Theodore W. Small Jr.

Theodore W. Small Jr.

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Theodore W. Small Jr. ("Ted Small") has over 30 years of legal experience, formerly with the large law firm of Holland & Knight LLP in its Tampa, Washington DC, and Orlando offices and currently as a small firm practitioner in Volusia County, Florida. Attorney Small brings the training and experience from his large firm experience to a small firm setting with the goal of pursuing cost-effective solutions for businesses, employers and elder law clients. Attorney Small also has experience as a mediator and NAM arbitrator and is available to serve as a professional neutral to resolve commercial and employment law disputes.

Education
University of Virginia School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Honors: University of Virginia Hardy Cross Dillard Scholarship (1989-92); University of Virginia Herbert L. Kramer Public Service Award (1992); University of Virginia Alumni Association Special Recognition of Leadership Award (1992); University of Virginia Black Law Students Association Jack Gravely Award (1992); University of Virginia Mary Claiborne and Roy H. Ritter Award (1991).
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Harvard University
B.A. | History
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Honors: A.B. Magna Cum Laude in History (1989); Harvard College Dean's List for 7 semesters (1986-89); Robert Winfrey Leadership Award (1987);
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DeLand Senior High School
Diploma
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Honors: Class Salutatorian (1985); Summa Cum Laude Graduate (1985); Daytona Beach News Journal Medallion of Excellence Award (1985); American Legion Post 6 Boys State Delegate (1984).
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Professional Experience
Principal
Law Office of Theodore W. Small, P.A.
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o Attorney Small has handled litigation matters throughout his over 30-year career for both individual and business clients, both plaintiffs and defendants, in a wide variety of matters. He currently offers neutral case evaluation for in-house and outside counsel seeking an objective, second opinion to spot issues while they can still be corrected and thereby avoid the loss of credibility with boards, judges or juries. o Attorney Small also offers a flat-fee counseling option on discrete matters, such as when employers are contemplating a termination decision, individuals are evaluating estate planning options or when small business owners are weighing the potential costs and benefits of potential litigation. o Further, Attorney Small is available to assist with estate planning and Medicaid qualification needs, including Last Wills, Living Wills, Revocable Trust, Durable Power of Attorneys, Life Estate Real Estate Deeds, and Medicaid Qualification Lifetime Personal Services Contracts.
Publications
Articles & Publications
o "The Misfortunes of Misclassifying Workers," Government Contracts Newsletter (First Quarter 2000).
Holland & Knight LLP
o TWSPA Employment & Elder Law Newsletters (2005-Present)
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Awards
Presidential Award for Lifetime Achievement
Descendants of Rosewood
Black History Month Banner Honoree
County of Volusia/City of DeLand/Greater Union Life Center
Difference Maker of the Year Award
NAACP West Volusia Branch
Presidential Citation for Exemplary Leadership in Enhancing Pro Bono Legal Services and Improving the Legal Profession
American Bar Association
"AV" Peer Review Rating
Martindale Hubbell
15th Year Anniversary (2008-2023)
Professional Associations
American Bar Foundation
Fellow
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District of Columbia Bar
Member
- Current
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The Florida Bar
Member
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ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty
Member
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Access to Legal Services Committee of Florida Bar Vision 2016 Commission
Member
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ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service
Member
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Florida Bar Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee
Member
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American Bar Association
Member, House of Delegates
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Florida Bar Foundation, Inc.
Member, Board of Directors
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Florida Legal Services, Inc.
Member, Board of Directors
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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Florida
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Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Now offering a flat-fee counseling option on discrete matters, such as when employers are contemplating a termination decision, individuals are evaluating estate planning options or when small business owners are weighing the potential costs and benefits of potential litigation. No free consultations.
Practice Areas
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business - Arbitration/Mediation
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Overtime & Unpaid Wages
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Formation
    Estate Planning
    Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Gov & Administrative Law
    Administrative Law, Government Contracts, Legislative & Government Affairs
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Website
DEI Facilitation & Consulting
Contact & Map
Law Office of Theodore W. Small, P.A.
PO Box 172
DELAND, FL 32721-0172
Telephone: (386) 740-0788
Notice: By Appointment Only: Call to Request Counsel, Virtual or In-Person