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Richard E. Straughn

Attorney Profile

A Winter Haven native, Richard joined his father, Jack Straughn, in practice after graduating from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. He has a strong commitment to community and has served as president on the boards of numerous local non-profits, including the Greater Winter Haven Area Chamber of Commerce, Winter Haven Hospital, Mid-Florida Medical Services Foundation and Polk Community College Foundation. Richard was honored to receive the Winter Haven Banker’s Cup “Man of the Year” award in recognition of his service to the community.


  • University of Florida (Bachelor of Science in journalism, 1980)
  • University of Florida, Levin College of Law (Juris Doctor, 1983)
  • Admitted to Florida Bar: 1983
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Richard’s practice has been varied and evolving over the years, giving him experience in a variety of areas, including business, real estate, personal injury, criminal law, family law, and general litigation. Currently, his practice is focused on business law, real estate, and commercial litigation.