Carla R Pepperman

Mount Dora, Florida
352-383-9090
352-383-8080
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Carla R. Pepperman

Carla Pepperman is an attorney practicing in Mount Dora, Florida. Ms. Pepperman practices general civil litigation and she confines her practice to Lake County. As a resident of Mount Dora for over 40 years, she is eminently qualified to represent you in your current situation. In her more than 35 years as a lawyer, she has represented plaintiffs in all types of accident scenarios, including car accidents, slip and fall accidents, and negligent security claims. In addition, she represents individuals in Trust and Probate litigation, real estate litigation, and employment litigation. She is also certified by the Supreme Court of Florida as a Circuit, Family and Appellate mediator and is a Qualified Arbitrator. Her mediation practice takes her throughout the 5th Judicial Circuit of Florida. Carla R. Pepperman has been married to husband Gary J. Cooney for 35 years, and they have 3 children: Tyler, a paramedic and USMC Captain; Jourdan, an ob/gyn resident physician; and Madison, a law student at FSU.

 

Areas Of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents — Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury — Plaintiff

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1983
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1984
  • Federal Claims Court, 1991

Education

  • University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
    • Juris Doctor – 1983
  • Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida
    • Bachelor of Arts – 1981

Honors And Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell ‘AV’ Rated since 1995
  • Omicron Delta Kappa

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • The Florida Bar, Criminal Procedure Rules Committee, Member, 1989 – 1994
  • Lake County Bar Association, Member, Scholarship Committee, 1999-2001; Board of Directors, 2003-2005; Treasurer, 2005-2011
  • Supreme Court of Florida, Certified Circuit Mediator, 2010 – Present
  • Mount Dora Area Chamber of Commerce, Member, Board of Directors, 2005 – 2012
  • Sonnentag Theatre at the Ice House, Board of Directors, 1995 – 2005; 2012 – 2015
  • Teen Court Program, Volunteer Judge, 1999 – 2003
  • Lake County Schools, Mentor, 1989 – 1990
  • Children’s Schools, Volunteer, 1990 – Present
  • Supreme Court of Florida, Certified Appellate Mediator, 2011 – Present
  • Supreme Court of Florida, Certified Family Mediator, 2013 – Present
  • Supreme Court of Florida, Qualified Arbitrator, 2014 – Present
  • Mount Dora Library Association, Member, Board of Directors, 2014 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Lake County Mediation, Inc., Owner, 2010 – Present
  • Carla R. Pepperman, P.A., Mount Dora, Florida, Owner, 2002 – Present
  • State of Florida, Part-time Assistant Public Defender, 2002 – 2004
  • Austin & Pepperman, Leesburg, Florida, Partner, 1989 – 2002
  • Fifth Judicial Circuit of Florida, Assistant Public Defender, 1984 – 1989
  • Cauthen, Robuck & Hennings, P.A., Tavares, Florida, Associate, 1983 – 1984
  • State Attorney’s Office, 8th Judicial Circuit, Gainesville, Florida, Certified Legal Intern, 1983

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