Attorney Profiles

Mark A. Zimmerman 
DeLand, Florida
Senior Partner
phone (386) 734-1200
fax (386) 734-1295
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Areas of Practice:
Personal Injury
Wrongful Death
Workers Compensation
Municipal Law
Governmental Law
Mediation
Land Use & Zoning
Litigation Percentage:
75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Certification/Specialties:
Circuit Court Mediator, 1990


Bar Admissions:
Florida, 1975
U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1976
Education:
Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1975
J.D.
Law Review: 4 Cumberland-Samford Law Review, "State Aid to Students Attending Sectarian School Found Unconstitutional Due to 'Excessive Entanglement'", 1974
Law Review: Cumberland-Samford Law Review, Associate Editor, 1974 - 1975


Stetson University, 1971
B.A.


Representative Cases:
Melanson v. Nelson, 366 So.2d 1191 (Fla. 1st DCA 1979)
City of DeLand v. State ex rel. Watts, 423 So.2d 529 (Fla. 5th DCA 1982)
Kent v. Kent, 431 So.2d 279 (Fla. 5th DCA 1983)
Julian v. Lee, 473 So.2d 736 (Fla. 5th DCA 1985)
Larry Kent Homes v. Empire of America FSA, 474 So.2d 868 (Fla. 5th DCA 1985)
Blocker v. Ardmore Farms, 524 So.2d 1081 (Fla. lst DCA 1988)
Batka v. Duff's Smorgasbord, 560 So.2d 377 (Fla. lst DCA 1990)
Ardmore Farms v. Wallace, 571 So2d 47 (Fla. 1st DCA 1990)
Myers v. Holiday House, 578 So.2d 349 (Fla. 1st DCA 1991)
LaBree v. Corr Constr, 584 So.2d 163 (Fla. 1st DCA 1991)
Hopkins v. State, DOT, 596 So.2d 680 (Fla. 1st DCA 1991)
Harris v. McGuire, 600 So.2d 501 (Fla. 5th DCA 1992)
McConnell v. Florida Furniture Ctr, 611 So.2d 65 (Fla. 1st DCA 1992)
Brunswick Corp. v. Cummings, 648 So.2d 787 (Fla. 1st DCA 1994)
Almeida v. Longleaf Forest Prods, 648 So.2d 1235 (Fla. 1st DCA 1995)
Public Gas Co. v. Monette, 658 so.2d 673 (Fla. 1st DCA 1995)
State, Division of Hotels/Restaurants v. Cole, 664 So.2d 291 (Fla. 1st DCA 1995)
Jacob Sheet Metal v. Thompason, 667 So.2d 295 (Fla, 1st. DCA 1995)
Cotoia v. Days Inn West, 673 so.2d 971 (Fla. 1st DCA 1996)
Barnett Bank v. Pelle, 684 So.2d 311 (Fla. 1st DCA 1996)
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Volusia County Bar Association
Member


American Bar Association
Member


The Florida Bar
Member, Workers Compensation Section


The Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
Member


Child Health Assistance Project, Inc.
Member, Board of Directors


Florida Hospital - Deland
Board of Directors


Past Employment Positions:
City of Deland, City Attorney, 1975 - 1977


City of Deland, City Attorney, 1992 - 2001


7th Judicial Circuit, Volusia County, Assistant State Attorney, 1976 - 1977


Languages:
English

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