Lauren C. Heatwole, Esq.

 

PRIOR LEGAL EXPERIENCE 

Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. | Orlando, Florida

 For the first six and a half years of her legal career, Lauren practiced at Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. in the areas of complex commercial litigation, creditors' rights, foreclosures, general litigation, and numerous family law matters including dissolution of marriage and paternity.

 

Business Trial Group of Morgan & Morgan, P.A. | Orlando, Florida

In 2010, Lauren continued her career at the then-newly established Business Trial Group of Morgan & Morgan, P.A., practicing commercial litigation on a contingency basis. There, Lauren practiced in corporate and complex civil commercial litigation, real estate and mortgage litigation, general litigation, contract disputes, intellectual property theft, and family law.

 

BAR ADMITTANCE

Florida, admitted 2003

U.S. District Court | Middle District of Florida

Florida Fifth District Court of Appeal

 

EDUCATION

University of Florida Levin College of Law |  J.D. with Honors | May 2003

Book Award in Trial Practice

Book Award in Legal Drafting

Honors in Legal Research & Writing and Appellate Advocacy

Moot Court "Final Four" Fall 2001 - Argued before the Florida Supreme Court; Best Team Award, Best Brief Award, Best Overall Competitor

Moot Court President, Spring 2003

 

University of Florida | B.A. with High Honors | May 2000

"The Withering Fourth Amendment in Favor of Government and its Effect on the Internet",

Senior Honors Thesis

  

BAR/LEGAL INVOLVEMENT

Ninth Judicial Circuit Professionalism Panel (2015-2016; 2016-2017; 2017-2020)

President (2013-2014) | Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section

Secretary (2008-2009) | Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section

Treasurer | Orange County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section

Executive Council (2013-2014) | Orange County Bar Association

Board of Trustee Member (2010-2013) | Legal Aid Society

Solo/Small Firm Committee Member | Orange County Bar Association

Professionalism Committee Member | Orange County Bar Association

Guardian Ad Litem | Orange County Bar Association

Christian Legal Society Member

Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers (CFAWL) Member

 

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS

President, J4 Leaders (2019)

Lifework Leadership Alumni (2013)

Member of the Central Florida Christian Chamber

 

AWARDS

Recognized as a "Legal Elite Up & Comer" in 2009 by Florida Trend Magazine

Recognized as a "Florida Rising Star" in 2015 from Florida Super Lawyers

Recognized as a "Florida Rising Star" in 2016 from Florida Super Lawyers

Recognized as a "Florida Rising Star" in 2017 from Florida Super Lawyers

Recognized as a "Florida Rising Star" in 2018 from Florida Super Lawyers

 

ARTICLES & LECTURES

 

Panelist, Barry University's College of Law, "Professionalism and Ethics" (2008)

"Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness... In the World of Divorce and Short Sales." The Milestone Financial Group, an Independent Firm; Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., November 2010, Volume 11, Issue 5

Panelist, The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, "Practicing With Professionalism" Seminar (2012)

Speaker, The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division, "Practicing With Professionalism" Seminar (2013)

Lecture as Guest Speaker at UCF regarding practice issues, including Intellectual Property and "Revenge Porn"

Speaker, Ninth Circuit Professionalism Panel CLE hosted by the Bankruptcy and Professionalism Committees (2019)

Panelist, Social Media Series Part II - Client Conduct CLE hosted by the Professionalism Committee (2017 and 2018)

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1500 E. Robinson Street

Orlando, FL  32801 

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T: 407-490-2467

F: 407-641-9530 

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