Bart R. Valdes

Bart R. Valdes: Attorney with DSK Law
  • Managing Partner at DSK Law (55 Attorneys)
  • 609 West Horatio Street, Tampa, FL 33606
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  • Peer Reviews
    4.7/5.0 (8)
    Client Reviews
    100% Recommended (3)
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Biography

Mr. Valdes received his Juris Doctorate from the Florida State University College of Law in 2000. While a student at the Florida State University College of Law, Mr. Valdes was a member and officer of the Florida State University Trial Team, served as Chief Justice of the Florida State University Student Supreme Court, received the distinguished pro bono service award and the award for academic excellence in Growth Management. Mr. Valdes has represented a variety of clients including small business owners, individuals, local governments, and well-established corporations in a wide range of matters. Mr. Valdes has been involved in complex trial matters related to contract disputes, real property disputes, landlord/tenant, bankruptcy, probate, real estate development issues, insurance coverage actions and general business litigation. Additionally, Mr. Valdes has extensive experience in eminent domain and collections matters. Mr. Valdes has represented clients in state and federal court actions (both at trial and in appeals) as well as in administrative proceedings. In addition, Mr. Valdes is a PADI Certified Scuba Diving Instructor and a licensed United States Coast Guard Captain.

Experience:

de Beaubien, Knight, Simmons, Mantzaris & Neal, LLP (5/00-):

Mr. Valdes has represented a variety of clients including small business owners, individuals, local governments, and well-established corporations in a wide range of matters. Mr. Valdes has been involved in complex trial matters related to contract disputes, real property disputes, eminent domain and inverse condemnation actions, real estate development issues, insurance coverage actions and general business litigation. Mr. Valdes has represented clients in state and federal court actions as well as in administrative proceedings.

Law Clerk Young, van Assenderp, Varnadoe & Anderson (5/98-4/00):

As a Law Clerk for Young, van Assenderp, Varnadoe & Anderson, Mr. Valdes conducted extensive research and drafting in the areas of administrative law, land use, general local government law, bond finance, local government taxation (including ad valorem and non-ad valorem taxation, and non-ad valorem special assessments), growth management, and eminent domain.

Board of Directors, Tampa Interbay Rotary. Volunteer for Reading is Fundamental. Volunteer for Tampa Bay Watch. Committee Chair, Taste of South Tampa. Listed: Florida Trend - Legal Elite Attorney, 2010; Super Lawyers Attorney, 2010.

Mr. Valdes is board certified by The Florida Bar as a Business Litigation Attorney.

Areas of Practice (33)

  • Administrative Law
  • Appeals
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Litigation
  • Local Government Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Civil Trial
  • Code Enforcement
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Debtor and Creditor
  • Eminent Domain
  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use
  • Government
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Labor and Employment
  • Residential and Commercial Landlord Tenant
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Trust Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Land Development
  • Real Property
  • Trust Law
  • Trial
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Zoning, Planning and Land Use

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
813-251-5825  Phone
813-254-1063  Fax
dsklawgroup.com/attorney/bart-r-valdes
University Attended:
Florida State University, B.S., 1997
Law School Attended:
Florida State University, J.D., 2000
Year of First admission:
2000
Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eight and Eleventh Circuits; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Tax Court; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; 2000, Florida; U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
Memberships:
Hillsborough County Bar Association; Orange County Bar Associations; The Florida Bar.
Certifications:
( Florida Bar Board Certified in Business Litigation )
ISLN:
915118401

Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 (8 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.6/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.6/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.6/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0

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Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (3 reviews)
  • 100% (3 recommendations)
  • Silver Client Champion
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 07/26/13 in Litigation.

    One of the best attorneys I have ever had the pleasure of working with. He is always prepared and quick to res[pond to any and all issues. I highly recommend his services.

    One of the best attorneys I have ever had the pleasure of working with. He is always prepared and quick to res[pond to any and all issues. I highly recommend his services. Read less

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  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 07/26/13 in Contracts.

    We had a dispute with a roofing contractor that had put the wrong roof on our home. We contacted Mr.Valdes with the problem and he immediately called us back with a solution and the owner of the company was on our door step the following day. We had... Read more

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    We had a dispute with a roofing contractor that had put the wrong roof on our home. We contacted Mr.Valdes with the problem and he immediately called us back with a solution and the owner of the company was on our door step the following day. We had the roof replaced by the end of the week. Read less

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