Don DeCort entered private practice in 1994 after an illustrious career in the U.S. Army, which culminated with his retirement as a colonel. He practiced with the firm of Anderson & Artigliere, PA from 1994 to 1995 and spent eight years as a partner in Holcomb & DeCort, P.A., from 1995 to 2003. He opened the Law Office of Donald P. DeCort, P.A. in 2003 and, along with Kristin R. H. Kirkner, Esquire, opened DeCort & Kirkner, P.L. on July 1, 2010, and continues to concentrate his practice in the areas of family law, including military aspects of divorce and small business.
Don is admitted to practice in Texas, Florida, and the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy with his B.S. in 1970 and received his J.D. from St. Mary's University School of Law in Texas in 1978.
He is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®, earning the highest distinction possible for ethics and legal ability from his peers.
Don belongs to the Hillsborough County and American Bar Associations, the State Bar of Texas, the Florida Bar, and American Inns of Court. In 2007, he received the Hillsborough County Family Law Inn of Court Professionalism Award.
Don's practice focuses on the following:
Cash, Check, Credit card
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I endorse this lawyer. Don is a receipent of the family law inn of court award for professionalism and it is well deserved. He is of the highest integrity and it is a pleasure working with him as a mediator or opposing counsel.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1994||01/29/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Rated Since 1998||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Professionalism Award||Hillsborough Family Law Inns of Court||2007|
|Partner, Attorney||DeCort & Kirkner, P.L.||2010 - Present|
|Partner, Attorney||Law Office of Donald P. DeCort, P.A.||2003 - 2010|
|Partner, Attorney||Holcomb & DeCort, P.A.||1995 - 2003|
|Associate Attorney||Anderson & Artigliere, P.A.||1994 - 1995|
|Judge Advocate, Colonel||U.S. Army||1970 - 1994|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Hillsborough County Bar Association||N/A||1995 - Present|
|American Bar Association||N/A||1994 - Present|
|American Inns of Court||N/A||1994 - Present|
|Florida Bar, Grievance Committee B||Chairman||2003 - 2006|
|St. Mary's University School of Law||Law||Juris Doctor||1978|
|United States Military Academy||General Engineering||Bachelor of Science||1970|