  2. Chapter 11: 2%
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  3. Chapter 7: 2%
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Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Adam. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Rusty Shepard

    It is my pleasure to endorse Adam Ellis. Adam has an excellent knowledge of both the procedural and practical issues that surround criminal cases. Adam is diligent, persistent and has excellent communication skills. Adam is an excellent attorney and I endorse him without reservation.


    Rusty Shepard Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Florida Department of Transportation

605 Suwannee Street
MS 58
Tallahassee, FL, 32399-0458


FLMember in Good Standing200706/19/2016

Professional misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Public Reprimand - with Conditions
    issued in FL, 2015


    Public reprimand means the attorney did something wrong but may still practice law. The Bar warns the lawyer in hopes that he or she will not repeat the behavior and places conditions on the lawyer's license.

Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Volunteer Service AwardStillwell Law Firm2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant Public DefenderOffice of the Public Dedenfender2010 - 2012
Associate AttorneyStillwell Law Firm2010 - 2010
Associate AttorneyBollinger & Anderson2008 - 2009
Assistant Public DefenderOffice of the Public Defender2007 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
U.S. District Court Northern District of FloridaAttorney2008 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersSecretary2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State of Florida v. Jonathan PeralesNot Guilty
State of Florida v. Charles WilliamsonNolle Prosque
State of Florida v. Michael OliverNot Guilty
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Publication nameTitleDate
USA TodayFSU finds one Jameis Winston teammate responsible2014
Florida Defender (FACDL)Pulling Back The Curtain: The Inner Workings of the Intoxilyzer 80002011
Florida Law Weekly Supplement16 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 1032008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
FACDL Local Chapter Monthly MeetingSource Code Litigation with the Intoxilyzer 80002011
State Attorney DebatePolitical Election2008