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About Orr Law Firm, P.L.

Maintaining All Aspects Of Litigation

At the Orr Law Firm, P.L., we cover all aspects, including legal, business, marketing, and accounting of litigation practice. 

We focus on injuries, construction law, general litigation, real estate, injury, medical malpractice, business, and commercial litigation.
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Meet Douglas A. Orr, Esq.

Douglas A. Orr graduated magna cum laude major in English in 1996 at Rutgers University and in 1999, he finished his law degree. He also speaks Spanish and French. He is an active participant in the community and offers more than a decade of legal experience.

He has been in practice for 17 years.
EXPERIENCE
Orr Law Firm, P.L., Cape Coral, Florida
Managing partner, January 2013 through present
Worked as (outside) general counsel for a large construction firm, handling billing disputes, insurance matters, employment issues, debt collection, trademark registrations, and preparing operating agreement and other corporate documents. Employ, manage, supervise, and train staff.
Eraclides, Johns, Hall, Gelman, Johannessen & Goodman, LLP, Fort Myers, Florida
Senior associate, March 2011 through December 2013
Attorney with full-service law firm. File and defend construction, personal injury, real estate, and business litigation cases. Defend workers' compensation cases. Preparation of contracts, deeds, and other transactional documents. Maintain and improve client/customer relations through marketing. Present multimedia marketing presentations and continuing education seminars to prospective clients. 
Rasmussen College, Fort Myers, Florida
Adjunct Instructor/Professor of Business Law and English, June 2009 through 2012
Teach college-level course to undergraduates. Prepare and present course information and materials. Grade papers and exams. Provide career counseling and additional academic tutoring and mentoring services.
The Law Office of Douglas A. Orr, Cape Coral, Florida
Solo practitioner, May 2008 through March 2011
Solo litigation practice focusing on construction law, general litigation, real estate, injury, medical malpractice, business, and commercial litigation.
The Law Office of Kevin F. Jursinski, P.A., Fort Myers, Florida
Associate, 2006 through 2008
Handle and oversee own litigated cases from initial client intake through final bill and close, including development of theory and strategy, discovery, motions, hearings, and trial. Litigate mostly real estate and construction cases involving liens, construction defects, purchase deposit disputes, commercial tenancies, Johnson V. Davis defect disclosures, mortgage foreclosures, condo/homeowner association disputes, and business and commercial litigation. Some insurance coverage litigation, libel/slander, professional negligence, and non-compete agreements.
Kelley, Kronenberg, Gilmartin, Fitchtel & Wander, P.A., Fort Myers, Florida
Associate, 2001 through 2006
Insurance defense litigation. Managed voluminous caseload of up to 220 cases. Conducted 14 bench trials and innumerable depositions, motion, and evidentiary hearings. Supervised, trained, and mentored two younger attorneys. Performed extensive client marketing, development, and management.
Holland & Knight, LLP, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Associate, 2000 through 2001
Commercial litigation. Worked with partners and senior associates on research and memoranda of law. Some circuit and county court appearances.
Cummings & Lockwood, P.C., Naples, Florida
Associate, 1999 through 2000
Civil litigation, including bankruptcy, estate planning, commercial litigation, real estate, and contract law.
EDUCATION
Rutgers University School of Law at Newark, Newark, New Jersey
J.D. May 1999, G.P.A. 3.513
Managing Notes & Comments editor of Rutgers Computer & Technology Law Journal. Judicial intern to The Honorable Sybil R. Moses, A.J.S.C., summer 1997. Contracts tutor, a paid position with Rutgers tutoring 1Ls in contracts, fall 1997.

Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey
M.A., English, May 1996, G.P.A. 3.50

Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey
B.A. English, May 1993, G.P.A. 3.56
PUBLICATIONS AND REPORTED DECISIONS
Weiand v. State, and Battered Spouse Syndrome, FLORIDA BAR JOURNAL, June 2000 at 14, reprinted at 2 FLORIDA COASTAL LAW JOURNAL 125 (2000) and reprinted at Sexual Violence, Helen Cothran, ed. at p. 145, Greenhaven Press (2003)

Saline Breast Implants: A Tricky Solution, RUTGERS LAW RECORD, March 2001

Klatt V. Wal-Mart, 861 So.2d 97 (Fla. 1st DCA 2003)
BAR ADMISSIONS
Florida Bar, September 1999
New Jersey, December 1999
United States: Southern District of Florida, 2001; Middle District of Florida, 2011
PERSONAL
Married to Connie since 1999
Has four children, Rachel, John, Daniel, and Mina
Academically fluent in French; conversant in rudimentary Spanish
Member of the Knights of Columbus

For our services, call 239-565-7351 or visit our office at 2930 Del Prado Blvd S, Suite B.
"Good lawyer. Helped us out when we needed him. We had a nasty real estate dispute with our builder. This lawyer helped us out and ultimately he was worth every penny." February 8, 2009
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