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David Luther Woodward

David Luther Woodward

  • Bankruptcy, International Law, Business Law ...
  • Florida, Oklahoma, Texas
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David Luther Woodward was educated in the public schools of Alabama, Georgia and Florida, earned his undergraduate and professional law degrees at The Florida State University at Tallahassee, and did post-professional studies at the London School of Economics. A lawyer admitted to practice in Florida, Oklahoma and Texas, he has practiced in each of those states.

A mature practitioner, the biographee, upon his admission to the practice of law, worked for not only the federal government, but also for the governments of two states, where he served not only in professional, but also management capacities. His further experience includes large and small firm practice, criminal and civil, international and domestic, office and courtroom.

An accomplished journalist, he worked his way through undergraduate and law school as a writer, photographer, and editor for the Tallahassee Democrat, and subsequent to earning his bachelor of arts he worked as an industrial engineer providing data for business decisions for a primary defense contractor in the airframe industry.

Practice Areas
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
    International Law
    Human Rights, Imports & Exports
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Easements, Eminent Domain, Mortgages, Residential Real Estate
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
    I accept VISA, MasterCard and AMEX and I can accept a $0.00 down payment personal Chapter 7
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
The Florida Bar
ID Number: 121708
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Oklahoma Bar Association
ID Number: 9873
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State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 21975640
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5th Circuit
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10th Circuit
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11th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • French
London School of Economics and Political Science/University of London
LL.M. (1982) | International Commerical Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, European Community Constitutional Law
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Florida State University College of Law
J.D. (1969) | Law
Activities: Phi Alpha Delta; Charter Member of Terrell Chapter
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Emory University School of Law
Freshman Law Year
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Florida State University
B.A. (1965) | Economics, Music, English Literature, Business
Activities: Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity
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William Carey College
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Paul Harris Fellow
Rotary International
Professional Associations
The State Bar of Texas
- Current
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Oklahoma Bar Association
- Current
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Hatties M. Strong Foundation
- Current
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The Florida Bar
- Current
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Articles & Publications
Reciprocal recognition and enforcement of civil judgments in the United States, the United Kingdom and the European Economic Community
University of North Carolina College of Law's Journal of International Law & Commercial Regulation
With Butler: The American contingency fee--fact and fiction
The Law Society [of England and Wales] Gazette
Book review: Eyewitness Testimony, by Loftus
University of Oklahoma Law Review
The argument for oral argument
Journal of the Oklahoma Bar Association
A day in Crown Court
The Florida Bar Journal
Websites & Blogs
Woodward Law Office
Legal Answers
126 Questions Answered
Q. Can a torte claim for approx $7,000 for an auto-accident be discharged in a Ch 7. No DUI involved
A: The short answer is YES. Tort (not torte, a French pie) judgments are no different from others unless they include specific punitive or exemplary damages, which may not be discharged. Take you specific problem to a good BK lawyer so he/she can know all the facts and base an opinion on that.
Q. How much can a pawnbroker charge in interest for money loaned in California ?
A: Yes it is, and probably they can. Pawnbrokers have the ability to charge massive interest rates under many state laws. I am not familiar with your state, but here in Florida it is confiscatory. You only mention bankruptcy. Go see a good local bankruptcy lawyer (not one of those mills that advertises) and enlist his/her aid. Good Luck d
Q. Good Morning I need some advice on an indictment that was dismissed in 2003. CR 93-588 LH, Document 74, 09-15-2003.
A: You give no clue on which state held the indictment, but if it was truly DISMISSED it is probably long forgotten unless the NCIS computer remembers it. I would contact a lawyer in the state/county where the charge was to do some quiet inquiry on your behalf to determine the status because leaving the jurisdiction usually suspends the statute of limitation. All That being said, you should be able to re-enter with the documents you have, but to be conservative you could apply to the nearest consular office or the American Embassy in Mexico City for the issuance of a passport. They do that all the time. Did you apply for and receive Mexican citizenship? If you did, you are no longer a citizen of the U. S. because the only way a U. S. citizen can be dual is if he/she is born in a Country that says "once a XXXX, always a XXXX", and then is naturalized in the U. S. My wife is an example of that
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1415 Lemhurst Rd
Pensacola, FL 32507
Telephone: (850) 456-4010
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