Don focuses on Personal Injury and Workers Compensation, and Veterans Benefits. Don was a career enlisted aviator in both the Navy and Air Force. Don is an attorney that was shaped by hard-work, the places he has been, and the people he has met.
Don’s military experiences brought him from the Navy to the Air Force; from the ice of Greenland to the hot springs of Iceland; from the brown deserts and mountains of Afghanistan to the white deserts and mountains of Antarctica; from chasing Russian submarines to supporting Russian scientists; from the destruction of 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina to meeting Governor Senators, Congressmen and the President. Don is a veteran of Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom
During his 29-year military career, Don earned an A.S. in Aviation Operations, a B.S. in Organizational Management, an M.B.A. in Accounting. After retiring as an Air Force Chief Master Sergeant (E9), Don completed his Juris Doctorate at Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law.
Don serves on the Board of Directors for the Florida Association of Veteran Owned BusinessesOutside the office, Don likes to spend his free time with his family, especially his two precious grandsons. When not playing with his grandsons, he enjoys hiking, riding his motorcycle and playing bagpipes. Something special that Don was able to experience was on Saint Patrick’s Day in 2011 when he had the honor of playing at the Capital and White House with the Air Force Reserve Pipe Band.
Don’s Professional Associations include:
- The Florida Bar
- Orange County Bar Association
- Seminole County Bar Association
- National Association of Veterans Advocates
Additional Legal Certifications include:
- S. Department of Veterans Affairs Accredited Attorney
- Admitted U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
- Florida Supreme Court Circuit Civil Mediator
- Florida Supreme Court County Mediator
- American Legion
- Board of Directors Florida Association of Veteran Owned Businesses