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Leslie Joughin III

Partner 
401 East Jackson Street
Suite 1700
Tampa, FL 33602
 
Tel:
813.209.5014
Fax:
813.223.2837
 
 

Les Joughin has more than 30 years of experience in business and commercial litigation. He has successfully resolved or tried cases involving purchase and sale agreements, business torts, corporate and partnership disputes, non-compete litigation, deceptive and unfair trade practices, commercial foreclosures, intellectual property, and construction and general contract litigation.
 
Representative Experience
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Representation of plaintiff in $98 million foreclosure of a shopping center. Bank of America, et. al. v. PMAT Cocowalk, LLC, et al., case no. 09-91609 CA 05 (11th Cir. 2010)
 
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Lockheed Martin v. Gerace, 869 So. 2d 774 (Fla. 5th DCA 2004)
 
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Hernandez v. Trout Creek Development Corp., 25 FLW D437 (Fla. 2d DCA 2000)
 
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Tooltrend, Inc. V. CMT Utensili, SRL, 198 F. 3d 802 (11th Cir. 1999)
 
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Tooltrend, Inc. v. CMT Utensili, SRL, 707 So. 2d 1162 (Fla. 2d DCA 1998)
 
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Consumer Credit Counseling Service v. State of Florida, 742 So. 2d 259 (Fla. 2d DCA 1997)
 
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Times Publishing Company v. Ake, 660 So. 2d 255 (Fla. 1995)
 
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City of Tampa v. Hickey, 502 So. 2d 1254 (Fla. 2d DCA 1986)
 
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Paragon Group, Inc. V. Hoeksema, 475 So. 2d 244 (Fla. 2d DCA 1985)
 
Awards & Recognition
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Certified Circuit Court Mediator, Florida Supreme Court
 
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The Best Lawyers in America 2009-2018, Listed in Florida for Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Banking and Finance, Litigation - Construction, and Litigation - Intellectual Property
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2008-2017, Listed in Florida for Business Litigation
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2010, Listed in "Corporate Counsel Edition" for Business Litigation
 
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Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2007, 2009-2012, Listed for Commercial Litigation
 
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Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member
 
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Downtown Tampa Partnership, Past Board Member, 2000-2005
 
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Florida Bar Grievance Committee for the Thirteenth Judicial Circuit, Past Member, 2002-2005
 



Leslie  Joughin III

Practice
Litigation
Education
J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 1981; with honors
B.S., University of Florida, 1978; Accounting
Bar Admissions
Florida
 
 
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