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My name is Joseph Gufford, and I am an attorney who practices primarly in the areas of family law and civil litigation. No lawyer is better than the staff that supports him and I am proud to say that my team is trully my greatest asset. Let's face it, being successful in court is all about making an effective presentation to the the trier of fact. That means being organized and prepared and making sure that everything that should have been done prior to Court, has been done. TEAMWORK is the key.
Joe Gufford, III, is the founding member of The Gufford Law Firm, P.A. in Stuart Florida. Formerly, Mr. Gufford was an associate with the firm of Grazi & Gianino. Mr. Gufford graduated from Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg in 1990 where he actively participated in trial team competition as well as the Stetson Negotiation Team. He has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1991. He is also a graduate of the University of Florida, having earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science. Following his graduation, Mr. Gufford was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Army and graduated from the US Army Airborne School at Ft. Benning, Ga. While at the University of Florida Mr. Gufford was a member of Kappa Alpha Order and was also the President Pro Tem of the Student Senate. Mr. Gufford's practice is primarily devoted to family law although he also has extensive civil litigation and appellate experience. He has also served as the 2008 Chairman of the Martin County Bar Association Family Law Committee and has given professional lectures in the area in the area of family law.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||1991||09/12/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Client Distinction Award||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|2014 Pro Bono Service Award||19th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Comittee||2014|
|2013 Pro Bono Service Award||19th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Coordinator/ Martin County Bar Association||2013|
|2012 Pro Bono Service Award||19th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Coordinator/ Martin County Bar Association||2012|
|Board of Directors||Florida Rural Legal Services||2010|
|Board of Directors||Florida Equal Justice Center||2010|
|2008-2009 Martin County Bar Association Pro Bono Service Award||Martin County Bar Association||2009|
|2008 Outstanding Pro Bono Service award||Florida Rural Legal Services||2008|
|Martin County Bar Association Family Law Committee Chairman||Martin County Bar Association||2008|
|Airborne Wings||US Army Airborne School||1987|
|President||The Gufford Law Firm, P.A.||2008 - Present|
|Managing member||Brandt & Gufford, Attorneys at Law||2003 - 2008|
|Associate||Grazi & Gianino||2001 - 2003|
|Regional Director of Marketing||Bluegreen Resorts||2001 - 2001|
|Regional Director of Marketing||GoldKey Resorts||1999 - 2001|
|Regional Director of Marketing||Sunterra Resorts||1998 - 1999|
|Partner||Gufford & Lawrence, Attorneys at Law||1995 - 1996|
|Partner||Barber, Gufford & Lawrence, Attorneys at Law||1992 - 1995|
|Associate||Obrien & Hooper||1991 - 1991|
|Law Clerk||Justin C. Johnson P.A.||1989 - 1991|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Circuit 19 Bar Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|CIVITAS PLACE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC.||Board of Directors||2009 - Present|
|The Florida Bar||Member||1991 - Present|
|Florida Rural Legal Services||Board of Directors||2010 - 2010|
|Florida Equal Justice Center||Board of Directors||2010 - 2010|
|Martin County Bar Association, Family Law Committee||Chair||2008 - 2008|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2005 - 2008|
|Martin County Bar Association||Member||2001 - 2008|
|Florida Bar, Family Law Section||Member||2001 - 2008|
|2008 Changes to Chapter 61- Custody (Parental Responsibility) and Equitable Distribution||2008 Changes to Chapter 61- Custody (Parental Responsibility) and Equitable Distribution||2008|
|University of Florida||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|
|Stetson University College of Law||law||N/A|
|Changes to Chapter 61 of the Florida Stautes Seminar||The Changes to Chapter 61 of the Florida Stautes||2008|
|Downie v. Dep't of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles||Trial Court Reversed and Law Stricken as Being Unconstitutional|
|BG v AG||MCBA June 2009 Newsletter|
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