Bruce A. McDonald

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Bruce A. McDonald has practiced law for 30 years and is still looking for new ways to deliver legal services more economically and efficiently. A founding partner of McDonald Fleming Moorhead, Bruce began marketing probate assistance throughout all of Florida ten years ago at Statewide Probate (link). He has also added estate planning to his statewide practice through Florida Statewide Wills (link to

Bruce is AV® Preeminent ™ rated by Martindale Hubbell, which is the highest distinction given by his peers. Bruce has practiced in a wide variety of legal areas and has previously been certified by The Florida Bar in mediation and business litigation. He was an early proponent of the use of computers and the internet in the legal profession. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Florida and his J.D. degree from Florida State University College of Law.

Bruce is committed to meeting the estate planning and probate needs of Floridians in all 67 counties, and strives to adhere to the philosophy of McDonald Fleming Moorhead.

Key Accomplishments

- Community Service Award by the Escambia Santa Rosa Bar Association (2008)

Professional Associations

- The Florida Bar

- Escambia-Santa Rosa Bar Association (Director, 2003-2005)

Community Associations

- Bruce is active in the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and the Ronald McDonald House, and has chaired a number of local blood drives.

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Probate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
8507765834  Phone
8503467926  Cell Phone
University Attended:
College of the Holy Cross; University of Florida, B.S.J., with honors, 1972
Law School Attended:
Florida State University, J.D., with honors, 1978
Year of First Admission:
1978, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida; 1984, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1978, Florida

Peer Reviews

4.8/5.0 (13 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 12/28/11 in Estate Administration

    Bruce McDonald is an excellent attorney and is well respected in the local bar.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Private Practice Lawyer on 12/26/11 in Probate Litigation

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Pensacola, Florida

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