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.

  • 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
  • Palm Beach Gardens Parks and & Recreation Advisory Board
  • 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)
  • Recognized by Super Lawyers® as a 2018 Rising Star, naming him as one of the top 2.5% of lawyers in Florida
  • Selected for Florida Trend’s 2018 Florida Legal Elite for his work in Commercial Litigation; fewer than 1.2% of the active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida earn Legal Elite honors
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
  • Palm Beach Gardens Parks and & Recreation Advisory Board

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)

Honors

  • Recognized by Super Lawyers® as a 2018 Rising Star, naming him as one of the top 2.5% of lawyers in Florida
  • Selected for Florida Trend’s 2018 Florida Legal Elite for his work in Commercial Litigation; fewer than 1.2% of the active Florida Bar members who practice in Florida earn Legal Elite honors
Ward Damon