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James Clifford McClendon II

Guardianship Attorney at Lake Wales, FL

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  • State Years
    Florida - FL 36 years
    Georgia - GA 37 years
  • Licensed for 36 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1986
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 37 years
    State GA
    Acquired 1986
    Inactive Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About James

Learn James’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Guardianship
    I assist families with the process of having a legal guardian appointed for an incapacitated family member.

    34 years, 100 cases

  2. Bankruptcy and debt
    I help clients get a fresh start or reorganize their finances by guiding them toward a bankruptcy discharge.

    37 years, 1,100 cases

  3. Litigation
    I assist clients resolve disputes in matters concerning contracts, probate, real estate and business relations.

    37 years, 1,000 cases

  4. Probate
    I assist clients with the administration of estates

    34 years, 600 cases

  5. Real estate
    I assist client resolve all types of real property issues including land use issues, title problems and transfer procedures.

    37 years, 600 cases

I love the practice of law and my niche in the Lake Wales community.  My goal is to give my clients all avaliable tools, options and remedies to improve their lives.  Most clients have a specific problem to solve. Some just want to know how to get from where they are to where they want to be.  Either way, I am pleased to be of assistance.  My practice areas include guardianship, probate, bankruptcy and general civil litigation in commercial and real estate matters.

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Contact James

Jay McClendon, P.A.
219 E. Central Avenue
Lake Wales, FL, 33853


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Posted by Too scared to add my name | July 27, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
We lost our home because of him
He was unprepared, uneducated about Florida law, and he charged us double what other attorney's do. He did refund half our amount paid, but he still lost us our home.


  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 6.8 (Good)

Work Experience

  • Owner
  • Jay McClendon, P.A.
  • 2013 - Present
  • Managing Partner
  • Weaver, McClendon & Penrod, LLP
  • 2000 - Present


  • University of Georgia School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1986
  • Vanderbilt University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1983


  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Tampa Bay Area Bankruptcy Association
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • Member
  • 1986 - Present
  • Georgia Bar Foundation
  • Member
  • 1986 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Lake Wales Guardianship Lawyer James Clifford McClendon II
James Clifford McClendon II
Guardianship Attorney
Lake Wales, FL
Licensed for 37 years
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