ORLANDO, FLORIDA – ShuffieldLowman Partner Alexander “Alex” Douglas has been named Co-Chair of the Orange County Bar Association’s Estates, Trusts & Guardianship Committee.  Practicing law for more than 23 years, Douglas provides wide-reaching knowledge in a broad variety of areas of litigation, including commercial, business, probate and trust, fiduciary and contested guardianship cases.    He is a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney who is known for his extensive experience in the areas of trust and probate litigation.

A frequent speaker on the topic of fiduciary litigation, he presented recently at a CLE seminar sponsored by the Orange County Bar Association on probate and trust litigation. Douglas will speak later this month at a probate seminar on the topic of financial powers of attorney and advance healthcare directives, drawing from his extensive experience litigating over such instruments.

Douglas earned his Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from Florida State University College of Law.  While there, he was a member and president of the F.S.U. law school moot court team and competed in national moot court competitions. He also served as an extern to then Justice Rosemary Barkett of the Florida Supreme Court. Alex holds a Bachelor of Arts degree, with honors, from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

The OCBA has 24 committees designed to provide current and timely information in its members’ legal specialty areas, to develop CLE seminars, to submit articles for The Briefs magazine, and to participate in a wide variety of community service projects and OCBA-sponsored social events.

Shuffield, Lowman & Wilson, P.A., located in downtown Orlando in the Gateway Center building, and in the heart of Lake County’s Downtown Tavares, is a full service law firm practicing in the areas of corporate law, securities, banking and finance, bankruptcy and creditors rights, land use and government law, real estate, commercial and civil litigation, labor and employment, estate planning and probate, guardianship and elder law, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, patent licensing, trademarks and copyrights, tax law, planning for high net worth families with closely held businesses,  and environmental law.