Douglas Duncan

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Attorney Awards

Biography

Silver Gavel Honor Society. Recipient: Book Award in Criminal Law; Professionalism Award, Palm Beach County Bar Association, 2000. Member, Hamline University Law Review, 1978-1980. Editor, Criminal Law Newsletter, The Florida Bar, 1989-1993, 2000-2001. Author: "Fourth Amendment Standing of An Automobile Passenger," June, 1985; "What a Lawyer Is Ethically Required to do When a Criminal Defendant Intends to Lie at Trial," November, 1989; "Defense Counsel's Ethical Obligation To Disclose Or Not Disclose Prior To Sentencing That The Client Has A Prior Conviction," January, 1990; "Caselaw Authority for Downward Departures from Career Offender Enhancement - Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines," The Florida Bar, February, 1993; "Battered Woman Syndrome and Jury Instructions," Criminal Law Section Newsletter, The Florida Bar, June, 1997; Manual on Proper Closing Arguments, Criminal Cases, 2008; Palm Beach County Legal Aid Pro Bono Award Criminal Law, 2004.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Criminal Defense
  • Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • Appellate Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
561-655-5529  Phone
561-655-7818  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 770, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-4349
University Attended:
Ripon College, B.A., cum laude, 1975
Law School Attended:
Hamline University, J.D., cum laude, 1980
Year of First Admission:
1980
Admission:
1981, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida including Trial Bar and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; 1980, Florida; 1990, U.S. Supreme Court
Memberships:
Palm Beach County Bar Association (Member, 1981— and Chairperson, 1984, 1988, 1993, 1994, 1996, Criminal Court Advisory Committee; Chairperson, Professionalism Committee, 2006; Chairperson, Continuing Legal Education Criminal Law Committee, 1989, 1992); American Bar Association; The Florida Bar (Chairperson, 1995-1996 and Executive Council, 1990-2008, Criminal Law Section; Vice Chair, Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure Committee, 2007 and 2008); The Florida Academy of Trial Lawyers (Chairperson, Criminal Law Section, 1988 and 1989); Fourth District Court of Appeals Judicial Nominating Commission (Chair, 2003-2004); 15th Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission (Commissioner, 2004-2010 and Chair, 2008); Florida Supreme Court (Member, Commission on Professionalism, 2004-2008); National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys; Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; Palm Beach County Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (President, 2002); Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission (Member, 2001-2008 and Secretary, 2005, 2008).
Birth Information:
Chicago, Illinois, May 27, 1953
ISLN:
907718275

Peer Reviews

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