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I have been a practicing attorney since 2004.  Our law firm accepts and represents clients in Polk and Hardee counties in the areas of wills, estate planning, marital and famliy law and criminal defense. 



-Suffolk University Law School, J.D.; Boston, MA; 2004. Dean’s List 2002-2004.  Awarded Suffolk Public Interest Law Group grant for public interest work, 2003.  Participated in Justice Thomas C. Clark Appellate Advocacy Competition, 2003.

-Eckerd College, B.A. Creative Writing; St. Petersburg, FL; 1997. Honors Scholarship 1993-1997.

Practice History

-Law Office of William J. Lobb, P.A. (Associate): October 2013-Present.

-Office of the Public Defender 10th Judicial Circuit (Assistant Public Defender): September 2004 – October 2013.

Trial Experience

-Felony Division Chief, Office of the Public Defender 10th Judicial Circuit: February 2012 – October 2013.

-Experienced in handling 1st Degree, 2nd Degree and 3rd Degree Felony Charges as well as Misdemeanors and Violations of Probation.  

-Tried over 60 misdemeanor and felony jury trials as well as numerous non-jury trials and violation of probation evidentiary hearings.     

-Completed Florida Public Defender Association Defender College.  October 2004.

-Completed Florida Bar Criminal Law Section\University of Florida Frederic Glevin College of Law - Gerald T. Bennett Prosecutor\Public Defender Trial Training Program.  August 2008.

Service to Polk County

-Lakeland FC.  Coach\Assistant Coach.  U5-U8 Recreational Soccer.  2009-Present.

Professional Associations

-Member Polk County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

-Member Family Law Section Florida Bar

 -Member Criminal Law Section Florida Bar  


Practice areas


  1. Family: 40%
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
  3. Wills: 10%
  4. Domestic Violence: 10%



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Payment types:

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  • Kate Elizabeth Bradford

    While working with Nick, I was consistently impressed by not only his legal advocacy skills, but also with the time and attention he gave to each of his numerous clients.


    Kate Bradford Probate Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

Law Office of William J. Lobb

295 W. Summerlin St.
Bartow, FL, 33830


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateLaw Office of William J. Lobb2013 - Present
Assistant Public DefenderOffice Of The Public Defender, 10th Circuit Florida2004 - 2013
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Family Law SectionN/AN/A
Florida Bar, Criminal Law SectionN/AN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Suffolk University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Eckerd CollegeCreative WritingBA - Bachelor of Arts1997