ORLANDO, FLORIDA – The law firm of ShuffieldLowman recently named longtime Orlando attorney Alexander “Alex” S. Douglas, II as a partner with the firm. Formerly with the law firm of Pohl & Short, Douglas recently joined the ShuffieldLowman litigation department, providing wide-reaching knowledge in all areas of litigation with extensive experience in the areas of trust and probate litigation.

Practicing law for 23 years, Douglas is a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney providing senior litigation experience in a wide variety of areas, including business, probate and trust, fiduciary and contested guardianship cases. Douglas is a frequent speaker on the topic of trust and probate litigation, including a recent December 2012 presentation he made before a group of fellow Orange County Bar Association attorney members.

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.

Alex is admitted to the Florida Bar and is also admitted to practice in federal court before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the Southern District of Florida, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

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 & finance, bankruptcy & creditors rights, land use & government law, real estate, commercial and civil litigation, labor and employment, health law, immigration, estate planning and probate, guardianship & elder law, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, patent licensing, trademarks & copyrights, tax law, planning for high net worth families with closely held businesses, and environmental law.