Mark Sessums


Contact Information
2212 S. Florida Aveune
Lakeland,Florida - 33803

Phone: 813 - 402-0310

Practice State
Florida

Emphasis

Traditional Practice

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Professional Title

Managing Partner

Law School / Year / Degree

Florida Law School/1989/J.D.

State/Year Admitted to Practice

Florida

AAML National Positions Held

Journal Editorial Board (2002/2003); Foundation Board (2018-present)

AAML Chapter Positions Held

Vice President Institute Committee Board of Managers

Legal Organizations

AAML Florida Chapter: Secretary (2016-17); Board of Managers (2014-present); Institute Committee (2014-present); Co-Chair, Legislation Committee (2005-08); Co-Chair, Membership Committee (2006-11). The Florida Bar, Family Law Section: Executive Council (2004-11); Secretary of Legislation Committee (2005-06); Co-Vice Chair of Legislation Committee (2006-11); Family Law Rules Committee (1994-98); Vice-Chair of Family Law Rules Committee (1996-97). The Florida Bar: Civil Procedure Rules Committee (1990-93); Polk County Family Lawyers Association: President (2002-03); Tenth Judicial Circuit, Grievance Committee (1999-2000); Chair (2000-01); Hillsborough County Bar: President-Elect Young Lawyers Section (1994-95); Chair Various Committees (1990-95).

CLE Presentations

Sarasota Family Law Section, monthly luncheon (2018), How To Bullet Proof And Challenge Prenuptial Agreements. AAML Webinar on Tax Returns and Financial Affidavits with Monica Ospina, CPA (2018). Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Trial Advocacy Workshop (2017), Direct and Cross Examination of Experts. Florida Bar Certification Marital and Family Law Review Speaker: Evidence (2019); Attorney’s Fees (2018); Practice Procedure (2017); Agreements (2016); Alimony (2014); Equitable Distribution (2012; 2013); Modification of Alimony and Child Support (2010; 2011); Final Judgments (2008). Torts and Family Law, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Florida Chapter, Annual Institute (2015). Alimony: Then and Now, Jacksonville Bar Association (2015). Taming the Evidentiary Beast In Family Law with Retired Judge John C. Lenderman, AAML Webinar (2015). American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Speaker: Winning the Battle of the Experts: How to Get Paid (2013). You Can’t Make Me! Oh, Yes, I Can! – Motions to Compel, Motions for Contempt, and Sanctions, Florida Bar Family Law Section Telephonic Seminar Series (May 2012). Rule 4-3.3, Candor Towards the Tribunal, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer’s Institute (2011). Legislative Update, Florida Chapter, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyer’s Institute (2007).