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Brian Max Monk

also known as Brian Monk

About me

Brian Monk is a former prosecutor with nearly fifty (50) jury trials to his credit.  Brian received a Certificate in Family Law from the University of Florida College of Law and was named a Fellow of the UF Law Center on Children and Families.  Brian also received a Specialist degree in mental health counseling from the University of Florida.  Brian utilizes this unique background in his practice of marital and family law as well as in his handling of criminal defense and personal injury matters.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Family: 35%
    11 years
  2. Divorce: 30%
    11 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 12%
    11 years
  4. Personal Injury: 10%
    11 years
  5. Other: 13%
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Payment

Fees:

Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Timothy Sean Keough

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    Timothy Keough Family Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Edward E Emrick IV Esq.

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Monk is an excellent attorney with a proven track record. He is an intelligent and considerate advocate providing practical legal advice as well as strong and effective skill in carrying out cases.

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    Edward Emrick IV Family Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Monk Law Firm, PLLC

1102 South Florida Avenue, Suite 111
Lakeland, FL, 33803

Monk Law Firm, PLLC

329 South Commerce Avenue
Sebring, FL, 33870

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200506/20/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Pro Bono AwardFlorida Rural Legal Services, Inc.2012
Pro Bono AwardFlorida Rural Legal Services, Inc.2011
Certificate of Family LawUniversity of Florida College of Law2003
Fellow, Center on Children and FamiliesUniversity of Florida College of Law2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/OwnerMonk Law Firm, PLLC2016 - Present
Associate AttorneyBoyette, Cummins & Nailos, PLLC2013 - 2015
Associate AttorneySessums Law Group, P.A.2009 - 2013
Associate AttorneyLaw Office of Edward T. LeFever, P.A.2008 - 2009
Assistant State AttorneyState Attorney's Office of Marion County, Florida2006 - 2008
Associate AttorneyLaw Office of Hoyt & Bryan, LLC2005 - 2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Lakeland Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Highlands County Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Florida Association of Criminal Defense LawyersMember2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
MacNeill v. Hannah - 2D11-1197Favorable Reversal for Client
CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT - DENTAL MALPRACTICEFavorable Settlement for Client
$15,000.00 SETTLEMENT - TRIP AND FALLFavorable Settlement for Client
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of FloridaCounselingM.Ed., Education2004
University of FloridaCounselingSpecialst, Mental Health Counseling2004
University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
University of FloridaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
University of FloridaBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science2000
Jesuit, TampaH.S.H.S.1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Ask the Experts on News 96.5 FM radio - OrlandoFlorida Family Law - Criminal Defense - Mediation and More... 20152015
Ask the Experts on News 96.5 FM radioFlorida Criminal Defense - Family Law - Collaborative Law and More... 20152015
Ask the Experts on News 96.5 FM radio - OrlandoFlorida DUI and DMV laws and regulations2014
Ask the Experts on News 96.5 FM radio - OrlandoFlorida Family Law - Mediation, Deposition, QDROs and More...2014
Ask the Experts on News 96.5 FM radio - OrlandoFlorida DUI Defense and Family Law2014
Ask the Experts on News 96.5 FM radio - OrlandoFlorida Family Law: Parental Responsibility, Relocation, Equitable Distribution; also Criminal Defense matters2014
Ask the Experts on News 96.5 FM radio - OrlandoFlorida Family Law: Agreements, Paternity, Alimony and More...2014
Ask the Experts on News 96.5 FM radio - OrlandoFlorida Criminal Defense and Family Law2014
Ask the Experts on News 96.5 FM radio - OrlandoFlorida Family Law2014
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Legal ClinicPro Bono Family Law2011