May 11, 2020 | Naples Office

Donovan and Schwinghamer Elected to Second Term on CCBA Board of Directors

Roetzel & Andress LPA shareholders Chris Donovan and Jamie Schwinghamer have been re-elected as members of the Collier County Bar Association’s (CCBA) Board of Directors.

Both long-tenured and active members of the CCBA, Mr. Donovan and Ms. Schwinghamer were chosen by their CCBA peers to serve their second term on the board through 2022. 

Mr. Donovan is one of only three attorneys in Collier, Lee, and Charlotte County to have the honor of being Board Certified in Appellate Practice by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization. He focuses his practice on appellate and original-jurisdiction proceedings in both state and federal court. Chris also provides litigation-support services, such as preserving the record, drafting jury instructions, and writing dispositive motions. With over 15 years of appellate experience, Mr. Donovan has handled over 200 different appellate matters involving a broad range of legal areas, including commercial, real estate, admiralty, employment, probate, family, constitutional, and administrative law. He also represents a wide range of industries, including local governments, businesses, developers, banks, and community associations.

Ms. Schwinghamer, recently named Practice Group Manager of Probate, Trust & Guardianship Litigation at Roetzel, concentrates her practice in the areas of probate, trust, guardianship and complex commercial litigation. She counsels her clients on a variety of matters including, but not limited to: will and trust contests, disputed estate and trust administrations, trust modification, revocation and termination, surcharge and removal proceedings, elder guardianships, guardianship advocacy, guardianship litigation, business contracts, shareholder and partnership disputes and appeals. Ms. Schwinghamer regularly represents individual and institutional trustees, personal representatives, guardians and business owners.

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