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.
Jim grew up in Central Florida, attending Bishop Moore and Lake Mary High Schools.
J.D., University of Florida
B.A., University of Florida
Professional Associations & Memberships
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