James Theodore Schatt

James Theodore Schatt

Schatt & Hesser, P.A.
  • Business Law, Construction Law, Real Estate Law
  • Florida
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Summary

Mr. Schatt was born in Ocala, Florida in 1974. He attended the University of Florida where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Sciences in 1996. Mr. Schatt also attended the University of Florida College of Law from which he obtained a Juris Doctorate. Mr. Schatt has practiced law since 2000, and has been the managing partner of his own firm, Schatt & Hesser, P.A. since 2009. Mr. Schatt’s primary practice areas include Business Law & Litigation and Construction Law & Litigation. He is licensed to practice law in Florida Courts, the Northern, Middle and Southern US District Courts, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Schatt was recognized by Florida Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2010 through 2015. He was also recognized in 2011 by Ocala Magazine’s 40 under 40, which identify 40 individuals under 40 years old that are poised to shape Ocala’s future. Mr. Schatt serves on the Board of Directors of the United Way of Marion County. He is a past President of the Marion County Literacy Counsel, the Ocala Downtown Business Alliance and the D.R. Smith American Inn of Court. Mr. Schatt currently serves on the City of Ocala Planning and Zoning Commission and was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to serve on the 5th Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Committee. In addition, Mr. Schatt is a Vestry member of Grace Episcopal Church in Ocala.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Construction Law
  • Real Estate Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Equine Litigation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Schatt & Hesser, P.A.
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Partner
The Schatt Law Firm, PLLC
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Partner
Mateer & Harbert, P.A.
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Managed the Ocala offices of Mateer & Harbert, P.A.
Managing Associate
Mateer & Harbert, P.A.
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Established and operated a satellite office for Mateer & Harbert, P.A. in Ocala, Florida
Associate
Bond, Arnett, Phelan, Smith & Craggs, P.A.
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Associate
Mateer & Harbert, P.A.
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Education
University of Florida
J.D. (1999) | Certificate in Environmental Law
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Honors: Appointed as Student Liaison to the Faculty Committee
Activities: Vic President of the John Marshall Bar Association
University of Florida
B.A. (1992) | Environmental Policy; Economics
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Professional Associations
Fifth Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Comission
Member
- Current
Downtown Business Alliance
Past-President
- Current
DR Smith American Inn Of Court
Past-President
- Current
Florida Bar # 0195782
Member
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
328 NE 1ST AVE. SUITE 100
PO BOX 4440
OCALA, FL 34478
USA
Telephone: (352) 789-6520