Theodore W. Small Jr.

Theodore W. Small Jr.

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  • Employment Law, Estate Planning, Probate...
  • District of Columbia, Florida
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Summary

Theodore W. Small Jr. ("Ted Small") has over 25 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 DeLand, Florida. Mr. 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 business and individual clients. Mr. Small also has experience as a mediator and NAM arbitrator and is available to serve as a professional neutral to resolve employment, business and contract 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 Represent West Volusia Hospital Authority, an independent special taxing district, as its outside general counsel on local government, Florida Sunshine Law and Florida Public Records Law matters (2007-Present). o Appear on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants as lead counsel for hearings, mediations and settlement negotiations in civil litigation matters pending in state courts (Volusia, Marion and Seminole counties), federal court (Middle District of Florida), and before administrative agencies (EEOC and Florida Commission on Human Relations). o Provide business and employment law counsel on a variety of practice areas including: discrimination and harassment claims; wage and overtime claims; exempt/non-exempt misclassifications; executive employment and severance agreements; non-compete-non-solicitation-confidentiality agreements; human resource and personnel policies; personnel training; outside neutral workplace investigations; employment terminations; employment mediation or arbitration; contract disputes; partnership disputes; operating agreements and by-laws; general business law; elder law; local government; and Florida Sunshine and Public Records Law matters.
Awards
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
10th Year Anniversary (2008-2018)
Professional Associations
American Bar Foundation
Fellow
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District of Columbia Bar
Member
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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 $300 flat-rate 1.5 hour consultation for employment and business law needs. Estate planning fees will vary with documents and time needed, call for more information. No free consultations.
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Business Law
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Gov & Administrative Law
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
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DEI Facilitation & Consulting
Contact & Map
Law Office of Theodore W. Small, P.A.
PO Box 172
DELAND, FL 32721-0172
USA
Toll-Free: (866) 720-4130
Telephone: (386) 740-0788
Fax: (386) 740-0782