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  1. Family: 100%
    10 years

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  • Arthur John Grossman III

    I wholeheartedly endorse Lisa. She is a wonderful person, a professional, knowledgeable, and passionate about her work. Lisa is a lawyer you can trust to handle your case professionally and ethically.

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  • Howard Iken

    I have known Ms. Bedwell since 2001. She always represented the intellectual side of legal practice and that is something I thoroughly admire. Ms. Bedwell is the "real thing" and I have no doubt of her ability to tackle the most complex of legal matters.

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P.O. Box 309
Ocoee, FL, 34761

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
FLMember in Good Standing200506/17/2016
DCInactive 200607/06/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
William F. Blews Pro Bono Service AwardStetson University College of Law2004
Outstanding Service - Research AssistantStetson University College of Law2004
Outstanding Service - SBA Class RepresentativeStetson University College of Law2004
1st Place Intramural Writing ContestStetson University College of Law2003
Gray Harris 1st Place Appellate Advocacy CompetitionStetson University College of Law2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
General MagistrateNinth Judicial Circuit, Florida2016 - Present
Contract AuthorLexis2015 - Present
Managing PartnerSmith Bedwell Family Law, P.A.2015 - 2016
Of Counsel - Family LawStenstrom, McIntosh, Colbert & Whigham, P.A.2015 - 2016
Associate AttorneyRechel & Associates2012 - 2014
Staff Attorney13th Judicial Circuit In Hillsborough County2007 - 2012
Contract AttorneyLaw Resources2006 - 2006
Legislative FellowUS House of Representatives2006 - 2006
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Collaborative Divorce Institute of TampaAttorney or Mediator2013 - Present
Orange County Bar AsssociationMember2012 - Present
Family Law American Inn of Court of TampaBarrister2011 - Present
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationCo-chair Diversity & YLD committees2007 - Present
Hillsborough Association for Women LawyersLegislative Committee Chair2007 - Present
Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer MagazineSteady at the Helm: Judge Barton’s Service to Pro Bono2010
Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer MagazineFrom the Courthouse: Traffic Court Pot Holes2010
Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer MagazineFrom the Courthouse: The Best Kept Secret in the 13th Judicial Circuit2009
Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer MagazineFrom the Courthouse: People's Court - Gone to the Dogs2009
Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer MagazineGuardianship Advocacy: Helping Developmentally Challenged Adults in the Community2007
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stetson University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
Stetson University College of LawEnglish LiteratureMA - Masters1998
Flagler CollegeEnglish & CommunicationsBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
CLE LuncheonDivorce Litigation – Quality Case Preparation for Positive Perception from the Court2011