Laurence Clifford Hames, Esq., began his legal training at The University of Florida Law School in 1973 after earning his undergraduate degree at Emory University in Atlanta. An AV-rated attorney in Martindale-Hubbell and featured in "Outstanding Lawyers in America," Larry returned to the UF Law School after graduation to pursue the prestigious LL.M. degree in Taxation and focus his career in the general area of business transactions, tax and estate planning.
Admitted to The Florida Bar in 1977, Hames is also a member of the U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida and the U.S. Tax Court.
In addition to his memberships in various civic and professional organizations, Hames' current civic and community involvement includes serving as Vice Chairman on the Board of Supervisors for the Reedy Creek Improvement District and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries. Hames also serves on the Family Board at Winter Park Memorial Hospital.
Hames' prior civic leadership includes service to the Foundation for Orange County Public Schools, Inc. and president of both the Millennium Rowing Association and the Winter Park Library Board of Trustees. He has served as an Elder at the First Presbyterian Church of Orlando and on the Board of the Heart of the City Foundation. Hames also served on the Executive Council of the Tax Section of The Florida Bar Association and as chairman of the Tax Section of the Orange County Bar Association.
For ten years, Hames was Managing Partner of Salley, Fainberg, Hames & Hintze, P.A., in Orlando. Email Larry directly at Lhames@hames-law.com.