329 Park Avenue North
PO Box 880
Winter Park, Florida
Richard Weinman is a shareholder in Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman’s litigation department. He practices mainly in the areas of commercial litigation, complex business disputes, creditor’s rights, and the defense of actions brought pursuant to state and federal Collection Practices Acts and the Fair Credit Reporting Act. He also supervises his clients’ compliance with controlling industry rules and regulations.
Richard’s clients include lenders and their agents, shareholders and members of closely held corporations, businesses and individuals in contract disputes, homeowners associations, the FDIC, and purchasers and sellers of real estate and business interests. Richard is particularly adept at identifying practical and efficient resolutions for his clients, without protracted and disruptive litigation. In cases where a resolution proved unavailable, he has successfully obtained judgments and defended clients in numerous multi-million dollar legal actions in state, federal, bankruptcy and appellate courts throughout Florida.
Prior to rejoining the firm in 2009, Richard served as an officer and corporate counsel to a Fortune 500 company, where he managed litigation and provided compliance and general counsel to several of the company’s divisions. Before beginning his career, Richard served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Elizabeth A. Kovachevich, U.S. District Court judge. He was born in Winter Park, Florida.
• Stetson University’s College of Law (cum laude, 1999)
• Stetson University School of Business Administration (1999)
• University of Florida (1996)
Professional Organizations and Activities
• Member, Orange County Bar Association
• Mentor, Orange County Bar Association’s Attorney Mentoring Program
• Member, Winter Park Rotary Club
Awards & Recognitions
• Rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale Hubbell
• The Florida Bar, 2000
• U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
• U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
• U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
• U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit