Fort Myers, Florida — The law firm of Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A., is pleased to announce that Business Litigation Attorney Jarred Duke has been named Chairman of the Evangelical Christian School (“ECS”) Board of Directors. Founded in 1973, ECS is a private, college preparatory school that focuses on education from a Biblical worldview. Today, ECS services families as the largest private school in Southwest Florida, with more than 1,100 students from preschool through 12th grade. Duke, along with his wife Jacey, graduated from ECS in 2006.
Duke represents individuals and businesses in complex disputes, such as real estate litigation, construction litigation, breaches of contract, partnership and shareholder disputes, breaches of fiduciary duty, trust and estate litigation, and other business torts. He also has significant experience helping clients comply with Florida’s lien laws and collection actions.
Duke is the Social Chair of the Lee County Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, and is a member of The Florida Bar’s Young Lawyers, Business Law, Entertainment, Arts & Sports, Real Property, Probate & Trust, and Labor and Employment Law sections. He may be reached at email@example.com or by phone at 239-344-1327.
Duke is a Lee County native and a 2006 graduate of ECS. He went on to receive his undergraduate degree from Florida Gulf Coast University in 2010 and his law degree from New York University School of Law in 2014.
Henderson Franklin is celebrating 95th anniversary of serving the legal needs and communities of Southwest Florida. The firm is the largest, locally-based law firm between Tampa and Miami with 55 attorneys dedicated to providing a wide range of legal services in the areas of business and tax planning, estate planning, family law, business and civil litigation, eminent domain, intellectual property, workers’ compensation, employment law, real estate, and land use and environmental law. Henderson Franklin operates offices in Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, and Naples. For more information on Duke or Henderson Franklin, please visit www.henlaw.com.