- General Practice
- Trial Law
- Civil Litigation
|Contact Info||Telephone: 904.473.1392 x 5392|
|University ||Wheaton College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2004|
|Law School||University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2007|
|Admitted||2007, Georgia; 2012, Florida|
Bar Association Memberships
•The Florida Bar Association
•The Georgia Bar Association
•Jacksonville Bar Association
Professional & Community Involvement
•Chester Bedell American Inn of Court, Barrister Church of the Redeemer, Vestry Member
•Church of the Redeemer, Vestry Member
•ImpactJAX, Public Policy Committee Member
•Jacksonville Regional Political Leadership Institute, Class of 2014
Previous Professional Experience
Mr. Brandon previously served in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps as the Command Judge Advocate at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. In that capacity, he led a legal team that provided high-visibility general counsel advice to the Installation Commanding Officer as well as 110 major and mid-level commands on military justice, fiscal law, ethics, Freedom of Information Act requests, public-private venture housing, investigations, and regulatory compliance. He previously practiced as a criminal defense attorney before courts-martial and administrative hearings.
An Iraq War Veteran, Mr. Brandon deployed to Baghdad, Iraq, where he worked with Iraqi judges and attorneys to prosecute cases against 130 Iraqi detainees. As a liaison to the Central Criminal Court of Iraq, he directed cases for offenses such murder, terrorism, kidnapping, and torture. He also mentored Iraqi judges and attorneys on the use of forensic evidence and international legal norms.
Mr. Brandon continues his military service as a Lieutenant in the Naval Reserves.
•Command Judge Advocate, Naval Air Station Jacksonville
•Trial Liaison Officer, Central Criminal Court of Iraq
•Defense Counsel, Naval Legal Service Office North Central
Awards & Distinctions
•Joint Service Commendation Medal
•Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
•Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal
•Executive Editor, Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Overview of the Florida Consumer Collection Practice Act
Adam Keith Butman Brandon, September 17, 2014
As discussed in a prior post, the Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (FCCPA) can apply to both debt collectors (like collection agencies) and lenders who seek to collect their own debts. The FCCPA is broader than the federal Fair Debt Collections Practices Act (FDCPA), which only regulates...
Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act Applies to Anyone Collecting a Debt
Adam Keith Butman Brandon, September 1, 2014
The Florida Consumer Collection Practices Act (“FCCPA”) prohibits anyone attempting to collect a debt from using certain types of abusive, deceptive, and misleading tactics. In a recent decision, Florida’s Second District Court of Appeals ruled that the FCCPA applies not just to...
U.S. Supreme Court Issues Bank Fraud Decision
Adam Keith Butman Brandon, August 1, 2014
On June 23, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Laughlin v. United States which defined what type of fraudulent activity is punishable under the federal bank fraud statute. Posing as a Mormon missionary, Kevin Loughrin went door-to-door in a Salt Lake City neighborhood and rummaged...
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