Lauren E. Merriam III

Lauren E. Merriam III

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Location:
Ocala, Florida
Phone:
352-547-5123
Fax:
352-732-0017
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In the legal profession, Mr. Merriam has served on the Board of Governors of the Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar and as Secretary, Treasurer, President-Elect and as President of the Marion County Bar Association.

He is a member of the Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund, an agent for First American Title Insurance Company and is active in the Florida Bar section for Real Property, Probate and Trust Law.

Mr. Merriam was born and grew up in Panama City, Florida. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with honors, from the University of Florida in 1978 and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida in 1980. A member of the Florida Bar since 1981, he is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Merriam's community involvement includes being a member and past President of the Sons of the American Revolution, a member and elder in the Fort King Presbyterian Church and a member and supporter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Litigation Percentage

  • 30% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • Juris Doctor - 1980
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
    • Bachelor of Science summa cum laude - 1978
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Business Administration

Representative Clients

  • First American Title Insurance Company
  • PPG Homequity

References

  • Florida National Bank

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Florida Bar, Young Lawyers Division, Board of Governors
  • Marion County Bar Association, Secretary
  • Marion County Bar Association, Treasurer
  • Marion County Bar Association, President-Elect
  • Marion County Bar Association, President
  • Florida Bar, Sections on Real Property, Probate and Trust Law
  • Florida Bar, Member, 1981 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Attorneys' Title Insurance Fund
  • Agent, First American Title Insurance Company
  • Member and Past President of the Sons of the American Revolution
  • Member and Elder in the Fort King Presbyterian Church
  • Member and Supporter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Chi