C. Popham Decunto, Esquire

C. Popham Decunto, Esquire

C. Popham Decunto, Esquire

Mrs. Decunto is a commercial litigator with the highest (AV) rating from Martindale-Hubbell. She has practiced in state and federal courts in the area of complex commercial litigation throughout her career.

Her practice includes the following:

  • 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.
  • Representation of parties in disputes relating to complex real estate transactions and construction contracts.
  • 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).

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.

Experience

Durant, Schoeppel, & Decunto, 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

State & Federal Court Admissions

Florida Bar – 2003

United States Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit

United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida

 

Florida Bar Committees

4th Judicial Circuit Grievance Comm “B” – Through 11/30/2021

Other Activities & Interests

Mrs. Decunto is a Barrister with the Chester Bedell American Inn of Court (2014-2017). She is an active member of the Women’s Giving Alliance..