Darren J. Elkind

Darren J. Elkind: Attorney with Paul, Elkind, Branz & Kelton, Attorneys at Law
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Darren Elkind has been practicing law in the West Volusia County area since 1995. He is board certified in civil trial law by the Florida Bar and routinely represents both individuals and corporations in courts throughout east central Florida, with an emphasis on providing aggressive representation to each of his clients. Mr. Elkind prides himself on ensuring that each of his clients receives his personal attention. In addition to a busy civil litigation practice, Mr. Elkind also represents land owners and developers throughout Volusia County in every phase of the land development process. He also serves as City Attorney for the City of DeLand and as a special magistrate for the City of Sanford 's code enforcement proceedings. Mr. Elkind is uniquely well suited for litigating matters involving land development issues. Mr. Elkind also contributes his time to the community, currently serving as Community Service Director of the DeBary/Deltona Rotary Club and serving on the Board of Directors for the Volusia Flagler Family YMCA.

Member of City, County and Local Government Law Section of the Florida Bar.

(Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education)

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Personal Injury
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Municipal Law
  • Land Use

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
386-574-5634  Phone
386-574-5665  Fax
University Attended:
University of Tampa, B.S., 1991
Law School Attended:
Syracuse University, J.D., 1994
Year of First Admission:
1996, U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1995, Florida
Member of the Florida Bar and Volusia County Bar Association; Admitted to practice in the United States District Court in the Middle District of Florida and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Birth Information:
Worcester, Massachusetts, December 24, 1969
Reported Cases:
Delco Oil, Inc. v. Pannu, 856 So.2d 1070 (Fla. 5th DCA 2003) Nevarez v. Friskney, 819 So.2d 856 (Fla. 5th DCA 2002) Nevarez v. Friskney, 817 So.2d 856 (Fla. 5th DCA 2002) Danforth Orthopedic Brace & Limb, Inc. v. Florida Health Care Plan, Inc., 750 So.2d 774 (Fla. 5th DCA 2000) Deltona House Rentals, Inc. v. Cloer, 734 So.2d 586 (Fla. 5th DCA 1999) Racetrac Petroleum, Inc. v. Delco Oil, Inc., 721 So.2d 376 (Fla. 5th DCA 1998) Bennett v. Winn Dixie, 716 So.2d 349 (Fla. 1st DCA 1998) Cotoia v. Days Inn West, 667 So.2d 971 (Fla. 1st DCA 1996) Jacob Sheet Metal v. Thompson, 667 So.2d 295 (Fla. 1st DCA 1995).
( Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer, Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education )

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Deltona, Florida

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