Slade V. Dukes, Esq.


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Areas of Practice:

Probate and Trusts, Estate Planning, Guardianship, Elder Law, and General Practice

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Practice Areas:

  • Probate and Trust Administration and Litigation
  • Estate Planning (Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives, Living Wills, Health Care Surrogates, HIPAA Authorizations, etc.)
  • Guardianship
  • Elder Law
  • General Practice (Landlord/Tenant, Eviction/Unlawful Detainer, Legal Name Change, Record Expungement, Uncontested Divorce/Dissolution of Marriage, Dependency, Adoption, Attorney ad Litem, etc.)

Licenses and Accreditation:

  • The Florida Bar (Bar No. 0021614), 2006-present
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, 2007-present
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 2015-present
  • United States Department of Veterans Affairs Accredited Attorney (Accreditation No. 35133, POA Code: CEW), 2015-present
  • Florida Notary Public Commission, 2015-present

Educational Background:

  • Stetson University College of Law, 2004 (Juris Doctor)
    • Certificate of Concentration in Advocacy
    • Client Skills Team, Trial Team, Moot Court Team
  • University of Florida Graduate School, 2001 (Master of Arts)
    • Certificate of Concentration in Political Campaigning
  • University of Florida, 1999 (Bachelor of Arts)
    • Speech and Debate Team, Mortar Board Society
  • Santa Fe Community College, 1997 (Associate of Arts)
    • Speech and Debate Team

Professional Experience:

  • Wounded Warrior Project, Inc.
    • Managing Counsel, Legal Services, 2015-2018
  • Florida Department of Children and Families, Children’s Legal Services
    • Managing Attorney, Circuit 7, 2012-2014
  • Stetson University College of Law, Elder Consumer Protection Program
    • Program Administrator, 2008-2012
  • Florida Office of the Attorney General, Economic Crimes Division
    • Honors Attorney, 2004-2005

Community Engagement:

  • Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Florida Consumers’ Council
    • Council Member, 2012-2016
  • Florida Office of the Attorney General Seniors vs. Crime Board
    • Board Member, 2012-present
    • Board Chair, 2015-2018
  • Sarasota County Bar Association
    • Association Member, 2019-present
  • Manatee County Bar Association
    • Association Member, 2019-present
  • The Thomas E. Penick Jr. American Inn of Court
    • Inn of Court Member, 2019-present
    • 12th Circuit Representative, 2019-present
  • Florida Association of Woman Lawyers (Sarasota Chapter)
    • Association Member, 2019-present

Awards and Acknowledgements:

  • Fourth Circuit Pro Bono Committee & Jacksonville Bar Association Pro Bono Committee, Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award, 2018
  • Florida Department of Children & Families, Teaming Up for Change Award, 2014

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