Larry E. Ciesla

 

About Larry E. Ciesla

PERSONAL DATA

BORN:

Rockland County, New York
November 26, 1954

MARRIED TO:

Leslie J. Sahler

EDUCATION

Degrees:

B.S. (Psychology) University of Florida, 1975
J.D. (Law) University of Florida, 1979

Honors:

Dean's List, University of Florida College of Law three quarters

BAR ADMISSIONS

Admitted to Florida Bar in 1979.
Admitted to Massachusetts Bar in 1987.
Admitted to Bar of United States Supreme Court in 1988.
Admitted to bars of federal district courts and United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Eleventh Circuits.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Associate attorney with Chandler, O'Neal, Gray, Lang & Haswell in Gainesville, Florida from 1980-1986. Developed specialty areas of practice including probate and guardianship law.

Sole practitioner in present law office since 1987. Practice limited to probate, guardianship, trust law, real estate, estate planning and public benefits planning. Rated "BV" by Martindale Hubbel. Chair of probate section of Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association for 20 plus years. Author of probate column featured monthly in the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association newsletter. Presenter at multiple continuing legal education programs in the areas of wills, trusts, estate planning and probate in Florida. Presenter at guardianship seminars for local bar and judiciary.

Co-author of Guidelines of Professional Courtesy for the Eighth Judicial Bar Association. Guest speaker at senior-level classes in Fiduciary Relationships at the University of Florida Law School. Small group leader at the annual professionalism seminar produced by the Eighth Judicial Circuit Bar Association at the University of Florida Law School. Former chair, Eighth Judicial Circuit Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee. Member of Eighth Judicial Circuit Bench/Bar Committee.

Representative clients include numerous current and former circuit and county court judges and many members of the practicing bar.

 

 

 
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