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Timothy W Terry 
Orlando, Florida
Member
phone (407) 965-2256
fax (407) 894-2107
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Timothy W. Terry is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, and his areas of practice include family law, divorce, child custody, property distribution, juvenile law, criminal defense, felonies, white collar crimes, probation, and personal injury.

Mr. Terry received his A.B. degree, Magna Cum Laude, in 1973 from Duke University, and his J.D. in 1976 from Florida State University. He was admitted to the Florida Bar in 1981. As a member of the Florida Bar, he was Chair of Grievance Committee C for the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida in 1996, a member of the Rules and Forms Committee from 1996 to 1997, a member of the Legislation Committee from 1997 to 1998, and a member of the sections on trial lawyers, family law, and criminal law. He is also a member of the Orange County Bar Association, the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, and the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Mr. Terry served as a law clerk for the Honorable Charles R. Scott of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the Honorable Warren L. Jones of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and a staff law clerk for the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He has also served as an Assistant State's Attorney for the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida from 1984-1993.

Areas of Practice:
25% Criminal Law
DUI/DWI
Traffic Violations
White Collar Crimes
50% Family Law
Child Support
Custody & Visitation
Divorce
25% Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
Property Distribution
Juvenile Law
Criminal Defense
Felonies
Probation
Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions:
Florida, 1981
Education:
Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida, 1976
J.D.


Duke University, 1973
A.B.
Honors: Magna Cum Laude


Professional Associations and Memberships:
Orange County Bar Association
Member


The Florida Bar, 1993 - 1996
Member


The Florida Bar, 1996
Chair, Grievance Committee C, Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida


The Florida Bar, 1996 - 1997
Member, Rules and Forms Committee


The Florida Bar, 1997 - 1998
Member, Legislation Committee


The Florida Bar, Trial Lawyers Section
Member


The Florida Bar, Family Law Section
Member


The Florida Bar, Criminal Law Section
Member


Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers
Member


Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member


Past Employment Positions:
Hon. Charles R. Scott, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Law Clerk, 1977


Hon. Warren L. Jones, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, Law Clerk, 1978 - 1980


U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Staff Law Clerk, 1977 - 1978


Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida, Assistant State Attorney, 1984 - 1993