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About William Lobb

Attorney Lobb has tried dozens of jury trials to verdict and tried in excess of 2500 non-jury trials. As the Courts mandate that all dissolution of marriage cases be mediated prior to trial, he has extensive mediation experience and is skilled in negotiation.  Bill has a unique perspective on that process as he is also a Supreme Court certified Family Law Mediator and a Supreme Court certified Circuit Civil Mediator.

He is an avid runner and competes in ultramarathons, marathons, half-marathons and 5K races. His best marathon time to date is 3:51 in Tallahassee in 2008.  Bill’s latest interest is in rowing and he hopes to someday compete in an indoor rowing event.

Education

  • La Salle University, B.A., Economics, 1991
    • Magna Cum Laude
  • Stetson University College of Law, 1994
    • Recipient of Paul T. Barnard Award for Clinic Excellence

Experience

  • Law Office of McDaniel and Lobb (Partner), April 1999 – August 2000
  • Law Office of C. Ray McDaniel, PA (Partner), September 1996 – April 1999
  • Law Office of Gregory M. Ruster (Associate), May1995 – September 1996
  • Assistant Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender, Robert Jagger, in Clearwater FL
    September 1994 – May 1995

Professional Associations

  • Member, Polk County Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Polk County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member, Family Law Section , Florida Bar

Honors

  • Omicron Delta Epsilon, Economics Honor Society, President, inducted April 1989
  • Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society, inducted April 1990
  • Environmental Law Society, Treasurer, 1992
  • United States Attorney, Middle District of Florida, legal intern,  August 1993 – December 1993
  • Florida Rural Legal Services Recognition for Pro Bono Contribution, December 2000
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who
  • Recipient of the Florida Bar President’s Pro Bono Award, 2009
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent

In the Community

  • Member of Board of Campfire Boys and Girls Club of Lakeland, 1996 – 1999
  • Chair, Florida Bar 10B Grievance Committee, 2008
  • Member Lakeland Runners Club, 2007
  • Secretary, Lakeland Runners Club, 2008
  • Guardian Ad Litem Volunteer, 1997 – present