A Lifetime of Experience

Legal Experience:

Volusia County Court Judge
Elected 2012

  • Assigned to Civil Docket
  • Volusia County Courthouse Annex, Daytona Beach, 2017 to Present, 2013-2014 
  • Volusia County Courthouse, DeLand, 2015-2017
  • Appointed County Court Administrative Judge, 2017 to Present
  • Appointed Florida Bar Traffic Rules Committee, 2016
  • Conference of County Court Judges of Florida
    • Appointed to Executive Committee 2017
    • Appointed Vice Chairman of Education Committee 2017
    • Teaching Faculty for Education of other Judges
    • Elected Seventh Circuit Representative & Board of Directors 2013-2017
    • Appointed Website Administrator 2017
    • Legislative Steering Committee

Office of the State Attorney, Seventh Judicial Circuit
2009-12, 2000-03, 1995–99

  • Managing Assistant State Attorney
  • Public Information Officer
  • Assistant State Attorney - Assignments included: Juvenile, Domestic Violence, Misdemeanor, Felony Trial, Felony Intake, and Supervising Attorney of Drug Unit

Crotty, Bartlett & Kelly, P.A.
2003–09

  • Partner
  • Areas of Practice included: Elder Law, Wills, Trusts, Probate, Estate Planning, Business Law, Civil Litigation, and Condominium & Homeowner Association Law

Florida League of Cities
1999-2000

  • Assistant General Counsel
  • Duties included: Consulting with and advising City Attorneys throughout Florida on legal matters affecting their duties and responsibilities. Serving as in-house advisor to the League’s Special Investigations Unit for Insurance Fraud and the League’s Human Resource Director. Assisting in the development of a Legislative Action Agenda and representing the interests of municipal governments before the Florida Legislature and administrative agencies.

 

Other Work Experience:

Jeff Galloway Marathon Training Program
2002-2004

  • Daytona Beach Program Director

Treasure Island Inn
1992-93, 1990-92, 1987-88

  • Front Office Manager
  • Event Supervisor
  • Desk Clerk
  • Bellman

Jon Hall Chevrolet
1990

  • Salesman

Florida Department of Commerce, Bureau of Visitor Services
1988-90

  • Information Specialist

Florida Senate Sergeant at Arms
1987

  • Session Staff

Western Sizzlin Steakhouse
1982-86

  • Cook
  • Fry Cook
  • Dishwasher
  • Busboy

The Daytona Beach News-Journal
1978-82

  • News Carrier

 

Education:

University of Florida College of Law
Juris Doctor, 1995

  • Honors in Appellate Advocacy
  • Elected Student Bar Association President
  • Appointed Honor Committee Advisor
  • Appointed to University Elections Commission
  • Appointed Coordinator for incoming student orientation and advisor program
  • Awarded University President's Spring Recognition of Outstanding Students
  • Awarded Council of Ten Teaching Fellowship

Florida State University
Bachelor of Science, 1990

Daytona Beach Community College
Associate of Arts, 1988

Father Lopez High School
Class of 1986

St. Paul’s School
Class of 1982

Westside Elementary School
1973-74

 

Community Involvement:

Basilica of St. Paul

  • Finance Committee & Endowment Trustee, 2006 to present
  • Pastoral Council, 2008-11 

Housing Authority of the City of Daytona Beach

  • Commissioner, 2002-08, 1997-99 
  • Vice Chair, 2004-08

Father Lopez Catholic High School

  • School Board, 2006-09 

Daytona Beach Quarterback Club

  • Member, 1997 to present
  • Coach (2011), Captain(2010), Captain-Elect (2009), Secretary (2008), Assistant Secretary (2007), Treasurer (2006), Assistant Treasurer (2005), Membership Chair (2003-04)

Gator Club of Volusia County

  • Board of Directors, 2004-16
  • Chair, Florida Young & Involved 2004-06
  • Producer, Pigskin Preview Show 2004-06

Daytona Beach Leadership Council

  • Member, 2005 to present
  • Board of Directors, 2007-08

Daytona Beach Track Club

  • Member, 2002-16
  • Board of Directors, 2002-07

Indigo Unit 2 Homeowner's Association

  • Board of Directors, 2007 

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

  • Volunteer Coordinator, 2002-03 

City of Daytona Beach Planning Board

  • Member, 2000

Volusia County Bar Association

  • Board of Directors, 2011-12, 2005-08 

Central Florida Community Development Corporation

  • Board of Directors, 1992