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Mr. Kanouse focuses his practice in commercial litigation, business formation, constructions, and eDiscovery law.  Mr. Kanouse serves as outside general counsel to an Orlando corporation ranked in the top 500s of 2014 Inc. 5000s fastest growing companies.  Prior to joining Hayes Law, PL, Mr. Kanouse was a partner at an Orlando law firm where he represented companies in commercial, intellectual property, employment and technology matters.  Mr. Kanouse has presented lectures and been a panelist on multiple CLEs at the local and state bar level.  Additionally, he has had multiple articles published in Orange County Bar Association The Brief’s magazine. 



Mr. Kanouse obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida.  He graduated cum laude from Barry University School of Law, where he was a student member of Orange County Inns of Court and was a published law review research assistant. Currently, Mr. Kanouse serves as Secretary of Barry Law Alumni Association and as Chair of Orange County Bar Association Young Lawyers Annual Golf Tournament.  He is a member of the Orange County Bar Association business litigation and intellectual property committees; and a member of the Florida Bar eDiscovery, technology, and intellectual property committees.


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Practice areas


  1. Construction: 35%
  2. Contracts: 25%
    3 years
  3. Corporate: 20%
    3 years
  4. Employment: 10%
    3 years
  5. Intellectual Property: 10%
    3 years

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Hayes Law, PL

830 Lucerne Terrace
Orlando, FL, 32801-1684


FLMember in Good Standing201206/19/2016
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyHayes Law, PL2015 - Present
MemberThe Tech Law Firm, PLLC2012 - 2014
Law ClerkSaunders and Saunders, P.A.2011 - 2011
Law ClerkLaw Offices of Marving Rook, P.A.2009 - 2010
Division DirectorRobert Half International, Inc.2005 - 2008
Experienced ConsultantAccenture (Fka Andersen Consulting)2000 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Barry University School of Law Alumni CouncilSecretary2015 - Present
Florida BarSocial Media Vice-Chair of Computer / Technology Committee2013 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationTechnology Committee2012 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationIP Committee2012 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationBusiness Law Committee2012 - Present
Florida BareDiscovery Committee2012 - Present
Florida BarIP Committee2012 - Present
Florida BarComputer / Technology Committee2012 - Present
Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2012 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Orange County Bar Association’s The Briefs [July 2013 Vol. 81 No. 7]Challenges of Balancing Social Media Advertisement Rules with First Amendment Protections2013
Wake Forest Journal of Business and IP Law Review - Volume 11, (Fall 2010)It is Time for the FTC to Require Financial Performance Representations to Prospective Franchisees (Research Assistant)2010
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
University of FloridaDecision and Informational ScienceBS - Bachelor of Science2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Orange County Bar Association Technology Committee CLELegal Implications of Social Media for Your Clients and Your Firm2013
Florida Bar Annual ConventionCyber Risk and Privacy Liability2012