Family: My wife, Danielle, is a mental health counselor and our children are Lillie, 12, an Episcopal middle school cheerleader who loves dance, and son Lee, 10, who attends Riverside Presbyterian Day School and enjoys all sports.
Pets: Wheaten terrier, Daisy
Education: B.S. from the M.E. Rinker School of Building Construction at the University of Florida and Juris Doctor from the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University
Admitted to the Bar: Florida Bar and Georgia Bar in 1992
Employed by: Tritt & Associates, P.A., a construction law and business litigation firm.
Field of practice: Construction law
Professional organizations: The Jacksonville Bar Association, The Florida Bar's Construction Law Committee, American Bar Association's Forum on the Construction Industry, First Coast Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors and Northeast Florida Builders Association.
Community involvement: I serve on the board of governors for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida, the alumni board of the Episcopal School of Jacksonville and board of directors of the ACE Mentoring Program.
How did you become involved?
I am genetically predisposed to volunteering in the community by virtue of my father's activities.
How can someone else become involved?
There are many ways to get involved in the community; simply show up and volunteer. Visit the website of your favorite organization to learn more about specific volunteer opportunities.
What have you learned/achieved through the experience?
I know that I can make a difference by getting involved and I'm lucky to be able to serve my community. Volunteering can impact someone's life and make an immediate difference in their future.
What was the last book you read or are reading?
I'm reading Malcolm Gladwell's latest book "David and Goliath."