Attorney L. Reed Bloodworth
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YOU, YOUR FAMILY, OR YOUR BUSINESS
Civil legal actions involving business disputes
Breach of Contract: A valid contract is broken, a loss has occurred, a legal remedy is needed.
Shareholder & Partnership Litigation: Negative actions between company entities require legal remedies.
Business Torts: Describes the many causes of civil action within business litigation.
Fraudulent Misrepresentation: One party lies to get another party into a contract with the other.
Negligent Misrepresentation: One party makes false statements to close a deal.
Breach of Fiduciary Duty: One party’s position breaches duty of trust to others in a contract.
Employment Litigation: Legal issues between employers and employees.
Investment Losses and Securities Fraud: Disputes over financial losses.
Legal Malpractice and Professional Liability: Questionable professional ethics or actions.
Real Estate Litigation: Actions to resolve property or contract disputes.
Trust Disputes: Represent beneficiaries challenging validity of a trust, or trustees defending a trust or trust actions.
Undue Influence: Improper influence over a person to change a trust.
Lack of Capacity: Absence of mental capacity when a trust was executed.
Tortious Interference with a Testamentary Expectancy: Questionable, detrimental interference with a trust.
Accounting Actions: Defend trustees accused of wrongdoing, or assist beneficiaries petitioning the court for trust assets accounting.
Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Defend trustees with claims against them, or prosecute beneficiaries’ claims against a trustee.
Trustee Removal: Prosecute claims by beneficiaries wishing to remove a trustee. Represent trustees defending against a removal action.
Lack of Execution Formalities: Challenges to whether a Florida trust was properly executed.
Trust Construction: Review of trust instruments for ambiguous or conflicting language.
Surcharge Actions: Represent beneficiaries bringing surcharge claims against trustees. Defend trustees against surcharge claims.
Probate & Estate Litigation:
Undue Influence: Improper influence over a person to change a will.
Lack of Capacity: Absence of mental capacity at time a will was executed.
Breach of Fiduciary Duty:
Tortious Interference with a Testamentary Expectancy: Questionable, detrimental interference with a will.
Fraud: Where testator was intentionally misled resulting in a will he/she otherwise would not have made.
Will Disputes: Beneficiaries challenging the validity of a will. Personal representatives with an obligation to defend the will.
Duress: The testator is forced to make will under threat of coercion or physical harm.
Accounting Actions: Assist beneficiaries petitioning for formal or informal accountings of estates or trusts.
Personal Representative Misconduct/Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Prosecute claims on behalf of beneficiaries. Defend personal representatives against whom claims are made.
Breach of Fiduciary Duty: Beneficiaries wishing to remove a personal representative or a trustee. Personal representatives or trustees defending against removal actions.
Lack of Execution Formalities: Challenges to whether a will was properly executed pursuant to Florida law.
Will Construction: Review of will to interpret ambiguous or conflicting language.
Surcharge Actions: Beneficiaries bringing surcharge claims against personal representatives. Personal representatives defending against surcharge claims.
Non-Compete Agreements: Prevent loss in enforceable Florida non-compete agreements between employers and employees. Defend against non-compete challenges.
Discrimination or Harassment: Employers accused of discrimination or harassment, and employees who are victims of discrimination or harassment.
Overtime & Minimum Wage: Complex overtime and minimum wage law problems for employers over paid wages, or employees who’ve not been paid appropriate wages.
Business Consultations: Set company policies according to Florida employment law to create positive employer-employee relationships with clear workplace standards.
Management Representation: Compliance and audits of overtime, wage, and record keeping requirements mandated by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Defense of Claims: Aggressively protect and defend clients through state and federal claims.
Prevention of Claims: Assist executives, management, and human resources teams with comprehensive investigations, interviews to proactively prevent and protect from claims.
Mediation & Arbitration: We represent companies in mediation and arbitration of employment-related disputes.
Recent Clients Recoveries
- $510,000 in a business dispute
- $250,000 in a trust dispute
- $417,000 in a business dispute
- $385,000 in a trust dispute
- $750,000 in a trust dispute
- $723,000 in a business dispute
- $435,000 in a probate litigation
Orlando, Florida, and Winter Haven, Florida, attorney L. Reed Bloodworth is the Managing Partner of Bloodworth Law, PLLC.
Reed is a 2019-20 U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers Award, and a 2019 Super Lawyers Award recipient. Bloodworth Law, PLLC, is a 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firm.
Reed is a three-time Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Attorney 2019, 2018 and 2017, which is awarded to less than 2% of Florida’s attorneys.
Reed is an AVVO Superb Rated 10.0 lawyer, and a Martindale-Hubbell AV-Rated Pre-Eminent Attorney.
Bloodworth Law, PLLC, handles Florida business litigation, trust litigation, probate litigation, employment litigation, personal injury protection litigation, and mediation. Since 2004, Reed has handled hundreds of cases for clients across the state.
Reed and the Bloodworth Law team handle cases in the cities and courts where clients live. They go the extra mile for Florida businesses, families and individuals pursuing legal actions, mediations, settlements, and when necessary, lawsuits.
Reed left one of the state’s largest law firms in 2017 to build his own law firm to work for clients who want a lawyer who will fight for them and for their cases. Reed understands what juries can do in a courtroom, and knows when a settlement should be considered, or when to stand up and prepare for a battle.
When you’re facing a legal challenge, talk with Reed about what happened to you and find out how Bloodworth Law can help you, your family or your business.
Clients pay attorney fees after a case is completed and when it pays out.
Contingency fee means that the client pays legal fees when the lawyer and case brings in money from the legal actions taken. Reed Bloodworth immediately begins work on the case to pursue a legal action attempting to yield financial results. Clients, meanwhile, are not billed, do not have to write a check, or pay by credit card to get a case moving. Each case is reviewed and there is no guarantee that it will qualify or be accepted as a contingency fee case. You will find out through talking with Reed.
Contingency fee cases are available for business litigation, and for trust and estate litigation cases.
“Kemp Brenson and the Bloodworth team were indispensable during my initial defence. They conducted themselves professionally, responded to any inquiries I had in a timely manner and were very patient with my lack of experience with legal knowledge. Nothing but respect and admiration for the professionals at Bloodworth Law Orlando.”
“Excellent firm. When I arrived for a consult they already knew everything about my case before I walked in the door, it was nice to see that they really do their research on the subject. They were thorough and took their time to listen and understand me on the case and find out what direction I wanted to go with it.”
“Reed made my very confusing business situation easier to understand and helped me to come to a quick and easy resolution. I would highly reccomend using him for any sticky situation. 10/10 Zak Where’s the Scoop.”
“It is no surprise Reed was selected by his legal peers as one of Florida Legal Elite and granted this award by Florida Trend, given to fewer than 2% of Florida Attorneys. He’s very matter of fact and tough. He’s the kind of attorney who puts facts above feelings. Reed Bloodworth is an excellent forensic attorney. Sometimes the truth hurts.
Reed is personal and compassionate.”
“Experience, knowledge and success rate. Everything you want in a great attorney.”
“Thank you for your services in handling the probate of our son’s estate. Your professionalism and fairness are much appreciated. Very helpful, kind, courteous and very interested in my issues. He took the time to investigate my issues and respond to me before making any conclusions. He made sure he knew what he was talking about and not just a “for instance” kind of lawyer as the one I had spoken to before. I am so glad I found Mr.Reed and would highly recommend recommend him for anyone that wants an awesome lawyer that is truly interested in protecting their best interests.”
“Amazing attorneys! Responsive, professional and highly-knowledgeable. Reed and Juliane make you feel like part of the team!”
“Outstanding! Mr. B********* and his associate, Juliane, have been amazing from the start of my case. They took the time to hear my explanation and did thorough research before taking on my case, they responded quickly and got to work! They are both exceptional lawyers and I recommend them to everyone.”
“Great firm and attorneys. Reed and Juliane possess skills and knowledge of litigation that is unmatched elsewhere. They really fight for YOU! Always responsive, respectful, and make you feel like a part of the team. I highly recommend them.”
“Reed is very detail-oriented and focused on getting the best result for his clients.”
“Outstanding attorneys! Reed Bloodworth and his associate, Ms. Brumbaugh are exceptional and a class all their own. If you want attorneys who fight for YOU, this is where to go!”
“Reed Bloodworth and Juliane Brumbaugh are highly educated and professional attorneys. Reed’s knowledge of business litigation and probate litigation is unmatched. Their dedication to remain cost-conscious, create a team with their client and keeping me informed every step of the way has been amazing! I highly recommend Bloodworth Law, in Orlando to everyone who needs help in business, probate or trust law. They say they fight for you, and they really do!”
“I wish this had an option for 100 stars! Mr. Bloodworth is in a class all his own. I was in the midst of a highly complex matter involving my business and met with several attorneys regarding the issue. I stopped looking the moment I met with Reed. He has a near clairvoyant understanding of business litigation and outlined my options clearly and concisely. Reed kept me informed every step of the way and stayed ahead of the game throughout the case. Truth be told, it was fascinating watching him outmaneuver opposing counsel at every turn. I could not be more satisfied with the resolution of my case and with Mr. Bloodworth’s brilliant representation. He has very much earned my unflinching recommendation to any and all my family, friends, and business associates in need of an aggressive, no-nonsense attorney. Simply put, if you want to win your case, hire Reed Bloodworth.”
“Working with this lawyer was amazing he is very attentive and always stays communicating with you about whats going on.. I recommend him to anyone looking for a great probate lawyer!!”
Exceptional Attorney! “Lawyer Fights for You” is more than the website address of Reed’s law firm; it is the essence of his representation. I had the good fortune to have been represented by Reed Bloodworth in a civil dispute, which he settled to my satisfaction. His depth of knowledge is accompanied by a determination to exceed expectations. He and his staff treat their clients like family, and as a result, I am proud to consider them part of mine.
Outstanding experience! “Reed is an excellent attorney that truly cares about people and it shows in his attention to detail. I could not be happier with him and all he has done to help.”
Great Attorney. I had an issue with my landlord that had been ongoing for months. I called Reed Bloodworth and he was incredibly understanding and reassuring. He was professional and efficient. He had the issue resolved within weeks. I would definitely recommend Reed Bloodworth for your legal needs.
Excellent Lawyer. Reed was professional, courteous, and diligent in achieving our company’s desired outcome in a dispute. His legal knowledge was not only insightful is the dispute he represented us on but for a future case as well. Have recommended him to business partners of ours and he has more than exceeded their expectations.
Excellent Attorney! I hired Reed to assist my company with several contractual issues. He was always very attentive and accomplish everything my company needed.