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Richard William Hawthorne

Richard William Hawthorne


Real Estate Law and Business Lawyer
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Driver, McAfee, Peek & Hawthorne
Jacksonville, FL

About Richard William Hawthorne

Attorney Biography

Richard W. Hawthorne is a partner at Driver, McAfee, Hawthorne & Diebenow, where he focuses on real estate and banking law. He represents buyers and sellers in commercial and residential real estate transactions, landlords and tenants in commercial leasing and developers of multifamily housing and retail buildings. He also has significant experience representing buyers and sellers of debt obligations.

Mr. Hawthorne received a Bachelor of Science degree, with honors, in accounting from the University of Florida and a Juris Doctor degree, with honors, from the University of Florida, where he was a member of the Florida Law Review and the Order of the Coif.

Mr. Hawthorne has been admitted to the Florida Bar. He previously worked for Arthur Anderson & Co. (Jacksonville, Florida) as a tax accountant, Foley & Lardner LLP (Jacksonville, Florida), first as an associate then as a partner, and as general counsel and project manager for Thomas-Pierce & Company (Tallahassee, Florida) before joining DMHD in 2009 as a partner.

Mr. Hawthorne is an AV Preeminent Peer Review rated attorney through Lexis Nexis/Martindale Hubbell. He has been named to Florida Trend's Legal Elite.

Currently, Mr. Hawthorne serves as the Vice-Chair on the Museum of Contemporary Arts Board of Trustees. He serves as a volunteer and member of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northeast Florida, Inc. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the Jacksonville Bar Association.


Practice Areas

 
Real Estate Law (65%)
 
Business Law (35%)

Résumé - Richard William Hawthorne

Bar Licenses

Florida State Bar
Florida
Member in Good Standing
1993

Work Experience

Driver, McAfee, Hawthorne & Diebenow, PLLC
Driver, McAfee, Hawthorne & Diebenow, PLLC
Partner
2009

Foley & Larner, LLP (Partner)
20032009

Foley & Lardner, LLP (Associate)
19992003

Thomas-Pierce & Company (General Counsel)
19971999

Foley & Lardner, LLP (Associate)
19931997

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Education

University of Florida Levin College of Law
University of Florida Levin College of Law
Juris Doctor
1992

University of Florida
Bachelor of Science
1988

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Associations

Jacksonville Bar Association
Member
Jacksonville Bar Association
2000

Member
International Council of Shopping Centers
2010

Member
National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
2010

Member
American Bar Association

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Awards & Recognitions

Best Lawyers
2019

Best Lawyers
2018

Best Lawyers
2017

Best Lawyers
2016

Legal Elite
Florida Trend Magazine
2013

Jacksonville's Top Lawyers
Jacksonville Magazine
2012

AV Preeminent Rated
Martindale Hubbell
2000

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Richard William Hawthorne
Driver, McAfee, Peek & Hawthorne
One Independent Drive Suite 1200
Jacksonville, FL 32202
www.dmphlaw.com
Office: 904-301-1269
Fax: 904-301-1279

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