Mr. Schoeppel has been licensed to practice law in the State of Florida since 1993.  Prior to that, Mr. Schoeppel practiced complex federal litigation in the State of Oklahoma for ten years. Mr. Schoeppel is admitted in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the First District Court of Appeals, and United States District Court - Middle District of Florida. His practice includes private & commercial insurance, construction and contract litigation. In the field of private & commercial insurance, Mr. Schoeppel has been retained on numerous insurance related cases in which he prevailed for well in excess of the initial demand.

In the field of construction law, Mr. Schoeppel has represented many engineers, contractors and construction firms, as well as individuals, on construction claims for improper construction and/or design defects as well as defending engineers on negligence claims.



EDUCATION
University of Tulsa, J.D., 1983
Sangamon State University, B.A., 1978



MILITARY

Mr. Schoeppel served in the United States Army as an infantry captain and received an honorable discharge in 1995.



EXPERIENCE

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

Hedrick Dewberry Regan & Durant, P.A., Jacksonville, Florida
Member from 2005-2006
Of counsel 2004-2005

Kevin A Schoeppel, Esquire, Jacksonville, Florida
Sole practitioner 1997-2004

Schoeppel & Curthoys, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Managing partner 1989-1995

Schoeppel, McAtee & Elsea, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Managing partner 1984-1989

Gerald Swanson & Associates, Tulsa, Oklahoma
Associate 1981-1984



OTHER ACTIVITIES AND INTERESTS:

Mr. Schoeppel has additionally volunteered his time with Habitat for Humanity, Habi-Jax and the United Way. He has been pro-bono litigation counsel for Safe Harbor Boys’ Home for the past eight years.