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The Bank of America Building
1201 - 6th Ave West, Suite 505
Bradenton, Florida 34205
 Tel: (941) 742-6611
Fax: (941) 742-6622



Douglas A. Peebles
AV® Preeminent™ Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating in the areas of litigation, commercial litigation, construction law and general civil practice. 
Practice Areas:

Business Law
Closely Held Corporations; Corporate Contracts; Corporate Dissolutions; Corporate Formation; Corporate Litigation; Incorporation; Professional Corporations; S Corporations; Business Formation; Business Transactions; Business Transfers; Buy-Sell Agreements; Buying and Selling of Businesses (having represented buyers and sellers in numerous transactions ranging from small businesses of $7,500.00 to large complex-corporate enterprises exceeding $44,000,000.00 in sales price); Limited Liability Company Law; Small Business Law; Sole Proprietorships

Construction Contracts; Construction Litigation; Construction Mediation; Construction Arbitration; Construction Liens; Mechanics Liens; Materialmens Liens; Architectural Law; Construction and Design Law; Construction and Surety Law; Construction Defects; Construction Insurance; Construction Liability; Construction Safety; Construction Workouts; Contractor Performance Bonds; Contractors Liability; Public Construction Law

Contract Law
Breach of Contract; Commercial Contracts; General Contracts; Contract Fraud; Contract Litigation

Foreclosure - Note and Mortgage Enforcement
Foreclosure on behalf of Lenders; Foreclosure Litigation; Quiet Title of Improperly Foreclosed Propery; Re-Foreclosure;

Real Estate / Real Estate Litigation
Adverse Possession; Boundary Disputes; Suits for Partition; Conveyancing; Easements; Land Acquisitions; Land Sales; Quiet Title; Ejectment; Real Estate Acquisitions; Real Estate Arbitration; Real Estate Contracts; Real Estate Brokerage Law; Real Estate Leasing; Real Estate Litigation; Real Estate Mediation; Real Estate Partnerships; Real Estate Sales; Real Estate Settlements; Real Property; Residential Real Estate; Residential Real Estate Acquisitions; Right of Way Easements; Condominium Association Law; Homeowners Association Law; Real Estate Closings; Title Insurance - Member/Agent for Attorneys Title Insurance Fund, LLC "The Fund" - Old Republic National Title Insurance Company; Escrow Agent Services

Landlord-Tenant Law
Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law; Commercial Leasing; Evictions; Residential Leases and Evictions; Office Leasing

Trust and Estates and Estate Litigation
Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Revocable Living Trusts; Probate; Trust Administration; Trust, Estate and Guardianship Litigation; Will Contests; Undue Influecne Litigation; Abuse of Power of Attorney Litigation; Removal of Personal Representatives and Trustees; Exploitation of the Elderly; Inheritance Recovery

Background/Interests/Honors and Licenses

Manatee County Administrative Hearing Officer - 2007 to Present. - Mr. Peebles serves as a hearing officer to determine the outcome of administrative law disputes between third parties and Manatee County Government.

Admitted: 1995, Florida and U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1999, U.S. Supreme Court
Law School: Stetson University, J.D. 1994

Member Manatee County Bar Association (Member, Former Board of Directors); The Florida Bar. Phi Kappa Phi; Sigma Lambda Chi. Member: Stetson Law Forum; Class "A" Licensed General Contractor (inactive), Florida, 1987. Member and Vice President, Board of Directors, Manatee County Girls Club Foundation. Member Gulf Coast Builders Exchange.  Born Bradenton, Florida, January 16, 1964

Mr. Peebles resides in Manatee County, Florida with his wife and two sons.   He enjoys outdoor activities including salt and fresh water fishing, flyfishing, cast-netting, hunting, and attending sporting events in which his children participate.  Mr. Peebles is a classic car enthusiast and enjoys the restoration of antique and classic automobiles.   Mr. Peebles has fully restored a 1953 Willys CJ3A and a 1960 Corvette and other automobiles.  He also enjoys computer technology and has designed, built and maintains most of his own computer and network systems.  He is a parishioner of Sts. Peter's and Paul's Catholic Church.   Mr. Peebles has dedicated over 18 years to the service of the Manatee County Girls Club, Inc. and the Manatee County Girls Club Foundation, Inc.   Mr. Peebles is active in Boy Scouts of America with his two sons currently in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts and he serves as an Assistant Webelos Den Leader.  Mr. Peebles is an alumnus of Manatee High School and a fan and supporter of the Manatee Hurricanes Football team.   He is also an alumnus of the the University of Florida and its renowned Rinker School of Building Construction where he graduated with highest honors and is a fan of the University of Florida "Gators" football team.