Frank Zilaitis enjoys delivering solutions.
Frank began his professional career at Drexel University in Philadelphia in 1978. During a five-year work-study program, he was a member of a systems engineering team at the Pennsylvania Power & Light Company that was responsible for reducing air pollution emitted from power plants. After his PP&L assignment, he was a member of a software engineering team at the Harris Corporation in Palm Bay, FL that developed a secure voice communications system for the US Navy.
Upon graduation from Drexel with a BSEE in 1983, Frank joined the Hughes Aircraft Company in California as a Member of the Technical Staff where he was part of a design team that brought all-weather strike capability to the USAF’s F-15 and F/A-18 aircraft. He was also part of a systems test team for satellites that deliver television signals worldwide. While at Hughes, Frank received an MSEE from USC in 1985.
In 1986, Frank was recruited from Hughes by Norden Systems in Norwalk, CT where he was a project engineer for an upgrade of the radar for the Israeli Air Force's F-4. Later he was a project manager for the development of the next generation of airport surface detection and collision avoidance systems for the US FAA and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore. He won a Turnaround Club Award for his contributions to the company's return to profitability. While at Norden, Frank received an MBA from the University of Bridgeport in 1990 and completed United Technologies’ Program/Project Management Course in 1993. He also received a JD from Quinnipiac College School of Law in 1999.
Upon graduation from law school, Frank relocated to Brevard County, Florida, where he began his legal career as an assistant state attorney. He was recruited into private practice in 2001. In 2002, Frank opened his own law firm through which he has helped hundreds of clients.
At Zilaitis Law, P.A., Frank Zilaitis strives to provide the best solutions to legal problems.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1999||10/11/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Outstanding Service Award||The Florida Bar Family Law Section||2011|
|Executive Council Service Award||The Florida Bar Family Law Section||2011|
|Chair's Special Award of Merit for Outstanding Service||The Florida Bar Family Law Section||2010|
|Attorney/Owner||Zilaitis Law, P.A. f/k/a Zilaitis & Curran, P.A. f/k/a Frank D. Zilaitis, P.A.||2002 - Present|
|Associate Counsel||Morgan & Barbary, PA||2001 - 2002|
|Assistant State Attorney||Office Of The State Attorney 18th Judicial Circuit||1999 - 2001|
|Project Engineer / Program Manager||Northrop Grumman Norden Systems||1986 - 1999|
|Member of the Technical Staff||General Motors Hughes Aircraft||1983 - 1986|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|The Florida Bar Family Law Section||Member||2003 - Present|
|Brevard County Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Brevard Public Schools||Audit Committee||2011 - 2015|
|Brevard Charter Review Commission||Commissioner||2009 - 2010|
|The Florida Bar Family Law Section||Mediation and Collaborative Law - Co-Chair||2008 - 2011|
|The Florida Bar Family Law Section||Membership Committee - Secretary 2007-2008||2006 - 2008|
|The Florida Bar Family Law Section||Children's Issues Committee - Co-Vice Chair 2007-2008||2006 - 2008|
|The Florida Bar Family Law Section||Parenting Bill Committee - Chair||2005 - 2006|
|The Florida Bar Family Law Section||Executive Council||2005 - 2011|
|The Florida Bar Family Law Section||Legislation Committee||2004 - 2011|
|The Florida Bar Family Law Section||Technology Committee||2003 - 2005|
|Laws of Florida Chapter 2008-61||The Parenting Bill||2008|
|AuthorHouse||Folks Upset by the Capital Karma||2007|
|Quinnipiac University School of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor||1999|
|University of Bridgeport||MBA||1990|
|University of Southern California||MS - Master of Science||1985|
|Drexel University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1983|
|Pregnancy Resources - Ask a Lawyer||Paternity Law||2014|
|Head Start Program - Port Malabar Elementary School||Fatherhood||2014|
|Pregnancy Resources - Ask a Lawyer||Paternity Law||2013|
|Republican Liberty Caucus of Central East Florida - Monthly Meeting||Proposed Amendments to Florida Constitution||2012|
|Pregnancy Resources - Ask a Lawyer||Paternity Law||2012|
|Space Coast Patriots - Monthly Meeting||The Federal Debt||2011|
|Pregnancy Resources - Ask a Lawyer||Paternity Law||2011|
|Pregnancy Resources - Ask a Lawyer||Paternity Law||2010|
|Pregnancy Resources - Ask a Lawyer||Paternity Law||2009|
|Pregnancy Resources - Ask a Lawyer||Paternity Law||2008|
|Florida Association of Legal Support Specialists - Annual Meeting||Collaborative Law||2008|
|Brevard County Family Law Network - Quarterly Meeting||From Custody and Visitation to Parenting Plans and Timesharing Schedules||2008|
|Brevard Paralegal Association - Monthly Meeting||Mediation and Collaborative Law||2007|
|The Florida Bar Annual Meeting||Law Office Technology||2005|
|Brevard County Bar Association||Swearing In Ceremony - Remarks||1999|
|5D10-3623 MICHAEL STEVENS vs JOY JACKSON-ARCHIE AND BOBBY ARCHIE, ET AL.||Per Curiam Affirmed|
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