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COUNTIES SERVED: Polk

CONTACT: William Link, Jr.
1611 Harden Boulevard
Lakeland, FL 33803

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Mail to: David A. Miller
Peterson & Myers, PA
225 East Lemon Street, Suite 300
Lakeland, FL 33802

 

LEADERSHIP


William T. Link, Jr.

William T. Link, Jr.

President

Reed Mawhinney & Link, PLLC

Will is a partner at the law firm of Reed Mawhinney & Link, PLLC and focuses his practice in the areas of Commercial and Residential Real Property Transactions, Leasing, Homeowners Association Law, and Business Transactions.

Sean R. Parker

Sean R. Parker

President-Elect

Boswell & Dunlap, LLP

Sean is a partner with the firm of Boswell & Dunlap, LLP. He concentrates his law practice on local government representation, civil litigation in both State and Federal courts, and residential real estate transactions.

Margaret Atkins Thumberg

Margaret Atkins Thumberg

Vice President - Programs

Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC

Margaret Atkins Thumberg is Sr. Underwriting Counsel and Legal & Branch Education Manager at The Fund.

David A. Miller

David A. Miller

Past President/Treasurer

Peterson & Myers, PA

David A. Miller is a shareholder in the law firm of Peterson & Myers, P.A. and serves as the firm’s President and Chief Executive Officer.

Philip Bush

Philip H. Bush

Secretary

Miller Law, P.A.

Philip H. (Phil) Bush was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Lexington, Kentucky.

Robert C. Chilton

Robert C. Chilton

Director

Boswell & Dunlap, LLP

Robert C. Chilton, a Winter Haven native and graduate of Winter Haven High School, is a partner in the law firm of Boswell & Dunlap, LLP.

Kyle Jensen

Kyle Jensen

Director

Clark, Campbell, Lancaster & Munson, P.A.

Kyle Jensen was born and raised in Ocala, Florida.

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David A. Miller

Past President/Treasurer

Peterson & Myers, PA
225 East Lemon Street, Suite 300
Lakeland, FL 33802
Phone: 863-683-6511
Fax: 863-688-8099
Website: www.petersonmyers.com
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David A. Miller is a shareholder in the law firm of Peterson & Myers, P.A. and serves as the firm’s President and Chief Executive Officer. David’s transactional practice includes the areas of agriculture law; education law; real estate law; business law; banking and finance; corporate governance; mergers and acquisitions; and office, retail, and mixed use lease transactions.

David has worked extensively with family businesses and has a unique perspective that is beneficial to them after having previously been Vice President and General Counsel for a large family-owned real estate and agriculture company in central Florida. David has been the lead attorney on numerous complex transactions including, several transactions involving the sale of more than 30,000 acres; asset and stock sales of businesses; residential and commercial real estate developments; leasing of industrial warehouses and retail centers; the sale and purchase of golf courses; the acquisition and sale of apartment complexes; finance and lending transactions (representing both lenders and borrowers); negotiation of conservation easements and mitigation banks; the acquisition and sale of aircraft and motor yachts; and assisting businesses transition their leadership from a senior generation to the next generation. David also represents schools and universities and has been deeply involved in structuring their governance and operational policies and procedures.

David has served as a member of the Board of Directors for numerous community organizations and is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Lakeland Christian School and Christ Community Presbyterian Church of Lakeland, Inc. David has recently been appointed to the Tenth Circuit Unlicensed Practice of Law Committee.

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William T. Link, Jr.

President

Reed Mawhinney & Link, PLLC
1611 Harden Boulevard
Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863-687-1771
Fax: 863-687-1775
Website: www.polklawyer.com
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Will is a partner at the law firm of Reed Mawhinney & Link, PLLC and focuses his practice in the areas of Commercial and Residential Real Property Transactions, Leasing, Homeowners Association Law, and Business Transactions.

Will routinely represents buyers, developers, investors, lenders, and sellers in transactions of all sizes throughout the state of Florida. Will prides himself on providing clients with both legal and practical advice aimed at achieving goals economically, efficiently, and ethically.

Will is a native Floridian and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2004. Will is also admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, and the U.S. District Courts, Middle District of Florida. Will graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of South Florida with degrees in economics (2000) and political science (2000) and graduated Cum Laude from the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida with a Juris Doctorate (2004).

Based out of Lakeland, Florida Will places a priority on servant leadership within the community and has acted as the President of the Board for Explorations V Children’s Museum (2013-14), Chairman of EMERGE Lakeland (2013), a young professionals group, and as Vice Chair of Advocacy for the Lakeland Area Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors (2016). Will is also a graduate of Leadership Lakeland Class XXXI (2013-2014) and Leadership Polk Class IX (2015-2016).

Will is a recipient of a Polk Emerging Leaders Award, an honor bestowed annually on individuals who are positively impacting Polk County in their professional and personal lives. Will and his wife, Andrea, were also the Seproud victors of the 2015 Lakeland Derby Leaders of Lakeland Race benefiting Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine.

Will and Andrea have one daughter, Audrey, who attends Resurrection Catholic School.

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Margaret Atkins Thumberg

Vice President - Programs

Attorneys’ Title Fund Services, LLC
6545 Corporate Center Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32822
Phone: (407) 336-3863
Website: https://www.thefund.com
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Margaret Atkins Thumberg is Sr. Underwriting Counsel and Legal & Branch Education Manager at The Fund. Ms. Thumberg received her B.A. in history from the University of South Florida and her M.A. in history and J.D. from the University of Florida. Ms. Thumberg is a Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer and has also been admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

While at The Fund, Ms. Thumberg has presented hundreds of live seminars and Fundinars, including the New Member Training Program, and has been a speaker at the 2011 and 2012 Affiliate Assemblies and moderated the CFPB Practice Tips Panel at the 2016 Assembly. She is also the co-editor of The Fund’s monthly publication, The Fund Concept. Prior to joining The Fund, Ms. Thumberg focused her practice in real estate and corporate matters including representation of lenders and developers in financing and acquisition matters and borrowers in foreclosure defense and bankruptcy. Through her representation of non-profit affordable housing developers, Ms. Thumberg prepared a practical guide to mortgage foreclosure mitigation counseling and presented numerous seminars on foreclosure related topics, including the Truth-in-Lending Act and Home Affordable Modification Program. Ms. Thumberg has also published an article on the Freedom of Information Act.

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Sean R. Parker

President-Elect

Boswell & Dunlap, LLP
245 South Central Avenue
Bartow, FL 33830
Phone: 863-617-7336
Website: www.bosdun.com
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Sean is a partner with the firm of Boswell & Dunlap, LLP. He concentrates his law practice on local government representation, civil litigation in both State and Federal courts, and residential real estate transactions. Sean currently serves as the City Attorney for the City of Bartow, Florida, and all of its various boards, commissions, and departments. Sean has extensive experience in defending governmental clients in various types of civil and administrative litigation, as well as the many and diverse due process and administrative areas of practice that go hand in hand with the representation of local governments. This experience has come particularly through Sean's work with the City of Bartow and The School Board of Polk County, Florida. Sean's work with the school district has included not only the defense litigation, but also specific administrative duties related to the representation of the Superintendent of Schools in matters related to student discipline.

Sean joined Boswell & Dunlap simultaneously with the creation of this latest chapter in the firm's history, on April 1, 1998. During law school, Sean clerked for a top insurance defense firm in Tampa, and served as a Public Service Fellow focusing efforts toward the assistance of the indigent in St. Petersburg.

Sean is a member of the Florida Bar, the Lakeland Bar Association and a past member of the Willson American Inn of Court. He is admitted to practice law in all Florida state courts, the Northern, Middle and Southern Federal District Courts of Florida, the United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Sean did his undergraduate work at The University of Florida earning his B.A. in Criminology in 1993. He earned his J.D., with honors, from Stetson University College of Law in 1997.

Sean is a native of Lakeland, and continues to call Polk County his home, residing in Bartow with his wife, Kelly, and their three sons.

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Philip H. Bush

Secretary

Miller Law, P.A.
2323 S. Florida Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863-688-7038
Website: www.millerlawfl.com
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Philip H. (Phil) Bush was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Lexington, Kentucky. A 1988 Furman University graduate, he received his law degree from Stetson University College of Law in 1991. Phil then moved to Lakeland where he was in private practice for 14 years before joining Peterson & Myers, P.A. in September of 2005.

An active Lakelander, Phil is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Polk Theatre, a graduate of Leadership Lakeland Class XII and has been a VISTE board member since 2012.

A partner-level attorney with more than 20 years’ experience in all facets of real estate law, business transactions, and banking law, Phil's experience includes commercial real estate development, leasing, commercial lending and landlord/tenant matters, and he is an approved agent for Attorney’s Title Insurance Fund and Old Republic National Title Insurance Company. In short, Phil has an abundance of experience in a wide variety of real estate and business transactions and Miller Law is proud to have him.

Phil is married to Stefanie, and the couple have two children, Catherine and Alexander. When not working, Phil enjoys playing golf and running.

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Robert C. Chilton

Director

Boswell & Dunlap, LLP
245 S. Central Avenue
Bartow, FL 33830
Phone: 863-533-7117
Website: www.bosdun.com
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Robert C. Chilton, a Winter Haven native and graduate of Winter Haven High School, is a partner in the law firm of Boswell & Dunlap, LLP. He graduated from Vanderbilt University, cum laude, in 1999, earned his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2004 and was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2005. Mr. Chilton is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida.

Mr. Chilton’s concentrates his practice primarily on community association law (homeowners’, condominium and cooperative associations) guardianships, civil and real property litigation and banking law. In addition to the Polk Area Real Estate Council, he presently serves on the Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce’s Government Affairs Committee and as Counselor of the Willson American Inn of Court. Mr. Chilton has previously chaired the Tenth Judicial Circuit’s Grievance Committee “A” and served as Special Magistrate for Polk County, on the board of directors of the Auburndale Chamber of Commerce and on the Small Claims Rules Committee of the Florida Bar.

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Kyle Jensen

Director

Clark, Campbell, Lancaster & Munson, P.A.
500 S. Florida Avenue, Suite 800
Lakeland, FL 33801
Phone: 863-647-5337
Website: www.clarkcampbell-law.com
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Kyle Jensen was born and raised in Ocala, Florida. He received a Bachelor of Science in Government from Liberty University in 2009 and a juris doctor from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in 2013, where he served as the President of the Federalist Society and as an Executive Research Editor for the Journal of Law and Public Policy. His practice focuses on real estate, banking and lending, business transactions and corporate law.

Kyle currently lives in Lakeland with his beautiful wife, Lauren, and his two daughters, Ellie and Addie. Kyle enjoys spending his free time with his family and their dogs, Bailey and Izzy.

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