Ward Damon

Dane E. Leitner

Profile

Born and raised in South Florida, Dane concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation, marital and family law, and real estate law which includes condominium and homeowner association law. Dane’s passionate representation of clients is based on his ability to quickly understand the dynamics of a dispute and then bring it to closure using the right combination of aggressive representation, finesse, sound advice, and counseling. While Dane promotes problem-solving to avoid expensive litigation and minimize costs for his clients, when necessary he is a dynamic and effective trial lawyer. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers®, part of Thomson Reuters, as a “Rising Star” naming him as one of the top 2.5% of lawyers in Florida.

  • Civil Litigation
  • Marital and Family law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Homeowner/Condominium Association Representation
  • Corporate Governance, Contracts and Arbitration
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Florida Bar
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • “Social Media Evidence and Other Developing Concerns” Marital & Family Law Review Course, 2016, co-author.
  • "Can't We All Play by the Same Rules?" ActionLine, A Publication of The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, Summer 2014.
  • “The Death of the Pet Restricted Community” ActionLine, A Publication of the Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, Volume XXXV, No. 2, Winter 2013-14.
  • “Is A Reverse Mortgage Right For You?” BP Community Update, Vol IV. 2011.
  • “Honest Services Fraud After Skilling v. United States” Engage, The Journal of the Federalist Society’s Practice Groups, Volume 12, Issue 3, November 2011. (Assisted research and draft article for Professor Steven Wisotsky).
  • Lake Catherine Homeowners Association, President
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association; Member
  • Palm Beach County Community Association, Law CLE Committee
  • Palm Beach County Young Lawyers; Board Member
  • Young Friends of the Kravis Center; Member
  • Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center (J.D.)
    • Dean’s List
    • Book Award, Advanced Federal Crimes
  • Florida State University, (B.S., Magna Cum Laude)
Ward Damon

Areas of Practice

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Marital and Family law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Homeowner/Condominium Association Representation
  • Corporate Governance, Contracts and Arbitration
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Probate Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

Publications

  • “Social Media Evidence and Other Developing Concerns” Marital & Family Law Review Course, 2016, co-author.
  • "Can't We All Play by the Same Rules?" ActionLine, A Publication of The Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, Summer 2014.
  • “The Death of the Pet Restricted Community” ActionLine, A Publication of the Florida Bar Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section, Volume XXXV, No. 2, Winter 2013-14.
  • “Is A Reverse Mortgage Right For You?” BP Community Update, Vol IV. 2011.
  • “Honest Services Fraud After Skilling v. United States” Engage, The Journal of the Federalist Society’s Practice Groups, Volume 12, Issue 3, November 2011. (Assisted research and draft article for Professor Steven Wisotsky).

Professional Memberships

  • Lake Catherine Homeowners Association, President
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association; Member
  • Palm Beach County Community Association, Law CLE Committee
  • Palm Beach County Young Lawyers; Board Member
  • Young Friends of the Kravis Center; Member

Education

  • Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center (J.D.)
    • Dean’s List
    • Book Award, Advanced Federal Crimes
  • Florida State University, (B.S., Magna Cum Laude)
Ward Damon