James C. Washburn

James C. Washburn

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Jim Washburn is Board Certified by The Florida Bar as an expert in Construction Law and handles all types of construction law and commercial litigation issues, including contract drafting and negotiation, schedule-driven claims, bid protests, contract terminations, design and construction deficiencies, licensing issues, and lien and bond disputes. Jim represents public and private owners, design professionals, general contractors, sureties, and subcontractors. As a frequent speaker and author, he has published articles on Florida’s Construction Lien Law, standard construction contract provisions, and updates in Florida law affecting the construction industry.

Jim obtained both his B.A. degree and J.D. degree from the University of Florida.

BACKGROUND

Jim grew up in Central Florida, attending Bishop Moore and Lake Mary High Schools.

ADMISSIONS

  • State of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Florida
  • B.A., University of Florida

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association

CIVIC

  • President, Secretary, Board of Directors, and Service Project Chairman, Rotary Club of Altamonte
  • Assistant Scout Master, Boy Scout Troop 234
  • Coach, YMCA Youth League Soccer, Coach
  • Leadership Seminole – Class of 2002

RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS

  • 2016, Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine
  • 2012, Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2012-2013, 2017-2018, 2019-2020, Service Above Self Award, Rotary Club of Altamonte Springs
  • Paul Harris Fellow
  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating: AV

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