Mrs. Decunto has been licensed to practice law in the State of Florida since 2003. Mrs. Decunto is admitted in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the First District Court of Appeals, and United States District Court – Middle District of Florida. Her practice includes representation of businesses in disputes involving purchase and sale of their assets, in resolution of shareholder derivative claims, and disputes involving dissolution of the entity. Representation of city, counties, and county officials within Florida. Extensive experience in enforcement and defense of claims relating to covenants not to compete and all aspects of employment contracts, as well as representation of parties in disputes relating to complex real estate transactions and construction contracts. Ms. Decunto also focuses on the resolution of disputes involving insurance agents and insurance contracts.

Education


University of Southern California, J.D., Order of the Coif, 2003
Wake Forest University, B.A., Magnum Cum Laude, 2000


Publications


When to Arrest: What Influences Police Determination to Arrest when there is a Report of Domestic Violence?, 12 RLAWS 301 (Spring 2003).


Experience


Durant, Schoeppel, Decunto & Ratchford, P.A., Jacksonville, Florida
Partner since 2010
Associate, 2006 - 2010

Office of the Public Defender, Jacksonville, Florida
Associate Public Defender 2004-2006

Office of the Public Defender,
Miami, Florida
Associate Public Defender 2003-2004


Honors and Honors Activities:


Order of the Coif - University of Southern California Chapter, May 2003

2002 Alfred J. Mellenthin Award
– awarded to the law student with the highest GPA after two years of law school.

Sidley, Austin, Brown & Wood Public Interest Fellow, Summer 2001

Southern California Review of Law and Women’s Studies, Editor-in-Chief 2002-2003, Staff 2001-2002

Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society.
 

Other Activities and Interests:


Mrs. Decunto is a board member of the Stanton Rowing Foundation.
Mrs. Decunto founded the Wake Forest Rowing Club in 1998 and served as its President in 1999.